Welcome to Ironwood Institute

Ironwood has grown steadily in the last decade since its inception in 2009 and has established itself as a leader in Horticulture and Agribusiness studies in South Australia.  Our students can also undertake Leadership & Management and Marketing & Communications courses. 

As an Institute, we provide our students with state-of-the-art training facilities and highly qualified, experienced staff, to ensure our students have a rewarding educational experience.

Ironwood Institute is also a truly international education provider, where overseas students receive a quality education while enjoying Australia’s unique culture and lifestyle. Ironwood is proud to be the first and only private institute to deliver nationally recognised agribusiness courses to international students in Adelaide, South Australia.

University Pathways

If your dream is to gain an Australian University degree, then studying at Ironwood is one of the most affordable and accessible pathways to achieve your dream. With official arrangements between Ironwood and some of the prestigious universities, our Diplomas, Advanced Diplomas and Graduate Diplomas provide clear pathways to Bachelor and Master’s degrees at selected South Australian Universities.

Student Stories

Students from over 40 countries have been creating their future through Ironwood Institute for over a decade. Hear what our students have to say.

Industry Engagement

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Industry Engagement

Ironwood Institute believes that to give the best outcomes to our students we need to prepare them for industry requirements. We actively engage with relevant stakeholders to establish industry context and practices to ensure that courses we delivery have integrity, currency and value. Hear what our industry partners say about Ironwood.

International Collaborations

The rate of internationalization is growing rapidly, and Ironwood Institute seeks to make the most of the possibilities this presents by forming global partnerships and fostering relationships with other institutions around the world. Ironwood has a formal Memorandums of Understanding (MoU) with institutions in Bhutan, Malaysia, India, Indonesia and Vietnam and will continue building relationships in other countries.

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Live, Study and Work in Adelaide

Adelaide is Australia’s 5th largest city with a population of more than one million. It is a sophisticated, modern and affordable place to live, work and study with all the hallmarks of a major urban centre.

Adelaide is the perfect place to study. There are many reasons why you should study in Adelaide, we have compiled the top 6 reasons including; cost of living, being a 20 minute city, transport, culture, climate and environment.

Read more about Adelaide and we know you will agree that it is the best city to study in and we have the right course for you here at Ironwood.

What’s New

A Masterclass in Protected Cropping!

Ironwood Institute attended the Masterclass in Protected Cropping at the Virginia Horticulture Centre last week. Presented by the experts from …

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Congratulations to Zoe Hsu, NGISA 2021 Horticulture Student of the Year.

Congratulations to Zoe Hsu, NGISA 2021 Horticulture Student of the Year. On Saturday night Zoe (Pao-Yueh Hsu) was awarded the …

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Great News – Pathway to bachelor’s now available at Ironwood

10904NAT Diploma of Social Media Marketing now offers packaging to bachelor degrees at Torrens University Australia with a 1 + …

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