2021 MOUNT GAMBIER STUDY AND CAREER GUIDE - University of South ...

 
2021 MOUNT GAMBIER STUDY AND CAREER GUIDE - University of South ...
2021 MOUNT GAMBIER
STUDY AND CAREER GUIDE
2021 MOUNT GAMBIER STUDY AND CAREER GUIDE - University of South ...
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students and a footprint across four metropolitan           and work opportunities. You will learn in a highly          whether you are in a regional community or capital city.   Discover Mount Gambier / 2
and two regional campuses, located in Mount                 practical and supportive environment to ensure              You can study locally at our Mount Gambier Campus,
Gambier and Whyalla.                                        you are a career-ready graduate that can take on            online so you can stay close to home or have greater       Regional study / 4
                                                            the challenges of a changing world.                         flexibility, or you can explore the 200+ degrees offered   Your pathways / 10
We are a university for all South Australians,
                                                                                                                        at one of our campuses in Adelaide.
with a strong focus on creating greater access to           We are Australia’s University of Enterprise.                                                                           Student experience / 14
higher education. We are also a young institution
                                                                                                                                                                                   In the community / 16
with an innovative approach to educating                                                                                     STUDY AT MOUNT GAMBIER CAMPUS
tomorrow’s professionals.                                                                                                                                                          Study online / 18

                                                                                                                                                                                   Relocating to Adelaide / 20
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                                                                  We take a practical approach to teaching and learning so that our
                                                                  graduates can make a real impact in their chosen field. You can take

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                                                                  part in internships and placements, student exchange programs and
                                                                  volunteer opportunities during your studies. Our Career Services team
                                                                  is also there to support you and get you ready for the workplace.

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                                                                  Benefit from smaller class sizes. Get more one-on-one time with

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                                                                  your lecturers and tutors, and additional support when needed.                                         “UniSA’s Mount Gambier
                                                                  Our highly-experienced teaching staff are also there to help students                                     Campus offers state-of-the-art
                                                                  studying a blended mode of on-campus and online learning. The Mount
                                                                  Gambier Campus is also home to one of the nation’s fastest network                                         facilities and technologies,

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                                                                  systems, ensuring that students are well connected and have access to                                      innovation in teaching, and a
                                                                  the best internet speeds during their studies.                                                             well-rounded study experience
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                                                                  FLEXIBLE STUDY                                                                                           throughout their degree and are

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                                                                  Enjoy flexible learning through part-time, online and blended study                                      career-ready upon graduation.”
    Study on the picturesque Limestone Coast in South             options. This allows you to travel, work and study from any location.
    Australia’s largest regional city. Established in 2005,       We offer:                                                                  Ian McKay | UniSA Regional Manager, Mount Gambier

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       EVENTS
    UniSA’s Mount Gambier Campus is a major tertiary              • Flexible degrees with a combination of on-campus and
                                                                    online learning.
    education centre for the state’s South East and
                                                                  • The option to choose specific online subjects within your degree.
    surrounding areas, including South West Victoria.             • 100% online degrees delivered by UniSA Online.

    Experience flexible learning and quality teaching, with       Students studying online can access all campus facilities, including       WORLD TOP 100
                                                                  computer pools, library resources and student support services.
    the benefit of a relaxed environment, practical learning      For more information see page 18.                                          FOR NURSING
    opportunities, small class sizes, tailored support services
                                                                  CAMPUS FACILITIES
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    and strong community connections.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        online events so you can learn
                                                                  We have invested heavily in our campus facilities to provide
    We offer degrees in key areas such as education,              purpose-built study spaces for our students. The Mount Gambier                                                                                       more about studying with UniSA.
    nursing, midwifery and social work, along with alternative    Campus features state-of-the-art facilities, including the $12.5 million
                                                                  Learning Centre, which has simulated learning environments for nursing     No.1 IN SA FOR GRADUATE CAREERS                                           Listen to presentations, discover
    pathway programs, reflecting the needs and priorities of      and midwifery students, social work studios, a technology-driven           IN TEACHING AND SOCIAL WORK                                                different degrees and careers,
    the region.                                                   gallery space, cutting-edge IT infrastructure and a range of study and
                                                                  social spaces. The campus is also open seven days a week with full         ComparED (QILT): Graduate Outcomes Survey 2017-19, Full-time Employment
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           and connect with current
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      Connect with us                                                                                                                                                                                                    For more information, visit
                                                                  It’s important that you feel supported during your studies. Students
                                                                  have access to a full-range of services, including study support,
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            facebook.com/UniSAMountGambier                        personal counselling, disability services and career services. Our
                                                                  Campus Central team is located on-site and can point you in the            CENTRE TRIPLING THE SIZE OF
            instagram.com/unisamountgambier                       right direction. We also have tailored services for Aboriginal students,
                                                                  including study assistance and mentoring opportunities.                    OUR CAMPUS FACILITIES

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Bachelor of Nursing (Mount Gambier)                                                                                                   Bachelor of Midwifery (Mount Gambier)                                                                                               Bachelor of Early Childhood Education
    unisa.edu.au/nursing-midwifery                                                                                                        unisa.edu.au/nursing-midwifery                                                                                                      (Honours) (Mount Gambier)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              unisa.edu.au/education
                     Mount Gambier Campus                                           Intakes: Feb                                                           Mount Gambier Campus                                          Intakes: Feb
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Mount Gambier Campus                                           Intakes: Feb, Jul
                     On-campus/Online                                               Placement                                                              On-campus/Online                                              Placement                                                                                                                                                                                  •           Bachelor of Primary Education (Honours) (Mount Gambier)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          On-campus/Online                                               Internship/Placement
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    •           Bachelor of Nursing (Mount Gambier)
                     3 years full-time                                                                                                                     3 years full-time                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        •           Bachelor of Social Work (Mount Gambier)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          4 years full-time
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    •           Bachelor of Social Science (Ageing and Disability)
    Selection Rank:............................................67.75   SATAC code................................................474031   Selection Rank:...........................................96.45   SATAC code...............................................474081
    Guaranteed Entry:                                                  Program code..............................................IBNU     Guaranteed Entry:                                                 Program code............................................IBMW                                                                                                                                          DEGREE STRUCTURE
      Selection Rank:.......................................70.00                                                                           Selection Rank:..........................................n/a                                                                      Selection Rank:........................................... 81.00   SATAC code..............................................474090
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Arts Education                                          Science and Mathematics Education 2

