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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

Celebrating 125 years of Women's Suffrage

This year, the University of Adelaide has celebrated the 125th anniversary of Women’s Suffrage in South Australia by showcasing our pioneering female alumni, staff and students, as well as promoting our proud record of inclusion as the first university in Australia, and among the first in the world, to admit women to all of our degree programs.

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2019 Sir John Downer Oration

The Federal Treasurer, Hon Josh Frydenberg MP recently presented the 2019 Sir John Downer Oration where he spoke about federalism and the Australian economy.

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Glenthorne Farm transfers to State for new national park

Glenthorne National Park has taken a major step closer to becoming a reality, with the official transfer of land from the University of Adelaide to the State Government now signed. 

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Ingenuity 2019

Ingenuity is an annual Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences event which features a range of interactive, STEM-focused activities and projects developed by our final year students.

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