Why study with us?

We’re dynamic, vibrant and successful

The University of South Australia was awarded 5 Stars in the 2012 QS World University Rankings! A typical Five Stars university is generally considered world class in a broad range of areas, enjoys a high reputation and has cutting edge facilities and an internationally renowned research and teaching faculty.

In the 2011/2012 QS World University Rankings (rated among the most trusted in the world), the University of South Australia was ranked 11th in Australia and among the top three per cent in the world.

We have great teachers

Almost three-quarters of our academic staff hold PhDs which means they know what they’re teaching. They’re always winning awards like Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning. And they are also really friendly!

What you learn can be put to work

The Employer Reputation Indicator puts the University of South Australia amongst the world’s top 100 universities for smart, work ready graduates. As a Study Abroad student with us you could find yourself working in clinical and field placements, assisting with industry-based projects, working alongside people from industry and the professions or completing part of your studies overseas.

We’ll support you all the way

Our dedicated support services are designed to help our students succeed, and to get the most out of their university experience! We are on hand every step of the way with services for all students as well as additional assistance for our international students. We even provide a free on-arrival welcome service where we will meet you at the airport, bus depot or train station and take you to your accommodation.


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Areas of study and research

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