Go Beyond with Flinders University

Every day at Flinders University, we search for greater understanding and ideas that will make a difference to our world. At Flinders, curiosity is our compass and ambition our companion, as we push beyond the familiar to achieve the extraordinary.

Our underlying ethos is a student-centred experience, so you’ll learn within cutting-edge facilities purpose-built for your study needs. Our researchers and lecturers will arm you with up-to-the-minute knowledge based on our world-class research.

Plugged into industry trends, professional placements and practical experiences, our teaching is designed to take you from learning to earning. Gain specialised skills in your chosen field, while also broadening your abilities in independent thinking, communication, collaboration, ethics and creativity – qualities shared by the world’s leading entrepreneurs, pioneers and trailblazers.

Be ready for a career beyond the here and now. Go Beyond with Flinders University.

Real-world Learning


With an impressive 4 out of 5 stars for graduate starting salaries from the 2016 Good Universities Guide, Flinders helps you prepare for a career – not just a job. Around 70% of Australian graduates are now starting their careers in roles which will either look substantially different, or disappear, within the next 15 years*. At Flinders, we prepare you for the careers of tomorrow, providing you with the ‘personal enterprise’ skills to be ready for the five career changes and 17 different jobs* you’re likely to have over your lifetime.

As a leading research university, with over $89m research income (2014) and home to multiple SA Scientists of the Year (2012, 2013, 2015), you’ll be learning from academics who are close to the wire on world-leading research, and who can teach you to not only think about the theory, but to take actions which can change the world.

*The New Work Order, Foundation for Young Australians, 2015

Global Student Exchange Programs

Learn without borders

Flinders University sits among the top 10-16 universities in Australia*. A member of the Innovative Research Universities – a group of seven internationally recognised, student-focused, research-intensive universities – Flinders has a strong global focus.

Flinders recognises that we live in an increasingly globalised world, and offers experiences that contribute to career-ready graduates with a greater understanding of the world. Our international partnerships span the globe, so local students can study overseas or undertake one of many study exchange opportunities.

For international students, studying at Flinders University offers an outstanding education in a welcoming and accepting community environment. Flinders is a top university for international student experience, rated no. 1 across 11 International Student Barometer categories**, and is located in the world’s 5th most liveable city***. You can also join Flinders as an offshore student through one of our 100+ partner institutions across 33 countries.

*Academic Ranking of World Universities 2014
**International Student Barometer 2014
***Economist Intelligence Unit 2015

Strategic Industry Partnerships


With close connections to industry and business, Flinders courses are renowned for being work-oriented, providing graduates with a clear set of knowledge and skills to use throughout their careers.

Flinders’ New Venture Institute accelerates graduate careers across all disciplines, building entrepreneurship skills, inspiring bold new ways of thinking, educating for the careers of tomorrow and industries of the future, and connecting business, research and students.

State-of-the-art Facilities

Study at our Bedford Park campus, just 25 minutes from Adelaide’s CBD, surrounded by forest, native flora and fauna, and stunning views across the coastline. Our new Student Hub provides all your student needs in one central location.

Our Victoria Square building, in the heart of Adelaide’s CBD, provides a modern alternative space for our students, and acts as a base for courses in business, commerce, law, accounting and more.

Our flagship Tonsley facility at SA’s newest innovation precinct is thriving with students, researchers and industry, collaborating together to build the industries of the future. Tonsley is home to our School of Computer Science, Engineering and Mathematics.

Our presence in multiple regional and interstate locations is bringing healthcare research and study to some of Australia’s remote regions, including the first medical degree delivered entirely in the Northern Territory.

Students can also live on campus in award-winning accommodation among a vibrant community of over 24,000 students from more than 90 countries.


Top 2% University Worldwide


Recognised as one of the world’s top 2% universities*, there’s more to Flinders than our friendly reputation. It’s true that we value our people, and our students agree that we offer the best student experience and support in SA. But the Flinders experience is also about having the space and flexibility to choose your path, and the confidence to build your own future. Our industry-driven degrees and strong support services will help you on your way to a satisfying career and beyond.

There’s no limit to what you can achieve with a Flinders degree, because our internationally recognised teachers, state-of-the-art facilities and research that makes a difference are here to inspire you to be the best you can. Explore your passions, make a difference and experiment bravely.

*Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2015 – 2016