2021 STUDY AND CAREER GUIDE - University of South Australia

2021 STUDY AND CAREER GUIDE - University of South Australia
2021 STUDY AND CAREER GUIDE - University of South Australia
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                                   #1 IN
                                FOR QUALITY
                                                          SA's #1
                                                       FOR GRADUATE
                                                                                    Be unstoppable.
                                                                                    At UniSA, your degree can take you anywhere.
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      Ranked #25, 2020                                 Outcomes Survey 2017-19 –
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                                                                                                    “UniSA is a globally connected and engaged university
      WORLD                        #1 IN                 OVERALL                                      helping to solve the problems of industry and the
      TOP 50                     AUSTRALIA                5 STAR                                      professions. Our graduates are the new professionals,
     UNDER 50                   FOR QUALITY             RATING FOR                                    at ease with the world and ready to create and respond
                                 EDUCATION              EXCELLENCE
    Ranked #30, 2020 QS
     Top 50 Universities         2020 THE University
                                                                                                      to change. We are Australia’s University of Enterprise.”
       Aged Under 50               Impact Rankings       2019 QS Stars Ratings
                                                                                                    Prof. David Lloyd | Vice Chancellor and President

2021 STUDY AND CAREER GUIDE - University of South Australia
                                       GOT YOUR BACK
    What a year it’s been so far. We know      You’re guaranteed a place into many         Using an alternative pathway
    that you began 2020 with a plan,           UniSA degrees if:
    and then that got turned on its head.                                                  TERTIARY TRANSFER
                                               •   Your Selection Rank meets the
    But despite this, we know you're doing
                                                   UniSA Guaranteed Entry score;           If your Selection Rank is not high
    your best to adapt, learn and grow.
                                               •   You have met the prerequisites          enough to gain entry into your preferred
    At UniSA, we want you to know,                 and any specific requirements           degree, you can consider starting a
    that through all of this change,               for admission; and                      different degree with a lower entry score.
    we’ve got your back!                                                                   You can then use your competitive
                                               •   You have listed the degree as
                                                                                           Grade Point Average (GPA) to apply for a
    What has remained the same is                  your first preference.
                                                                                           transfer after one full-time study period
    that completing Year 12 and achieving
                                                                                           (typically four courses).
    your SACE/IB and ATAR are important        COMPETITIVE ENTRY
    milestones as you prepare for further
                                               If you don’t meet the UniSA Guaranteed      UniSA COLLEGE
    study and your unstoppable career.
                                               Entry score, you will still be considered
                                                                                           UniSA College provides a range of
    Another thing that hasn’t changed          for competitive entry. When there are
                                                                                           alternative pathway programs that can
    is our flexible admissions policies.       more eligible applicants than available
                                                                                           help you transfer into your preferred
    UniSA has many pathways in addition        places in your preferred degree, offers
                                                                                           UniSA degree. We offer two-year
    to the ATAR, so you won’t be               are made to applicants in descending
                                                                                           diplomas that allow you to transition into
    disadvantaged.                             order of Selection Rank scores until all
                                                                                           your bachelor’s degree in the second
                                               places are filled. The lowest Selection
    When applying for university, we will                                                  year, or the Foundation Studies program,
                                               Rank that receives an offer is called
    consider your Selection Rank, which                                                    which is one year of full-time study that
                                               the cut-off. This can vary each year
    is your ATAR plus any eligible                                                         gives you a competitive Grade Point
                                               depending on the number of applicants
    Adjustment Factors.                                                                    Average (GPA) that you can then use to
                                               and places available in the program.
                                                                                           apply for your degree of choice.
                                               Minimum entry requirements, such as
                                               prerequisites still apply.                  To discover our full range of alternative
    Adjustment Factors (formerly known as                                                  pathway options, see pages 28-31.
    bonus points) are based on set equity      Using your Year 12 grades
    factors and/or subject choices. They
    are automatically combined with your       SELECTION BY GRADES
    raw aggregate score to generate your
    individual Selection Rank and boost
                                               For some degrees, applicants who have
                                               not achieved the Selection Rank required
                                                                                                                                        WHAT NEXT?
    your overall result.                                                                        Every year, more than 2,500
                                               for automatic selection may be offered                                                   We're here to help with all you
                                                                                                students benefit from scholarships
                                               any remaining places available based on                                                  need to know about university
    GUARANTEED ENTRY                                                                            and grants at UniSA. We offer
                                               the grades of their Year 12 subjects.                                                    admissions. Check out our dedicated
                                                                                                support to a wide range of students
    Designed to reduce some of the stress                                                                                               website for Year 12s that explains the
                                               Selection by Grades allows you to                from all different backgrounds.
    faced when applying to university, UniSA                                                                                            different ways you can gain entry into
                                               compete using your best three A, B or C          Our online scholarships search
    offers Guaranteed Entry into many of its                                                                                            your preferred degree at UniSA.
                                               letter grades from your Year 12 studies.         engine will help you find what
    undergraduate degrees.
                                               Selection by Grades will only consider           you may be eligible for.                Learn more at unisa.edu.au/Year-12
                                               20-credit Stage 2 Tertiary Admission
                                               Subjects (TAS) where you have earned
                                               a C- or better.
                                               For more information and a list
                                               of eligible degrees, visit

