Flinders University is a public university in Adelaide, South Australia. Established in 1966, Flinders University is building on 50 years of achievement with a vision to be internationally recognised as a world leader in research, an innovator in contemporary education, and the source of Australia’s most enterprising graduates.

Flinders is a verdant university and a member of the Innovative Research Universities (IRU) Group. Academically, the university pioneered a cross-disciplinary approach to education, and its faculties of medicine and the humanities are ranked among the nation’s top 10.

The university is ranked within the world’s top 500 institutions in the Academic Ranking of World Universities. In January 2019, Times Higher Education rankings of the world’s top universities ranks Flinders in the 251 – 300th bracket.

Flinders is also ranked in the top 251 – 300 for 2020 in THE World University Rankings and holds strong rankings such as being ranked 43 in the Asia Pacific – Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019 and being the number one South Australian university for teaching quality, student support, student teacher ratio and starting salary – Good Universities Guide 2020.

Flinders University degrees are industry-linked and accredited, offering professional placement opportunities, industry projects and mentoring programs. This has resulted in Flinders achieving the second highest postgraduate employment rate of any university in the Australia (2019 QILT Graduate Outcomes Survey). Flinders also delivers South Australia’s best student support services from arrival until graduation (2020 Good Universities Guide).

No. 1 South Australian Uni for Overall Experience*
Flinders is the #1 university in South Australia for
• Teaching quality
• Student support
• Student teacher ratio (18:1)
• Student retention
• Starting salary
and has also achieved a 5 star rating for learning resources and improved in full time employment

No. 2 Uni for postgraduate employment rate in Australia
Flinders is the #2 university in the entire country for PG employment rate^
Three years after completing a degree, 98.2% of Flinders postgraduates are employed; 94.6% of them in full-time employment

Why Study at Flinders University?

  • Their six-college structure is designed to support education and research excellence, and student success.
  • Over 90 percent of their research is rated world-standard or above.
  • Flinders University works closely with businesses and the community to meet industry needs and ensure their research is always relevant.
  • Powered by the New Venture Institute and the prestigious US Fox School of Business – a US top ten business school for entrepreneurship – Flinders University’s innovation and enterprise topics are available to all students who want to know how to enhance their creativity, understand and embrace innovation, and think like an entrepreneur.
  • Flinders has forged strong relationships with industry partners locally and internationally. Some of the many important industry and project-based partnerships Flinders has formed include: Australian Fashion Labels,Cisco Australia, SA Health, CDW Studios etc.
  • Flinders is a truly global university, with over 5200 international students from 90 countries.
  • Flinders offers innovative teaching facilities and learning spaces that bring together the best the world has to offer.
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