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Flinders University

Flinders University, Australia

Go beyond with Flinders University.

What will you explore? Inspiration leads to innovation, but innovation is more than just a buzzword at Flinders University.

  • Overview
  • Studying at Flinders
  • Location

Flinders University's vision is to become internationally recognised as a world leader in research, an innovator in contemporary education, and the source of Australia's most enterprising graduates.

Established in 1966, Flinders has achieved innovative research, high-quality teaching, and community engagement. Flinders University has recently been ranked number 1 for overall student support services in the 2016 International Student Barometer (ISB) survey results. Flinders was also ranked highly in a number of other survey areas including work experience availability, safety, arrival services and accommodation access.

Flinders, located in Adelaide, South Australia, is a truly global and multicultural university, with students from over 90 countries across the world. The university's international student services are ranked among Australia's best and they are dedicated to supporting you throughout your studies and beyond.


Flinders' six colleges (faculties) encapsulate the university's wide range of teaching and research expertise:

  • College of Business, Government and Law
  • College of Education, Psychology and Social Work
  • College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences
  • College of Medicine and Public Health
  • College of Nursing and Health Sciences
  • College of Science and Engineering

Location: Adelaide

Flinders, Adelaide

Adelaide is the capital city of South Australia and the fifth largest Australian capital city. The city of Adelaide is surrounded by the hills on the east, and over 70 kilometres of coastline on the west.

South Australia has a population of 1.67 million. More than 75% of the population (1.3 million) live within the metropolitan capital of Adelaide. South Australia has a Mediterranean climate, with long, hot summers (25°C to 35°C) and cool to cold, snowless winters (10°C to 15°C). Adelaide offers more than 2,500 hours of sunshine a year, and without the humidity of other Australian cities.


Bedford Park (Main Campus)
Located just 12 km south of Adelaide, Bedford Park is Flinders' main campus. It's a spacious, elevated site with panoramic views to the coast and over the city. Flinders' Student Hub offers 24/7 study spaces and access to all student services in one convenient location.

Tonsley (Engineering/IT/Biotechnology)
Flinders at Tonsley is a place where students interact with business, and where business interacts with researchers in areas such as engineering, medical devices and nanoscale technologies, to create the new products and processes of the 21st century. Tonsley centrally locates computer science, engineering andmathematics at Flinders University, with the Medical Device Research Institute and Centre for NanoScale Science and Technology, alongside some of Adelaide's biggest businesses and industries.

Victoria Square (Business)
Located in the heart of Adelaide CBD, Flinders at Victoria Square is an accessible, alternative and flexible space for students, staff and the general public. Offering prime facilities to host your next event, Victoria Square is also a hub for engaging with major business, community and political stakeholders.

Studying at Flinders

Flinders University offers more than 160 undergraduate and postgraduate courses, as well as higher degree research supervision across all disciplines.

Popular Study Areas

  • Doctor of Medicine
  • Master of Audiology
  • Master of Occupational Therapy
  • Master of Physiotherapy
  • Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice
  • Bachelor of Nursing (graduate- and undergraduate-entry)
  • Master of Public Health
  • Master of Teaching (Primary & Secondary)
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