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Why Study at the University of Adelaide?

The University of Adelaide has one of Australia's highest quality university learning environments.


The University of Adelaide is ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide.

We're a member of Australia's Group of Eight, made up of the country's best universities, and feature a beautiful campus with traditional sandstone buildings mixed with cutting-edge learning and research facilities.

A degree from the University of Adelaide is recognised internationally.

We have produced numerous Nobel Laureates whose research has made an enormous impact on the world, as well as more than 100 Rhodes Scholars and more than 130 Fulbright Scholars.

Campus Life

Life on campus at the University of Adelaide is friendly and relaxed, making it easy to socialise and fit in:

  • International Orientation Week and Orientation Week (known as O'Week) are the perfect introduction to campus life: held prior to the official beginning of the university year, you get to meet lots of new people and do lots of fun things!
  • Joining the Adelaide University Union, or AUU, will help maximise your time away from the classroom - they offer a huge range of services and associations
  • No matter what your sport or other interests are, chances are we have a club or group to match! Check out our Sports and Clubs Associations!
  • Our large international student contingent means you can mix with students from your home country and others, and easily make new friends.

There are many places to study quietly but there are also plenty of opportunities to socialise with your peers and get the most out of your university experience.


The University of Adelaide offers over 400 undergraduate and postgraduate coursework degrees across a broad range of academic fields, as well as postgraduate research degrees (PhD and Masters).

This wide range of courses is further strengthened by a high-quality teaching staff who are among the best in their respective fields. The size of our student and staff bodies ensures favourable staff-student ratios.



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