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.


Creating our technology future, Ingenuity is an interactive showcase of university student projects exploring real-life applications of architecture, engineering, science, technology, computer and mathematical sciences. Ingenuity 2023 will be held on Wednesday 1 November at the Adelaide Convention and Exhibition Centre.

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

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

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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

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.



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.  



The journey from James Herriot wannabe to research superstar

From the wise old age of four Alex Whittaker dreamt of becoming the female version of British TV veterinarian James Herriot.



An obsession with Lego led to a love of engineering

Susie studies Civil Engineering. She says a childhood Lego obsession combined with a drive to help others were the two main reasons that led her there.



The right attitude helps launch a career in space

Georgia is studying a Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical & Aerospace) (Honours) with a Bachelor of Mathematical and Computer Sciences.


*2020 Academic Ranking of World Universities