Why University of Adelaide?

The University is an international institution that distinctively embraces the ideal of the research university, where the excitement, vitality and passion of the search for new knowledge is one in which all students participate; as an enlightened and tolerant community where able students can find support, whatever their background or circumstances; and as a place where the Kaurna people, original custodians of the land on which the campuses now rest, are acknowledged and their culture respected. The University of Adelaide draws strength from its founding values as it fulfils its future research and teaching aspirations.

Student Population


Staff Population


Female to Male Ratio

49% (Female), 51% (Male)

Student to Staff Ratio


Program Completions


Total Research Income

$156.4 Million

“Studying with us, we will challenge and inspire you.”


Rewards commencing undergraduate and postgraduate coursework international students who have demonstrated academic excellence in previous studies.

The scholarship offers a reduction of 50% of the tuition fee for the minimum standard full-time duration of the scholar’s chosen undergraduate or postgraduate degree.

A scholarship available to undergraduate and postgraduate international students who hold a valid scholarship offer from another university but are still interested in considering the University of Adelaide as a potential study option.

The scholarship offers a 15% tuition fee reduction for the minimum standard full-time duration of the scholar’s chosen undergraduate or postgraduate degree.

Rewards undergraduate and postgraduate international students who have demonstrated their passion for learning and loyalty to Australian education by successfully completing an AQF-recognised course or program at an Australian higher education institution prior to commencing their degree at the University of Adelaide.

The scholarship offers a 25% tuition fee reduction for the minimum standard full-time duration of the scholar’s chosen undergraduate or postgraduate degree.

Adelaide University Campus + Panorama from North Terrace

Ranked 134

in Times Higher Education world university rankings

Ranked 109

in QS World University rankings

Ranked 78 in the world

Medicine and Pharmacy

Ranked 85 in the world

Life Sciences


The University of Adelaide’s main campus is the site of most teaching and research facilities.
Set in the cultural heart of the city, the University offers excellence in its educational and social facilities.

Roseworthy Campus of the University of Adelaide is an internationally renowned centre for excellence in dryland agriculture, natural resource management and animal production.

Roseworthy is continuing its pioneering role with a strategic vision for the 21st century that focuses on combining and integrating resources with campus partners and rural industries to develop the campus as the hub of information transfer, communication, learning and new technologies for the rural community.

The Waite has developed into an integrated research and teaching precinct that has been presented as a model for the collocation of agricultural research institutions and has established a track record for delivering value to industry through innovative research and quality education.

The Barton Campus is a vital link between the University of Adelaide and Australian business and industry.

The campus hosts a number of its applied research activities in the areas of mechanical engineering, physical sciences, electronic engineering, and chemical engineering. Commercial enterprises include businesses involved in materials engineering, biotechnology, environmental services, information technology, industrial design, laser/optics technology, health products, engineering services, radar systems and telecommunications.


Nhat Hoang Huynh

"As I know, Uni Adelaide is well known by its high standards and diversity. Multi-cultural and dynamic environment provides a great social life and lots of opportunity to work in team."

Arunima Vasantha Kumar

"When I was exploring my options, I saw the Bachelor of Finance at the University of Adelaide and instantly knew this was the career path I wanted to go for."


Frequently asked questions

Tuition fees can differ based on a variety of factors such as course studied, fee help and scholarships. If you would like to find out the cost of a specific course, please contact one of our friendly GSP councillors.

Yes! Through using our platform you are able to search, compare and apply to your desired course.

La Trobe is a place brimming with culture and opportunities, but adjusting to uni has its challenges too. La Trobe offers support to cater to the needs of students through means such as peer support, free counselling and orientation week.  

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