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  FIRST YEAR

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          THIRD YEAR
      Selection Rank (VET):.........Cert IV or Dip                                                                                          Selection Rank (VET):.............................n/a                                                                             Guaranteed Entry:                                                  Program code............................................MHEC
                (Enrolled/Division Nursing)                                  part-time study available                                                                                                            part-time study available                                     Selection Rank:......................................80.00                                                                                      Literacy and Numeracy for Learning                        (Birth to 8)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Selection Rank (VET):..............................Dip                                                                                          Professional Experience 1: Introduction                 Professional Experience 3: Informed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    part-time study available                                                      to Educators’ Practices (Birth to 3                    Planning (Pre-school)
    UniSA College pathways: Foundation Studies, Aboriginal Pathway Program, Diploma in Health                                             UniSA College pathways: Foundation Studies or Aboriginal Pathway Program
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Years)                                               Reconceptualising Early Childhood
     or Diploma in Health (Mount Gambier)                                                                                                 Prerequisites: none                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Children’s Development: Conception                        Education
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              UniSA College pathways: Foundation Studies, Aboriginal Pathway Program or Diploma in Arts
    Prerequisites: none                                                                                                                   Assumed knowledge: none                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  to 3 Years                                           Mathematics Education
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Prerequisites: none
    Assumed knowledge: none                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Foundations in Learning and Teaching                    Studies in English Education 2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Assumed knowledge: none
                                                                                                                                          Prepare for a highly rewarding career in maternity care and women’s                                                                                                                                                                                                                     1: Learning through Play                              Foundations in Learning and Teaching
    Become a Registered Nurse and make a positive contribution to the                                                                     health as a Registered Midwife. Develop the knowledge and practical                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Design and Technology Education                           3: Educating for Diversity and
                                                                                                                                          skills to support women through pregnancy, labour, birth and postnatal                                                              • Choose a Learning Area from Arts, English or                                                                                                    Children in Families and Communities                      Inclusion
    healthcare sector. Develop the knowledge, clinical skills and attitudes
    needed for professional practice in a range of settings. Benefit from a                                                               care. Benefit from a strong focus on theory and hands-on experience                                                                   Mathematics/Science.                                                                                                                            Contemporary Contexts of Early                          Primary Specialism 2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Childhood Education                                   Primary Specialism 3

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          FOURTH YEAR
    strong focus on theory and practical experience, including access to our                                                              to prepare you for clinical practice. As an international profession with                                                           • Choose an elective, focusing on teaching children with
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Studies in English Education 1                          Honours A: Introduction to Research

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  SECOND YEAR
    unique clinician-led, simulated hospital and health service on campus                                                                 different birthing practices all over the world, you will learn how political,                                                        disabilities, rural and regional education, brain development,                                                                                                                                            in Education
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Health and Physical Education
    which is modelled on the local hospital. Be prepared to meet healthcare                                                               socio-cultural, economic and technological factors influence midwifery                                                                relationships and health, or arts in early childhood curriculum.                                                                                                                                        Leadership and Advocacy in Early
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Humanities and Social Sciences
    delivery requirements for the 21st century and respond to Australian                                                                  practice. Learn in our clinician-led, authentic simulated hospital                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Education                                               Childhood
    and international healthcare priorities and trends. Focus on four key                                                                 and health service on campus, which incorporates a midwifery and                                                                    Build a rewarding career as an early childhood teacher. Graduate                                                                                  Primary Specialism 1                                    Elective
    areas of nursing practice during your studies, including collaborative                                                                paediatric unit, and technologies such as a birthing manikin. Complete                                                              career-ready and with professional honours in just four years. Gain a                                                                             Professional Experience 2: Curriculum                   Professional Experience 4 (Honours):
    and therapeutic practice, critical thinking and analysis, professional                                                                comprehensive placement hours and be actively involved in 30 births                                                                 competitive advantage through industry-relevant coursework, highly                                                                                  and Pedagogy (Early Childhood)                          Educator as Inquirer
    practice, and provision and coordination of care. Learn about cultural                                                                during your studies, along with the pre and post-birth care of at least 100                                                         practical learning and applied research. Focus on the learning and                                                                                Science and Mathematics Education 1                     Honours B: Research Project
    competence, evidence-based practice, mental health, primary health,                                                                   women, and following 15 women through continuity of care experiences.                                                               development of children from birth to eight years of age. Develop                                                                                 Teaching and Learning in Aboriginal       Students may complete their studies
    professional communication, and safety and quality. Complete more                                                                     Graduate with the academic requirements needed for registration as a                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Education                               on-campus or online, however all
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              foundational knowledge in education studies, curriculum planning,
    than 900 placement hours starting in your first year of study. Graduate                                                               Midwife with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA).                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Foundations in Learning and Teaching      professional placements must be completed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              professional experience and leadership. Complete three courses in a                                                                                 2: Creating Positive Learning           in-person.
    with the academic requirements needed for registration as a Registered                                                                Note 1: Students must fulfil the following requirements for clinical placements: Hold a current                                     primary specialism (Learning Area) of your choice to meet the national                                                                              Environments
    Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA).                                                                       National Police Certificate and Department of Human Services Working with Children Check;                                           registration requirements (for birth to eight years of age). Learning
                                                                                                                                          provide evidence of your immunisation status; and meet the University’s Fitness to Practice in
    Note 1: Students must fulfil the following requirements for clinical placements:                                                      Clinical Placements’ requirements. All students enrolled in a program leading to professional
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Areas include Arts, English or Mathematics/Science. Benefit from highly
    Hold a current National Police Certificate and Department of Human Services Working                                                   registration must be registered with the relevant national board. The student registration                                          practical learning with 105 days of field based placements starting in
    with Children Check; provide evidence of your immunisation status; and meet the University’s
    Fitness to Practice in Clinical Placements requirements. All students enrolled in a program
                                                                                                                                          process is undertaken by the University to the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation                                            your first six months of study, and take the opportunity to complete
                                                                                                                                          Agency (AHPRA) after enrolment. No fees apply. For more information, visit
    leading to professional registration must be registered with the relevant national board.                                             unisa.edu.au/health/ftp
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              an overseas placement or study tour. Enjoy flexible learning including
    The student registration process is undertaken by the University to the Australian Health
                                                                                                                                          Note 2: This program has a pathway to enable midwives who have not practised for between
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              part-time and online study.
    Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) after enrolment. No fees apply.
    For more information, visit unisa.edu.au/health/ftp                                                                                   five and ten years to fulfil the re-entry to practice requirements (eligibility criteria apply).                                    Note 1: Graduates can apply for teacher registration in South Australia, interstate and some
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              overseas countries. Applicants should note that there are other criteria determining eligibility
    Note 2: Specific English language requirements apply to enable registration with the Nursing                                          CAREERS                                                                                                                             for registration by the Teachers Registration Board of South Australia and other registration
    and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              and regulatory authorities. There are also specific non-academic and placement requirements
                                                                                                                                          Midwives can work in a variety of healthcare settings, including:                                                                   for entry into this program. For more information, visit unisa.edu.au/eds-requirements
    CAREERS
                                                                                                                                          Hospitals / community services / rural and remote healthcare /                                                                      Note 2: Due to program structure and professional experience placements, students
    Registered nurses can work in a variety of healthcare settings, including:                                                                                                                                                                                                commencing midyear (July) study will complete their program in 4.5 years instead of 4 years.
                                                                                                                                          home-based services / health agencies
    Hospitals / primary health and community support services / aged and                                                                                                                                                                                                      CAREERS
    rehabilitative care / schools / home care services / drug and alcohol                                                                 YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Kindergarten teacher / preschool teacher / junior primary teacher /
    treatment centres / community health organisations / mental health                                                                                                                                                                                                        childcare teacher / childcare centre director / early childhood
                                                                                                                                            •           Bachelor of Nursing (Mount Gambier)
    services / international aid agencies / correction facilities                                                                                                                                                                                                             educator / early childhood coordinator / early learning consultant /
                                                                                                                                            •           Bachelor of Social Work (Mount Gambier)
                                                                                                                                            •           Bachelor of Early Childhood Education (Honours) (Mount Gambier)                                                       policy adviser / researcher
    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE
                                                                                                                                            •           Bachelor of Primary Education (Honours) (Mount Gambier)
      •           Bachelor of Midwifery (Mount Gambier)
      •           Bachelor of Social Work (Mount Gambier)                                                                                 DEGREE STRUCTURE
      •           Bachelor of Early Childhood Education (Honours) (Mount Gambier)
                                                                                                                                                        Foundations of Midwifery                                         Research Methodologies
                                                                                                                                          FIRST YEAR

