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Study at one of the
world's top young universities*

The University of South Australia is a globally connected and engaged university with industry-informed teaching and research that is inventive and adventurous. Ranked number one in Australia for quality education^ and with 100% of assessed research rated at or above world-class#, the University is young, innovative and offers students the chance to gain real-world experience.

Degrees are designed with strong professional emphasis and in partnership with industry, giving students opportunities to gain practical skills and graduate career ready. Our graduates are the new professionals, global citizens at ease with the world and ready to create and respond to change.

#1 in Australia for Quality Education
^2020 THE Young University Impact Rankings

World Top 15 for Commitment to Equality
Ranked #15, 2020 THE University Impact Rankings (Reduced Inequalities Indicator) – Performance based on social research, policies for inclusion and access for underrepresented students and staff.

Ranked in the World's Top 50 under 50
*2020 THE Young University Rankings, 2021 QS Top 50 Universities Aged Under 50

#10 in Australia for Emloyer Satisfaction
2019 QILT Employer Satisfaction Survey – Overall Satisfaction Indicator

Top 3 Young University in Australia
Ranked #3, 2019 THE Young University Rankings

#2 Young University in Australia for Teaching Quality
2019 THE Young University Rankings

#1 Young University in Australia for Teaching Quality
2018 THE Young University Rankings

#3 Worldwide for Reducing Inequality
2019 THE University Impact Rankings, by SDG: Reduced Inequalities

Top 50 under 50
*2019 QS Top Universities Aged Under 50

Ranked 22nd Worldwide for Overall University Impact
2019 THE University Impact Rankings

Top 3 Young University in Australia
Ranked #3, 2018 THE Young University Rankings

#1 in Australia for Quality Education
2019 THE Young University Impact Rankings

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To be the best in your field, you need a university that offers a choice of over 200 world-class degrees, and is globally recognised for its teaching, research and facilities.

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State-of-the-art facilities

You could be among the first students to benefit from new buildings and facilities at the University of South Australia!

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No.2 in Australia for Student Services

2018 International Student Barometer (of 32 institutions in Australia surveyed) Campus Central Student Advisory Services

International support services

Research

Our research is inspired by challenges and connected to both industry and community needs. Research degrees are focused on producing new knowledge, providing solutions to global challenges and preparing candidates for competitive careers.

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World Class Research

100% of our assessed research rated at or above world-class

#2018 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA), 4-digit Fields of Research.

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#1 in Australia

Ranked #1 in Australia for Research Impact and Engagement

2018 ARC Engagement and Impact Assessment (EI), Combined Impact – Approach to Impact and Engagement on Assessed Fields.

 

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Highly qualified research staff

76% of our academic staff hold a PhD.

2018 Department of Education Staff data.

A few things we're proud of

#1

in Australia for Quality Education

2020 THE Young University Impact Rankings

100%

World-Class Research with 100% Engagement

2018 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) and ARC Engagement and Impact Assessment (EI)

#1

One of Australia’s most internationally diverse universities for academic teaching staff

2020 QS World University Rankings

92%

overall satisfaction rate for international students

2018 International Student Barometer - Overall Satisfaction

#10

Adelaide Ranked as the World's 10th most liveable city

2019 Economist Intelligence Unit’s Global Liveability Index

UniSA Business awarded overall five-Stars for excellence

2019 QS Stars Ratings

Five-star MBA

Awarded five stars by the Graduate Management Association of Australia (GMAA) for ten consecutive years.

UniSA Business is ranked in the top 1% Worldwide

UniSA Business is one of just ten institutions in Australia and 189 globally to be accredited by EQUIS (from over 16,500 worldwide). EFMD, February 2020.

World top 100 in Law

2020 THE Subject Rankings

No.21 in the World for Hospitality and Tourism Management

ARWU World University Subject Rankings 2019

World’s No.1 for brand management research

AFR BOSS Magazine, April 2018 – League of Scholars

World Top 100 in Nursing

2020 QS Subject Rankings

Top 20 in Australia for Art and Design Ranked equal 10th

2020 QS Subject Rankings

World Top 100 in Education

2020 THE Subject Rankings

World Top 100 for Exercise and Sport Science

2020 QS Subject Rankings, Sport-Related Subjects

World Top 125 in Computer Science

2020 THE Subject Rankings

World-class in Engineering

One of Australia’s leading universities for Engineering research UniSA’s Engineering research rated well above world-class – 2018 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA)