Department of State Development

In this section


  • International Education 2030 
    International Education 2030 sets an ambitious target of achieving a $3 billion industry and employing 23,500 South Australians by the year 2030 in education-related jobs and those within the wider economy.
  • International Education publications and fact sheets
    The complete suite of International Education brochures and fact sheets covering South Australia’s research, education and vocational training systems.



South Australia: The Door to Learning 
South Australia’s world-leading education institutions are staffed by high-quality educators and are internationally recognised for providing flexible education across a range of study areas. Our first-rate facilities and expertise are at the international forefront of education. 

South Australia: The Door to Research 
South Australia’s research centres house world-class researchers, and our modern infrastructure positions us to take full advantage of real world problems and apply the latest research, innovation and emerging technologies to create solutions. 

Adelaide Engage - Work Experience Network 
Adelaide Engage – Work Experience Network (AEWEN) is an international student focused program, bringing student teams and employers together.  



  • AEWEN Project Team 1 Report
    The Adelaide Engage Work Experience Network (AEWEN) Team 1 report examines models of national and international student hubs designed to provide services to international students whilst they are studying for a degree or diploma.
  • AEWEN Project Team 2 Report
    The Adelaide Engage Work Experience Network (AEWEN) Team 2 report uses the experience of the international student cohort to develop a peer survey to gauge the need for an International Student Hub in the Adelaide CBD.
  • Employment services for international students
    This report analyses the range of employment services available to international students across South Australia.
  • Entrepreneurship and innovation in South Australia
    This report outlines the various elements of South Australia’s growing entrepreneurial ecosystem including formal education, industry education, co-working spaces, incubators and accelerators, advisory services, networking opportunities, start-up events and investors.
  • Skilled visa pathways for international graduates
    A brief summary of the various Skilled visa pathways for international graduates of South Australia.
  • Education technology in Australia
    This report provides an introduction to Education technology (EdTech), its applications and market potential in Australia.
  • Dealing with workplace exploitation of international students
    This paper discusses the various mechanisms available to international students in South Australia who believe they have been subject to workplace exploitation.