                                                                                                                                                                                                            THIRD YEAR

      •           Bachelor of Primary Education (Honours) (Mount Gambier)                                                                               Human Body 1                                                     Perinatal Mental Health and Wellbeing
                                                                                                                                                        Normal Pregnancy and Childbirth                                  Experiential Learning Activity:
    DEGREE STRUCTURE                                                                                                                                                                                                       Midwifery Transition Practicum 4
                                                                                                                                                        Experiential Learning Activity:
                  Being a Health Professional                                       Research Methodologies                                                 Midwifery Foundation Practicum 1                              Becoming a Midwife
    FIRST YEAR

                                                                       THIRD YEAR

                  Human Body 1                                                      Nursing Contexts of Practice                                        Human Body 2                                                     Experiential Learning Activity:
                  Global and National Health                                        Experiential Learning Activity: Extension                           First Peoples’ Health                                              Midwifery Transition Practicum 5
                                                                                      to Practice Practicum 4                                           Healthy Mothers and Babies                                       Midwifery Project
                  Human Body 2
                                                                                    Becoming a Registered Nurse                                         Complex Care across the Childbirth                  Students may be required to undertake
                                                                                                                                          SECOND YEAR

                  First Peoples’ Health
                  Mental Health                                                     Experiential Learning Activity: Transition                            Continuum                                         a combination of on-campus or online
                                                                                                                                                        Fetal and Maternal Pathophysiology                  study. Students may be required to attend                                                                                                                                                                                  “My grandparents were teachers and I am now
                  Experiential Learning Activity:                                     to Practice Practicum 5
                                                                                                                                                                                                            on-campus lectures, tutorials and practicals
                     Preparation for Clinical Practice                              Nursing Project                                                     Experiential Learning Activity: Midwifery                                                                                            "Working in an emergency department, you don’t                                                                                          proud to follow in their footsteps. My degree gave
                                                                                                                                                          Development Practicum 2                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     me the confidence to create engaging learning
                     Practicum 1
                                                                       Students may be required to undertake                                                                                                                                                                                 know what is going to come through the door, but
                  Health of Older Adults                               a combination of on-campus or online                                             Complex Care of the Neonate
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              knowing you are there to help people and make                                                                                          experiences for young people and to help develop
    SECOND YEAR

                  Scientific Basis of Clinical Practice                study. Students may be required to attend                                        Pharmacology and Diagnostics
                  Experiential Learning Activity: Older
                                                                       on-campus lectures, tutorials and practicals.                                      for Midwives                                                                                                                           them feel more comfortable is amazing.”                                                                                                       their fundamental life skills.”
                    Adults Practicum 2                                 This program is also offered externally                                          Experiential Learning Activity:
                                                                                                                                                          Midwifery Practice Development
                  Health of Adults                                     through online study.
                                                                                                                                                          Practicum 3                                                                                                                                                             Wendy Lines                                                                                                             Aimee McLaughlin
                  Health of Infants, Children and                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               nursing graduate                                                                                                 early childhood education graduate
                    Young People
                  Experiential Learning Activity: Acute
                    Care Practicum 3

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Bachelor of Primary Education
    (Honours) (Mount Gambier)
    unisa.edu.au/education

                                                                                                                                        YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE
               Mount Gambier Campus                                           Intakes: Feb, Jul
                                                                                                                                          • Bachelor of Early Childhood Education (Honours) (Mount Gambier)
               On-campus/Online                                               Internship/Placement
                                                                                                                                          • Bachelor of Social Work (Mount Gambier)
                                                                                                                                          • Bachelor of Social Science (Ageing and Disability)
               4 years full-time
                                                                                                                                        DEGREE STRUCTURE
                                                                                                                                                      Arts Education                                          Science and Mathematics Education 2

                                                                                                                                        FIRST YEAR

                                                                                                                                                                                                THIRD YEAR
    Selection Rank:.......................................... 69.80   SATAC code...............................................474091
                                                                                                                                                      Literacy and Numeracy for Learning                        (Years R - 7)
    Guaranteed Entry:                                                 Program code............................................MHPE
                                                                                                                                                      Professional Experience 1:                              Professional Experience 3: Informed
      Selection Rank:......................................80.00                                                                                                                                                Planning (HP)
                                                                                                                                                         Introduction to Educators' Practices
      Selection Rank (VET):..............................Dip
                                                                         part-time study available                                                    Digital Literacies for Learning                         Inclusive Education
                                                                                                                                                      Foundations in Learning and Teaching                    Mathematics Education
    UniSA College pathways: Foundation Studies, Aboriginal Pathway Program or Diploma in Arts                                                           1: Learning through Play                              Studies in English Education 2
    Prerequisites: none                                                                                                                               Design and Technology Education                         Foundations in Learning and Teaching
                                                                                                                                                      Theories of Learning                                      3: Educating for Diversity and
    Assumed knowledge: none                                                                                                                                                                                     Inclusion
                                                                                                                                                      Primary Specialism 1
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Primary Specialism 3
                                                                                                                                                      Studies in English Education 1

                                                                                                                                        SECOND YEAR
    • Choose a Learning Area from Arts, Design and Technology,                                                                                                                                                Primary Specialism 4

