Reputable universities in South Australia and Western Australia

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When it comes to studying abroad in Australia, you often think of big cities like Sydney or Melbourne, but Australia has 6 states and 2 territories, and each place has “prestigious” universities for you to choose from.

Today, SET Education will introduce you to prestigious universities in two states in the population-encouraging region which are South Australia and Western Australia!


1. University of Adelaide (UoA)

Founded in 1874, it is the third oldest university in Australia and one of the top 8 Australian universities (Go8). Its main campus is located inNorth Terrace, in the heart of Adelaide.

The university is consistently ranked in the top 1% of universities in the world and the first in the STEM sector in South Australia. Ranked by the most popular university rankings – Times Higher Education, QS World University Rankings and Academic Ranking of World University (ARWU).

With 110 Rhodes and 5 Nobel Prizes awarded to outstanding alumni, the university accounts for one-third of Australia’s total number of Nobel laureates. The University of Adelaide is currently a university with very high training standards. It has produced many of South Australia’s leading businessmen, lawyers, health professionals and politicians. The university has been associated with many remarkable achievements and discoveries, such as the discovery and development of penicillin, development of space exploration, sunscreen, military tanks, Wi-Fi, polymer banknotes and X-ray crystallography, and the study of viticulture and winemaking.

  •  Scholarships: 15 – 50% scholarships
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2. University of South Australia (UniSA)

Founded in 1856, the University of South Australia (UniSA) is known as the Business University of Australia.

The university is ranked in the world’s top 50 for universities under 50 years old and with 100% of its research assessed at world-class level, UniSA is known as a young, innovative university that offers students real-world experience.

The University of South Australia offers real-world teaching and learning, giving students the opportunity to understand the latest trends and prepare them for their future careers. The university partners with over 2,500 companies worldwide to provide students with valuable networking and work opportunities including placements, internships and real-world projects. Our graduates are professionals, global citizens who are attuned to the world and ready for change.

  •  Scholarships: 15 – 50% scholarships-and-sponsorships/
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3. Flinders University

Established in 1966, Flinders University, which has its main campus in South Australia, is well-known for its quality teaching and student support.

The University ranks in the top 2% of universities in the world for research, innovation in contemporary education, and its graduates are enterprising young people to change the world.

The university features unique innovation and entrepreneurship programs supported by the Flinders New Venture Institute, located in the Tonsley high-tech campus. The university focuses on rural and remote education through the Flinders’ Northern Territory Medical Program, which helps students complete the Flinders Doctor of Medicine program in Darwin through campuses in Alice Springs, Katherine and Nhulunbuy. Rural health, nursing and community health courses are also strengths of the university.

  • Scholarship: 20 – 50% international/apply/scholarships
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1. University of Western Australia (UWA)

Established in 1911, the University of Western Australia with outstanding breakthroughs in research and experienced lecturers has brought the university to the 86th position in the world (QS 2020) and belongs to the Group of Eight (Go8).

The University of Western Australia is ranked 3rd in Australia, 49th in the world for Graduate Employability (QS 2016) as well as 5-star rating for starting salaries of Australian graduates (Good Universities Guide 2018). Honored to be ranked highest in Australia in the fields of: Clinical Medicine, Marine Engineering, Environmental Science and Engineering, Agricultural Science, Biological Sciences (ARWU 2019). Among the Top 50 in the world for Mining and Mineral Engineering, Oceanography, Ecology and Public Health (ARWU 2018).

  • Scholarships: up to A$48,000
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2. Curtin University 

Founded in 1966, Curtin University is a vibrant, future-focused university where ideas and culture combine to create a place of enthusiasm, effort, and achievement.

Curtin is ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide (ARWU) in 2020, second in the world for Mining and Mineral Engineering. Top 5 in Australia for Hospitality and Tourism Management. According to the QS 2021 ranking, Curtin’s Nursing course ranks 11th in Australia, while Psychology is ranked 9th in Australia.

Curtin has a strong alumni community of more than 240,000 alumni globally, many of whom have made a significant impact in their areas of expertise.

  • Scholarships: diverse
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3. Edith Cowan University (ECU)

Founded in 1991, ECU has received a 5-star rating for teaching quality for 15 consecutive years and is also ranked in the top 100 young universities under 50 years old.

At ECU, students are encouraged to promote their own values, receive respect, and have the opportunity to develop knowledge and personal abilities. The focus of the university is to become a modern and vibrant university with remarkable achievements.

ECU graduates become some of the best graduates in the world, with many important roles in our society. Their outstanding achievements have been recognized nationally and internationally through awards, grants, scholarships and awards.

  • Scholarships: 10 – 50% scholarships/offers
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For detailed advice or to find out more information about other universities, please contact SET Education!

(This article was written by Ms. Nhu Vu – a SET Education consultant)