Testimonials

As one of Australia's leading Group of Eight research intensive universities, we contribute significantly to the wealth and well-being of the nation.

We have a long tradition of exemplary scholarship, influential graduates, innovation and groundbreaking research. The strong focus on research creates an exciting and stimulating environment for our postgraduate students.


Student testimonials


Clare Van Eyk

Clare Van Eyk

PhD in Genetics

“Studying at the University of Adelaide has provided me access to world-class research facilities and given me the opportunity to develop professional skills through community outreach and teaching activities.”

Michael Ling

Michael Ling

PhD in Developmental Neurogenetics

“The University of Adelaide provides a resourceful and supportive environment for conducting rigorous and high quality doctoral research, while broadening my global network. My PhD will provide excellent career prospects beyond academia and my existing role as a scientist.”

Peter Chamberlain

Combined Master of Psychology (Clinical)/PhD

“The opportunity to complete a Masters and PhD has provided me with research skills that I would otherwise have had difficulty acquiring, and has widened my career options considerably for the future. The support has been extraordinary.”

Meredith Coleman

PhD in Education

“While further developing my professional qualifications in teaching, studying at the University of Adelaide has extended my career path and allowed me to change directions. I’ve also enjoyed the opportunity to pursue my sporting ambitions and represent the University overseas.”

Susan Pearce

Susan Pearce

PhD in Mechanical Engineering

“My doctorate in engineering has given me the potential to pursue research and solve problems for organisations, all over the world – I hope to become involved with materials research for the space program.”

Mark Sosnowski

Mark Sosnowski

PhD in Plant Pathology

“Completing a PhD at Adelaide led to my Research Scientist role. I now develop viticulture management strategies for optimal wine quality and undertake biosecurity research to better prepare the Australian viticulture industry for potential outbreaks of exotic diseases.”

Jessica Laurence

Jessica Laurence

PhD in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

“In my Honours year I found the University of Adelaide provided support, expert research supervision, resources and networking opportunities. Doing my PhD with the University will allow me to become a leader in community health research.”