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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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The University of South Australia (UniSA) is South Australia’s largest university, combining a global outlook with local engagement and a strong research focus. Programs are designed with professional emphasis and in partnership with industry, assisting students to gain the experience and expertise required to make an impact in their career. Focussing on real-world experience, UniSA provides students with the qualities employers look for. 

Welcoming and supporting students from across the globe, UniSA is ranked within the global top 300 in the QS World University Rankings® 2015/16, has earned the maximum five stars in the QS Stars University Ratings, and is highlighted as one of the world’s top young universities in the QS Top 50 Under 50.

UniSA offers degree programs across a wide range of academic areas including: 

•    Business and Law 

•    Education, Arts and Social Sciences 

•    Health Sciences 

•    IT, Engineering and the Environment

 

Our academics are experts in their field and passionate about sharing their knowledge, with 73 per cent holding a PHD. 

Scholarships:  Each year, more than 2,500 students at UniSA benefit from scholarships and grants worth millions of dollars. To learn more about scholarship opportunities click here.

CRICOS Provider Number: 00121B

This institute is rated 5 Stars based on 8 categories.
Research
Employability
Teaching
Facilities
Internationalization
Social Responsibility
Specialist Criteria
Inclusiveness
=341
2014
333
2015
288
2016
=288
2017
  • 43.60
    Overall Score
  • 34
    Academic Reputation
  • 57.9
    Employer Reputation
  • 100
    International Faculty
  • 61
    International Students
  • 42.6
    Citations per Faculty
  • 56.9
    Arts and Humanities
  • 69.3
    Engineering and Technology
  • 60.3
    Life Sciences and Medicine
  • 66.9
    Social Sciences and Management
27
2017
  • 62.10
    Overall Score
  • 60.6
    Academic Reputation
  • 68.2
    Citations per Paper
  • 68
    Employer Reputation
41
2014
25
2015
24
2016
Top 50 under 50 and Next 50 under 50
  • 37.40
    Overall Score
  • 1991
    Establishment Year
  • 288
    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
1,436
International
1,149

Number of students

17,760
Postgraduate 11%
Undergraduate 89%

Number of international students

3,578
Postgraduate 23%
Undergraduate 77%
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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