Graduate into a successful career with the University of Adelaide
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Sowing the seeds for a successful career starts during your studies. Universities can provide a range of services and opportunities to help build your professional skills.
Here at the University of Adelaide, we’re renowned for our history-making graduates. From five Nobel Prize winners to Australia’s first female prime minister and the first Australian astronaut to walk in space, Adelaide graduates make an impact in the world.
So how can you ensure that your university studies set you up for a successful career?
Build your foundation with a strong education
The first step towards career success is to set your foundation with a strong education. Choose a university that meets your needs with a solid reputation in the global market.
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 can set you apart in the job market.
Test drive a career through an internship
Start building your professional experience while you study by undertaking an internship. Internships are a great way to gain practical skills, build your network, and ‘test drive’ the types of roles you want to pursue after graduation.
There are a range of internship opportunities available at the University of Adelaide, all engrained in industry. With a unique range of internships offered as both credit-bearing and voluntary, students can gain work experience from anywhere in the world with our recently introduced virtual internships.
Capitalise on career services
Students can go one step further by engaging with their university’s free career service. You can access resources to assist with resume writing and interview techniques or attend workshops and meet with career advisors.
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, and networking events. Students can also browse a range of exciting graduate job opportunities with global brands such as PwC and Microsoft through the University’s CareerHub website.
Discover post-study work opportunities that suit you
Whether you are looking to settle down in a new city or take your skills back home to start a career, it’s advisable to explore the range of post-study work options available to you upon graduation.
Regional destinations such as Adelaide are a popular choice for students looking to get the most out of their visa. Recently named Australia’s most liveable city+ (thanks to its safety and affordability), Adelaide is known for its progressive industries and evolving technological landscape. By choosing Adelaide, students can unlock an extra year of post-study work rights, allowing more time to forge a career with impact.
From application through to graduation, students at the University of Adelaide are given endless opportunities to build their future careers. With generous international scholarships available as well as a COVID-19 tuition fee contribution on offer for eligible students, start your path towards your future, today.
Start your studies in 2022
*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