Established in 1874, the University of Adelaide is home to a thriving community, all working to make an impact. It's a university of outstanding quality, ranked among the top 1% globally and recognised among the world top 100 universities in 23 different subject areas*.
As a member of the prestigious Group of Eight research-intensive universities and ranked #1 in South Australia for graduate employability** a degree from the University of Adelaide sets graduates apart in the job market.
Renowned for its history-making graduates, University of Adelaide alumni include 5 Nobel Prize winners, Australia's first female prime minister and the first Australian astronaut to walk in space.
The University of Adelaide's award-winning^ career service team is dedicated to helping students unlock their potential and access a range of global work opportunities. The service includes 1:1 career mentoring, employer meet and greets, professional skills workshops and networking events.
Located in the heart of Adelaide city, the main campus is home to state of the art learning and research facilities as well as iconic heritage-listed architecture, creating a rich and inviting learning environment. The strong connection between teaching and academic research equips students with the practical skills and advanced knowledge needed to succeed in their chosen profession.
Recently named Australia's most liveable city+, Adelaide is known its safety and affordability. Students can enjoy a vibrant city lifestyle, close to pristine beaches, award winning restaurants and stunning natural landscapes.
*Total unique entries across QS World University Rankings by Subject, and Academic Ranking of World Universities by Subject, 2021.
**QS Graduate Employability Ranking, 2022
^Winner, Exclusive Global Employers Choice Award, GUCDC Awards, 2021
+ Economist Intelligence Unit, Global Liveability Index, 2021.