The University works with government and industry on a range of initiatives that deliver positive outcomes for students, the business community and communities locally, nationally and globally.

Industry engagement

We welcome engagement in many ways including:

  • Consultation with us to help shape our program development, ensuring degrees are relevant and that our graduates possess the knowledge and personal attributes required.
  • Access to student talent and benefit from student internships and placements.
  • Access to research to solve problems and provide tailored solutions to the challenges you face.
  • Provide professional development for your staff.

For more information on engaging with us, please contact Grega Vrettis, Industry Relations Officer.

Government engagement

We engage with the Federal Government on our core research and teaching activities, the State Government across a wide range of issues, as well as with local government in the communities that we serve.

By partnering with government, we increase the impact that our students, graduates and research make.  For more information on partnering with us, please contact Cathy Parker, Interim Deputy Director, Corporate Relations.

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The University of Adelaide is playing a key role in a new research project to help the wine industry understand and respond to the impact of taint from bushfire smoke.

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AgTech focus for ThincLab Loxton

A new Thinclab designed to drive AgTech and food innovation and help regional entrepreneurs has been launched at Loxton in the Riverland.

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Landmark Kaurna Learning Circle unveiled

The new landmark northern entrance to the University of Adelaide’s city campus has been officially opened featuring the Kaurna Learning Circle; an open-air meeting place and ceremonial space to be used by all.

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SA Scientists band together to help fight COVID-19

A team of South Australian scientists is joining forces in the fight against COVID-19 to greater inform the local, national and global response efforts, including the creation of a vaccine.

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