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GET THE CAREER                                                                                                          200+
                                                                                                                                                                                                            WITH MORE THAN
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              87 STUDY
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            PARTNERS IN

                                          YOU WANT                                                                                                            DEGREES                                       2,500 COMPANIES
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           MORE THAN 24

    WORLD-CLASS DEGREES                                  INDUSTRY CONNECTED                             CAREER SERVICES
    UniSA offers over 200 world-class                    We collaborate with more than 2,500            The Career Services team will help

                                                                                                                                                            Alumni in focus:
    degrees across a wide range of study                 companies worldwide to bring our               you get career ready. Access our online
    and career areas. We are also the only               students placement, project, research          career development program, job boards,

                                                                                                                                                            FINDING THE RIGHT FIT
    university in SA to offer undergraduate              and work opportunities. Connect with           workshops and self-help resources that
    degrees in Aviation, Construction                    industry during your studies and benefit       provide tips on things like resume writing.
    Management, Counselling and                          from curriculum informed by the latest         You can even practise your interview
    Interpersonal Skills, Creative Industries,           practices and trends.                          skills through simulation software!
    Interior Architecture, Journalism,                                                                  Connect one-on-one with a career
                                                                                                                                                            Ben Germein is one of the co-founders and          “I love the autonomy and the
                                                                                                                                                            masterminds behind the global business,
    Pharmacy, Property, Product Design and               GLOBAL OPPORTUNITIES                           adviser, attend industry events and                                                                    ability to be creative with
                                                                                                                                                            Happy Way.
    more, along with the only fully accredited
                                                         Broaden your thinking and see the
                                                                                                        walk in to one of our drop-in centres                                                                  no limits to what I want to
    degrees in Exercise and Sport Science,                                                              on campus for on the spot advice.                   He combined his passion for fitness with a
                                                         world through a range of global                                                                                                                       do and how far I can take
    Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy.                                                                                                                 degree in marketing to launch a range of
                                                         opportunities. Travel overseas through         unisa.edu.au/careers                                                                                   things. There is a lot of
                                                                                                                                                            100% natural protein powders for women,
                                                         a student exchange, short-term program,
                                                         internship, volunteering opportunity or
                                                                                                                                                            a game-changing move in one of the                 freedom that comes with
    Make your study experience relevant and              study tour. Graduate with international
                                                                                                                                                            fastest-growing industries.                        running your own business,
    learn from highly qualified academics                experience and the skills to take on                                                               Unsure what he wanted to do after finishing        but it also takes a lot of
    and industry professionals. In fact, UniSA           new challenges.                                                                                    school, Ben worked a few odd jobs before           structure and dedication.
    is ranked number one in SA and amongst                                                                                                                  deciding to go to university. To keep his
    the best young universities in Australia                                                                                                                pulse on the health and fitness industry, he       I’ve looked for mentors throughout my career.
    (ranked #2) for teaching quality by both                                                                                                                decided to work at a gym during his studies         It’s really important for entrepreneurs to
    ComparED and Times Higher Education.                                                                                                                    before opening and managing several
                                                                                                                                                                                                                connect with people, be inquisitive and ask
                                                                                                                                                            gym facilities across Adelaide. It was this
    PRACTICAL LEARNING                                                                                                                                      experience and the people he met along              lots of questions.”
                                                                                                                                                            the way that ultimately inspired him to start
    Learn in a highly practical environment.                                                                                                                                                                   Ben Germein
                                                                                                                                                            his own business.
    Complete real-world projects,
                                                                                                                                                                                                               BACHELOR OF BUSINESS (MARKETING),
    along with internship and placement                                                                                                                     Like any true entrepreneur, Ben was restless
                                                                                                                                                                                                               CO-FOUNDER OF HAPPY WAY
    opportunities. Learn directly from                                                                                                                      and wanted to find the next challenge.
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Winner 2018 Telstra South Australian Business Award
    experts who are leaders in their field                                                                                                                  That’s when Happy Way came into the
    and develop the skills required of                                                                                                                      picture. Ben went from working in his
    tomorrow’s professionals.                                                                                                                               basement to distributing products to 64
                                                                                                                                                            countries around the world.

