Together, let’s celebrate
For 150 years, the University of Adelaide has been breaking new ground, pushing boundaries, getting stuff done, and having fun. Our history tells the story of where we have come from, but it is also the foundation on which we build for the future.
Together, let's celebrate making history.
150th Upcoming events
An outstanding first play by rising star Thomas Weatherall, Blue dives deep into the beauty, joy and pain of growing up.
As well as presenting an exhibition in the 2024 Adelaide Festival, renowned artist Laurie Anderson will join us via live stream for a conversation about art, artificial intelligence and more.
Floods of Fire is a two-day festival within a festival, which celebrates the creativity and stories of people living in South Australia and finds our collective voice to confront one of the most significant challenges we all face today: climate change.
Join University alumni and friends in Sydney to celebrate 150 years of making history. Tuesday 19 March, 6–8 pm. Sydney. Register.
Join University alumni and friends in Sydney to celebrate 150 years of making history. Wednesday 20 March, 6.30–8.30 pm. Melbourne. Register.
The Australian Rover Challenge (ARCh) is an annual robotics competition held by the University of Adelaide, where university students from across Australia and around the globe, battle it out in a full-scale Lunar mission, using semi-autonomous rovers that they have designed and built themselves.
Tasting Australia is the country’s longest running eating and drinking festival – celebration and collaboration of people, produce and place lie at the heart of our existence.
The exclusive Waite 100 Gala will be a black-tie, stand-up cocktail affair celebrating 100 years of the enduring Waite Gift.
Our 160,000+ alumni are found right across the globe and in all walks of life.
Our Stories is a community-led initiative uncovering the everyday moments, achievements, and memories of people all over the world who are or have been connected to the University.
Celebrating 150 years
A message from the Vice-Chancellor
Give to the future
Join us as we celebrate 150 years of history making. Give to the future to support the gift of education.