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Information about Institutes in South Australia

Flinders University

The university was opened in 1966 and named in honour Matthew Flinders, the English navigator who surveyed and explored the coastline of South Australian in 1802. The university started with just 400 students and 90 staff and offered not up to ten courses. Today, it offers about 350 courses, has about 2200 staff and close to 22000 students. The university is committed to research and is one of the top performers in that area. It was the first university in the whole world to offer nanotechnology as a bachelor degree and also the first Australian university to offer graduate entry medical courses. Students in Flinders have access to the best facilities and social clubs and societies serving different purposes. For instance, there is Student Assist which gives free financial counselling services to the students and can also help them to negotiate with creditors.

Check the school website for information on the open day.

University of Adelaide

The university was established in 1874, which makes it the third-oldest university in the country, it is renowned for its colonial architecture and takes pride in being a progressive institution. For example, it was the first university in Australia and second in the world to provide academic courses for women far back in 1881. The first science graduate of the school was also its first female student. The school offers several colleges, some of which are funded by external bodies or by the university and available to students from varying backgrounds. The faculties and schools also offer scholarships, prizes, and grants for exceptional students.

Check the school website for information on an open day.

Torrens University Australia

This university operates based on a modern, fresh, career-focused perspective and offers both on-campus and online learning.

The school hosted its virtual open day on August 11 2020

University of South Australia (UNISA)

The university is an excellent place for graduate careers and offers several courses that cut across various disciplines such as medicine, health, business, mental health, etc. it is a public research university and has about 32,000 students which makes it the largest university in the state.

Check the school website for information on the open day.

Careers & Employment Expo

This is the biggest Careers and Employment Event in South Australia. It will hold on May 7 and 8, 2021 and will host more than 80 employers and organisations that will have career opportunities for people of all ages. Attendees at the Expo will get free career advice, attend workshops where they will learn resume writing, see interactive displays, among many other benefits. Entry is free, and it is open to everyone from the working class to students who are trying to determine their career path.