The University of South Australia (CRICOS no 00121B) is a progressive international university with a 150 year history, supporting a vibrant student community from around the world.
Our dedication to academic excellence through coursework, postgraduate research and practical based learning is evidenced by the quality of our graduates, who have the knowledge and experience as well as the personal and practical skills to make an immediate impact in their chosen profession.
Here is a sample of some of the things we do best:
We’ve been ranked and awarded Five QS Stars
The 2012 QS World University Rankings has recognised us as a Five Star university which typically distinguishes a university as being world class in a broad range of areas, that enjoys a high reputation, has cutting edge facilities and as an internationally renowned research and teaching faculty.
We have award winning teachers
Our teachers are experts in their fields and passionate about sharing their knowledge. Almost three-quarters of our academic staff hold PhDs and two academics have won the Prime Minister’s Award for University Teacher of the Year.
Our research is well rewarded
The University recognises the importance of connecting teaching and research. You will learn at a university that keeps pace with the latest developments and our academic staff are progressive research leaders. The most recent Excellence in Research for Australia evaluation showed that 70 per cent of our assessed research was deemed to be world-class.
We’re improving on our learning environments
Our campuses are spacious and well-equipped and we’re making them even better by spending almost AUD$1 billion on new teaching and research initiatives and creating new student services.
We’ll support you all the way
We offer millions of dollars in scholarships and grants. They not only help you financially but often include work experience, mentoring and travel opportunities. We also have dedicated International Student Officers at each campus to help you.
What you learn can be put to work
The Employer Reputation Indicator puts the University of South Australia amongst the world’s top 100 universities for smart, work ready graduates. In 2011, 79 per cent of the University’s graduates were in full-time employment, which rates above the national average. With strong industry links you get the experience and expertise you need to make an impact in your career.