The University of Adelaide

Ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide* and located in the heart of the world’s 3rd most liveable city**, the University of Adelaide offers the rare combination of elite academic performance and an unrivalled quality of life.

The University of Adelaide is Australia’s third oldest university and has a rich heritage of accomplishment, being associated with one third of Australia’s Nobel Laureates—five in total. Yet our focus remains firmly on making history, not resting on it.

The University is today home to more than 25,000 students, with 30% coming from overseas, creating a diverse community spanning more than 100 nationalities. The education provided is of the highest quality: ranked top 50 globally in four subject areas and top 100 in another 15.# And all Adelaide degrees ensure students gain not only deep discipline knowledge, but broad transferable capabilities to explore every future opportunity. Consequently, the University ranks number one in South Australia for graduate employability^.

The University of Adelaide is also our state’s only member of Australia’s prestigious Group of Eight research-intensive universities, with 100% of our research assessed as world-standard or above and our work in 41 fields rated 5/5.


*Times Higher Education, 2020; QS World University Rankings, 2020; Academic Ranking of World Universities, 2019.

**Economist Intelligence Unit, 2019. #QS World University Rankings By Subject, 2019. 

^QS Graduate Employability Ranking, 2020. †Excellence in Research Australia, 2018.

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The University of Adelaide

Courses Offered

  • Bachelor of Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Engineering
  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Bachelor of Business
  • Bachelor of Medical Studies

University Campus

  • North Terrace
  • Waite
  • Roseworthy
  • Melbourne

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