University of Adelaide offers a high-quality education that's recognised internationally and also leads to satisfying and rewarding careers. The university is associated with 5 Nobel Prize winners and has produced 104 Rhodes Scholars and more than 100 Fulbright Scholars. It is a member of the Group of Eight, “Go8” made up of Australia's top research-intensive universities.
Located in Adelaide in the heart of the capital city of South Australia, the university has made a significant impact in the state, in Australia and the university community in the world since it started in 1874. This impact the university continues to have on the thousands of people who study and work every day (Students: 25,000 & Staff: 3,159).
There's so much to love about Adelaide. The city was founded in 1836 and is the state capital of South Australia, with a current population of about 1.2 million people. Adelaide occupies a unique position among Australian cities, featuring: Affordable cost-of-living including food, transportation and accommodation, a lifestyle far superior to other states (You want beaches? Festivals? Proximity to beautiful Australian nature and the Outback? Adelaide has all of this - and more!) a Mediterranean climate: ranging from 16°C average maximum in winter to 22°C in autumn and spring and 29°C during summer and most importantly a sound study environment – the safest, cleanest, greenest and most affordable.
The university has an alumni worldwide of 130,000, students from 99 countries, 35 sporting clubs, more than 2 million items in the university library 25 million electronic journal articles, 400 student exchange agreements, an annual research income of AUD 155 million. The university has four campuses – including the main campus on North Terrace, in the heart of the Adelaide CBD.University of Adelaide has developed research and teaching strengths in many areas, including Agriculture, Biological Sciences, Engineering, Computing and Mathematics, Environmental Sciences, Health Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences, Molecular Biosciences & Biotechnology and Physics, Chemistry and Geology.
At one of Australia’s best universities you can undertake studies in over 400 undergraduate and postgraduate (by course work & research) degrees - all designed to give your career and life that extra impact!
Scholarship applications for undergraduate students who want to start their study at the University of Adelaide in 2012 will open in September/October 2011.
Scholarships that will be available in 2012 include:
n Adelaide Outstanding Achiever Scholarships International
n Business, Law and Economics Undergraduate Scholarships
Scholarship applications for postgraduate coursework students who want to start their study at the University of Adelaide in 2012 will open in September/October 2011.
Meet Jared Chan - The Regional Coordinator of the International Office of the University of Adelaide on Friday September 2 between 10.00 a.m and 2.00 p.m. for a one on one counselling session at Edlocate office in Colombo.