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 is centred on discovering new knowledge, pursuing innovation and preparing the educated leaders of tomorrow who are independent, creative thinkers with an international perspective.
Ratings and rankings
With an international reputation for conducting world-leading research across a wide spectrum of areas, 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.
Faculties & Schools
- Faculty of Engineering, Computer & Mathematical Sciences
- Faculty of Health Sciences
- Faculty of Arts
- Faculty of the Professions
- Faculty of Sciences
Campus services and facilities
The University has four campuses in South Australia at North Terrace, Waite, Roseworthy and Thebarton. We also offer undergraduate and postgraduate programs in Singapore through the Ngee Ann-Adelaide Education Centre.
Located in the heart of Adelaide, the main campus at North Terrace forms part of the city's cultural promenade surrounded by the state's art gallery, museum and library. The campus provides a mix of the historical and contemporary, combining old sandstone buildings with state-of-the-art teaching, learning and research facilities. North Terrace is the main location for undergraduate teaching and a vast range of research activities.
For detailed information and campus maps, visit the North Terrace campus page.
Waite campus located approximately seven kilometres from Adelaide. It is the home of the internationally renowned Waite Research Institute. The campus is the pre-eminent plant and agricultural science research site in the Southern Hemisphere. Research encompasses crop and farming systems, viticulture and oenology, food science and nutrition.
The University's Urrbrae House Historic Precinct, Waite Arboretum and Waite Conservation Reserve are also located at Waite. Both Urrbrae House and the Waite Arboretum are listed on the South Australian Heritage Register and the Register of the National Estate.
The precinct offers a range of facilities and activities for the on-campus community and the general public.
For detailed information and campus maps, visit the Waite campus page.
Roseworthy campus is located approximately 50 kilometres north of the city. It is an internationally renowned centre for excellence in dryland agriculture and animal production and is home to South Australia's only veterinary school with teaching and research in animal and veterinary sciences. Public clinical veterinary services are also provided via veterinary health centres with leading edge facilities.
For detailed information and campus maps, visit the Roseworthy campus page.
Adelaide University Research Park - Thebarton campus is a technology and research park, hosting a variety of applied research activities including the Adelaide Wind Tunnel; the only industrial-scale wind tunnel in South Australia. The University's ThincLab Business Incubator is also located at Thebarton. ThincLab supports graduates and students to commercialise their research and to develop their ideas into business enterprises.
For detailed information and campus maps, visit the Thebarton campus page.