                                                            UniSA students on a volunteering placement at the Pyeong Chang Winter Olympics,
                                                            learning about tourism and marketing.

                                                                                                                                                            READY TO                      We offer a unique elective to all UniSA students called Startup Studio - giving you
                                                                                                                                                                                          the knowledge and expertise to design and develop a successful business concept
                 No.1 IN SA FOR                                                                        No.1 IN SA FOR                                       STARTUP                       from start to finish. This course will take you beyond the traditional classroom setting,
                 GRADUATE CAREERS                                                                      TEACHING QUALITY                                     YOUR
                                                                                                                                                                                          by connecting you with industry mentors and experts through the Innovation &
                                                                                                                                                                                          Collaboration Centre - UniSA's startup incubator.
                 ComparED (QILT) Graduate Outcomes Survey 2017-19 – Full-time
                 Employment Indicator (Undergraduate). Public SA-founded universities only.
                                                                                                       ComparED (QILT) Student Experience Survey 2018-19.
                                                                                                       Public SA-founded universities only.                 FUTURE?                       icc.unisa.edu.au/startup-studio

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I want a career in…

         •   Business and Management               •   Early Childhood Education
         •   Innovation and Entrepreneurship       •   Primary Education
         •   Law                                   •   Secondary Education
         •   Marketing
                                                                                                                                                  Careers that interest me...
         •   International Business                EXPLORING THE CURIOUS AND
                                                   SOLVING PROBLEMS
         •   Human Resource Management
                                                   •   Science                                       “It’s a big positive that students get
         •   Property and Real Estate Practice
                                                   •   Environmental Science                       exposed to working in the field and with
         •   Tourism and Event Management
                                                   •   Mechanical Engineering                       industry throughout their degree. Our
         •   Accounting and Finance
                                                   •   Aviation                                    approach is to provide students with as
                                                                                                   many opportunities as possible to learn
         CREATING BETTER SYSTEMS AND               •   Mathematics
                                                                                                     in a hands-on way. Connecting what
         USER EXPERIENCES                          •   Medical Science and Laboratory Medicine       we teach to real-world issues is really
         •   Information Technology                                                               important – we want our graduates to be
                                                   HELPING PEOPLE                                  confident problem-solvers who are fully
         •   Software Development
                                                   •   Psychology                                  prepared for their professional careers.”
         •   Networking and Cybersecurity
                                                   •   Social Work                                    Associate Professor Tom Raimondo
         •   Electrical Engineering
                                                   •   Public Health                               Program Director: Environmental Science
         •   Data Science
                                                   •   Speech Pathology                             Named in the Top 5 Researchers Under 40 by
                                                                                                    ABC Radio National and UNSW, and recipient
         CREATIVE THINKING AND EXPRESSION          •   Human Services                                of a 2016 Young Tall Poppy Science Award.
         •   Arts                                  •   Ageing and Disability
         •   Creative Industries
         •   Communication and Media               SUPPORTING HEALTH AND WELLBEING

