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in the world's top 50 under 50*

We are one of the world's most internatioanl universities, as recognised by Quacarelli Symonds (QS). We have Australia's' most internationally diversie academic staff population and have always given a warm welcome to international students, graduating people from more than 140 countries throughout our history. The University of South Australia is innovative and creative, and focused on educating the next wave of gloabl professionals. Our degrees are designed with strong professional emphassis and in partnership with industry.

Our research is focused on finding answers to the world's most pressing problems. We are also a globally engaged institution with a network of international partners whcih include XAUAT, Shandong, Tiajin and Beijing Normal Universities in Chona, Keio University in Japan, Trinity College in Ireland, University College London, and numerous collaborations with universities elsewhere in Europe and North America.

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

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

Top 3 Young University in Australia
Ranked #3, 2018 THE Young University 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 at the University of South Australia is inspired by challenges and opportunities, partnered with end-users and communities, and underpinned by excellence.


World Class Research

97% of our Assessed Research rated as World Class.
2015 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA).


#1 in Australia

Ranked #1 in Australia for Industry Research Income. 2019 THE World University Rankings.


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


Young University in Australia for Teaching Quality

2018 THE Young University Rankings


Australia's most internationally diverse academic teaching staff

2019 QS World University Rankings


overall satisfaction rate for international students

2018 International Student Barameter - Overall Satisfaction


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

2018 Economist Intelligence Unit’s Liveability Index

UniSA Business School awarded overall five star rating for excellence

QS Stars Business School Rankings 2018

Five-star MBA

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

UniSA Business School Ranked in the top 1% Worldwide

UniSA Business School is one of just nine in Australia and 180 globally to be accredited by EQUIS, (from over 16,500 business schools worldwide) EFMD, February 2019.


World top 100 in Law

2019 THE Subject Rankings

World Top 150 in Business and Economics

2019 THE Subject Rankings

World Top 100 in Nursing

2019 QS Subject Rankings

World Top 150 in Art and Design

2019 QS Subject Rankings

World Top 150 in Education

2019 THE Subject Rankings

Rated Five Star rating for Skills Development in Engineering

2019 Good Universities Guide