South Australia’s leading institution for research, skills development and education, Flinders University, proudly announces its role as a presenting partner for the highly anticipated 2024 Illuminate Adelaide major event. This partnership marks a significant milestone for both entities, underscoring their shared dedication to fostering innovation in the realms of arts and technology.

The collaboration between Flinders University and Illuminate Adelaide follows the recent inauguration of the Flinders City Campus, situated in the heart of Festival Plaza and unveiled this February. As a testament to their commitment to the arts and technology, Flinders Festival Plaza Campus will enrich the 2024 Illuminate Adelaide’s free program City Lights with a captivating activation, inviting attendees to experience the intersection of creativity and technology firsthand.

Lee Cumberlidge, a prominent figure in the arts landscape, exemplifies the transformative power of a Flinders University education. Recognised with the esteemed 2021 Distinguished Alumni Award for his exceptional leadership, creativity, and unwavering dedication to arts management, Cumberlidge attributes much of his success to his formative years at Flinders University. His journey from student to luminary underscores Flinders’ ethos of empowering individuals to realise their full potential.

As Cumberlidge attests, "We are thrilled to partner with Flinders University. As a previous alumnus, I know firsthand that my education laid the foundation for my career in the arts. Our innovative event will seamlessly integrate with Flinders and their forward-thinking curriculum, celebrating creativity and pushing boundaries."

Flinders University’s recognition as a leading institution for arts and tourism degrees in South Australia is further exemplified by its consistent ranking among the top 50 Creative Media & Entertainment Schools and Colleges globally. With a mantra of "Forever Fearless," Flinders University continues to epitomise a place "Where potential meets possibility," offering students unparalleled opportunities to excel in their chosen fields.