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The University works with government and industry on a range of initiatives that deliver positive outcomes for students, the business community and communities locally, nationally and globally.

Industry engagement

We welcome engagement in many ways including:

  • Consultation with us to help shape our program development, ensuring degrees are relevant and that our graduates possess the knowledge and personal attributes required.
  • Access to student talent and benefit from student internships and placements.
  • Access to research to solve problems and provide tailored solutions to the challenges you face.
  • Provide professional development for your staff.

For more information on engaging?with us, please contact?Grega Vrettis, Industry Relations Officer.

Government engagement

We engage with the Federal Government on our core research and teaching activities, the State Government across a wide range of issues, as well as with local government in the communities that we serve.

By partnering with government, we increase the impact that our students, graduates and research make.? For more information on partnering with us, please contact?Rachael West, Government Relations Officer.

Latest news

Julia Gillard awarded honorary doctorate

The University of Adelaide recognised the outstanding contributions to society of four eminent Australians during the University’s April and May graduation ceremonies.

Former Prime Minister the Hon. Julia Gillard?AC;?South Australia’s Chief Scientist, Professor Caroline McMillen;?Vice-Chancellor and President of the University of Queensland Professor Peter H?j?AC;?and renowned ecologist Professor Hugh Possingham, were awarded honorary doctorates.?

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How do we meet our climate change targets?

In April the University of Adelaide held an event that explored options for Australia to meet its climate change targets.

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Elder Conservatorium opened to country kids

In May, SA Education Minister John Gardner announced the Government's support for?the University of Adelaide's Open Music Academy.?

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Strategic Plan: Future Making

In March 2019, the University of Adelaide released its new Strategic Plan, containing Five Pillars to Excellence that define the University of Adelaide's strategic direction.

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