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Since its inception in 1966, Flinders University has consistently pushed the boundaries of what is expected of it as an institution. Providing innovative degree programmes for students to help them graduate feeling work-ready, conducting world-leading research and positively engaging with the local community is at the core of the Flinders philosophy.
Based in the Australian city of Adelaide, which is ranked as one of the top ten most liveable cities in the world, the institution takes great pride in providing a highly diverse student population, with over 4,800 international students from more than 90 different countries featured across the campuses. In addition, the institution awarded more than AUD 4.2 million in scholarships to students in 2016.
90% of research conducted at Flinders has been rated as world-class or above, and it proudly boasts being a part of the prestigious Innovative Research Universities Australia group.
With a wide range of courses available, in fields such as creative arts and media, engineering, medicine, and computing, students will have no shortage of degree options to choose from.
Cutting-edge facilities at Flinders include a state-of-the-art Sport and Fitness Centre at the Bedford Park campus, a super-sized TV screen in the plaza for screening events and a variety of creative learning spaces across the campuses.
Professional placements and a practical, hands-on way of learning give students the perfect base on which to build their career after finishing at Flinders. Work-integrated learning services provide students with professional opportunities that they can take part in throughout their degree, giving them plenty of opportunities to bolster their CV before graduating.
The International Student Services at Flinders are ranked among the best in Australia, featuring a welcome arrival at the airport, and a brilliant orientation programme which gives students the chance to explore their new surroundings.
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The College enjoys the reputation for academic excellence and innovative thinking. It encourages collaboration and the development of ideas in business, commerce, politics and public policy, law, criminology and international relations.
Through its world-class research and teaching, the College seeks to advance the quality of life for people across their life-span.
The College is a collection of expressive wisdoms, and a spirit to view the world in broad creative ways. History, women’s studies, philosophy, writing, archaeology, languages, drama, fashion, tourism, screen and media all make this college a centre for curiosity and independent thinking.
At the College, students deliver clinical, population and lab-based research, integrated teaching programmes and high quality clinical services. The college’s work is about improving the health and wellbeing for everyone in society.
The College is at the heart of advanced learning in applied gerontology, audiology, disability and community inclusion, health and exercise sciences, nursing, nutrition and dietetics, midwifery, occupational therapy, optometry, palliative and support services, physiotherapy, rehabilitation aged and extended care, and speech pathology.
The College solves real world issues through applied solutions in areas of biology, chemistry, environment, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Flinders University has soared into the 250-300 ranking band in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019, developing its research and consistently working on educational excellence along the way.
Degrees at Flinders are driven by links with key industry partners, taught by expert professors and informed by world-leading research to enrich the students learning experience and set them along the way to a successful career. Students can access a vast range of different opportunities that will leave them ready for the world of work no matter what degree they study.
Whether studying Allied Health, Business, Education, Engineering, Information Technology or any other degree, there is no limit to what a student can achieve at Flinders University. Students can feel passionate about their subject and really feel that they can make a mark on the world upon graduation. In fact, Flinders plays host to the 2018 International Student of the Year, Himal Kandel, and five other students who won their categories or were presented with high commendations at the award ceremony.
Flinders University is the first South Australian university, and only the third in Australia, to receive accreditation from the prestigious Association of MBAs (AMBA).
“This reflects the University’s reinvigorated Master of Business Administration (MBA) offering, placing the programme in the upper echelon of business courses internationally,” says Professor Phyllis Tharenou, Vice-President and Executive Dean of Flinders University’s College of Business Government and Law.
“The AMBA represents the gold standard in global recognition of business programmes,” she says.
2019 has brought a lot of exciting developments for Flinders University. This includes a range of new and innovative courses:
To gain direct admission to Flinders University, students must meet required academic and English proficiency requirements. Academic entry requirements To gain direct general admission to an undergraduate course at Flinders, students must have successfully completed a recognised secondary education qualification overseas or in Australia. To enrol as a student at Flinders University in a postgraduate course, students must meet the specified academic entry requirements. English language entry requirements International students whose first language is not English will need to meet the English language entry requirements in addition to the course prerequisites. Students who don’t meet the English language or academic entry requirements can still gain entry to Flinders University through one of the approved pathway providers.