University of Adelaide

Rank 8
Location Adelaide
Established 1874
Famous For Clinical and Health Sciences, Computer Science


The University of Adelaide is a prestigious public research university located in Adelaide, South Australia. Established in 1874, it has a long-standing reputation for providing excellence in teaching and research output.

The university offers diverse undergraduate and postgraduate programs across various faculties, including Engineering, Health and Medical Sciences, Arts, Sciences, and Business. There are also several research degrees on offer for students interested in pursuing further academic study.

Services for International Students

The University of Adelaide provides various student support services to ensure that students have a fulfilling and enjoyable experience during their time at the university. The Student Services Hub is a one-stop shop for all student support services, including academic support, health and wellbeing, financial support, and housing advice. International Student Services include pre-arrival support, orientation programs, visa and immigration advice, and English language support.


  • 111th in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2024
  • 89th in the QS World University Rankings 2024
  • 74th in the Best Global Universities category by US News Rankings
  • 151-170th in Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings 2022


The educational institution provides a range of accommodation options for students, including University-managed residences at the Roseworthy Campus, Lincoln College, and St. Mark's College. These residences offer fully furnished rooms, shared living spaces, and various amenities like study areas, communal kitchens, and recreational facilities. An online accommodation database that lists off-campus accommodation options is also available for students. 

About Location

The University of Adelaide is located in the city of Adelaide, South Australia's capital. The university's main campus is on North Terrace, which is in the heart of the city and a short walk from many of Adelaide's main attractions, including the Art Gallery of South Australia, the South Australian Museum, and the State Library of South Australia. 

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