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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

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

Flinders University Strong Performance On Graduate Outcomes


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graduates see a strong return on their investment in higher education when it comes to employment, according to new government data.

The 2019 Graduate Outcome Survey – Longitudinal gives an insight to short and medium-term employment and salaries three years after completing their studies.

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Students) Professor Clare Pollock says the results show Flinders’ graduates enjoy exceptional employment in good paying jobs.

“Three years after completing a degree, …

New Law Courses Equip Tech-Savvy Graduates at Flinders University


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The legal implications of emerging technologies and how those technologies can be used in legal practice to increase access to justice will be embedded in a new suite of legal courses at .

Dean of Law Associate Professor Tania Leiman says the new curriculum will be available for study from March 2020.

The new courses were officially launched by distinguished lawyer and former US Ambassador to Australia and Professor Jeff Bleich, …

Flinders University Rankings Head In The Right Direction


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 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 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 ’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. …

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)
CRICOS code 00114A