About the University of Adelaide

Established in 1874, we're proudly ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide and a member of the Group of Eight, making us one of Australia’s leading research universities.

Our outstanding staff and graduates are leaders in their field, with an international reputation for quality research, education and progressive thinking.

Facts and figures

Facts and figures

Our facts and figures will provide you with a quick snapshot of the University.



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World rankings

World rankings

The best-known world university rankings place us in the top 1% of the world's universities.


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Leadership and structure

Leadership and structure

The University is organised into five academic faculties and four administrative divisions.

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Industry partnership with Spring Gully (SA food production business)

Partnerships

Our partnerships allow us to develop opportunities with strong institutions around the world.

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The University of Adelaide's Mitchell building

History

Find out about our history of 'firsts' and how we built our reputation for excellence.

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University contacts

University contacts

General enquiry contact details and campus contact information.


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News

20

Feb

Helping young Australians become future leaders

Three University of Adelaide students have been awarded prestigious Westpac Future Leaders Scholarships to undertake post-graduate study.

19

Feb

Not another Uni hoodie - new fashion for students at O'Week

Students who attend the University of Adelaide's 2018 Orientation Week during 19-21 February will be among the first to be able to purchase...

16

Feb

ThincLab Chalons provides launch pad for start-ups in Europe

Australian business start-ups wanting to gain a foot-hold in the European market will benefit from the assistance of a new University of...

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Events

17

Feb

An Adelaide Fringe Event: @ Nature's Pace - an Exhibition at Urrbrae House

The Friends of the Waite Arboretum and Basketry SA invite you to an Exhibition of Contemporary Basketry, Baskets, Sculptures & Fibre...

21

Feb

Petticoats and Saddlebags: Timelines of early women explorers, 1700 -1900

This exhibition showcases the achievements of several female explorers who, in spite of the perceived limitations of their gender, set out...

28

Feb

Roundtable: Framing the Futures of the South China Sea

The South China Sea has been attracting the world's attention for its maritime disputes. However, beyond the disputes the South China Sea is...

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