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 over 35,000 students, including more than 6,500 international students.
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.
OVERALL FIVE STAR PLUS RATING FOR EXCELLENCE
2020 QS Stars Ratings
RANKED IN THE WORLD’s TOP 50 UNDER 50
Ranked #25, 2020 THE Young University Rankings.
Ranked #29, 2021 QS Top 50 Universities Aged Under 50
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).
No.2 IN AUSTRALIA FOR STUDENT SERVICES
2018 International Student Barometer (of 32 institutions in Australia surveyed) Campus Central Student Advisory Services
With new buildings, modern facilities and vibrant social spaces on campus, it’s never been a better time to be a student at the University of South Australia. The University has invested more than A$400 million in new campus infrastructure, giving students 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 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*.
The University of South Australia’s student support services are designed to help students succeed. Recognised as second in Australia for Student Services~, the University provides students with the necessary support to excel in their studies and enjoy their university experience.
Support services include:
· Academic and personal counselling
· Career advice
· Social support services
· Disability and inclusion services
· Health services
· Legal advice
· Accommodation support
· Student Advisers (International)
· Language and learning assistance
· On-arrival welcome
· Orientation activities
The University of South Australia offers more than 200 world-class 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.
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.
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 and Health Sciences is addressing society’s most critical and emerging health needs through quality teaching, learning and research excellence.
UniSA Creative explores the creative, cultural and artistic complexities of our world, producing industry-ready professionals and conducting inspired cross-disciplinary research.
Focused on developing education professionals, UniSA Education Futures contributes to innovation in education practice through quality teaching, learning and research excellence.
UniSA Justice and Society innovates for change and addresses areas of critical social need through world-class research, teaching and learning.
Harnessing connections across science, technology, engineering and mathematics, UniSA STEM creates innovative solutions and ground-breaking developments across teaching, learning and research.
^2020 THE University Impact Rankings
*2018 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA), 4-digit Fields of Research
~ 2018 International Student Barometer (of 32 institutions in Australia surveyed) Campus Central Student Advisory Services