                                                                                                                                                                                                FOURTH YEAR
                                                                                                                                                      Health and Physical Education
      English, Health and Physical Education, Humanities and Social                                                                                   Humanities and Social Sciences                          Honours A: Introduction to Research
      Sciences, Languages, Mathematics or Science.                                                                                                      Education                                               in Education
                                                                                                                                                      Primary Specialism 2                                    Critical Perspectives on Curriculum
    • Choose an elective, focusing on teaching children with                                                                                                                                                    Pedagogy, and Assessment
      disabilities, rural and regional education, brain development,                                                                                  Professional Experience 2: Curriculum                   Elective
                                                                                                                                                        and Pedagogy
      relationships and health, or arts in early childhood curriculum.                                                                                                                                        Professional Experience 4 (Honours):
                                                                                                                                                      Science and Mathematics Education 1
                                                                                                                                                      Teaching and Learning in Aboriginal                       Educator as Inquirer
    Become a primary school teacher focusing on the learning and                                                                                        Education                                             Honours B: Research Project
    development of children from Reception to Year 7. Graduate                                                                                        Foundations in Learning and Teaching      Students may complete their studies on-
    career-ready and with honours in just four years. Gain a competitive                                                                                2: Creating Positive Learning           campus or online, however all professional
    advantage through industry-relevant coursework, highly practical                                                                                    Environments                            placements must be completed in-person.

    learning and applied research. Build foundation knowledge in education
    studies, curriculum planning, professional experience and leadership.
    Complete four courses in a primary specialism (Learning Area) of your
    choice to meet the national registration requirements. Learning Areas
    include Arts, Design and Technology, English, Health and Physical
    Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, Languages, Mathematics
    or Science. Benefit from highly practical learning with 100 days of field
    based placements starting in your first six months of study, and take the
    opportunity to complete a placement overseas. Enjoy flexible learning
    including part-time and online study.
    Note 1: Graduates can apply for teacher registration in South Australia, interstate and some
    overseas countries. Applicants should note that there are other criteria determining eligibility
    for registration by the Teachers Registration Board of South Australia and other registration
    and regulatory authorities. There are also specific non-academic and placement requirements
    for entry into this program. For more information, visit unisa.edu.au/eds-requirements
    Note 2: Due to program structure and professional experience placements, students
    commencing midyear (July) study will complete their program in 4.5 years instead of 4 years.

    CAREERS
    Primary school teacher / primary coordinator / education consultant /
    youth support officer / outdoor education coordinator / education policy
    adviser / researcher

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       “Not only have I been able to challenge
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     myself to complete this degree, but I've been
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      able to keep my job, stay near my support
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     networks and build my life in the local area.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      The best part about the education degree
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     was completing placements in schools where
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       we could put our learning into practice.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Practicum allowed us to find meaning and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       purpose in what we were being taught.”

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Meghan Lynch
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             primary education graduate

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Bachelor of Social Work (Mount Gambier)
    unisa.edu.au/social-work

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               Mount Gambier Campus                                           4 years full-time
                                                                                                                                          • Bachelor of Social Science (Ageing and Disability)
               On-campus                                                      Intakes: Feb, Jul
                                                                                                                                          • Bachelor of Early Childhood Education (Honours) (Mount Gambier)
                                                                                                                                          • Bachelor of Primary Education (Honours) (Mount Gambier)

    Selection Rank:...........................................63.95   SATAC code...............................................474041   DEGREE STRUCTURE
    Guaranteed Entry:                                                 Program code...........................................MBSW
                                                                                                                                                      Human Service Provision                                Aboriginal Australians and the

                                                                                                                                        FIRST YEAR

                                                                                                                                                                                               THIRD YEAR
      Selection Rank:.......................................70.00
                                                                         honours available                                                            Communication Skills in Social Work                      Human Services
      Selection Rank (VET):..............................Dip
                                                                                                                                                        and Human Services                                   Social Work Field Education 1
                                                                         part-time study available
                                                                                                                                                      The Social World                                       Advanced Social Work Theory and
                                                                                                                                                      Child Development OR Minor                               Practice
    UniSA College pathways: Foundation Studies or Diploma in Arts                                                                                     Governance and Citizenship in                          Working with Human Service
    Prerequisites: none                                                                                                                                 Australia                                              Organisations
    Assumed knowledge: none                                                                                                                           Group Work                                             Policy Practice
                                                                                                                                                      Applied Psychology                                     Child Centred Practice OR Minor
                                                                                                                                                      Working with Community                                 Leading and Managing in Human
    Prepare for a rewarding career in social work. Learn to enhance the

                                                                                                                                                                                               FOURTH YEAR
                                                                                                                                                      Human Service Intervention                               Service Organisations
    wellbeing of others through advocacy, social change, relationship

                                                                                                                                        SECOND YEAR
                                                                                                                                                      Australian Social Policy                               Social Work with Older People
    building and empowerment. Focus on four major study areas including                                                                                                                                      Rural Social Work
    social work theory, social work practice and skills, social policy, and                                                                           Social Enquiry Methods
                                                                                                                                                      Interviewing Skills in Social Work and                 Elective OR Minor
    social research. Develop knowledge of various social work practices                                                                                 Human Services                                       Social Work Field Education 2
    and their application with individuals, families, communities, groups                                                                                                                                    Professional Development
                                                                                                                                                      Mental Health and Mental Wellbeing
    and organisations. Learn how to identify the social policies that impact
                                                                                                                                                      Preparation for Field Placement
    people’s lives and the strategic ways to implement change. Interpret,                                                                             Elective OR Minor
    evaluate and conduct relevant social analysis exploring current                                                                                   Human Service Workers and the Law
    real-world challenges. Focus your degree by choosing to incorporate a
    minor in Children, Families and Society. Access custom-built social work
    studios on campus and practise your skills through simulated scenarios.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Interested in a
    Gain valuable practical experience through work placements during
    your third and fourth years of study. Graduate with a degree accredited
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          business degree?
    by the Association of Social Workers and be eligible for full membership.
    Note: Students are required to undertake Criminal History Checks through the Department
    of Human Services (DHS) for working with Children, in the Aged Care Sector and in Disability
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          We offer a wide range of business degrees that can be
    Services; obtain a SAPOL National Police Record Check; and complete a one-day Child Safe                                                          Interested in studying ageing and disability?                                                                                       studied online. Additional tutorial support is available at
    Environments Course. Some placements may require students to hold a current driver’s licence,                                                                                                                                                                                         our Mount Gambier Campus, either individually or in small
    Mandatory Basic Life Support (BLS) training, vaccinations, or a recognised First Aid Certificate.                                                 Study a Bachelor of Social Science (Ageing and Disability) through
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          groups, so that you can feel further supported in your
                                                                                                                                                      flexible learning, combining both on-campus and online delivery.
    CAREERS                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               learning. You will also have full access to the facilities,
                                                                                                                                                      Develop the knowledge and skills to meet the social and emotional                                                                   resources, events and other support services on campus.
    Social worker / case manager / aged care worker / child and youth
                                                                                                                                                      needs of individuals, families and carers involved with the elderly
    welfare officer / community development officer / disability support                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Degrees include:
                                                                                                                                                      and disabled.
    worker / rehabilitation officer / social policy adviser / social researcher
                                                                                                                                                      Learn to navigate major systems such as the Australian National                                                                      • Bachelor of Business*
                                                                                                                                                      Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and My Aged Care policies,                                                                        • Bachelor of Business (Design and Marketing)*
                                                                                                                                                      inform social policy development, enhance service provisions, and
                                                                                                                                                      promote social inclusion within the ageing and disability sectors.                                                                   • Bachelor of Business (Economics, Finance and Trade)*
                                                                                                                                                      Gain valuable work experience and build professional networks by                                                                     • Bachelor of Business (Finance)
                                                                                                                                                      completing more than 500 hours of supervised field placements
                                                                                                                                                      throughout your degree.                                                                                                              • Bachelor of Business (Financial Planning)*

