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Flinders University is everything a modern university should be – progressive, student-focused, and career-minded. Offering everything you need to step fearlessly into your future; go beyond the ordinary and achieve the extraordinary with Flinders.

Ranked in the top 2% of universities in the world*, Flinders University is everything a modern university should be – progressive, student-focused, and career-minded.

At Flinders, you’ll study in state-of-the-art facilities alongside like-minded individuals who will challenge and inspire you to search for new knowledge. To innovate, to be entrepreneurial, and enterprising – and to create ideas that will make a difference.

Flinders is invested in your future – we measure our success by yours.

That's why we take pride in being rated #1 in Australia for postgraduate employment**. Our degrees are designed to help you go beyond just learning – to earning – through industry-linked and accredited degrees, professional placement opportunities, industry projects, and mentoring programs.

Flinders is ranked 43 in the Asia Pacific and 271 in the world (THE World University Rankings 2020). We’ve set ourselves a goal to expand our global reach through international collaborations in research and education and to continue to be actively engaged with business, industry, and communities around the world.

A globally recognised, industry-accredited Flinders degree prepares you for a satisfying career in your chosen area. Flinders has a high level of industry connections with global leaders including CISCO and BAE Systems, which means you’ll have the opportunity to take up practical placements and graduate job-ready – and ahead of the curve.

Flinders’ main campus at Bedford Park provides modern buildings, state-of-the-art facilities, unique coastal views, and easy access to major shopping centres, the central business district, and local beaches. This includes a $63 million Student Hub and Plaza, which incorporates study spaces, retail stores, cafes, and a bar.

At Flinders, we are focused on student support as we know this equates to student success. We provide a wide range of specialist international services and programs to support your transition into study at Flinders, and life in Adelaide. Our world-class international student support services are in place from before you arrive, until after you graduate.

This is demonstrated with over 90%^ of Flinders University international students indicating they are satisfied with our student support services.

Commencing in 2020, the Flinders Village development has seen a brand-new train line and Flinders Railway Station built, adjacent to Flinders Medical Centre – our on-campus teaching hospital – connecting students, industry, and community to the city in a commute time of just 22-minutes. The Flinders Village promises to be a vibrant urban centre, complete with high-tech research facilities, entertainment, and retail offerings.

When you arrive at Flinders, you’ll have the opportunity to meet, study and exchange ideas with more than 20,000 Australian students, and gain a truly international perspective with over 5,400 students from over 90 countries.

Our online offerings are stronger than ever. You can be confident you’ll receive the support, encouragement, and resources you need to grow, learn, and enjoy an extraordinary Australian university experience.


*(THE World University Rankings 2020 as a percentage of the total number of universities in the world according to the International Association of Universities)
**(#1 in Australia for postgraduate employment
QILT 2021 Graduate Outcomes Survey)
^(International Student Barometer, 2018, calculated as an average)

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Flinders' Campuses

Bedford Park
Renowned for its coastal views and natural bushland, Flinders’ Bedford Park campus provides modern buildings and state-of-the-art facilities including a $63 million Student Hub and Plaza, which incorporates study spaces, retail stores, cafes and a bar. The Bedford Park campus is also South Australia’s only university campus with on campus accommodation.  

Tonsley
Flinders at Tonsley is Australia’s first innovation district and a place where collaboration and entrepreneurial spirit combine to create the products and processes of the 21st century. The $125 million facility centrally locates the University’s teaching and research in computer science, engineering and mathematics and is home to the New Venture Institute (NVI) that inspires, educates and connects the future generation of innovators and entrepreneurs.

Victoria Square
Flinders Victoria Square is located in central Adelaide, surrounded by industry, business and government –  an accessible and alternative space for students, staff and the public.

Flinders Village and Connectivity
Commencing in 2020, the Flinders Village development at Bedford Park campus will see a brand-new train line and Flinders Station being established linking all three Flinders locations by train within a 20-minutes. The Flinders Village promises to be a vibrant urban centre, complete with high-tech research facilities, entertainment, on campus accommodation and retail offerings.


Key Highlights

  • Ranked 271 in the world – THE World University Ranking 2020
  • No.1 in Australia in Medicine for fulltime employment – Good Universities Guide 2021 (postgraduate)
  • No.1 in SA university, Good Universities Guide 
    • For full-time employment (Postgraduate)
    • For starting salary (undergraduate)
  • Ranked equal #30 in the world for Nursing – 2021 Academic Ranking of World Universities
  • Ranked #2 in Australia and #13 in the world for Water Resources and – 2020 Academic Ranking of World Universities
  • Ranked #3 in Australia and #46 in the world for Archaeology – QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021
  • World #4 Concept Art & Illustration School – The Rookies Awards 2020
  • World #6 2D Animation School – The Rookies Awards 2020
  • World #15 Visual Effects School – The Rookies Awards 2020
  • World #18 Game Design & Development School – The Rookies Awards 2020
  • #1 in Australia for postgraduate employment - QILT 2021 Graduate Outcomes Survey
  • Ranked #1 in Australia in Engineering for learning resources - The Good Universities Guide 2020 (undergraduate)
  • Ranked #1 in Australia in Science & Mathematics for student support and teaching quality - The Good Universities Guide 2022 (postgraduate)

University Profile

  • Established in 1966
  • 26,101 students
  • 2,635 staff
  • 5,400 international students


Welcome to Flinders University

Flinders University Student Stories

Hear from international students that chose to study at Flinders University.

Kitty

Hong Kong SAR

Kitty has always wanted to be a dietitian, so she chose to study in Australia, one of only four countries offering accredited courses for dietitians. She says her master’s degree at Flinders University is helping her become career-ready through industry placements, and by offering her an education accredited by Dietitians Australia.

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Inderjit Singh

India

“Flinders offers the perfect student experience – with world-class facilities and exposure to industry. Flinders also has an affordable fee structure and prepares students to graduate job-ready. There are a large number of events and student activities, which give you the chance to make new friends and socialise with other students – while enhancing your language and leadership skills.

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Mahoshadi De Silva

Sri Lanka

“Flinders Business provides a learning experience which goes far beyond theory. I am planning to undertake an internship and consulting project this semester. I’ll have the opportunity to put what I have learnt in the classroom into practice. It will be great to understand how a real company works. Studying at Flinders is a truly international experience with the diversity of lecturers and students I get to interact with each day. Not only has the Master of Business helped me move up in my career but also help me create lifelong friendships.”

Vy Khanh

Vietnam

"Adelaide is an affordable city with a lower cost of living than other capital cities in Australia.  It is a beautiful city with lovely people.  Flinders University was the right choice for me because it stood out from the other universities. Lecturers and tutors are flexible, understanding, and supportive of all students, with great knowledge and experience in their fields."

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