The University of South Australia (UniSA) is a globally connected and engaged university, helping solve the problems of industry and the professions. With more than 32,000 students including 6,000 international students, the University is South Australia’s largest. The University is ranked in the top three percent of more than 10,000 universities worldwide in the 2015 QS World University Rankings.
In 2015/16, the QS ‘Top 50 under 50’ ranked us at number 25 in the world for universities less than 50 years old.
The 2015 QS Stars Rankings awarded us with an overall five star rating, as well as five stars in the following eight categories: Research, Employability, Teaching, Facilities, Internationalisation, Social responsibility, Inclusiveness and Specialist Criteria. An overall five star rating typically distinguishes a university as being world class in a broad range of areas, enjoys a high reputation, has cutting edge facilities and an internationally renowned research and teaching faculty.
The 2015 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) evaluation rated more than 97 per cent of the University’s assessed research as world class or above.
UniSA is ranked in the top 100 (number 57) and in the top 10 in Australia (number 8) in the world for international universities in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2015-2016 ‘top 200 most international universities’.
The University offers more than 400 degree programs across a wide range of subjects including business, law, education, arts and social sciences, health sciences, information technology, engineering and the environment. Programs are designed in consultation with business and the professions and include fieldwork, placements, industry-guided simulations and business projects. This real-world experience provides students with the qualities that employers look for.
Students benefit from the modern facilities and are taught by academics who are experts in their field, with 73 percent of our academic staff holding a PhD. UniSA were ranked second in Australia for student support services in the 2015 International Student Barometer.
We are the only Business School in Adelaide that is EQUIS accredited and one of only nine in Australia.
In the 2015 QS Subject Rankings we were ranked in the top 100 institutions in the world in the QS subject areas of Education and Architecture/Built Environments.
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