2009年澳大利亚大学质量保证组织（AUQA）的审阅赞扬了南澳大学在许多要害领域的创新，其间包含全面翔实的为学生服务的系统和程序，及新战略考虑政策“New Horizons” 为大学中各级作业人员指引了明确的方向，鼓励他们做好本职作业。
2009年， Mahfuz Aziz副教授荣获国家对大学教师奖励的最高荣誉，由澳大利亚总理布的年度最佳教师奖（Prime Minister’s Award for Australian University Teacher of the Year）。
南澳大学的工商管理硕士（MBA）课程，自2009年至2011年接连三年在澳大利亚优异大学攻略（Good Universities Guide）中被评为5星级。
The review of the Australian University Quality Assurance Organization (AUQA) in 2009 praised the University of South Australia's innovations in many key areas, including comprehensive and informative systems and procedures for students, and a new strategic consideration policy “New Horizons” for all levels of the university. The operators guided a clear direction and encouraged them to do their homework.
In the past three years, 32 South Australian University teachers have received praise from 22 Australian Education Associations (ALTC) for their outstanding contributions to improving student learning methods, and five have received outstanding education awards. In 2009, the Australian National Board of Education announced the Education Elite Seminar for only nine senior professors; one was from the University of South Australia.
In 2009, Associate Professor Mahfuz Aziz was awarded the highest honor of the National University Teacher Award, the Prime Minister’s Award for Australian University Teacher of the Year.
In 2009, Professor John Ralston and Director of the Ian Wark Institute at the University of South Australia received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Australian Institute of Science and Engineering.
There are only eight universities in Australia that have been EQUIS-certified, and the University of South Australia Business School is one of them. It is also the only accredited business school in South Australia.
The University of South Australia's Master of Business Administration (MBA) program has been rated 5 stars in the Australian Good Universities Guide for three consecutive years from 2009 to 2011.
In the 2009 Australian Financial Review BOSS magazine competition, the University of South Australia's MBA program ranked sixth in Australia.
2 Memorandum, the beginning of the joint development of the curriculum, is the two schools students sometimes cross-school learning, and in the process of getting practice, but also benefit from the complementary strengths of the two majors.
University of South Australia School of Pharmacy as one of the leading schools of practice