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Intro

Flinders University, located in Adelaide, Australia offers a learning environment that is innovative, supportive and provides a global perspective. International students make up 13% of our on campus population of over 19,000 students. University reputations are made on the quality of teaching staff. In 2008, two of our staff became the first and only overseas recipients of a Senior Fellowship from the UK’s Higher Education Academy. In 2004 and 2006, we were awarded the Prime Minister’s Award for Australian University Teacher of the Year. Flinders is located in Adelaide, a city of one million people, and the campus has spectacular, panoramic views across the city and to the ocean.

Support / Research

Support

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Our International Student Services Unit at Flinders University offers many services from study to social, including:

  • Airport pickup and welcome at no cost
  • Help with transport when you are looking to secure permanent off-campus accommodation
  • A general orientation program for new students
  • Referral to services on the campus and in the community
  • Enrolment assistance and much more.

Research Areas

Our strategic investment in projects reflects our university’s key research capabilities and opportunities. Over 90% of our research-active staff focus on areas such as health related fields, the environment, education, culture, the Asia Pacific Region, new science and the social sciences.

Courses

Courses

Flinders is offering a range of new inspiring courses. If you are interested in studying Digital Media, the Media, International Tourism, Engineering, Environmental Health or Computer Science we have new undergraduate pathways available. For graduates we are launching a new Master of Teaching, Master of Accountancy and Master of Business Administration. Canadian students have shown success in the graduate entry Flinders MBBS program. As well, Flinders University is proud to promote Nutrition and Dietetics programs.

The School of the Environment is proud to highlight special programs to Canadian students. The School brings together geologists, geographers, health sciences, and social sciences disciplines. Here are a sample of Environmental programs offered at Flinders University:

  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Management
  • Environmental Health
  • Geographical Information Systems
  • Aquaculture
  • Biodiversity & Conservation

Faculty/Program List

Faculty List

  • Education
  • Humanities
  • Archaeology
  • Theology
  • Health Sciences
  • Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Medical Science & Technology
  • Public Health
  • Science
  • Engineering
  • School of Business
  • Social & Behavioural Sciences

Current News

Flinders University latest news

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 ’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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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 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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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. …

‘Factory of the future’ now open for business at Flinders University


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Adelaide is now home to one of the few Future Factories in the Southern Hemisphere with the opening of the state-of-the-art Tonsley Manufacturing Innovation Hub.

The centrepiece of new TMI Hub is the modular Future Factory. Made in Germany by technology giant Festo, it showcases the latest automation, sensor, monitoring, robotic and cobotic technologies and provides the opportunity for world-class education and training in advanced manufacturing within a research environment.

This includes the Bionic Handling Assistant – a cobotic gripper arm modelled on the structure and function of an elephant’s trunk. …

At-A-Glance
Location:Adelaide, South Australia
Population:1.2 million
Student Population:19,000
Strengths:Health Science (Medicine, Nanotechnology, Optometry)
Campus location:Bedford Park (Main campus in Adelaide)
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