         •   Contemporary Art                      •   Nursing and Midwifery

         •   Design and Marketing                  •   Occupational Therapy

         •   Product Design                        •   Pharmacy

         •   Communication Design                  •   Nutrition and Food Sciences

         •   Journalism and Professional Writing   •   Clinical Exercise Physiology

         •   Film and Television                   •   Podiatry
                                                   •   Medical Radiation Science
         DESIGNING SPACES AND BUILDING THINGS      •   Physiotherapy
         •   Civil Engineering
         •   Construction Management               WORKING IN SPORT AND FITNESS                  "Careers are not linear, they bounce around
         •   Surveying                             •   Human Movement                             depending on where the opportunities lie,
                                                   •   Exercise and Sport Science                so say yes even if they’re outside your field.
         •   Architecture
                                                                                                  Have an openness to learning new things,
         •   Interior Architecture                 •   Sport and Recreation Management
                                                                                                  learn to adapt and be resilient to change.
                                                   •   Outdoor and Environmental Leadership          We look for individuals who can build
         DEVELOPING GAMES AND DIGITAL MEDIA                                                        rapport quickly, have strong relationship               No.1 IN SA
         •   Information Technology                                                                  skills, and adopt a growth mindset."
                                                                                                                                                           FOR EMPLOYER
         •   Games and Entertainment Design                                                                    Susan Frangakis
                                                                                                         Head of HR Business Partners
         •   Illustration and Animation
                                                             Explore your study and career                Bendigo and Adelaide Bank                        2019 QILT Employer Satisfaction Survey –
         •   Game Art                                                                                                                                      Overall Satisfaction Indicator
                                                             options at unisa.edu.au/study
         •   Games Design and Production
         •   Mobile App Development

