The City of Adelaide
Founded in 1836, Adelaide is the state capital of South Australia. It is an attractive well-planned city of wide streets, gardens, squares, parklands and a mixture of historic and modern buildings. About one million people live in Adelaide, renowned for its rich cultural life. The city is small enough to be friendly and welcoming, yet large enough to provide plenty of attractions and entertainment.
The Adelaide Fringe celebrates the city's love of music and the performing
arts with artists coming from around the world.
The University manages the landmark National Wine Centre of Australia, one of the city's true icons which caters to special events and conferences. There are also splendid wineries, food producers, villages and natural attractions nearby in the Mount Lofty Ranges, Barossa Valley and Southern Vales.
Set between the hills and the sea, Adelaide enjoys a Mediterranean climate with a 15°C average maximum in winter and 29°C average maximum during summer. Beaches, outdoor sports, theatres and shopping are popular pastimes. Adelaide offers a good quality of life, low cost of living and clean environment which make it ideal for an academically and personally rewarding study experience.
The following links provide further information to explore Adelaide and South Australia: