The University of Adelaide
The University of Adelaide is a world-class tertiary education and research institution committed to delivering high quality and distinct learning, teaching and research experiences
The University was established in 1874 and teaching began in 1876. The first official lecture was in Latin and the Bachelor of Arts the first degree offered.
The early pioneers of the University of Adelaide established the academic quality, first-class intellectual environment and distinctive features that remain today. In the 21st century, the University is recognised as a centre for excellence in higher education that nurtures curious minds and delivers world-leading research outcomes.
The University has an international reputation for world-class research across a wide spectrum of areas leading to high impact, tangible outcomes. We are consistently ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide and are a member of the Group of Eight; a coalition of Australia’s foremost research intensive universities. Research is conducted at postgraduate level, and by early, mid and late career researchers.
Learning and teaching encompasses the broad range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees offered at the University. Students are provided with a unique and holistic education experience and graduate attributes are aligned to career outcomes. Our degrees are relevant to the changing requirements of employers and the needs of industry and the community.