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    YOUR STUDY OPTIONS                            GET CAREER READY                           UniSA LEADERSHIP PROGRAM
    Find the degree that’s right for you. What    We are focused on preparing                Graduate with the qualities needed
    are you most interested in? What career       our graduates to be tomorrow's             to thrive in our globally competitive                “During my degree                                  "My studies prepared                                            “UniSA has given me
    do you want? It’s important to narrow         professionals – that’s why we have SA’s    world. The UniSA Leadership Program             I was able to work at DXC                              me for my role at Rising                                          the opportunity to
    down your choices and preference the          best graduate career outcomes. You will    offers workshops throughout the year,              Technology, applying                                  Sun Pictures. One of                                          complete a placement
    degrees that are a good fit for you.          learn from highly experienced academics    designed to deliver insights into different       the skills I learnt into a                           the most exciting parts                                       at the Adelaide Football
                                                  and professionals who are leaders in       leadership styles and to develop                 corporate environment.                                  of working in visual                                        Club. I gain experienced
                                                  their field. You will also connect with    your skills in areas like emotional            I also had the opportunity                               effects was seeing the                                        in using software vision
         Does this degree match my                industry, work on real issues and gain     intelligence, conflict resolution, effective     to visit DXC Datacentres                              first shot I ever worked                                      and statistics to provide
         career goal?                             practical experience through:              communication, personal branding                                                                       on appear in a trailer at
                                                                                                                                              in India to gain a better                                                                                             coaches with insights
                                                                                             and goal setting.
                                                                                                                                                understanding of the                                       the cinema.”                                           into player performance
         Do I like the courses in this degree?         Real-world projects, internships
                                                       and placements.                       unisa.edu.au/leadership                        company’s processes and                                       Francesca Milde                                         at different levels of the
         Why does this degree interest me?
                                                                                                                                                global infrastructure.”                                Graduate Certificate                                         AFL, SANFL and AFLW."
                                                       National and international study
         What will my study schedule                                                         STUDY ABROAD                                                                                                in Compositing
                                                       tours, exchange programs,                                                                  Nikil Kathirava                                                                                                            Jordan Sellar
         look like?                                                                                                                                                                                       and Tracking
                                                       competitions and exhibitions.         Get global experience by travelling              Bachelor of Information                                                                                                     Bachelor of
         Will I meet the entry requirements?                                                 overseas during your studies. We offer           Technology (Honours)                                                                                                      Human Movement
                                                       Industry masterclasses, clinics
                                                                                             a range of international opportunities,
    To explore our 200+ world-class                    and networking opportunities.
                                                                                             including student exchanges, study tours,
    degrees, visit unisa.edu.au/study
                                                       Volunteering and                      internships and volunteering programs.
                                                       community projects.
    DOUBLE DEGREES                                                                           unisa.edu.au/globalopportunities
    Graduate with a competitive advantage         CAREER DEVELOPMENT
                                                                                             VOLUNTEER YOUR TIME
    by combining two fields of study.
                                                  We offer an easy to follow online career
    Popular double degrees include, Law                                                      Are you passionate about a particular
                                                  development program that will help you
    and Journalism, Psychology and Human                                                     cause? We can help you connect with
                                                  design, plan and manage your career
    Resource Management, Exercise and                                                        an organisation and become a volunteer
                                                  while you study. Through unique learning
    Sport Science with Nutrition, Human                                                      during your time at university. It’s a great
    Movement and Secondary Education,
                                                  modules, you will build the core skills
                                                                                             way to give back to the community and          Actions                                       MY PREFERENCE LIST                                   MY BACK-UP PREFERENCES
                                                  needed to reach your career goals and                                                                                                                                                        (see alternative pathways on pages 28–31)
    and Engineering and Business.                                                            gain valuable life experience.
                                                  will be supported by our dedicated                                                        �	
                                                                                                                                              Explore your study options
                                                  Career Services team.                      unisa.edu.au/volunteering                         at unisa.edu.au/study
                                                  unisa.edu.au/careers                                                                      �	Discover your career outlook
    Fast-track your studies by completing
                                                                                                                                               at joboutlook.gov.au
    a bachelor degree and a master's
                                                  UniSA+ AWARD
    qualification with just one additional
    year of full-time study. This is available    Stand out as an exceptional graduate
    across select business, engineering           by participating in the UniSA+ Award,
    and communication degrees.                    a unique program open to all students.
    You will graduate ahead of the                Starting in first year, you will develop
    pack with two qualifications and              the practical skills needed for the
    advanced knowledge and skills.                modern workplace, including leadership,
                                                  entrepreneurship, cultural understanding
                                                  and self-awareness. On completion,
                                                  you will receive a signed certificate                                                                 No.1 IN SA FOR STUDENT EXPERIENCE
                                                  from the Vice Chancellor and a record                                                                 ComparED (QILT) Student Experience Survey 2018-19 – All Indicators. Public SA-founded universities only.
                                                  of your achievements.

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                                                      In a busy world, we all want flexibility.        No matter how you decide to learn,          Take full control over your studies
                                                      At UniSA, we make sure that our students         either on-campus, online or through         with our 100% online degrees delivered
                                                      have flexibility over their studies so they      a blended mode, you will have access        through UniSA Online. Study anywhere,
                                                      can find the right balance and create            to custom online platforms that will        any time and on any device. UniSA Online
                                                      their own study experience.                      further support your studies at UniSA.      provides personalised support services
                                                      Take advantage of our different study            myUniSA portal
                                                                                                                                                   over extended hours, seven days a week,     92% SATISFACTION
                                                      options, including online, part-time,
                                                                                                                                                   so you can get help when you need it.       RATE FOR UniSA
                                                                                                                                                                                               ONLINE STUDENT
                                                                                                       Your myUniSA Student Portal is where
                                                      blended and accelerated learning. Tailor                                                     Degrees offered by UniSA Online
                                                                                                       you will go for all your study-related
                                                      your degree so you have time to travel,
                                                      work and study from any location.
                                                                                                       information and resources. It’s the first
                                                                                                                                                   are designed specifically for online
                                                                                                                                                   learning and delivered in 10-week blocks.   SUPPORT
                                                                                                       page that appears after you login as
                                                                                                                                                   You can access learning resources 24/7      Commencing UniSA Online Students, 2019
                                                                                                       a UniSA student. You will find quick                                                    ComparED (QILT) Student Experience Survey
                                                      Your study modes                                                                             and choose from one of four start dates
                                                                                                       links to enrolment, courses, emails,                                                    (Undergraduate, External Study Mode).
                                                                                                                                                   in the year. All assessments are also
                                                                                                       announcements, assignment details
                                                               ON-CAMPUS some optional                                                             100% online.
                                                                                                       and academic records, as well as
                                                               online study is avaliable.
                                                                                                       access to Campus Central, AskIT,            Explore more at unisaonline.edu.au
                                                               ON-CAMPUS/ONLINE blended                the Library, Career Services, your
                                                               learning combining both                 student association, and more.
                                                               on-campus and online study.             Online learning platform

