University of Adelaide
|University of Adelaide|
Sub Cruce Lumens
"The light (of learning) under the (Southern) Cross"
|founding||November 6, 1874|
|place||Adelaide , Australia|
|Vice-Chancellor and President||Peter Rathjen|
|Employee||1,144 scientific staff|
History and organization
On November 6, 1874, the University of Adelaide was founded. This makes it the oldest university in South Australia, the third oldest university in Australia and older than most universities in England. The university is spread over four locations; the main campus is in the city center on North Terrace ; other locations include Waite Campus, Roseworthy Campus and Thebarton Campus in the suburb of Thebarton .
She belongs to the Group of Eight . 5 Nobel Prize winners studied here. In 2004, 18,960 students were enrolled, of which more than 3,000 were foreign students from more than 70 countries.
- Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences
- Health sciences
- Humanities and Social Sciences
- Architecture, Law, Landscape Architecture, Urban Design, Economics and Commerce
- Natural sciences
Well-known professors and alumni
- William Henry Bragg
- John Maxwell Coetzee
- Julia Gillard
- Karl Emil Jung
- Robin Warren
- Ghil'ad Zuckermann