Why Flinders

Renowned for its coastal views and natural bushland, Flinders’ campus provides modern buildings, state-of-the-art facilities and is located in Adelaide’s southern suburbs just 20-minutes from the city’s central business district. Our friendly and diverse community welcomes  students from more than 90 countries.

Flinders University has a longstanding commitment to providing outstanding educational opportunities and we take pride in our excellence in:

  • Reputation

Ranked as one of the world's top 400 Universities in the 2010 Shanghai Jiao Academic Ranking of World Universities.

  • Research

    Flinders consistently ranks amongst Australia's top universities on a per capita basis for research spending, and for the citation of our work in professional journals.
  • Teaching quality

Flinders’ staff continue to win national recognition for the quality of their teaching as evidenced in the 2010 ALTC Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning from which Flinders University received six ALTC Citations , acknowledging the work of 18 of our staff.

  • International links

    Flinders is a member of the International Network of Universities and the Innovative Research Universities group. We offer offshore courses in a number of countries including China and Singapore and have formal links with over 120 institutions globally.

Out and About on Campus:

Explore Flinders vast campus nestled amongst the foothills of the idlylic Adelaide Hills and enjoy:

  • A selection of cafes, restaurants and places to refuel

  • Retail outlets, pharmacy, bookshop, hairdresser, bank and travel agent

  • State-of-the-art gym and fitness centre

  • Childcare facilities

  • Medical and healthcare centre

  • Multi-faith religious centre and prayer rooms

  • International Student Services (ISS). Services include:
>    Arrival airport pick-up
>    Assistance in finding accommodation (temporary/permanent)
>    Orientation
>    On-campus service referrals
>    Assistance with AusAID & scholarships
>    Enrolment & study assistance
>    Social activities and much more!