Friday, 16 August 2019
The University of Adelaide has risen in one of the world’s most prestigious rankings, and has been named one of the highest globally ranked universities in Australia, with the release of the 2019 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU).
The University of Adelaide is now ranked 137 in the world by ARWU 2019, up two places on last year.
“While the various global rankings differ in their own ways, they all maintain one story: the University of Adelaide is the leading institution in South Australia for education and research,” says Professor Mike Brooks, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) and Provost at the University of Adelaide.
“It’s important for our students and graduates to understand that an education from the University of Adelaide is recognised around the world.
“Our latest ranking is yet another pleasing result, reinforcing our position as the State’s leader in research and innovation.
“Research is a key driver of economic success, and our engagement with industry under the University’s new strategic plan, Future Making, is already demonstrating our strong commitment to the strategic economic, cultural and social needs of the State and the nation.
“The University of Adelaide’s consistently high position in the world rankings also adds great value to the State by helping to attract students from interstate and overseas,” Professor Brooks says.
The University of Adelaide continues to be placed in the top 150 in all three of the major global rankings:
• Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU): 137
• QS World University Rankings: 106
• Times Higher Education World University Rankings: 135 (new rankings due out in September).
The University of Adelaide also topped the State in the QS Graduate Employability Rankings for 2019. [Full Story]
Friday, 16 August 2019
The Marshall Liberal Government and University of Adelaide have officially launched a significant partnership to attract greater investment into South Australia and deliver greater economic benefits to the state's primary industries sector. [Full Story]
Wednesday, 14 August 2019
How students can make a difference through the real-world impact of STEM... a new defence degree tailored to industry needs... what it means to be entrepreneurial... and hearing first-hand about graduate success - these are among the highlights at this weekend's University of Adelaide Open Day (Sunday 18 August). [Full Story]
Tuesday, 13 August 2019
An international team of subsurface explorers have uncovered a previously undescribed 'Jurassic World' of around 100 ancient volcanoes buried deep within the Cooper-Eromanga Basins of central Australia. [Full Story]
Monday, 12 August 2019
Wine Communicators of Australia (WCA) and the Adelaide Business School at the University of Adelaide are set to launch a national wine industry mentor program to boost the career trajectory of the next generation of wine communicators. The program will benefit people who will take a leading role promoting Australia's wine industry in their public relations, marketing and communications careers. [Full Story]
Wednesday, 31 July 2019 - Thursday, 5 September 2019
Location: 209 Napier Building; 314 Ligertwood Building
Saturday, 3 August 2019 - Saturday, 17 August 2019, 7:30 pm to 10:15 pm
Location: Little Theatre, North West Corner of Union House, North Terrace Campus
Sunday, 11 August 2019 - Sunday, 8 September 2019, 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Location: Urrbrae House, Waite Campus
Sunday, 18 August 2019, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Location: North Terrace campus and Adelaide Health and Medical Sciences building
Presentation: "Assuredly there never was Murder More Foul and more Unnatural"? Poisoning, Women and Murder in 19th Century Australia
Friday, 23 August 2019, 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Location: Piper Alderman Moot Court, Adelaide Law School