The University of Adelaide is one of Australia's leading Group of Eight coalition of research-intensive universities and is ranked consistently among the top 1 per cent of universities in the world. One of 3 public universities in South Australia, it was established in 1874 and is Australia's third oldest. It has a strong reputation for preparing educated leaders and delivering research outcomes that contribute to local, national and global wellbeing.
The University of Adelaide is committed to offering a compelling education that meets the expectations and needs of their students, and of society. They identify not only deep discipline knowledge but also a wide range of personal and professional attributes as key outcomes of a fit-for-purpose higher education in a complex, rapidly changing world. Their proposition is grounded securely in the union of teaching and research, and has the student experience of small-group discovery learning at its heart. It embraces digital technologies to forge rich and engaging new approaches to learning and teaching both on-campus and beyond, adding flexibility and further value to high-quality face-to-face learning and teaching interactions and environments.
“Being shortlisted is a testament to the dedication of our staff and the great work we are doing to ensure that the education and student support we provide, across the University, is truly world class.”
Professor Mike Brooks, interim Vice-Chancellor