In the last 50 years, Flinders has developed a remarkable record of achievement across an impressive range of endeavour.
Through the diverse efforts of an eclectic cohort of teachers, researchers and graduates, Flinders has exerted a profound and distinctive influence on society and in its various communities.
Just as our namesake Matthew Flinders famously remarked he was not content to rest unnoticed in the middle order, Flinders as an institution has never been content with the status quo; we have always looked for ways to make the world a better place by making a positive difference.
We look forward to your involvement and support as we embark on our next 50 years in pursuit of this ideal.
Our story is rich with milestones and highlights. View our interactive timeline.
Our namesake is British navigator and cartographer, Matthew Flinders.
Flinders University commemorated its 50th Anniversary in 2016. Relive the celebrations.
July 1 marks the anniversary of Flinders University’s Independence Day.