University of Adelaide

History

Founded through a series of donations related to the mining industry in 1874 the University of Adelaide surprisingly has a story more closely tied to the rights of women than anything else, as it was the second English-speaking university to accept women and treat them on equal terms with men, meaning that they were equally eligible for any honors or academic prizes.

Programs Offered

The University of Adelaide counts with well over a 100 programs for undergraduate students, some of which can even be pursued for a double degree, as the offer at the institution is so large, the following is just a small sample of the full catalog Adelaide University has to offer:

  • Accounting and Corporate Finance 
  • Applied Data 
  • Business Management and Accounting 
  • Corporate Finance 
  • Environmental Policy and Management 
  • Food and Nutrition 
  • Marketing 
  • Mathematical Sciences 
  • Medicine 
  • Music 
  • Music Theatre 
  • Peace and Conflict Studies 
  • Psychological Science 
  • Marine Biology
  • Wildlife Conservation Biology
  • Science and Entrepreneurship 
  • Veterinary 
  • Psychology 
  • Science in High Performance Computational Physics

Admission requirements

Application to Adelaide University is handled through the South Australian Tertiary Admissions Centre (SATAC), which helps to process applications in the entire region, while cut-off varies from program to  program, a good way to know how your results fare is through applying the Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR), a formula used across Australia which serves to map an average on school results for ease of admission.

Student Life

At the University of Adelaide one of the main commitments the institution has with it’s study body is their wellbeing, the institution counts with a strong support system always available for students to make the transition into university life, as well as the demands of it as easy to handle as possible.

Sports centers and clubs are also available to make the stay as enjoyable as possible, reslting in an sage, welcoming and always active campus life.

Part-time work

While the University of Adelaide doesn’t have an specific part-time work program, it doesn’t have a policy against it either, and ultimately just encourages student to keep in mind the increased workload to avoid it affecting their studies.

Per Australian law, international students are generally limited to 40 hours work every 2 weeks), which can vary depending on your specific visa.

Fees

  • Tuition fees (9 units) $9,000 
  • Tuition fees (12 units) $12,000

Ranking

The University of Adelaide is ranked as the 100th best university in the world, this makes it the 7th best college level institution in it’s home country of Australia.

University Contact

Address:  Adelaide, South Australia, 5005 Australia

Phone: +61 8 8313 4455

Email: media@adelaide.edu.au

Summary

Adelaide University is one of the most prestigious institutions in Australia, and it’s varied program selection and dedication to the wellbeing of it’s students makes for a great option for all locals and international students looking for a quality education in the country, just keep in mind the ATAR system, and you’ll have an easy time finding your qualifications to enroll in it.