Partner Profile: The University of Adelaide

University of Adelaide aerial campus shot

The University of Adelaide is a strategic global partner for NC State that involves academic exchanges, joint research as well as collaboration through the AC21. Having complementary academic programs as well as synergies in the research enterprise, the strategic partnership enables student mobility and promotes active research engagement between faculty at NC State and AU.

The University of Adelaide was established in 1874. As a member of Australia’s prestigious Group of Eight research-intensive universities, it stands among the world’s leading institutions of learning and innovation (top 1% of universities). The university is engaged in high impact research that contributes to global challenges while delivering economic and social benefit.The University has five academic faculties, each with a number of schools and disciplines:

  • Faculty of Arts
  • Faculty of Engineering, Computer & Mathematical Sciences
  • Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
  • Faculty of the Professions
  • Faculty of Sciences

The university community includes more than 25,000 students and over 3,500 members of staff. North Terrace, in the cultural heart of the city of Adelaide, is the main campus and site of most teaching and research facilities. Waite campus in suburban Urrbrae encompasses the largest agricultural research complex in the Southern Hemisphere, with many co-located government and industry partners. Roseworthy campus, 50 km north of Adelaide, is an internationally renowned center for excellence in agriculture and animal science, hosts several collaborative centers, and is the site of the university’s veterinary school.

As one of our largest semester exchange partnerships, NC State students can study at the University of Adelaide.