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Flinders University



 
Flinders University is a modern university which has everything required to be a modern educational institution. The main campus of the Flinders University is located in Adelaide, Australia and there are regional teaching centres at south-west Victoria, Northern Territory and South Australia. The Flinders University was set up in the year 1966 as the Bedford Park Campus. The University derives its name from the British navigator Matthew Flinders who explored the coastline of South Australia in 1802. The Flinders University has been governed by the State Government since the year 1915. The currents strength of the Flinders University is about 15,110 students and it is one of the highly developed universities.

The Flinders University offers more than 160 undergraduate and postgraduate courses in different fields. The Flinders University provides graduate-entry courses in accounting, medicine, special education, social work and education. The University also offers graduate specialisations in health management, Japanese, Italian, education, computers studies, criminal justice, business economics, modern Greek, molecular biology, human resource management and a host of others subjects. The Flinders University offers a wide range of master degree courses, graduate diplomas, doctorates and research higher degrees. The Flinders University also offers Honours degrees in education, nursing, social work, computer science, special education and laws and legal practice among many others.

The fees at the Flinders University depends on the courses opted by the students. The fee rates vary for international and residential students. In case of Commonwealth supported students, fee charges are much lower in comparison to others students. The Flinders University offers a wide variety of scholarships for bright and hardworking students. The Flinders First Year Education Costs Bursaries are available for first year students on a first-come-first-serve basis. There are many scholarships which re offered by both government and non-governmental organisations at the Flinders University like Australian Government Rural and Remote Health Professionals Scholarship Scheme and Australian-American Fulbright Commission among others. There are separate scholarships offered to the research scholars. Flinders University Endeavour International Postgraduate Research Scholarships are offered to international students who wish to pursue research work at the university.

The Flinders University offers on-campus accommodation facilities which are provided in two ways. One is the catered accommodation at the University Hall and the other is self-serviced accommodation at the Deirdre Jordan Village. Temporary accommodation facilities are also offered for students who arrive here for the first time. The Accommodation Services Office at the Flinders University offers free advice on off-campus accommodation options to students.

The International Student Services Unit (ISSU) of the Flinders University is specially formed to assist international students coming to study here. A member of the ISSU will be there at the airport to help you with all your visa issues and bring you safely to the main campus. The international students would require CoE and checklist from the Department of Immigration and Citizenship in order to apply for the student visa as per the Australian laws. They can visit the official site of the Department and fill up the form for visa. Once the clearance is achieved from the Immigration Department students can easily enrol themselves at the Flinders University.
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