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Campuses and Research Locations

With its main campus located in the centre of the city of Adelaide, the University extends across five campuses, where grand old buildings combine with modern research facilities.

  • North Terrace
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    North Terrace

    The North Terrace Campus is the University’s main campus, and is the site of many cutting-edge research facilities. These include an advanced Proteomics Facility, a high-performance supercomputer capable of six trillion calculations per second, the Regional Facility for Microscopy and Microanalysis, a Virtual Reality Centre and specialised laboratories that house the Institute for Photonics and Advanced Sensing.

    The North Terrace Campus hosts four of the University's five faculties and is adjacent to numerous other research-oriented organisations, including the SA Museum, Adelaide Zoo, the Botanic Gardens, a number of public hospitals, and the National Wine Centre, encouraging collaborative research.

  • Waite


    Located eight kilometres south of the city centre, the Waite campus is an integrated research and teaching precinct that has been presented as a model collocation of agricultural research institutions.

    The Waite campus holds the internationally renowned Waite Research Institute, Waite Arboretum, Urrbrae House Historic Precinct and Waite Conservation Reserve.

    The Waite Precinct in Adelaide is Australia's leading research, education and commercialisation cluster. It has the largest concentration of expertise in the southern hemisphere in the areas of plant biotechnology, cereal breeding, sustainable agriculture, wine and horticulture and land management.

  • Roseworthy


    Roseworthy campus is an internationally recognised centre for excellence in dry land agriculture, natural resource management and animal production. Its 1,600 hectare campus is situated 50kms north of Adelaide.

    Campus partners include Technical and Further Education (TAFE) SA, Primary Industries and Resources South Australia (PIRSA) and the South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI). Roseworthy is also the location for collaborative centres such as the Pig and Poultry Production Institute (PPPI) which is part of Livestock Systems Alliance (LSA)

    Roseworthy houses a Veterinary Health Centre which is open to the public, as part of the School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences. The 5,500 square metre building houses the Companion Animal Health Centre, a veterinary clinic and hospital, the Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (VDL), housing diagnostic pathology, as well as teaching laboratories and skills suites.

  • Thebarton


    The Thebarton campus, only 4kms from the city, is one of the premier University owned technology/research parks in Australia. The campus is a vital link between the University of Adelaide and Australian business and industry.

    The campus hosts a number of its applied research activities in the areas of mechanical engineering, physical sciences, electronic engineering, chemical engineering and occupational health. Commercial enterprises include businesses involved in materials engineering, biotechnology, environmental services, information technology, industrial design, laser/optics technology, health products, engineering services, radar systems and telecommunications.

  • Singapore


    The Singapore Ngee Ann - Adelaide Education Centre (NAAEC) is a joint venture between two of the oldest and most respected institutions in the Asia Pacific region: the Ngee Ann Kongsi and the University of Adelaide.

    These partners aim to provide high quality educational facilities, combining undergraduate and postgraduate academic programs with applied executive and professional development courses taught by experienced consultants and professionals.

For more campus information, please visit the Campuses & Maps website.

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