                                                               100% ONLINE through                     Each of your courses (subjects) will
                                                               UniSA Online.                           have its own Learnonline site, which is
                                                                                                       your central platform for accessing key
                                                      To explore your flexible study options,          course information, your course outline,
                                                      go online and check out the study mode           weekly readings and resources, lecture
                                                      available for the degrees that interest          recordings, discussion forums, and more.
                                                      you most.
                                                      Learn more at unisa.edu.au/study

                                                                                    Student Portal ⊲
                                                                          Online Learning Platform �                                                                                           "The transition to studying
                                                                                                                                                                                                   online has given me a
                                                                                                                                                                                                   different perspective.
                                                                                                                                                                                                It has made me feel more
                                                                                                                                                                                                 independent in my own
                                                                                                                                                                                                    learning and helped
                                                                                                                                                                                                  me to improve my time
                                                                                                                                                                                                 management skills. We
                                                                                                                                                                                               have received an incredible
                                                                                                                                                                                                 amount of support from
                                                                                                                                                                                                our tutors that help guide
                                                                                                                                                                                                 us through our recorded
                                                                                                                                                                                                  lectures and readings."
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Tara Ellis

     UniSA IS ONE OF                                                                                                                                                                                Bachelor of Business
                                                                                                                                                                                                    (Tourism and Event
     AUSTRALIA'S LARGEST                                                                                                                                                                               Management)

     2018 Department of Education and Training Data

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     Study in modern, purpose-built facilities
     across all six UniSA campuses. Learn with
      the latest industry-standard tools and
       technologies that will take you from                                                 City West                                                      City East
         the classroom to the workplace.
                                                                                            City West Campus is located on the western edge of the CBD.    City East Campus is located along North Terrace in the city's
                                                                                            The West End has been developed into a vibrant cultural        iconic East End. It boasts impressive educational facilities
                                                                                            hub and is home to exciting new infrastructure projects.       for students in the health and medical sciences, including
                                                                                            This campus features state-of-the-art facilities, including    purpose-built laboratories, simulated hospital and health
                                                                                            the multi-award winning Jeffrey Smart Building and the         environments, and community clinics.
                                                                                            newly-constructed Pridham Hall – featuring graduation
                                                                                                                                                           WHAT YOU’LL STUDY
                                                                                            and event spaces, open social areas, a sports complex
                                                                                            and swimming pool.                                             •   Clinical Exercise Physiology
                                                                                                                                                           •   Exercise and Sport Science
                                                                                            WHAT YOU’LL STUDY                                              •   Human Movement
                                                                                            •   Accounting                                                 •   Laboratory Medicine
                                                                                            •   Art, Architecture and Design                               •   Medical and Radiation Sciences
                                                                                            •   Business                                                   •   Nursing and Midwifery
                                                                                            •   Creative Industries                                        •   Nutrition and Food Sciences
                                                                                            •   Finance                                                    •   Pharmacy
                                                                                            •   Law                                                        •   Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy
                                                                                            •   Management                                                 •   Podiatry
                                                                                            •   Marketing                                                  •   Public Health
                                                                                            •   Property and Real Estate                                   •   Speech Pathology
                                                                                            •   Tourism and Events                                         •   Construction Management
                                                                                            •   UniSA College Diplomas
                                                                                            •   UniSA College Foundation Studies                           ON CAMPUS
                                                                                                                                                           Simulated Hospital / Anatomy Labs / Biomechanics Lab /
                                                                                            ON CAMPUS                                                      Exercise Physiology Lab / X-Ray Suites / Biology Lab /
                                                                                            Iress Trading Room / Law Clinic / Mock Court / Marketing       Microbiology Lab / Sensory Lab / Histopathology and
ADELAIDE’S                       COMMUNITY CLINICS                             INVESTED     Clinic / Architecture Studios and Workshop / Visual Art and    Haematology Lab / Virtual Environment Radiation Training

