The ADFA lifestyle

Enjoy a wide range of sport and leisure opportunities alongside your ADFA studies, making new friends from across Australia and the world.

Study Study


Study in modern buildings equipped with the best academic and training facilities available.

Workout Workout

Work out

Work out and be paid to keep fit in our world-class gyms and pool.

Compete Compete


Compete at any court sport or footy code, and row, sail, climb, shoot or fence too.

Socialise Socialise


Socialise with likeminded people from across the services on and off campus.

Head Out Head Out

Head out

Head out and discover the restaurants, museums, bars and entertainment of Canberra.

Hang Out Hang Out

Hang out

Hang out in accommodation recreation areas with TV, snack facilities, BBQs and more.

Eat Well Eat Well

Eat well

Eat well in the vast Academy Cadet's Mess and catch up with your mates.

Relax Relax


Relax in your own comfortable room, sharing a bathroom and laundry with just three other cadets.