Spanning six unique colleges, Flinders University is an institution which encourages innovation. Degrees are tailored to meet industry needs and teaching is collaborative and empowering. Named after the British explorer, Matthew Flinders, the university welcomes students from all over the globe who dare to be different.
Established in 1966, Flinders ranked within the top two per cent of universities by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings in 2020. Its campuses combine picturesque nature with laid-back urban living.
Based in Adelaide, Flinders is in an ideal location for international students who wish to enjoy what Australia has to offer. The city is home to peaceful green spaces, trendy hangouts and a vibrant business district. Students will find countless shopping and dining options, a vibrant nightlife and plenty of festivals to experience throughout the year.
Adelaide is also surrounded by golden beaches and stunning hilly landscapes and is in close reach of many weekend-getaway destinations. It's no wonder that it was named within the top five most liveable cities in the world by the Global Liveability Study in 2016.
The low cost of living is attractive to students from all over the world. According to study Adelaide 2019, the area is 14 per cent more affordable than other large Australian cities. With cheaper cost of transportation, rent and food, students have more money to enjoy the city as well as explore wider Australia in their free time.