WEST END STRALIA’S                                                             $400+        Design Studios / Photography Darkroom / Business Student       Suite / Commercial Kitchen / Environmental Chamber /
                                 UniSA operates a range of clinics                                                                                         Community Health Clinics / Built Environment Experiential
                                                                                            Hub / Tax Clinic / Jeffrey Smart Building / Student Lounge /
RANKED     AU                    that are open to the general public           MILLION      SASA Gallery / Architecture Museum / Samstag Museum /          Learning Suite / Gym / Food Vendors / Student Lounge

ONE OF                                                                         IN NEW
                                 and also provide learning opportunities
                                                                                            Pridham Hall / Gym and Pool / UniSA Health and Medical
                   ODS           for students. Services span the areas of
                RHO                                                                         Clinic / UniSA Cancer Research Institute /Pharmacy Practice
                       U net
             NEIGby Lonely Pla   health, law, tax, marketing and psychology.   CAMPUS       Integrated Learning Suite (PPILS) / Museum of Discovery
                                 unisa.edu.au/community-clinics                FACILITIES   (MOD.) / UniSA College / Post Office / Food Vendors
                                                                                                                                                                                       Take a virtual campus tour at

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Magill                                                             Mawson Lakes                                                    Whyalla                                                          Mount Gambier
     Magill Campus is nestled near the foothills in the leafy           Mawson Lakes Campus is located near more than 100               This is SA’s largest regional university campus. Situated on a   The Mount Gambier Campus is home to modern facilities,
     eastern suburbs. There are lush gardens and open outdoor           high-technology companies that make up Technology Park –        22-hectare site, the Whyalla Campus features purpose-built       including the impressive $12.5 million Learning Centre, which
     spaces coupled with industry-standard learning facilities to       an innovation hub in Adelaide’s northern suburbs. This campus   learning spaces, including health laboratories and simulated     has simulated learning environments for nursing and midwifery
     support the arts and social sciences, including studio spaces,     is home to state-of-the-art learning and research facilities    classrooms for students preparing to become teachers.            students, social work studios, a gallery space, cutting-edge IT
     research laboratories and the technology-driven Samsung            for engineering, information technology, science, design        There is also on-site student accommodation.                     infrastructure, and a range of open social and study spaces.
     SMARTSchool, designed specifically for training future teachers.   and aviation.
                                                                                                                                        WHAT YOU'LL STUDY                                                WHAT YOU'LL STUDY
     WHAT YOU’LL STUDY                                                  WHAT YOU’LL STUDY
                                                                                                                                        •   Ageing and Disability*                                       •   Ageing and Disability*
     •   Arts                                                           •   Aviation                                                    •   Education (Early Childhood and Primary)                      •   Business^
     •   Ageing and Disability                                          •   Cybersecurity                                               •   Nursing                                                      •   Education (Early Childhood and Primary)
     •   Communication and Media                                        •   Education (Early Childhood, Primary and Secondary)          •   Social Work                                                  •   Midwifery
     •   Education (Early Childhood and Primary)                        •   Engineering                                                 •   UniSA College Aboriginal Pathway Program                     •   Nursing
     •   Film and Television                                            •   Information Technology                                      •   UniSA College Foundation Studies                             •   Social Work
     •   Journalism                                                     •   Mobile Apps and Games Design                                                                                                 •   UniSA College Aboriginal Pathway Program
     •   Psychology                                                     •   Science and Mathematics                                                                                                      •   UniSA College Diploma in Health
     •   Social Work                                                                                                                                                                                     •   UniSA College Foundation Studies
                                                                        ON CAMPUS
     ON CAMPUS                                                          Engineering Labs / Specialist IT Labs and Studios /                                                                              * Combines both on-campus and online study.
                                                                        IVE: Australian Research Centre for Interactive and Virtual                                                                      ^ Studied online with tutorial support available on campus.
     TV Studio / Sound Studio / Radio Studio / Journalism
     Newsroom / Editing Suites / Theatre / Language Lab /               Environments / Project LIVE Studio / Future Industries
     Social Work Studio / Cognitive and Systems Neuroscience            Institute / Planetarium / Flight and Airport Simulators /
     Lab / Sleep and Chronobiology Lab / Psychology Clinic /            Industry 4.0 Testlab / Telecommunications Labs /
     Samsung SMARTSchool / Allied Health Clinic / Gym and               Food Vendors / Gym and Sports Centre / Community Garden
     Indoor Sports Centre / Outdoor Sports Field / Swimming Pool /
     Food Vendors / Parklands

