University of South Australia (UniSA)

University of South Australia (UniSA)

The University of South Australia is a globally connected and engaged university with industry-informed teaching and research that is inventive and adventurous. Ranked number one in Australia for quality education^, the university supports nearly 32,000 students, including more than 6,000 international students. 

About Us

Focused on life beyond the classroom, the University of South Australia offers a practical approach to teaching and learning. Its graduates are the new professionals, global citizens at ease with the world and ready to create and respond to change.

Highlights

OVERALL FIVE STAR RATING FOR EXCELLENCE

2019 QS Stars Ratings

RANKED 26th IN THE WORLD’s TOP 50 UNDER 50

2019 THE Young University Rankings

No.1 IN AUSTRALIA FOR QUALITY EDUCATION AND No.6 WORLDWIDE

2020 THE University Impact Rankings

100% OF OUR ASSESSED RESEARCH RATED AT OR ABOVE WORLD-CLASS

2018 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA), 4-digit Fields of Research.

WORLD TOP 100 FOR OVERALL UNIVERSITY IMPACT

Ranked #87, 2020 THE University Impact Rankings – Performance assessed in line the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.

TOP 10 IN AUSTRALIA FOR EMPLOYER SATISFACTION

2019 QILT Employer Satisfaction Survey – Overall Satisfaction Indicator

TOP 10 IN AUSTRALIA FOR DEVELOPING WORK-READY SKILLS

ComparED (QILT) Student Experience Survey 2018-2019 – Skills Development Indicator (Undergraduate).

RANKED #13 IN AUSTRALIA FOR INTERNATIONAL OUTLOOK

2020 THE World University Rankings

No.2 IN AUSTRALIA FOR STUDENT SERVICES

2018 International Student Barometer (of 32 institutions in Australia surveyed) Campus Central Student Advisory Services

World-class facilities

The University has invested heavily in new buildings and facilities, totalling more than A$400 million, to make sure students learn in an exciting, innovative environment. Students have access to state-of-the-art learning spaces and the latest technologies, along with enhanced facilities that connect with researchers, industry and the community.

Research excellence

Research at the University is innovative, inspired by challenges, and connected to both industry and community needs. A range of research degrees are offered, including Masters by Research, Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) and Professional Doctorate. Research degrees are focused on producing new knowledge, providing solutions to global challenges and preparing candidates for competitive careers. The University’s strong commitment to cutting-edge research and engagement with industry has been well recognised, with 100 per cent of assessed research rated at or above world-class standard*.

Study

The University of South Australia offers more than 200 degrees across a range of academic disciplines. Degrees are designed with strong professional emphasis and in partnership with industry, giving students opportunities to gain practical skills and graduate career ready.

The University collaborates with more than 2,500 companies worldwide to bring students valuable networking and work opportunities including placements, internships and projects.

The University’s academic structure is comprised of seven Academic Units. Each Academic Unit is focused on the quality of its teaching, research and the student experience, ensuring that UniSA students are equipped to meet the future needs of industry and society.

UniSA Allied Health & Human Performance

Focused on shaping community wellbeing, UniSA Allied Health and Human Performance educates future health professionals and delivers solutions-based research that addresses global health needs.

UniSA Business

Recognised and respected for our quality education, career outcomes and research expertise, UniSA Business creates leaders for change and transforms modern business practice.

UniSA Clinical & Health Sciences

UniSA Clinical and Health Sciences is addressing society’s most critical and emerging health needs through quality teaching, learning and research excellence.

UniSA Creative

UniSA Creative explores the creative, cultural and artistic complexities of our world, producing industry-ready professionals and conducting inspired cross-disciplinary research.

UniSA Education Futures

Focused on developing education professionals, UniSA Education Futures contributes to innovation in education practice through quality teaching, learning and research excellence.

UniSA Justice & Society

UniSA Justice and Society innovates for change and addresses areas of critical social need through world-class research, teaching and learning.

UniSA STEM

Harnessing connections across science, technology, engineering and mathematics, UniSA STEM creates innovative solutions and ground-breaking developments across teaching, learning and research.

http://unisa.edu.au/international

^2020 THE University Impact Rankings

*2018 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA), 4-digit Fields of Research

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