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 second 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.

#2 in Australia for Quality Education
^2021 THE Young University Impact Rankings

#1 Young university in Australia for industry collaborations
2021 THE Young University Rankings – Industry Income Indicator

Ranked in the World's Top 50 under 50
*Ranked #29, 2021 QS Top 50 Universities Aged Under 50
Ranked #45, 2021 THE Young University Rankings

#10 in Australia for Emloyer Satisfaction
Ranked #8, 2020 QILT Employer Satisfaction Survey – Overall Satisfaction Indicator

Top 10 Young University in Australia
Ranked #9, 2021 THE Young University Rankings

#2 Young University in Australia for Teaching Quality
Ranked #9, 2021 THE Young University Rankings

#2 in Australia for Quality Education
2021 THE Young University Impact Rankings

#10 in Australia for Emloyer Satisfaction
Ranked #8, 2020 QILT Employer Satisfaction Survey – Overall Satisfaction Indicator

Ranked in the World's Top 50 under 50
*Ranked #29, 2021 QS Top 50 Universities Aged Under 50
Ranked #45, 2021 THE Young University Rankings

#2 Young University in Australia for Teaching Quality
Ranked #9, 2021 THE Young University Rankings

Top 10 Young University in Australia
Ranked #9, 2021 THE Young University Rankings

#1 Young university in Australia for industry collaborations
2021 THE Young University Rankings – Industry Income Indicator

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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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City West Campus

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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Top 10 in Australia for student support

ComparED (QILT) Student Experience Survey 2019-20 (Undergraduate + Postgraduate). Public universities only.

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.

Department of Education and Training Staff Data

A few things we're proud of

#2 in Australia for Quality Education

2021 THE University Impact Rankings

100% World-Class Research with 100% Engagement

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

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

2021 QS World University Rankings

Top 10 in Australia for student support

ComparED (QILT) Student Experience Survey 2019-20 (Undergraduate + Postgraduate). Public universities only.

Top 10 in Australia for student experience

Ranked #7, ComparED (QILT) Student Experience Survey 2019-20 – Quality of Entire Educational Experience (Undergraduate). Public universities only.

#3 Adelaide Ranked in the top 3 most liveable cities in the world

Ranked #3, 2021 Economist Intelligence Unit’s Global Liveability Index

UniSA Business awarded overall five-Stars for excellence

2020 QS Stars Ratings

Top 10 MBA in Australia

Ranked 10th, 2021 QS Global MBA Rankings: Oceania

UniSA Business is ranked in the top 1% Worldwide

UniSA Business is one of just 11 institutions in Australia and 191 globally to be accredited by EQUIS (from over 16,500 worldwide). EFMD, February 2021.

World Top 125 for Law

2021 THE Subject Rankings

World Top 50 for Hospitality and Tourism

Ranked #43, Shanghai's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2021

World’s No.1 for brand management research

AFR BOSS Magazine, April 2018 – League of Scholars

World Top 100 in Nursing

2021 QS Subject Rankings

Top 20 in Australia for Art and Design

Ranked equal 11th 2021 QS Subject Rankings

World Top 150 in Education

2021 THE Subject Rankings, 2021 QS Subject Rankings

World Top 50 for Sport Science

Ranked equal #41, 2020 Shanghai Global Ranking of Sport Science Schools and Departments

World Top 150 in Computer Science

2021 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)