Faculty of Sciences, Engineering, and Technology

Welcome to the Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology.

With schools ranked in the top 50 globally* and an outstanding reputation for teaching, research and the quality of our graduates, a qualification from the faculty can open the door to a world of opportunity.

Three Minute Thesis (3MT®)

It's time to start considering your application for 3 Minute Thesis!

3MT® is an academic competition which challenges Higher Degree by Research students to present a compelling oration on their thesis and its significance in just three minutes in language appropriate to a non-specialist audience. Applications open Monday 23 May.

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Study with us

Start your future career.

Specialise in an area of interest with our undergraduate, postgraduate coursework and research degrees.

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Our research

We are committed to delivering research that helps solve complex global problems and contributes to national priorities.

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Engage with us

Industry, researchers, teachers, alumni, students and future scientists.

We work closely with industry, government, alumni and the wider community.

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Student support

Are you a current or commencing student? Our team can assist with all types of queries, from enrolment and study plans, to degree checks and credit transfers.

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Latest news

Save our leafy seadragons

Honours project: Study the behaviour and ecology of the leafy seadragon.

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Australian Rover Challenge 2022

University students from across Australia tested their rovers by competing in a full-scale simulated lunar mission at the Australian Rover Challenge.

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Science communicators boost the visibility of Uni of Adelaide research

Six University of Adelaide scientists have each won the inaugural Science Communication Prize for increasing the visibility of the University’s scientific research and capabilities, while boosting the profile and accessibility of their own work. 

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Why are dogs scared of the vet and what can I do to help?

Investigating the bark side of veterinary care is ruff (I shih tzu not!) – Dr Petra Edwards tells us why dogs fear the vet and how pet owners can make this experience more paw-sitive for everyone.

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Engineers Australia Career Fair: Elevation 2022

Are you ready to see what your future career could look like?



AgTech 2022

ThincAg has launched again for 2022! The 2022 edition is all about AgTech where we want to help students foster a technology-driven perspective to approach the current and emerging issues of the South Australian agriculture industry.



Defence Graduate and STEM Cadetship Program - NOW OPEN

The 2023 Defence Graduate and STEM Cadetship Program Applications are now OPEN.



Google virtual campus tech event

You are invited to Google’s Career Info Session with University of Adelaide



Global paper plane throwing competition is back

The world’s largest paper plane championship is back.



University scientists lead the conversation on growing the space economy

The University of Adelaide’s Professor Matthew Gilliham is guiding a session on the technologies needed to support long-term space habitation at the Andy Thomas Space Foundation 13th Australian Space Forum.  


*2020 Academic Ranking of World Universities