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
2022 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 #46, 2022 THE Young University Rankings

Top 2 in Australia for Graduate Employability
Ranked #2, 2021 QILT Employer Satisfaction Survey – Overall Employability Skills Indicator. Public universities

Top 10 Young University in Australia
2022 THE Young University Rankings

Top 5 in Australia for Developing Work-Ready Skills
Ranked #4, ComparED (QILT) Student Experience Survey 2019-20, Skills Development Indicator (Undergraduate). Public universities only.

#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

Top 5 in Australia for Producing Greatest Number of CEOs

Ranked #4, Forbes List of Global Companies - MBA News February, 2022

#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 - Student Support Indicator (Postgraduate). Public universities.

Top 10 in Australia for student experience

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

#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

2022 QS Stars Ratings

Top 10 MBA in Australia

Ranked 8th, 2022 QS Global MBA Rankings: Oceania

UniSA BUSINESS IS IN THE TOP 1% WORLDWIDE

UniSA Business is one of just 12 institutions in Australia and approximately 200 globally (from over 25,000 universities) to be EQUIS accredited. EFMD, March 2022.

World Top 150 for Law

2022 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

2022 QS Subject Rankings

Top 12 in Australia for Art and Design

Ranked #12, 2022 QS Subject Rankings

World Top 150 in Education

2022 QS SUbject Rankings

World Top 50 for Sport Science

Ranked equal #35, 2021 Shanghai Global Ranking of Sport Science Schools and Departments

Top 15 in Australia for Computer Science

Ranked #11, 2022 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)