Brought to you by the University of Adelaide
Ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide and located in the heart of the world’s 10th most liveable city, the University of Adelaide offers the rare combination of elite academic performance and an unrivalled quality of life.
Gain a degree with recognition
As part of Australia’s prestigious Group of Eight (GO8), the University of Adelaide is recognised for its excellence in research and delivery of world-class education. Building a strong connection between teaching and academic research, our innovative curriculum equips students with the practical skills and advanced knowledge needed to succeed in their chosen profession. We are ranked as South Australia’s number 1 university for graduate employability, meaning our graduates have a competitive edge in the global job market.
Join a supportive community
Home to over 30,000 international students from more than 100 countries, Adelaide has a growing reputation as an educational hub of choice. Ranked in the top 10 friendliest cities in the world, Adelaide is a safe and welcoming city, thanks to its free metro public transport, walkability, and easy-going population. Offering over 100 different clubs and social groups, the University of Adelaide hosts a range of activities to support international students, helping you get the most out of your time in Adelaide. The university also provides educational support to our international students through generous scholarships available across a range of categories.
Lower your cost of living
Thanks to its lower accommodation costs and abundance of free cultural and recreational activities, living in Adelaide affords you a lower cost of living. With savings of up to 14% compared to Sydney and Melbourne, students can afford to enjoy all that Adelaide has to offer including beautiful beaches, hidden laneways full of food and wine, year-round festivals and exciting day trips to top tourist destinations. Offering multiple University-managed accommodation options available right in the heart of the city, our students are in the middle of the action.
Extend your stay
Studying at the University of Adelaide has considerable benefits for international students seeking to stay in the country after their studies. With Adelaide classified as a regional city, international graduates from the University of Adelaide are eligible to apply for an extra year of post-study work rights. This also includes priority processing on regional visas as well as access to a larger selection of occupations through the regional occupations list.
Experience a rich learning environment
Located in the heart of the city, our main campus is home to state of the art learning and research facilities, including our Health and Medical Sciences precinct, as well as iconic heritage-listed architecture, creating a rich and inviting learning environment.
The University of Adelaide offers over 400 undergraduate and postgraduate coursework degrees as well as postgraduate research degrees in areas such as health, science, engineering, business, law and the arts. We’re ranked in the top 15 globally in two2 subject areas, top 50 in another 8 and top 100 in 14 more.
There is no compromise when you come to study at the University of Adelaide. Our students enjoy the confidence of a competitive education that only a GO8 university can offer, whilst experiencing an affordable lifestyle in the heart of a thriving city.