The University of Adelaide (colloquially Adelaide University or Adelaide Uni) is a public university located in Adelaide, South Australia. Established in 1874, it is the third oldest university in Australia. It is associated with five Nobel laureates, 104 Rhodes scholars and is a member of the Group of Eight, as well as the sandstone universities.
Its main campus is located on the cultural boulevard of North Terrace in the Adelaide city centre, adjacent to the Art Gallery of South Australia, the South Australian Museum and the State Library of South Australia. The university has four campuses throughout the state: North Terrace; Roseworthy College at Roseworthy; The Waite Institute at Urrbrae; Thebarton; and the National Wine Centre in the Adelaide Park Lands, and an Education Centre in Singapore.
The QS World University Rankings for 2011 ranked the University of Adelaide 92nd in the world’s top 300 universities.
The University is divided into five faculties, with various subsidiary schools:
Faculty of Engineering, Computer & Mathematical Sciences; Australian School of Petroleum (ASP); School of Chemical Engineering; School of Civil, Environmental & Mining Engineering; School of Computer Science; Education Centre for Innovation & Commercialisation; School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering; School of Mathematical Sciences; School of Mechanical Engineering
Faculty of Health Sciences: University of Adelaide School of Dentistry; School of Medical Sciences; Medical School; School of Paediatrics & Reproductive Health; School of Population Health & Clinical Practice; School of Psychology.
Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences: Elder Conservatorium of Music; School of History & Politics; School of Humanities; School of Social Sciences; Wilto Yerlo Centre for Australian Indigenous Research & Studies.
Faculty of the Professions; School of Architecture, Landscape Architecture & Urban Design; Business School; School of Economics; School of Education; Law School.
Faculty of Sciences: School of Agriculture, Food & Wine; School of Chemistry & Physics; School of Earth & Environmental Sciences; School of Molecular & Biomedical Science; School of Veterinary Science.
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