                                                                                                                                                      For more information, visit unisa.edu.au/social-work                                                                                 • Bachelor of Business (Human Resource Management)*
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           • Bachelor of Business (Information Strategy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             and Management)*
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           • Bachelor of Business (Innovation and Entrepreneurship)*
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           • Bachelor of Business (International Business)*
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           • Bachelor of Business (Legal Studies)*
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    “I jumped at the opportunity to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  go back and study because UniSA          • Bachelor of Business (Logistics and Supply
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 offered an alternative pathway into         Chain Management)*
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                social work. The social work values of     • Bachelor of Business (Management)*
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               respect, social justice and professional    • Bachelor of Business (Property)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               integrity are values that are equivalent
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           • Bachelor of Business (Real Estate Practice)*
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 to mine, and the social work degree
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                helped me to put it all into practice."    • Bachelor of Business (Sport and Recreation
                                                                                                                                                              "I wanted to do a job that was rewarding, but                                                                                  Management)*
                                                                                                                                                             also gave me personal growth. I am currently a                                                    Lisa Fry
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        social work graduate               • Bachelor of Business (Tourism and Event Management)
                                                                                                                                                            corrections officer, working closely with offenders
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          *please note that some study may be required at City West Campus in Adelaide.
                                                                                                                                                                 so they can make more positive choices."

                                                                                                                                                                                   Davina Hodgson                                                                                         To learn more, visit unisa.edu.au/business
                                                                                                                                                                                 social work graduate

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YOUR                                                                     ADJUSTMENT FACTORS
                                                                                  UniSA offers Adjustment Factors (bonus points) to high school

                    PATHWAYS
                                                                                  students applying for entry. Additional points are based on set
                                                                                              equity factors and/or subject choices.
                                                                                               unisa.edu.au/adjustmentfactors

     We offer a wide range of alternative
     pathways for regional students to
     gain entry into university.
                                                                                                GUARANTEED ENTRY
                                                                                         UniSA offers guaranteed entry into many degrees.
     UniSA COLLEGE                                                                  If your Selection Rank (ATAR) meets the UniSA Guaranteed
     UniSA College offers a variety of educational programs that can help          Entry score, you have met the prerequisites and any specific
     you gain direct entry into a UniSA degree, including a range of diplomas,         entry requirements, and you have listed the degree as
     Foundation Studies and the Aboriginal Pathway Program. These pathway                your first preference, you are guaranteed an offer.
     programs will prepare you for university by building your academic                     Please note application timelines may apply.
     knowledge and skills. You will experience life as a UniSA student, be                         unisa.edu.au/guaranteed
     taught by UniSA staff and have access to a full-range of support services.
     By successfully completing your UniSA College program, you will then
     be able to seamlessly transfer into an undergraduate degree at UniSA.
     For more information see page 12.

     SPECIAL TERTIARY ADMISSIONS TEST
     If you do not have a competitive result from Year 12, TAFE/RTO or
     previous university study, you may qualify for special entry into your
     preferred UniSA degree by choosing to sit the STAT – a two-hour test
     made up of 70 multiple choice questions designed to measure your
     aptitude for tertiary study. Your results will be used to create a ranking
     that you can then use to compete for entry with other special entry
                                                                                    VISIT OUR ONLINE CREDIT ASSESSOR
     applicants. To be eligible you must be aged over 18 years by 1 February      See an instant snapshot of how your qualifications may count
     (or 1 July for midyear entry) in the year you wish to commence your          towards your UniSA degree. If your award is not listed, please
     study. We also offer full-day workshops to help you prepare.                      contact Future Student Enquiries on (08) 8302 2376.
                                                                                                      unisa.edu.au/credit
     VET GRADUATES
     A completed Certificate IV, diploma or advanced diploma from TAFE or
     another RTO may be all you need to apply for a UniSA degree. If your
     completed VET award meets the UniSA Guaranteed Entry score, you
     have met the prerequisites and any specific entry requirements, and
     you have listed the degree as your first preference, you are guaranteed
     an offer. If you are successful in securing a place in a relevant UniSA
     degree, you may also be eligible to receive credit for your previous
     study, typically reducing the time it takes to complete the program.

     MORE OPTIONS...                                                                   Explore
      »» Completion of a linked SAIBT diploma.                                      your pathway
      »» Completion of courses through Open Universities Australia (OUA).         options further at
      »» Completion of courses at another recognised university.                   unisa.edu.au/
                                                                                     pathways

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UniSA COLLEGE PATHWAYS EXPLAINED...

     Diploma in Health (Mount Gambier)                                                                                     Foundation Studies                                                                                Aboriginal Pathway Program
     unisa.edu.au/college                                                                                                  unisa.edu.au/college                                                                              unisa.edu.au/app

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Mount Gambier or
                     Mount Gambier Campus                                            2 years full-time                                     Mount Gambier Campus                    1 year full-time                                                                                 1.5 years full-time
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             City West Campus

                     On-campus/Online                                                Intakes: Feb, Jul                                     On-campus/Online                        Intakes: Feb, Jul                                         On-campus                              Intakes: Feb

