University achievements

UniSA is a nimble and focused university responding to local, national and global needs.

Global rankings

  • In 2017/18, the QS (Quacarelli Symonds) ‘Top 50 under 50’ ranked the University of South Australia at number 26 in the world for universities less than 50 years old.
  • UniSA is ranked among the top 10 institutions in Australia (#9) in the Times Higher Education World Rankings.
  • UniSA is ranked among the top 100 institutions in the world for its international outlook (#51) in the THE 2017-2018 rankings

We are ranked as one of the world’s best places to study:

Australian rankings

  • 97% of our research assessed as world standard or above; 3
  • We’re Australia’s number one young university for industry; 4
  • We’re Australia’s youngest university to receive five-Stars in research; 5

South Australian rankings

  • Number 1 for student satisfaction; 6
  • Number 1 for graduate careers; 7 and
  • Number 1 for graduate employment in Social Work / Psychology / Management and Commerce / Architecture and Building / Communication / Creative Arts / Teaching / Health Services 7 and
  • Number 1 for overall teaching quality in Law. 8

2017 Highlights

References/Sources

  1. 2017 QS Subject Rankings
  2. UniSA Business School is one of just nine institutions in the country and 163 globally to be accredited by EQUIS. There are a total pool of 16,585 business schools worldwide, AACSB, July 2016.
  3. 2015 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA)
  4. THE (Times Higher Education) Top 200 under 50
  5. QS Stars Ratings 2017
  6. QILT: Course Experience Questionnaire 2016-17. Public SA-founded universities only.  
  7. QILT: Graduate Destinations Survey 2015 and Graduate Outcomes Survey 2016-17 – Full-time Employment Indicator. Public SA-founded universities only.  
  8. QILT: Course Experience Questionnaire 2015 - 2016

 

QILT: Course Experience Questionnaire 2016-17. Public SA-founded universities only.  

Areas of study and research

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