Flinders University

Rank 23
Location Adelaide
Established 1966
Famous For Social Studies, Chemistry, Environmental Studies


Flinders University is a public research university based in Adelaide and has 11 campuses in South Australia and Northern Territory. It was founded in 1966 and is named after British navigator Matthew Flinders, who explored and surveyed the South Australian coastline in the early 19th century.

Flinders University offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs in various fields, including business, creative arts, education, health sciences, humanities, law, science, information technology and engineering, among others. It also strongly focuses on innovation and interdisciplinary research, with a mission to positively contribute to society through education, research, and community engagement.

Services for International Students

There are a variety of services available to students to make their university life easier and more comfortable. The students can take health and well-being services, get financial support, find career guidance, and access academic support. Flinders International is the point of contact for international students and the university administration, which helps them find all the support and resources they need. 



  • 380th in the QS World University Rankings 2024
  • 301-350th in the World University Rankings by Times Higher Education in 2024



The university offers housing options through the Collegiate-style University Hall and the self-contained units at Dierdre Jordan Village. The resident students get free membership to Flinders Sport and Fitness and also get access to music facilities, computer labs and the library. The living costs include all the basic amenities and WiFi access. 

About Location

The main campus of Flinder University is in Adelaide. The other regional campuses are located in South Australia, South-west Victoria, and the Northern Territory. Adelaide is considered a great city for students as it has a friendly and welcoming community. The city also has a relatively low cost of living. Adelaide is known to have a thriving arts and cultural scene, giving students a chance to enjoy their free time. 

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