South Australia is the fourth largest state by size and fifth by population (1,667.5 million). It is the driest state in the world’s driest continent, so go ahead and make outdoor plans without worrying about the prospect of rain!
Known mainly for its excellent wine, South Australia also has plenty of contrasting scenery to explore, such as the Flinders Ranges and the South Australian Outback, or the many wetlands and peninsulas. The capital, Adelaide, is known as the arts capital of Australia, and is home to a multitude of festivals and galleries, plus a lively music scene. It is also the only city in South Australia with universities in the QS World University Rankings, including the University of Adelaide, a Go8 member.
The top universities in South Australia are:
University of Adelaide (ranked 104= in the world; 8th in Australia)
University of South Australia (UNISA) (ranked 341= in the world; 17th in Australia)
Flinders University (ranked 431-440 in the world; 23rd in Australia)