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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 Rachael West, Government Relations Officer.

Latest news

Centre to unlock future of space exploration

A new centre at the University of Adelaide will focus on solving the challenge of making long-term space exploration viable.

The new Centre for Sustainable Planetary and Space Resources will bring together experts who will develop ways to sustainably use resources in space.

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Local boost for agtech, food and wine start-ups

South Australian Minister for Innovation and Skills Hon David Pisoni MP recently launched the the University of Adelaide's ThincLab Waite, Adelaide's first and only incubator dedicated to start-ups in the agtech, food innovation and wine sectors.

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Reconciliation Action Plan Launch

In September, the Deputy Premier and Attorney General The Hon Vickie Chapman MP launched the University's inaugural Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP), Yangadlitya ('For The Future').

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Widening scope of education through online learning

The University of Adelaide will educate thousands of additional students online in the next five years thanks to a new partnership with the world's leading learning company, Pearson. The partnership was officially launched in October by South Australian Minister for Education, Hon John Gardner MP. 

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