Australian Defence Force Academy – ADFA
The Australian Defence Force Academy is in a unique partnership with the University of New South Wales in providing training and education for the future leaders of Australia’s armed forces.
The cadets of the Academy study military and leadership training programs while receiving a full time salary. The cadets also study undergraduate programs through the University of New South Wales as a scholar of the Australian Defence Forces. After graduation, the cadets are guaranteed with a full time job in the military and with a degree that is recognized throughout Australia and even overseas.
Studying in ADFA trains future leaders of the country’s defense forces while opening a wide range of career opportunities to its graduates.
Midshipmen and cadets o Australian Defence Force Academy live in functional and comfortable rooms. Cadets are grouped into divisions of 47 each and they occupy a single accommodation block or building. Within each block, each cadet has a private room furnished with a bed, storage, and studying facilities. Each corridor of four rooms each share a common bathroom and laundry facility.
Each block has a common recreational area with pay telephone, refrigerator, microwave oven, television, stereo and computer terminal room.
Search for undergraduate and postgraduate courses via the ADFA website.
Course and general enquiries for future students:
- Defence Media Enquiries
- 02 6127 1999
- [email protected]
- General Public Enquiries
- 02 6126 1997
- Postal Address
- Australian Defence Force Academy
- Department of Defence
- Canbera ACT 2600
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