The University of South Australia

The University of South Australia is Australia’s university of enterprise with teaching that is industry informed and research that is progressive. The University’s strong industry links and global engagement ensures students gain the experience and expertise to make an impact in their career.

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The University of South Australia

The University of South Australia

The University of South Australia is an innovative and globally-connected university, ranked in the top 10 universities in Australia^ and awarded five QS Stars for Excellence. With nearly 32,000 students, including more than 5,500 international students, the University provides a unique educational journey that combines five-star teaching* and real-world experience.

Focused on life beyond the classroom, the University of South Australia offers an industry-informed curriculum and a practical approach to teaching and learning. Its graduates are global citizens, ready to create and respond to change.


  • Ranked in the top 50 universities under 50 worldwide – 26 in QS Top 50 Universities Aged Under 50 2017
  • Ranked 32 in THE World Top 200 Young Universities 2017
  • Top 10 in Australia for Teaching – 2017-2018 THE World University Rankings
  • Awarded 5 stars for excellence – 2018 QS Stars Ratings
  • Australia’s most internationally diverse academic teaching staff – 2017 QS World University Rankings
  • Top 5 in Australia for living and accommodation costs – 2017 International Student Barometer

The University of South Australia offers more than 200 degrees across four divisions. Degrees are designed with strong professional emphasis, ensuring students graduate career ready. Industry projects, study tours, internships, employment and careers expos, networking events, and mentoring schemes are just some of the opportunities available.

Areas of study include:

  • Business
  • Education, Arts and Social Science
  • Health Sciences
  • IT, Engineering and the Environment

CRICOS Provider Number: 00121B

^Ranked 9th – 2018 Times Higher Education World University Rankings

*Awarded Five Stars for Teaching in the 2017 QS Stars Ratings

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