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 2015 (i)
Student statistics - persons (ii)
|Australian students (iii)||20,166|
Total student enrolments
Enrolments by level of program
|Higher Degree Research||1,185|
|Higher Degree Coursework||5,971|
Domestic and international enrolments (iv)
|Aboriginal and Torres Strait
|International (on-shore campus)||2,776|
|International (off-shore campus)||1,818|
Staff 2015 (vi)
By staff type (v)
(i) Commonwealth Census Collection Revision 5 February 2016
(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 2015 calendar year. Source: Flinders Business Analytics