     Selection Rank:.......................................... 50.00   SATAC code (Mount Gambier).......476001             SATAC code (Mount Gambier)........477011             part-time study available                    SATAC code: Apply at unisa.edu.au/appform           part-time study available
     Guaranteed Entry:
       Selection Rank:...................................... 50.00            part-time study available
                                                                                                                           Prerequisites: none                                                                               Prerequisites: none
                                                                                                                           Assumed knowledge: none                                                                           Assumed knowledge: none
     Prerequisites: none
     Assumed knowledge: none
                                                                                                                           Study a free* one-year program through UniSA College with no minimum                              Study a free* 18-month program through UniSA College designed
                                                                                                                           qualifications required for entry. Develop the foundation needed to                               specifically for Aboriginal students with no minimum entry qualifications
     This popular two-year program offers an alternative pathway into                                                      study at a tertiary level, including critical writing, communication,                             required. Build your confidence to study at university and the
     university study for students who do not meet direct entry requirements.                                              research and study skills. You can also choose elective courses as an                             foundations you need to succeed at the tertiary level. Develop
     On successful completion, you will be guaranteed entry into the                                                       introduction to a specific area of interest, such as health, education,                           your academic, literacy, digital and numerical skills, along with your
     Bachelor of Nursing (Mount Gambier) at UniSA or other linked health                                                   arts, social sciences, information technology, engineering and the                                knowledge in areas such as Aboriginal culture and land management.
     degrees. In first year, you will learn foundation knowledge that                                                      environment, or business. After you have successfully completed this                              Benefit from small class sizes with more one-to-one support from
     will prepare you for ongoing tertiary study and will start to explore                                                 program, you can use your competitive Grade Point Average (GPA)                                   teaching staff. You can also get involved with social activities,
     health-related topics. In second year, you will seamlessly transfer into                                              to apply for any UniSA degree.                                                                    networking opportunities, peer mentoring and more. After you have
     the first year of the bachelor degree.                                                                                                                                                                                  successfully completed this program, you can use your competitive
                                                                                                                           *Students will be required to pay the Student Services and Amenities Fee determined by the
     ENTRY REQUIREMENTS                                                                                                    Australian Government.                                                                            Grade Point Average (GPA) to apply for any UniSA degree.
     Applicants may be eligible if they have one of the following:                                                                                                                                                           *Students will be required to pay the Student Services and Amenities Fee determined by the
                                                                                                                           FURTHER STUDY                                                                                     Australian Government.
     • A competitive Selection Rank of at least 50 (including adjustment factors).
     • A STAT score of approximately 139 or higher.                                                                        After successfully completing the Foundation Studies program, you
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             FURTHER STUDY
     • An interstate or overseas qualification considered by the University as an equivalent                               can use your GPA score to competitively apply for one of UniSA’s 200+
       to SACE.                                                                                                            world-class degrees. Students have the option of studying locally at the                          After successfully completing the Aboriginal Pathway Program, you
     • A recognised Certificate III or Certificate IV from TAFE or a registered training organisation.                     Mount Gambier Campus, choosing a flexible online degree, or relocating                            can use your GPA score to competitively apply for one of UniSA’s 200+
     In addition, applicants must:                                                                                         to Adelaide depending on their chosen program. You can also apply for                             world-class degrees. Students have the option of studying locally at the
     • Be an Australian citizen, a New Zealand citizen or the holder of an Australian                                      a 100% online degree through UniSA Online. Explore our degrees at                                 Mount Gambier Campus, choosing an online degree or relocating to
       permanent visa; AND                                                                                                 unisa.edu.au/study or unisaonline.edu.au                                                          Adelaide depending on their chosen program. You can also apply for a
     • Meet the relevant citizenship and residency requirements for a Commonwealth                                                                                                                                           100% online degree through UniSA Online. Explore our degrees at
       Supported Place.                                                                                                    ENTRY REQUIREMENTS                                                                                unisa.edu.au/study or unisaonline.edu.au
     Applicants who have completed a TAFE/VET award at diploma level or above, or who have                                 • No formal minimum entry requirements apply.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Study on Demand
     studied at the higher education level for more than two years, will not be considered for                             • Applicants who have not completed SACE or a Certificate III must be at least 18 years old       ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
     admission into these programs.                                                                                          before February 1st of the year of intended enrolment for Study Period 2, or 18 years old       • This program is open to all people who identify as Aboriginal.
                                                                                                                             before July 1st for enrolment in Study Period 5.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             • Applicants who have not completed SACE or a Certificate III must be 17 years of age
     DEGREE STRUCTURE                                                                                                      • In addition, applicants must be an Australian citizen, a New Zealand citizen or the holder of     or over before January 1st of the year of intended enrolment.
                                                                                                                             an Australian permanent visa; AND
                  University Studies                                                 8x courses from Bachelor of Nursing                                                                                                     Apply directly at unisa.edu.au/appform or email app@unisa.edu.au for information.
     FIRST YEAR

                                                                       SECOND YEAR

                                                                                                                           • Meet the relevant citizenship and residency requirements for a Commonwealth
                  Introduction to Anatomy
                  Maths Fundamentals
                                                                                       (Mount Gambier)
                                                                                     Successful Tertiary Learning A
                                                                                                                             Supported Place.                                                                                DEGREE STRUCTURE                                                                             After successfully completing
                                                                                                                           Applicants who have completed a TAFE/VET award at Certificate IV or above, or who have
                  Elective 1                                                         Successful Tertiary Learning B        studied at the higher education level will not be considered for admission into this program.                   Land Management (OC)                                                           Foundation Studies or the Aboriginal

                                                                                                                                                                                                                             FIRST YEAR
                  Tertiary Studies A                                                                                                                                                                                                       Building Academic Success (OC)
                  Introduction to Human Physiology                                                                         DEGREE STRUCTURE                                                                                                Applied Computer Practices (OC)                                                Pathway Program, you can choose to
                  Literacy Course 1                                    Students will attend on-campus
                                                                       lectures, tutorials, practicals, workshops                       University Studies                                                                                 Communication for Academic                                                     study a 100% online degree with UniSA
                                                                                                                           FIRST YEAR

                  Elective 2                                                                                                                                                                                                                Purposes (OC)
                  Elective 3
                                                                       or seminars; some study may be able
                                                                       to be completed online.
                                                                                                                                        Literacy Course 1
                                                                                                                                        Elective 1                                                                                         Aboriginal Knowledges, Learning and                                            Online, giving you full control and
                  Preparation for Tertiary Studies B                                                                                                                                                                                        Cultures (OC)
                                                                                                                                        Elective 2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           University Studies (OC)                                                        flexibility over your learning.
                                                                                                                                        Literacy Course 2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             SECOND YEAR   Maths Fundamentals (OC)
                                                                                                                                        Elective 3
                                                                                                                                        Elective 4
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Critical Thinking: Media and                                                   Learn more at unisaonline.edu.au
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Academia (OC)
                                                                                                                                        Elective 5                                                                                         Introduction to Human Behaviour
                  UniSA College also offers diplomas in arts, business, construction,                                      Students will attend on-campus lectures,                                                                          (OC)
                  engineering, health, information technology, and science and the                                         tutorials, practicals, workshops or seminars;
                                                                                                                           some study may be able to be completed                                                            Students will attend on-campus
                  environment, which are all available to study at City West Campus                                        online. This program is also available                                                            lectures, tutorials, practicals, workshops
                  in Adelaide.                                                                                             externally through online study only.                                                             or seminars; some study may be able
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             to be completed online.
                  Find out more at unisa.edu.au/college

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STUDENT
                                                         EXPERIENCE

