Flinders University
Region: Oceania
Country/Region: Australia
Found Year: 1966
Address: GPO Box 2100

Flinders University is headquartered in South Australia with a footprint that extends through regional and remote Australia. Our main campus is located 12km from the Adelaide city centre and provides accommodation for 560 students. In an era of disruptive change and remarkable technological innovation, Flinders University is growing its international reputation as a world leader in research, an innovator in contemporary education, and a source of enterprising graduates equipped to change the world. Unique innovation and entrepreneurship offerings are supported by the Flinders New Venture Institute, a global entrepreneurship leader located at our high tech Tonsley campus, while our Victoria Square campus provides an alternative study space in the heart of the city. Flinders’ also co-delivers courses with leading universities in China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia. In 2020 we commenced work on our exciting Flinders Village development, which will embed research and student accommodation amid cafés, shops and other community amenities in a thriving urban centre located at main campus. Research intensive, we are finding solutions to the world’s challenges through strengths including biomedical and clinical sciences, culture, policy and society, health and human behaviour, molecular science and technology, defence, engineering, water and environment. Our research contributions are rich and growing, with some 90 per cent ranked at or above world class by Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA)*. Flinders University is a top 2% university in the world and ranked number one in South Australia for teaching quality, student support, student/teacher ratio and undergraduate starting salary**. We offer more than 500 undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees through contemporary teaching that embeds the latest technologies, and are world-leading in remote area education, particularly through its Northern Territory Medical Program. Ranked number one in South Australia for postgraduate fulltime employment and overall quality of education experience***, Flinders’ postgraduate students enjoy flexibility to study at their pace and place. Flinders University has approximately 2,600 staff and 25,000 students - including more than 5,400 international students. Our alumni are located all around the world, including mathematics prodigy Terence Tao and Hollywood director Scott Hicks. Flinders University is focused on doing everything possible to make its students time at university the best it can be while developing critical thinkers able to not just succeed, but go beyond. Career- minded Plugged into industry trends, professional placements and practical experiences, teaching at Flinders is designed to take students from learning to earning, delivering the best possible study experience and ensuring graduates are career-ready. Progressive Flinders University’s facilities are purpose-built for the study needs of students. Its researchers and lecturers are equipped with up-to-the-minute knowledge based on world-class research and industry collaboration. Student-centred Flinders University students gain specialised skills and knowledge in their chosen field plus enhanced abilities in independent thinking, communication, collaboration, ethics and creativity – qualities that prepare them to become experts and innovators in their fields. Comprehensive offerings From medicine to business, science or rich arts offerings, Flinders University offers more than 500 undergraduate, post graduate and research degrees taught by global and national experts focused on the experience and outcomes of their students. The university is a world-leader in remote area education, in particular through the Northern Territory Medical Program, which allows students to complete a Doctor of Medicine in Darwin, supported by facilities in Alice Springs, Katherine and Nhulunbuy. Internationally minded Flinders University students can gain international experience and earn credit for their degree while travelling the world through many partner universities and organisations. With around 5,200 international students from more than 90 countries, Flinders is a truly global university. Domestic students benefit from a rich multicultural environment. Students from overseas enjoy an outstanding educational and lifestyle experience in one of Australia’s most affordable and liveable cities, close to exceptional beaches, conservation parks and regional experiences. Flinders University offers a range of postgraduate courses to help people realise their full potential by excelling in their careers, or changing careers. Many of the University’s postgraduate courses are nested, meaning there are flexible entry and exit points. For example, those who enrol in a Masters and do not complete it – but do complete the nested Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma –may exit with that qualification. The university is a also world-leader in remote area education, in particular through the Northern Territory Medical Program, which allows students to complete a Doctor of Medicine in Darwin, supported by facilities in Alice Springs, Katherine and Nhulunbuy. With over 90 online postgraduate courses to choose from, students enjoy flexibility at Flinders University to study at the pace and place that suits their lifestyle. Students may be eligible for credit towards their course depending on prior skills, experience and study. Flinders University is ranked number one in South Australia for postgraduate fulltime employment and overall quality of education experience (The Good Universities Guide 2020, public SA-founded universities only). *Flinders rating 89.7%, rounded up to 90%. Excellence in Research for Australia, 2018 **THE World University Rankings 2020 as a percentage of the total number of universities in the world according to the International Association of Universities ***The Good Universities Guide 2020, public SA-founded universities only

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