University of South Australia (UniSA)

The University of South Australia (UniSA) is a progressive and globally-connected university, ranked in the top 10 universities in Australia^ and rated five QS Stars for Excellence. With nearly 32,000 students, including more than 5,500 international students, the university provides a unique educational journey that combines five-star teaching* and real-world experience. 

* Awarded Five Stars for Teaching in the 2017 QS Stars Ratings

Located in Adelaide, Australia’s education city, the University of South Australia offers an industry-informed curriculum and a practical approach to teaching and learning. The university produces graduates who are global citizens, ready to create and respond to change. 


  • Awarded 5 stars for excellence – 2017 QS Star Ratings
  • Ranked in the top 50 universities under 50 worldwide – 26 in QS Top 50 Universities Aged Under 50 
  • Ranked 32 in THE World Top 200 Young Universities
  • Top 10 in Australia for Teaching – 2017-2018 THE World University Rankings
  • Australia’s most internationally diverse academic teaching staff – 2017 QS World University Rankings
  • Top 5 in Australia for living and accommodation costs – 2017 International Student Barometer 

The university has invested $400 million in new buildings and facilities to give students access to innovative learning environments and state-of-the-art technologies. This includes the Pridham Hall – a new sports, cultural and recreational complex set to open in early 2018. Pridham Hall will become the heart of the university and host graduations, functions and sporting events.

The university’s educational offerings are underpinned by a vibrant research environment, where researchers work with partners around the world to make a difference in areas as diverse as cancer treatments, renewable energy, cybersecurity and social innovation. 

Find out more at the University of South Australia website


The University of South Australia offers more than 200 degrees across four divisions. Degrees are designed with strong professional emphasis, ensuring students graduate career ready. Industry projects, study tours, internships, employment and careers expos, networking events, and mentoring schemes are just some of the opportunities available. 

Areas of study include:
  • Business
  • Education, Arts and Social Science
  • Health Sciences
  • IT, Engineering and the Environment.
Many of the University’s discipline areas are highly placed in leading international rankings, including: 
  • QS Top 50 (ranked 27) – Hospitality & Leisure Management
  • QS Top 50 – Nursing
  • QS Top 100 – Art and Design
  • QS Top 100 – Architecture and Built Environments
  • THE Top 100 – Law 

CRICOS provider number 00121B 

The University of South Australia’s student support services are designed to help students succeed. Ranked number two in Australia for Student Services delivered through Campus Central in the 2017 International Student Barometer, 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
  • Accommodation support  
  • Assistance with overseas student health cover
  • Social support services
  • Prayer rooms, common rooms and other dedicated student spaces on campus 
  • A range of other services offered through the university’s students’ association.

CRICOS provider number 00121B 

Rong Kun Ho (Lenoard) , Malaysia

Bachelor of Nursing

I enjoyed the chance to learn in simulated hospital and clinical environments on campus and I was able to do six months of work placements.” Leonard, who says Adelaide is the perfect place to both study and explore, also enjoyed the many activities on campus throughout the year. “From community garden workshops to food events that showcased cuisine from around the world, I have attended nearly all the events available. “I have also taken part in free workshops and clubs not directly related to my degree, such as ENACTUS, which has given me a taste for entrepreneurship.

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