Welcome from the Vice-Chancellor
Welcome to Flinders - you have joined the University at a time of change in the higher education sector and at Flinders. Our Making a Difference: The 2025 Agenda strategic plan outlines the future directions which will enable us to meet the University vision: To be internationally recognised as a world leader in research, an innovator in contemporary education, and the source of Australia's most enterprising graduates. Our mission is Changing lives and changing the world.
The contributions of staff - both academic and professional - are fundamental to the University's record of achievement and to its future potential. The foundation of our success lies in a strong sense of community among staff members and their commitment to the values and strategic aims of the University.
At Flinders, we take pride in progressive employment practices that aim at providing a high quality of working life as well as balancing the needs and interests of staff and the University. The strong emphasis we place on encouraging professional development ensures that there is a wide range of activities on offer to allow staff to extend their skills and abilitites. I have every confidence that you will find your working life at Flinders to be lively, productive and fulfilling.
To make your settling-in period easier, this website has been designed to give you easy access to immediately useful information relevant to your everyday work, as well as offering you a chance to familiarise yourself with the University's wider structure and operations.
Professor Colin J Stirling