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University of South Australia

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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The University of South Australia is an innovative and globally connected university ranked 26 in the QS Top 50 Universities under 50 worldwide. With nearly 32,000 students, including more than 5,500 international students, we provide a unique educational journey that combines five-star teaching and real-world experience. 

Our teaching is industry-informed, our research is inventive and adventurous. Our graduates are the new professionals, global citizens at ease with the world and ready to create and respond to change. 

We are Australia’s University of Enterprise. 

Highlights

•Awarded 5 stars for excellence – 2017 QS Star Ratings

•Ranked in the top 50 universities under 50 worldwide – 26 in 2017 QS Top 50 Universities under 50  

•Top 5 in Australia for living and accommodation costs – 2016 International Student Barometer 

•Our Business School is ranked in the top one per cent worldwide – EQUIS accredited

 Degrees 

We offers more than 200 degrees across four divisions. Our degrees are designed with strong professional emphasis. Industry projects, study tours, internships, employment and careers expos, networking events, and mentoring schemes are just some of the opportunities available. 

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The University of South Australia is ranked in the top 10 in Australia for overall satisfaction in the 2016 Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching. We provide students with the necessary support to excel in their studies and enjoy their university experience. Integrated, personalised support services include:

•Academic and personal counselling

•Accommodation support  

•Assistance with overseas student health cover

•Social support services

•Prayer rooms, common rooms and other dedicated student spaces on campus 

•A range of other services offered through our students’ association. 

Each year, more than 2,500 students at the University of South Australia benefit from scholarships and grants worth millions of dollars. To learn more about scholarship opportunities on our


CRICOS Provider Number: 00121B

This institute is rated 5 Stars based on 8 categories.
Research
Employability
Teaching
Facilities
Internationalization
Social Responsibility
Specialist Criteria
Inclusiveness
288
2016
=288
2017
=279
2018
  • 39.1
    Overall Score
  • 32
    Academic Reputation
  • 41.9
    Citations per Faculty
  • 36.4
    Employer Reputation
  • 29.4
    Faculty Student
  • 100
    International Faculty
  • 65.7
    International Students
27
2017
  • 62.1
    Overall Score
  • 60.6
    Academic Reputation
  • 68.2
    Citations per Paper
  • 68
    Employer Reputation
41
2015
25
2016
24
2017
26
2018
301-500
2018
Graduate Employability Ranking
  • 13.8-27.8
    Overall Score
41
2015
25
2016
24
2017
26
2018
301-500
2018
Top 50 under 50 and Next 50 under 50
  • 39.1
    Overall Score
  • 1991
    Establishment Year
  • 279
    WUR Overall
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
1,435
International
1,177

Number of students

17,388
Postgraduate 13%
Undergraduate 87%

Number of international students

3,634
Postgraduate 30%
Undergraduate 70%
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.

59 Undergraduate Courses

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51 Postgraduate Courses

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English Language Proficiency Requirements

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