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Campus Life

Students and staff at the Waite, the largest agricultural research and teaching centre in Australia, have access to state-of-the-art facilities for plant research and wine science.

Campus facilities include:

  • Hickinbotham Roseworthy Wine Science Laboratory
  • Coombe Vineyard
  • laboratories equipped for chemical, genetic, biochemical, physiological and ecological studies
  • controlled environment containment and quarantine for work with animals and plants
  • molecular biology laboratories for the study of micro-organisms, plants and animals
  • special purpose laboratories for cytogenetics, cereal breeding, cereal quality, anaerobic microbiology, insect pathology, wool strength evaluation, sensory evaluation and horticultural field studies
  • plant tissue culture
  • insectary, animal houses
  • advanced small plot machinery for field experiments with cereals and pastures
  • X-ray diffractometer, confocal microscope, electron microscopes, NMR facility, GC/mass spectrometer and infra-red and UV/visible spectrophotometers
  • chemical nose
  • Waite Library
  • computing facilities
  • two lecture theatres seating 150 each
  • conference facilities and video conference centre
  • Children's Centre
  • Beltana Café at Wirra Wirra
  • sports oval
  • Volunteer Program
  • Waite Institute Students' Association (WISA)

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Faculty of Sciences
Waite Campus

Glen Osmond SA 5064


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