Flinders has a multicultural and diverse community of students from over 90 countries, with an environment geared towards bringing people together, as well as learning.

The university has built a strong reputation for innovation and teaching excellence, with industry driven programs. Ranked in the top 2% of universities worldwide, Flinders earned a top 300 placement in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2015-16 and was ranked 6 in Australia and 46 worldwide in the Times Higher Education Top 150 under 50 year old university rankings.

Ninety per cent of Flinders University’s research has been ranked at or above world standard in 2015 Excellence in Research Australia (ERA) assessment, and Flinders received a five star rating for student-to-staff ratios in the 2016 Good Universities Guide.

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

Flinders University is the only South Australian University with on-campus accommodation in the Adelaide metropolitan area. According to recent International Student Barometer survey, the university also offers one of the best student experiences of any Australian university.

University Highlights

Top 2% of Universities worldwide (Times Higher Education, 2015-16)

Top 50 university under 50 years old worldwide (Times Higher Education, 2015)

Top 6 university in Australia (Times Higher Education, 2015)

South Australia’s fastest growing university

Top South Australian University for overall educational experience and student (Quality Indicators in Learning and Teaching)

Home of South Australian Scientist of the Year 2012, 2013 and 2015

Member of the International Network of Universities and the Innovative Research Universities; a group of six internationally recognised, student-focused, research-intensive universities.

University Profile

Total number of students: 26,000+

International students onshore: 2,700

Staff: 2,600+

Alumnus: 80,000+ in 118 countries

Metropolitan Campuses: 3

Regional Campuses: 6

Bedford Park

Flinders University’s Bedford Park campus in Adelaide is one of the best-kept secrets among Australian universities. It is a leafy, spacious, elevated site with panoramic views stretching from the coast to Adelaide’s central business district. The new $63 million Flinders Student Hub and Plaza incorporates study spaces, retail stores, cafes and a bar, making it a great place to learn, connect and play.

Victoria Square

Flinders' Victoria Square campus, located in the central business district, offers a selection of courses and topics that call for engagement with major business, community and political stakeholders.


The state-of-the-art $120 million building is centrally located at Flinders University’s School of Computer Science, Engineering and Mathematics with the Flinders Medical Device Research Institute and the Centre for Nanoscale Science and Technology.

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Contact Details
Postal Address

Flinders University
GPO Box 2100
South Australia 5001

Telephone Number+61 8 8201 2727
Fax+61 8 8201 3177