                                                                                                                                                                   Discover
     SUPPORTING YOU                                                              CAMPUS LIFE                                                                       more at
     Study support                                                               Campus culture                                                               unisa.edu.au/
     We want you to achieve your best, so we offer a variety of study support    Explore our wide range of social activities, clubs and volunteering           student-life
     services. You can access online learning resources, talk with a learning    opportunities. There is always something for you to get involved
     adviser, connect with a mentor, and receive free after-hours tutoring       with such as race days, winery visits, lunches, movies, and so much
     online. Our Study Help PALS are also available to provide friendly,         more. The central piazza also provides a great shared space where
     informal study support at dedicated sessions on campus. They are            you can socialise and relax. If you are interested in building your
     current UniSA students who can help you with assignment writing,            leadership skills, we also offer unique scholarships that will give you
     referencing and building your overall study skills.                         the opportunity to develop new initiatives and events to enhance the
                                                                                 overall student experience.
     Career services
     We want to get you career ready, so you can access our career services      Events and workshops
     from first year. Make the most of our online Career Hub with wide range     We host several events throughout the year starting with a Welcome
     of self-help resources, including tips on resume writing and practising     Party as part of Orientation. Other events on the calendar include,                            SCHOLARSHIPS
     your interview skills. There are also professional job listings with some   celebrations for Multicultural Week and Reconciliation Week,                 Every year, over 2,500 students benefit from our grants and
     that are exclusive to UniSA students. You can also connect with a career    on-campus student dinners and family days, and other off-site social        scholarships. Find what you are eligible for through our online
     adviser for help with career planning and attend industry events to         events. There are also learning workshops hosted on campus through                           scholarships search engine.
     build your professional networks.                                           virtual classrooms to help with your studies, along with workshops
                                                                                 delivered by visiting academics from Adelaide.                             There are also a number of grants specifically available for local
     unisa.edu.au/careers                                                                                                                                   students after enrolment, including the Cowan Regional Grants
                                                                                                                                                                        and the Rotary District 9780 UniSA Grant.
                                                                                 Your student association
     Personal counselling
                                                                                 Connect with your student association – USASA. They provide a voice                   unisa.edu.au/mtgambier-scholarships
     All UniSA students can access free and confidential face-to-face            for all UniSA students through advocacy work, along with social events,
     counselling to help manage a personal issue or to talk through any          second-hand text book sales, clubs, the student magazine, and more.
     pressure points during your studies. We partner with local providers
     so that you can get independent support and advice when you need.
                                                                                 Global exposure
     unisa.edu.au/counselling
                                                                                 Expand your horizons through international field trips, work
                                                                                 placements, internships, study tours, short-term programs, volunteer
     Access and inclusion services                                               opportunities, conferences or a student exchange during your studies.
     Our services range from facility and access requirements through            You will graduate with a global and competitive edge, with international
     to developing individual action plans for all students with a physical      knowledge and experience.
     disability, mental health issue or medical condition.                       unisa.edu.au/globalopportunities
     unisa.edu.au/access-inclusion

     Wirringka student services
     We have teams to support the specific needs of our Aboriginal
     students, including tutorial assistance, a mentorship program,
     scholarships and grants, dedicated study spaces, and access to
     learning advisers both on-campus and online. We also have an
     engagement officer on-campus who can provide additional
     tailored support.
     unisa.edu.au/Wirringka

     SafeZone app
     All UniSA students can download the free SafeZone app,
     providing additional security and support when studying on
     campus. The app allows you to get help quickly in a personal                                  For more information, visit
     emergency or if someone else needs first aid or general assistance.                           unisa.edu.au/regional-support-mtgambier
     You can check-in when working alone or after hours, sharing your
     status with the UniSA security team. You can also receive
     notifications so you know what to do in an emergency situation.
     unisa.edu.au/safezone

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IN THE COMMUNITY

     We have a strong connection with the local community to help build a vibrant and thriving region.

     CONNECTING WITH INDUSTRY                                                 CHANGING LANDSCAPES
     UniSA has rolled out its unique Future Industries Accelerator            The Wattle Range Council and UniSA STEM have established a
     (FIA) program in Mount Gambier, which encourages meaningful              partnership that creates opportunities for student placements and
     collaborations with industry. Businesses across the Limestone            joint research projects. The partnership will examine challenges     The $12.5 million Learning
     Coast can utilise FIA to test product ideas or to help overcome          relating to biomass, wind turbines, townscapes and coastal           Centre located on campus.
     technical challenges. FIA has become the destination of choice           erosion, which will benefit the local council area and beyond.
     for new innovations and breakthroughs, and is always looking for
     new opportunities to collaborate. UniSA’s world-class Centre for
     Business Growth has also been focusing on business development
     programs in the region, with initiatives designed to boost local
     skills in leading and managing growth in a global marketplace.
     unisa.edu.au/FIA

     FOREST RESEARCH MOUNT GAMBIER                                            COMMUNITY SPONSORSHIPS
     UniSA has established a $6 million forestry research and                 We sponsor local organisations and initiatives to support
     development hub on campus to support the South East’s $1.2 billion       and celebrate the community. Key sponsorships include the
     forest industry. The National Institute for Forest Products Innovation   Western Border Football League, Pioneers Basketball, Blue
     Hub is a partnership between UniSA and the state and federal             Lake Fun Run, Sir Robert Helpmann Theatre's Community
     governments, focusing on new research and solutions that can             Circle, and Women in Business and Regional Development
     add value to industry and support economic growth in regional            (WiBRD). We also sponsor local secondary school award nights
     South Australia.                                                         throughout the Limestone Coast and South West Victoria.
     unisa.edu.au/FPI
                                                                              Pedal Prix
                                                                              One of our largest community sponsorships is the UniSA
                                                                              Australian HPV Super Series. The competition sees teams race
                                                                              Human Powered Vehicles (HPV’s) on a closed circuit, with one
                                                                              stage held in Mount Gambier attracting hundreds of riders and
                                                                              spectators. UniSA is the naming rights sponsor and is focused
                                                                              on promoting education, the development of sustainable
     HEALTHY FUTURES                                                          communities, healthy lifestyles, quality research, and innovation.
     The Limestone Coast Regional Sporting Academy (LCRSA)                    pedalprix.com.au
     has developed a 12-month program for young local athletes
     with great sporting potential, focusing on strength training,
     body conditioning and elite education. As a Foundation
     Partner, our Mount Gambier Campus is the host venue for all
     education programs and athletes access regular testing at
     UniSA’s High Performance Centre in Adelaide. The program is
                                                                                                                                                                                "The City of Mount Gambier supports the work of UniSA’s Mount Gambier Campus,
     all about nurturing local talent, providing good education and                                                                                                               providing people of all ages with access to tertiary education. The campus provides
     removing hurdles to help young athletes reach their goals.                                                                                                                   local people with the opportunity to upskill and value-add to the community in
     LCLGA.sa.gov.au                                                                                                                                                               areas such as education, midwifery, nursing and social work, and is an important
                                                                                                                                                                                   drawcard for those considering making a life in our city."
                                                                                                                                                                                 Lynette Martin OAM | Mayor of Mount Gambier

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STUDY ONLINE                            UniSA offers over 70 flexible degrees, combining on-campus and
                                                                                   online study. You can also Study On Demand through UniSA Online
                                                                                   with a suite of 100% online degrees that can be studied anywhere,
                                                                                                                                                        WHY STUDY ON DEMAND?

