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The Waite Historic Precinct
The Waite Historic Precinct is situated on land bequeathed by Peter Waite to the University in 1922, for use in part as an agricultural research facility and in part as an area for public recreation.
Research Tuesdays Public Seminar Series
The University of Adelaide expands the frontiers of knowledge more frequently and in more disciplines than any other institution in South Australia. Our leading researchers, many globally recognised, relentlessly seek answers that will positively impact life on earth.
The Research Tuesdays monthly presentation series is your chance to share in some of their most fascinating discoveries.
Professional & Continuing Education (PCE)
PCE is an important bridge between the community and the University – at any stage of your life. Whatever your needs, Professional and Continuing Education has a range of high-quality educational and training programs to suit you. Courses are open to everyone, and formal qualifications are not required for most.
The courses are a rewarding experience, meeting a high University standard and designed to bring you closer to your chosen goal.
Community Access Program
The Community Access Program is a great opportunity for anyone to enrol in degree program lectures from the diverse disciplines of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. Discover what campus life is like, develop your interests further and tackle exciting new areas of knowledge.
Australian Centre for Ancient DNA Visitor / Guest Seminars
The Ancient DNA Laboratory is a new research initiative of the University of Adelaide, School of Earth & Environmental Sciences aimed at studying evolution and environmental change through time using preserved genetic records in human, animal, plant and sedimentary material.
Key interests include molecular studies of evolutionary processes in population genetics, phylogenetics and phylogeography, molecular clocks, and a variety of uses of temporally distributed DNA sequences.
Visitor and Guest Seminars
Periodically the ACAD invites Visitors and Guests to attend seminars on various topics.
Located in the heart of Adelaide in the grounds of the University of Adelaide on North Terrace. Elder Hall is part of the celebrated 'boulevard of culture and learning'.
Whilst Elder Hall is known primarily as a concert venue, it is also ideal for conferences, seminars, public lectures, award ceremonies and many other functions.
Please see the Elder Hall Events Diary for further information regardings upcoming events held at Elder Hall.
Lunchtimes at Elder Hall
Since their beginning, over 15 years ago, 'Lunchtimes at Elder Hall' have become one of Adelaide's most highly regarded and much loved series of concerts. The popular lunch hour time-slot gives a chance to take a special break during a busy working day, or meet a friend to share in the wonderful music making. All can enjoy these concerts that have become a real Friday tradition in Adelaide.
The University of Adelaide facilitates tours of the campuses including the National Wine Centre. Whether you're a history buff or a wine-lover, tourist or prospective student, between these five precincts the University has a tour to best suit your needs.
The University of Adelaide LIbrary
The University of Adelaide Library comprises:
- The Barr Smith Library, North Terrace campus
- The Elder Music Library, Hartley Building, North Terrace campus
- The Law Library, Ligertwood Building, North Terrace campus
- The Roseworthy Campus Library, Roseworthy Campus
- The Waite Library, Waite Campus, Urrbrae
NOTE: The Barr Smith Library is the main library of the University of Adelaide, located in the centre of the North Terrace campus.
The Friends of the Library
Radio Adelaide 101.5 FM provides a real radio alternative for people curious about new ideas, issues, sounds, music and culture. Broadcasting innovative, thought-provoking talks programs interspersed with good music for all music lovers. Programs are diverse and varied with a strong focus on news and current affairs, local issues, lifelong learning, arts and culture and community access.
With more than 400 volunteers Radio Adelaide brings a wealth of skills, talent and community networks to the airwaves.
The Adelaidean is the University's monthly newspaper, providing news about teaching, research and other activities at the University. For more news on the research and educational achievements of the University and our alumni please read the University's bi-annual magazine, Lumen.
Volunteering provides an integral link between the university and the wider community. It also adds to the richness of university life by involving a diverse range of people in a variety of activities.
Adelaide Research & Innovation (ARI)
Adelaide Research & Innovation Pty Ltd (ARI) is the commercial development company of the University of Adelaide. ARI's purpose is to aid the advancement development and practical application and impact of the University’s research in the community.
Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE)
The University of Adelaide SIFE club's goal is to achieve positive social and economic outcomes through the free market. By engaging business, students and the broader community, we can strengthen successful participation in the economy. They are working closely with local businesses and community groups to provide ethically and financially sound frameworks for business development.
Search our Experts Database for staff with expertise in particular discipline areas and various expertise for media contacts.
Entrepreneurship, Commercialisation and Innovation Centre
The Entrepreneurship, Commercialisation and Innovation Centre (ECIC) mission is to encourage entrepreneurship and wealth creation by developing capability in the management (including project management) of innovation and its commercialisation.
Australian Universities Community Engagement Alliance Inc (AUCEA)
AUCEA is an alliance of 32 Australian universities committed to university-community engagement in order to promote the social, environmental and economic and cultural development of communities. Australian Universities Community Engagement Alliance promotes direct and mutually beneficial interaction between universities and communities that is essential for the development and application of knowledge and the shaping of our future citizens.
The University of Adelaide has five representatives who can be contacted for further information:
Development and Alumni
The University of Adelaide's Development & Alumni office supports members, graduates and Chapters offering information about services, gifts, bequests, merchandise and more.
Our alumni have been supporting the University of Adelaide for more than 80 years and contribute to maintaining the high standards achieved by the University in its teaching, research and scholarship through a mutually beneficial relationship.
Groups of University of Adelaide alumni gather around the world, renewing friendships and taking an active role in the rich community life of the University through social, intellectual, educational and networking activities.
The University's alumni include all of its graduates and diplomates, present and former staff both academic and general, present and former students and Friends of the University.
Marketing and Strategic Communications
The University of Adelaide is committed to community service and engagement. Marketing & Strategic Communications assists in organising or facilitating many of these activities.
Healthy Development Adelaide
The role of Healthy Development Adelaide (HDA) is to promote, facilitate and undertake research that will advance multidisciplinary understanding of healthy development by combining cognate research strengths to address high priority research issues to ensure the physical, psychological and social health of Australian infants, children and adolescents.
The University of Adelaide Sports Association
The Sports Association helps you to access an extensive range of sporting facilities and an ecletic mix of sporting clubs. Catering for everyone from elite athletes through to social players and gym nuts, the Adelaide University Sports Associaiton exists to provide and promote the best possible sport and recreation environment for the University Community.
There are almost 40 sports to choose from ranging from Australia's largest University snow ski trip, through to bush walking, rowing and many more water, field and indoor sports.