Globally focused and locally engaged, Flinders University is making a difference through innovative research, excellence in teaching and learning, and exceptional student experience.
Flinders University is headquartered in South Australia with a footprint that extends through regional and remote Australia.
Ranked in the top two per cent of world universities(1), we are number one in South Australia for teaching quality, student support, student/teacher ratio and undergraduate starting salary.(2)
In an era of disruptive change, 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 offerings are supported by the Flinders New Venture Institute, a global entrepreneurship leader(3) located at our high-tech Tonsley campus, while our Victoria Square campus provides a study space in the heart of the city. An award-winning student hub at main campus fosters interactive learning in a digitally enabled environment.
With a focus on rural and remote area education through our Northern Territory Medical Program, we support students to complete a Flinders Doctor of Medicine in Darwin through facilities in Alice Springs, Katherine and Nhulunbuy. Rural medical, nursing, and allied health courses delivered at our regional centres are identical in structure to those in Adelaide.
Internationally, we deliver joint courses with leading universities in China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, and Indonesia.
Our research strengths include 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.(4)
In 2020 Flinders train station will open, connecting our main campus to Tonsley. The adjacent Flinders village development has commenced and will include research facilities, student accommodation and shops and other amenities in a thriving urban centre.
We offer undergraduate and postgraduate courses for some 26,000 students. Our 5,400 international students come from more than 90 countries, and our main campus features on-site accommodation for 560 students and an international pathways centre.
1 Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020 according to the International Association of Universities
2 Good Universities Guide 2020
3 UBI World Benchmark Study 2019
4 Flinders rating 89.7per cent, rounded up to 90per cent. Excellence in Research for Australia, 2018