                                                                                   any time and from any device.
                                                                                                                                                                  Specifically designed                  All assessments
                                                                                   Students studying online can still access all campus facilities in             for online learning                    are 100% online
                                                                                   Mount Gambier, including computer pools and dedicated learning
                                                                                   spaces, along with student services such as study support and
                                                                                   personal counselling. You can benefit from flexible learning, but
                                                                                                                                                                  Four start dates per year              24/7 access to
                                                                                   still feel supported and part of the campus culture along the way.
                                                                                                                                                                  (Jan, Apr, Jun, Sep)                   learning resources

                                                                                   Our 100% online degrees include:

                                                                                    Bachelor of Business (Financial Planning)                                                                            Flexible around
                                                                                                                                                                  Learn in 10-week blocks
                                                                                                                                                                                                         your life
                                                                                    Bachelor of Business (Human Resource Management)

                                                                                    Bachelor of Business (Management)                                                                                    Credit for previous
                                                                                                                                                                  Scholarships and
                                                                                                                                                                                                         study and relevant
                                                                                                                                                                  grants available
                                                                                                                                                                                                         work experience
                                                                                    Bachelor of Business (Marketing)

                                                                                    Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)
                                                                                                                                                        SUPPORT SERVICES
                                                                                    Bachelor of Communication
                                                                                                                                                        UniSA Online provides unique support services over extended hours –
                                                                                    Bachelor of Community Health                                        including on weekends – so you can get help when you need it. Whether
                                                                                                                                                        it’s for assignments, referencing, administrative or technical supports,
                                                                                                                                                        you will have access to a team ready to assist you every step of the way.
                                                                                    Bachelor of Construction Management

                                                                                    Bachelor of Construction Management (Honours)                                 Access online                          Connect with
                                                                                                                                                                  academic support                       a dedicated
                                                                                                                                                                  seven days a week                      student adviser
                                                                                    Bachelor of Criminal Justice

                                                                                    Bachelor of Digital Media                                                     Access tech support 24/7

                                                                                    Bachelor of Information Technology and Data Analytics

                                                                                    Bachelor of Health Science (Nutrition and Exercise)

                                                                                    Bachelor of Marketing and Communication

                                                                                    Bachelor of Psychological Science and Sociology

                                                                                    Bachelor of Public Health

                                                                                                                                                                 “After finishing training as a life coach, I wanted
                                                                                                                                                                    to further my understanding of the human

     DID YOU                As a UniSA Online student you still have full access
                            to the facilities, resources, events and support
                                                                                                                                                                mind, whilst studying and living locally in Mount

     KNOW?
                                                                                                                                                                Gambier. I first completed the Foundation Studies
                            services available at the Mount Gambier Campus.                                                                                     program through UniSA College, which then gave
                                                                                                                                                                 me the confidence to study a degree with UniSA
                                                                                                                                                                  Online. I’ve enjoyed the flexible learning and
                                                                                                                                                                 accessing the local campus, which has very fast
                                                                                                                                                                        internet speeds and great facilities.”

                                                                                                                                                                                   Joe Denman
                                                                                                                                                              Completed Foundation Studies and currently studying
                                                                                                           Learn more at unisaonline.edu.au
                                                                                                                                                                a Bachelor of Psychological Science and Sociology

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                                                                                                                                                              ONLINE
                                                                                                                                                              EVENTS
                                                                                                                                                               We will be hosting a series of

                          RELOCATING TO ADELAIDE
                                                                                                                                                              online events so you can learn
                                                                                                                                                             more about studying with UniSA.
                                                                                                                                                             Listen to presentations, discover
                                                                                                                                                              different degrees and careers,
                                                                                                                                                                 and connect with current
                                                                                                                                                               students and academic staff.

     As a regional student, you can also choose to relocate                   AFTER YOU ARRIVE                                                                 For more information, visit
     and study at one of the UniSA campuses in Adelaide.                                                                                                       unisa.edu.au/infosessions
     Depending on your chosen degree, you might be based                      Access support services
     at City West, City East, Magill or Mawson Lakes. Here are                We offer an extensive range of support services to help you succeed
                                                                              at university. From study support to personal counselling, we are here
     some useful tips to help you make a smooth transition.                   to help. Check out the resources available online or visit your local
                                                                              Campus Central team.
     BEFORE YOU ARRIVE                                                        unisa.edu.au/studentservices
                                                                                                                                                          Applications for entry in
                                                                                                                                                         2021 open in early August
     Explore your study options
                                                                              Have a travel plan
     Go online and find out more about the 200+ degrees we offer,
     including entry requirements, what subjects you will study,              Take the time to map out how you will get to and from campus.
     career outcomes, and more.                                               You can make the most of Adelaide being a smaller capital city and
                                                                              drive, cycle or catch public transport. Parking at the suburban campuses     For most undergraduate degrees,
     unisa.edu.au/study                                                       is very affordable, and bike storage and showers are available at all
                                                                              campuses. A free Campus Connector bus service also runs between                you need to apply via SATAC.
                                                                              Magill and Mawson Lakes.
     Check for scholarships
     UniSA offers a wide range of scholarships, including the UniSA           unisa.edu.au/campus-facilities                                                  For more information, visit
     Rural Connect Scholarships, which help rural and regional students
     fund their relocation to study in Adelaide. Check out the online
                                                                                                                                                                 unisa.edu.au/apply
                                                                              Plan your career
     scholarships search engine to see what you may be eligible for.
                                                                              It’s important to explore your career options and understand
     unisa.edu.au/scholarships                                                where your degree can take you. Our Career Services team provides
                                                                              on-campus advice and support, along with a variety of online
                                                                                                                                                                 MyCareerMatch is a free personality and career
                                                                              resources. They can also help you to find paid or unpaid volunteer,
     Look into accommodation                                                                                                                                     profiling tool that you can complete before you
                                                                              internship and employment opportunities, and they host workshops
     There are a variety of student accommodation options available,                                                                                             start university. Contact Future Student Enquiries
                                                                              and events throughout the year so you can develop your professional
     including UniSA’s Student Accommodation by Urbanest, offering            knowledge and skills.                                                              on (08) 8302 2376 or at unisa.edu.au/enquire
     modern apartments in the heart of the Adelaide CBD. It's important to
     start this process early, so visit our website and connect with one of   unisa.edu.au/careers
     our dedicated advisers.
     unisa.edu.au/accommodation                                               Study overseas
                                                                              Expand your horizons through international field trips,                            ATAR > DEGREE FINDER
                                                                              work placements, internships, study tours, short-term programs,                    Go online and check out our new ATAR >
                                                                              volunteer opportunities, conferences or a student exchange during                  Degree Finder, to explore which degrees you
                                                                              your studies. You will graduate with a global and competitive edge,                may be eligible for using your Selection Rank.
                                                                              with international knowledge and experience.                                       unisa.edu.au/atar-degree-finder
                                                                              unisa.edu.au/globalopportunities

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                                                                           South Australia makes no representation about
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Find out more about the University’s commitment                                            CRICOS provider number 00121B
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