In 1874 the University of Adelaide was established with a noble goal: to prepare, for South Australia, young leaders shaped by education, rather than birth or wealth, in a settlement-free of old world social and religious inequalities. Since the initial time, the University has been educating arts, science, law, medicine, music, mathematics, philosophy, languages, and engineering. Today, this provider stands tall among the world's leading institutions of learning and innovation. The University drives as a member of Australia's prestigious Group of Eight research-intensive universities. The vast majority of University research is high ranked by the Australian Council's Excellence in Research programme. University's focus is to be a future maker for country, state, nation, and the world. The University is uniquely positioned to design and drive a prosperous, entrepreneurial future for South Australia built on knowledge, innovation, and collaboration. There are five major academic faculties with various schools and disciplines in the University of Adelaide: Faculty of Arts; Faculty of Engineering, Computer & Mathematical Sciences; Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences; Faculty of the Professions and Faculty of Sciences. The University is proud of many distinguished alumni, such as Australia's first female prime minister and Supreme Court judge, five Nobel Laureates, over 100 Rhodes Scholars. The staff is around 1700 and all high-skilled leaders in their fields.
The University of Adelaide delivers cutting-edge undergraduate and postgraduate programmes based in South Australia at North Terrace, Waite and Roseworthy, and Melbourne, Victoria. Moreover, the provider offers programmes in Singapore through the Ngee Ann-Adelaide Education Center and provides various research facilities at Thebarton.
Situated in the heart of Adelaide, the North Terrace campus sits of the city's cultural promenade surrounded by the state's art gallery, museum, and an extensive library. This campus is driving undergraduate teaching and research activities with state-of-the-art teaching, learning, and research facilities.
The campus is the pre-eminent plant and agricultural science research site in the Southern Hemisphere (7km from Adelaide). The Waite Research Institute locates on this campus and encompasses Research crop and farming systems, viticulture and enology, food science, and nutrition. Waite is sharing location with The University's Urrbrae House Historic Precinct, Waite Arboretum, and Waite Conservation Reserve, and also includes a wide range of facilities and social activities.
The Veterinary school withteaching and research in animal and veterinary scienceslocates 50 km from the city. Public clinical veterinary services are also provided via veterinary health centers with leading edge facilities.
The campus sits in the state of Victoria and situated on in the city of Docklands. Melbourne campus is surrounded by a transport network, shopping centers, cinemas and sports courts.