Flinders University Rankings Head In The Right Direction



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Flinders University continues to build on its research and educational excellence, with another strong performance in the prestigious Times Higher Education rankings.

Vice-Chancellor Professor Colin Stirling says Flinders University has advanced into the 250-300 ranking band of the annual Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

“Flinders’ increased position in the latest Times Higher Education ranking – from the 301-350 band into the 250-300 band – reflects our strategic efforts to be internationally recognised as a world leader in research, …

Almost 6000 Solar Panels To Power Flinders University Campus



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One of Adelaide’s largest solar arrays will soon provide one-fifth of the electricity needed to power Flinders University’s Bedford Park campus.

The project also sets the scene for the introduction of autonomous campus shuttles run on renewable energy.

Vice-Chancellor Professor Colin Stirling says the project involves the installation of 5,817 solar panels at Flinders’ Bedford Park campus, demonstrating continuing commitment to renewable energy and complementing Flinders’ reputation for exceptional research into clean energy technologies. …

Flinders University Means Business With Prestigious MBA Accreditation



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Flinders University is the first South Australian university to receive accreditation from the prestigious Association of MBAs (AMBA), reflecting a reinvigorated Flinders MBA offering and placing the program in the upper echelon of business courses internationally.

Flinders is only the third university in Australia to receive AMBA accreditation.

Professor Phyllis Tharenou, Vice-President and Executive Dean of Flinders’ College of Business Government and Law, says AMBA represents the gold standard in global recognition of business programs. …

Music Elective Enhances Medicine Studies At Flinders University



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Studying medicine can leave minimal time for personal development or creative pursuits, but diversion into the arts can have many benefits for budding doctors, as students in a new Flinders University music elective are discovering.

‘Ectopic Beats’ is the product of the Music for Health elective for second-year students, being piloted this semester as part of a new, compulsory Personal and Professional Development (PPD) component in Flinders’ Doctor of Medicine.

As producer of around half of South Australia’s medicine graduates, …

Literary Prize For Flinders University Science Writer



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Flinders University creative science writer Dr. Danielle Clode took out the Max Fatchen Fellowship at this year’s Adelaide Festival Awards for Literature.

She joined the likes of Tim Winton (WA), national Premier’s Award winner Eva Hornung, Emily Steel, Jude Aquilina, Edoardo Crismani and Flinders PhD student Annette Marner (SA) and Wendy Orr, Pam Brown and Justine Larbalestier (NSW) on the winners’ list at the Adelaide Writers’ Week held all week at the Pioneer Women’s Memorial Gardens. …

Perky Pollinators Secure Crops According To Flinders University Researchers



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Researchers have made a discovery that could help respond to the global decline of insect pollinators, and create a future of greater food security.

Hoverflies?have been found to respond to a number of different floral cues in a new study led by Flinders University and colleagues at National Centre for Biological Sciences, India.

Nearly 75% of the world’s crops rely on animal pollination, but nearly 40% of our insect pollinators are facing extinction due to pesticide use, …

Diving Into The Secret Lives Of Sharks



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The ‘secret lives’ of South Australia’s white sharks is set to be revealed by a new research project led by one of Australia’s prominent shark researchers, Flinders University’s Dr Charlie Huveneers.

The leader of the Southern Shark Ecology Group, Dr Huveneers is specifically looking at white shark predatory strategies and whether shark cage-diving affects the behaviour of sharks at South Australia’s Neptune Islands, the only location where white shark cage-diving takes place in Australia. …

Destination Adelaide video



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Destination Adelaide

Study Adelaide has produced a fantastic new video which follows the journey of four international students upon their arrival, through their study and life in Adelaide and beyond.

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The University of Adelaide was established in 1874 and is the third oldest university in Australia. …

Flinders Medical School is now open for February 2015



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Flinders Graduate Entry Medical School
is now accepting applications
for February 2015

There are three distinct rounds for applications at Flinders Medical School:

  • Early Decision Round by 14th April 2014
  • Main Round by 27 June 2014
  • Late Applications until 12 December 2014

As this program is a graduate entry program, Canadian applicants would need to hold a Bachelor’s degree and an Admission Test results (MCAT or GAMSAT). …

KOM Alumni talks about studying at Flinders Medical School



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Canadian KOM Alumni talks about studying at Flinder’s Medical School

Not sure if you want to apply to Medical Schools abroad?
Here is proof that it is worth the experience!

 

“Ever since the day I started my application to the Flinders Medical program, the school has been unbelievably welcoming and genuinely concerned about my successful transition to Flinders from Canada.   I applied quite late to the program, and had about three weeks to prepare myself for the move before classes started.   …