Flinders University is a public university in Adelaide, South Australia. Founded in 1966, it was named in honour of navigator Matthew Flinders, who explored and surveyed the South Australian coastline in the early 19th century.
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The University's main campus is in the Adelaide inner southern suburb of Bedford Park, about 12 km south of the Adelaide city centre. The University also has a presence in Victoria Square in the centre of the city, and Tonsley. There are also buildings at a number of regional locations across south Australia, south west Australia and the Northern Territory. Students also have the opportunity to study abroad in Hong Kong, Singapore, China and Malaysia.
The university offers teaching across four faculties: education, humanities and law, medicine, nursing and health sciences, science and engineering and social and behavioural sciences. It offers more than 160 undergraduate and postgraduate courses across these faculties.
Flinders University enjoys a well-justified reputation for its excellence in teaching and research. It has a long-standing commitment to enhancing educational opportunities for all and a proud record of community engagement. Since being established in 1966, Flinders has achieved much of which we can be very proud—in innovative research, in high quality teaching and in community engagement.
From day one, flinders university encourages you to explore new ideas in life and learning and discover what inspires you. It’s all about creating an environment rich with possibilities, where your academic, social and professional aspirations are always supported. The cutting-edge research drives what you learn in the classroom and strong industry links offer real-world experience for your career.
• Mario Andreacchio - film director and producer
• Benedict Andrews - theatre director
• Alex Frayne - film director
• Jack Barbalet - professor of sociology
• Carl Bridge - professor of history at King's College, London
• Marion Maddox - author and professor of history at Macquarie University
• John Bannon - former South Australian Premier
• Zoe Bettison - South Australian state politician and Minister
• Philip Bourne - professor of pharmacology at UCSD
• Rodney Brooks - professor of robotics at MIT
• Brendon Coventry - discovered the immune cycle, cancer pioneer