The University of Adelaide
About the University of Adelaide
We are consistently ranked in the top 1% of the world’s universities and also recognised globally as a leading research university.
CONNECTED TO THE GLOBAL WORLD OF IDEAS
As a truly global institution, our university has unique potential within South Australia to leverage culturally diverse staff and students—and an outstanding reputation reflected in all three leading world rankings—to connect our state to the world.
A MAGNET FOR TALENTS
Here in our nurturing community they teach and discover side-by-side, infused by a culture that connects, inspires and energises. Excellence demands nothing less.
RESEARCH THAT SHAPES THE FUTURE
We strive to build an ever-stronger nexus between our research and local economic needs, leveraging creativity and knowledge to create abundant economic opportunities. And we continually enhance links between research and education to help shape a new generation of entrepreneurs able to translate new knowledge into societal benefit.
A 21ST CENTURY EDUCATION FOR A GROWING COMMUNITY OF LEARNIERS
We’re making an Adelaide education more relevant to an even more diverse range of students; and aligning our programs with the creativity and power of research.
THE BEATING HEART OF ADELAIDE
This location affords us a unique ability to engage with, and shape, the life of the city. More than any other institution, we build and nurture connections between our next generation of leaders, industry collaborators, world-class teachers and researchers, sporting bodies, and major cultural and entertainment events
About the City of Adelaide
One of the most livable cities in the world
- Most liveable city in Australia (2010-2012 Property Council)
- No. 5 Most liveable city in the world 2012-2016 (Economist Intelligence Unit)
- No. 27 Most liveable city in the world (2016 Mercer Index)
Convenient and Accessible
Blessed with an abundance of green spaces, minimal traffic congestion, and accessible public transportation, making travel—including walking and cycling—safe, pleasant and easy.
A city of entertainment
Home to a variety of historic buildings, street cafes, restaurants and festivals, there is plenty of entertainment options for everyone. During February and March, for example, the city hosts world-renowned cultural events the Adelaide Fringe , Adelaide Festival and WOMADelaide.
Beautiful wine regions
South Australia is also globally renowned for its premium wine regions, such as the Barossa Valley and Coonawarra, beautiful sandy beaches, stunning and geologically significant Flinders Ranges, and the iconic Australian Outback.
Extra year of post-study work rights
The recent Australian Government announcement on new regional visas means that international students studying in Adelaide may qualify for an extra year of post-study work rights (Total 3 years)
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Australia is a continent situated between the Indian and Pacific Ocean. It is a land endowed with mountain ranges, vast grazing plains, tropical forests, barren deserts, golden and sandy beaches, treacherous rocks and coral reefs. Australia's spectacular natural environment attracts millions of tourists every year.