Adelaide is ranked in the top 5 of The Economist magazine’s survey of most liveable cities in the world (2015). The city enjoys the benefits of having extensive parklands and beaches, yet being within easy distance of the Mt Lofty Ranges, the River Murray and the Outback. Adelaide is also renowned for its universities, annual Festival of Arts, WOMAD, V8 car race, and restaurant and café culture, its fresh food and craft markets.
The city hosts campuses of 5 universities, The Universities of Adelaide and South Australia, Flinders University, Carnegie-Meillon and Torrens, all within easy distance of Walford School where our courses are held.
Adelaide was founded in 1836; developing on the coastal plain between extensive beaches and the nearby Mt Lofty Ranges.
Adelaide, like Melbourne and Sydney, is an international cultural centre, with cultural endeavours spanning major events and festivals, drama, musicals, comedy, music, art, architecture, literature, film and television.
Walford School, Adelaide
Walford School is one of Australia’s Leading Independent Schools, offering the IB Diploma and full residential facilities.
It is located in the suburb of Unley, just 10 minutes south of the city centre and university campuses and 20 minutes from the airport.
Unley Road is one of Adelaide’s most popular shopping and eating precincts, renowned for its fashion, antique and second-hand shops, restaurants and cafes, the area is a favourite haunt of students and academics alike.
Downtown Adelaide is easily accessible by public transport, with buses running 24 hours a day.