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University of Adelaide

4.2 out of 5 (18 ratings / 9 reviews) Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
The University of Adelaide is one of Australia’s leading research-intensive universities and is consistently ranked among the top 1% of universities in the world. Established in 1874, it is Australia’s third oldest university with a strong reputation for research and teaching excellence, and producing graduates that make an impact on the world.

Bachelor's programmes

Arts, Design & Architecture (9)
Medicine & Health (9)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (9)
Social Sciences (5)
Business & Management (4)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (4)
Agriculture & Forestry (3)
Computer Science & IT (3)
Engineering & Technology (3)
Applied Sciences & Professions (1)
Education & Training (1)
Humanities (1)
Journalism & Media (1)
Law (1)
  • L.L.B. Laws
    Faculty of the Professions

About

History

The University of Adelaide was founded with a noble goal: to prepare, for South Australia, young leaders shaped by education rather than birth or wealth in a settlement free of old world social and religious inequalities.

Education

Our degrees are world-class, infused with cutting edge research and technology that encourages critical thinking, problem solving, teamwork and communication. Our staff are forward thinkers who are national and international leaders in their field. This combined, our teaching and your learning, is our priority across our undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in business, arts, health science, engineering, social sciences, education and the environment.

Research

The University of Adelaide is one of Australia's most research-intensive institutions.

With world-leading researchers, modern facilities and an innovative culture, we're committed to delivering the highest quality results for our local and global communities.

Career

The University of Adelaide Careers Service prepares, inspires and empowers students to achieve successful career transitions and connect with industry.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

GSSA 2019

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2019. By rating institutions on a scale from 1 to 5, on multiple studies-related questions, we found the top educators in the world.

University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2018
101
2017
101
2016
101
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2019
114 -5
2018
109 16
2017
125
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2019
135 -1
2018
134 8
2017
142
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2019
-
2018
102 20
2017
122
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Services

Housing services

Operated by the University for the exclusive use of University of Adelaide students. The University of Adelaide understands that accommodation plays an important role in setting the foundation for academic success. University of Adelaide students have access to an impressive portfolio of University-managed student accommodation options, made available specifically to support a successful transition into University life.

  • The University of Adelaide Village
  • Mattanya Student Residences
  • Roseworthy Residential College

Library services

The library provides a wide range of services to support learning, teaching and research at the University of Adelaide.  

Medical services

Health care is delivered by both private and government institutions. A publicly-funded health scheme called Medicare, which is run by the Department of Human Services, ensures that all Australians can a specified range of medical services either for free or at a very low cost.

Student Life

Campus life

Adelaide has four main campuses, each with its own distinctive profile. These are North Terrace, Roseworthy, The Waite, and Thebarton. North Terrace is located just north of the CBD in Adelaide, on the outskirts of Elder Park. Flinders University is a public university that was founded in 1966.

Sports facilities

Life at university has more to offer than just study. There is a complete range of recreational activities, opportunities for competitive sport, representative opportunities, and leadership development to enjoy through Adelaide University Sport.

Student Reviews

Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

It's been an amazing journey so far

Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

I began studying the MBBS programme in 2019. It was honestly such a shock the first time I sat down to study, it was the very first time that I didn't KNOW what I needed to learn, the first time I wasn't TOLD what to learn. It was overwhelmingly difficult, and for the first few weeks I felt like maybe MBBS wasn't the degree for me, but over time I got better and better at...

Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

Orientation was fun and new friends were made. Coming from a different country will make you feel lonely but through this experience, I found friends from across the globe.

Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

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