The University of Adelaide was established in 1874 and began teaching students in 1876. Since its opening, Adelaide continues to offer degrees in five academic faculties in arts, science, law, medicine, and music. The university has a strong reputation of many ‘firsts’ in Australia. It was the first university to award degrees in science, the first university to admit women in academic courses, and the first university to establish a Conservatorium of Music, among others.
The university has a student enrollment of approximately 21,000. Counted among the university’s distinguished alumni are five Nobel Laureates, over 100 Rhodes Scholars including Australia’s first Indigenous recipient, and Australia’s first female prime minister and Supreme Court judge. Adelaide has four campuses in South Australia and offers degree programs in Singapore through the Ngee Ann-Adelaide Education Centre.
NC State and the University of Adelaide are strategic partners for faculty exchange, research collaboration, and student mobility.
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