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About the University of Adelaide

About the Uni

The University of Adelaide is a world-class tertiary education and research institution committed to delivering high quality and distinct learning, teaching and research experiences.

The University is centred on:

  • discovering new knowledge
  • pursuing innovation
  • preparing the educated leaders of tomorrow who are independent, creative thinkers with an international perspective.

Our Focus Our three primary areas of focus are learning and teaching, research and engagement.

Medical student with lecturer studying the spine

History Find out about our rich and distinguished history, which includes an association with five Nobel Laureates.

Dr Augustus Short (1802-1883), Founding Vice-Chancellor
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