University of South Australia l SAIBT

Welcome to the University of South Australia

The University of South Australia is a globally connected and engaged university with industry-informed teaching and research that is inventive and adventurous.

Ranked number one 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. 

Focused on life beyond the classroom, the Universityof South Australia offersa practical approach to teaching and learning. Degrees are designed with strong professional emphasis and in partnership with industry, giving students opportunities to gain practical skills and graduate career ready.

The University collaborates with more than 2,500 companies worldwide to bring students valuable networking and work opportunities including placements, internships and projects. Its graduates are the new professionals, global citizens at ease with the world and ready to create and respond to change.

The University offers more than 200 degrees across four academic divisions: business and law; education, arts and social sciences; health sciences; and information technology, engineering and the environment. It also supports research which is inspired by challenges, ensuring it connects with industry and community needs.

Students at the University of South Australia learn in modern campus facilities in Adelaide - one of the most liveable cities in the world^. 

^2019 THE University Impact Rankings

*2018 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA), 4-digit Fields of Research

^World’s 10thmost liveable city in the 2018 Economist Intelligence Unit's Global Liveability Index

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UniSA Key highlights

University of South Australia Key highlights

Ranked 8th in the world for quality education - 2019 THE University Impact Rankings

#1 in Australia for quality education - 2019 THE University Impact Rankings

#1 in South Australia for employer satisfaction - *2018 Employer Satisfaction Survey, Overall Satisfaction Indicator – National Report

#1 in South Australia for student satisfaction - *QILT: Course Experience Questionnaire 2016-18 – Overall Satisfaction Indicator (Undergraduate). Public SA-founded universities only.

92% overall international student satisfaction rate - 2018 International Student Barometer - Overall Satisfaction

#2 in Australia for skills development in computing and information systems - 2019 Good Universities Guide

UniSA Business School ranked in the top 1% worldwide - is one of just ten institutions in Australia and 187 globally to be accredited by EQUIS - EFMD, October 2019.

Top 10 in Australia for art and design - 2019 QS Subject Rankings

World top 100 for nursing and exercise and sport science - 2019 QS Subject Rankings

Ranked as the world's 10th most liveable city - 2019 Economist Intelligence Unit's Global Liveability Index

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