Flinders University was established in 1966 and takes its name from British navigator Matthew Flinders, who explored and surveyed the South Australian coastline in 1802.
Adelaide: Bedford Park (main campus), Victoria Square, Tonsley
Regional and interstate locations: Barossa, Port Lincoln, Mt Gambier, Renmark, Victor Harbor, Hamilton and Warrnambool (Victoria), Alice Springs, Casuarina, Darwin, Katherine and Nhulunbuy (Northern Territory).
Students 2016 (i)
Student statistics - persons (ii)
|Australian students (iii)||20,519|
Total student enrolments
Enrolments by level of program
|Higher Degree Research||1,179|
|Higher Degree Coursework||5,981|
Domestic and international enrolments (iv)
|Aboriginal and Torres Strait
|International (on-shore campus)||3,093|
|International (off-shore campus)||1,643|
Staff 2016 (vi)
By staff type (v)
(i) Commonwealth Census Collection Revision 13 January 2017
(ii) A student with multiple enrolments is only counted ONCE
(iii) Includes Australian Citizens, New Zealand Citizens and Permanent Residents
(iv) Enrolment figures will count a student for each course in which they are enrolled
(v) A staff member with multiple positions is only counted ONCE for 'Total Staff'
(vi) Total number of staff for the 2016 calendar year. Source: Flinders Business Analytics