Find your fearless at your own pace, from your own place.
It doesn’t matter when you decide to study, or where you’re based – Flinders online study means study your way, on your terms, from wherever you happen to be. Work commitments? Family commitments? With online study at Flinders you can find your fearless and balance your study with the rest of your life.
And we’re there for you every step of the way. Ranked in the top 2% of universities worldwide* and No.1 in SA for starting salary, student support and learner engagement,** Flinders offers the support, flexibility and experience to help you reach your goals.
Wherever you are, whatever your lifestyle, if you’re ready to start what’s next, start it with the best. Apply now for online study at Flinders.
As a distance education provider for over 30 years, Flinders University is committed to helping you fit study around your lifestyle. Delivered by respected and experienced academics, all course content is specifically tailored to the online learning environment.
Flinders online students also have access to an extensive support network, with learning support, financial assistance, career services, and more, readily available. This includes:
Advice for study and assignments, plus extended library support hours during the semester.
Free online resources including readings and journals – with no need to buy textbooks.
Access to our IT helpdesk, as well as a range of software downloads and computer tutorials.
Free and confidential counselling service available online or over the phone.
Flinders online students have access to a range of support services, including learning support, financial assistance and career services. Many of these services and resources are available via a single online platform which can be accessed from anywhere on any internet capable device.
A dedicated online coordinator will teach and support you throughout the course of your studies. Your online tutors are also available to chat via phone, email, or on-campus if you decide to visit.
The Student Learning Centre (SLC) provides online resources and phone support, including extended phone consultation to help develop your study skills.
Most topics have virtual classrooms or discussion forums, where you can participate in discussions and ask for help from your coordinator or tutor online.
Online students can call 1300 354 633 (select option 3 for Library) or email firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance between 9am to 5pm (AEDT) Monday to Friday.
To help you navigate through Flinders Learning Online (FLO) – your online learning environment – the library offers a range of support materials online. This includes videos and how to guides on submitting assignments, using forums, and more.
The FLO Student Helpdesk can be contacted by emailing email@example.com, by telephoning 1300 354 633 (press 3 for FLO assistance), or by using our online form.
FindIt@Flinders is a search engine that provides results from the library's online resources (ebooks and journal articles) and print collections in a single search.
eReadings are book chapters and journal articles your lecturer requires you to read for your topics.
The library is home to thousands of eBooks that you can access from anywhere and at anytime.
As well as using FindIt@Flinders, you can search through the library’s list of online journal databases.
If you need access to a book or journal article that isn't in our collection, you can request a copy through document delivery and get it delivered to you either through the post or email.
If you require physical items from the library collection, you can request them to be posted to you via our SendIt - Off Campus Library Service.
Helpdesk and computer support is available to all online students. We can assist you with account setup, provide free software downloads and offer online computer tutorials.
Our dedicated MyFlinders site provides information and resources to help you enrol, prepare your timetable, access your learning resources, and more.
All online students have access to Flinders Connect, our central support service. You can call or email Flinders Connect for help with enrolment support, exams, fees, scholarships, and for many other general enquiries.
Flinders CareerHub offers personalised job opportunities, access to employer events and free career related resources.
The University provides a free and confidential counselling service to assist students with mental health and wellbeing, along with personal, disability and study related matters. Online students can speak to counsellors over the phone or via email.
You can access this service for academic and personal issues including time management/procrastination, academic planning, exam anxiety, support for extensions and supplementary examination applications as well as low self-confidence, depression, anxiety, stress management, problem solving/decision making.
Many topics have student lounge discussion forums where you can talk to, and get to know, fellow classmates at an informal level.
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*Online elective availability can vary from in person offerings.
The Juris Doctor (JD) is an internationally recognised professional legal qualification at masters level for graduates of other disciplines. It is offered fully online, allowing flexibility to balance your other commitments.
Provides health professionals with advanced knowledge and skills to deliver quality education in health service settings.
Get equipped with all the technical and practical skills for a rewarding long-term career in a range of areas.
* THE World University Rankings 2022 as a percentage of the total number of universities in the world according to the International Association of Universities
** The Good Universities Guide 2022 (undergraduate), public SA-founded universities only
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