     Take a virtual campus tour at

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2021 STUDY AND CAREER GUIDE - University of South Australia
                                  AND PLACES

                                                                                                                                                                  Horizon Hospital and Health Service

                                                                                                                                                               Modelled on real health facilities, nursing
                                                                                                                                                                 and midwifery learn in this simulated
                                                                                                                                                                     environment led by real clinicians.

                                                                                                                                            UniSA Cancer
     PRIDHAM HALL                                                                                                                       Research Institute

                                                                                                                                  This $247 million building
     This is our new heart and where you will                                                                                        is home to some of the
     graduate. It also has open social spaces,                                                                                     brightest minds focused
     sporting facilities and a swimming pool.                                                                                            on tackling cancer.

            Take a virtual fly-through at

                                                                                                                                                                                        Flight Simulator

                                                                                                                                                                          Aviation students have access
                                                                                                                                                                             to this CASA-certified flight
                                                                                                                                                                                simulator replicating the
                                                                                                                                                                                   Boeing 737NG aircraft.

                  No.1 IN SA FOR                              No.1 IN AUSTRALIA
                  CAMPUS FACILITIES                           FOR RESEARCH IMPACT
                  ComparED (QILT) Student Experience Survey
                  2018-19 – Learning Resources Indicator.
                                                              AND ENGAGEMENT                                                                                                    Samsung SMARTSchool

                  Public SA-founded universities only.                                                                                                                           One of Australia’s most
                                                              2018 ARC Engagement and Impact Assessment (EI), Combined Impact –
                                                              Approach to Impact and Engagement on Assessed Fields.                                                           technologically advanced
                                                                                                                                                                               teacher-training facilities.

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WELCOME TO INDUSTRY 4.0                         Industry 4.0 Robotics Lab                                                 Jeffrey Smart Building

                                                     A space for students and industry to develop                              This multi-award winning building is open
     UniSA students in disciplines such as           new applications for robot programming,                                   24/7, featuring the best in modern learning
     information technology and engineering          machine vision and collaborative robotics.                                facilities and has a 5 Green Star Rating.
     now have access to the latest software
     utilised for designing advanced space
     gear, supercars and warships through a
     new $450 million grant from tech giant
     Siemens. Learn with the same software
     used to develop things like Space X, the
     Mars Curiosity Rover, the Maserati Ghibli
     and digital shipbuilding. Graduate with the
     skills needed for Industry 4.0 by exploring
     the current trends of improved automation,
     machine-to-machine communication,
     machine learning, artificial intelligence and
     continued digitisation of manufacturing.


                                                                                 Located on North Terrace, this futuristic
                                                                                 museum of discovery offers dynamic
                                                                                 exhibitions open to the public.

       Pharmacy Learning Suite                                                   Iress Trading Room

       In this space, pharmacy students                                          The first of its kind in any SA university,
       learn how to dispense medicines,                                          this learning space for finance students
       counsel patients and develop                                              features the same technology used by the
       important clinical service skills.                                        world’s leading banks and investment firms.

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                                                                                                 Mawson Lakes                   1,000 on-site                             Golden Grove
                                                                                                   Express                         parking
                                                                                                   17 mins                         spaces
                                                                                                          from city                         from 20c/hr

                                                                                                                Mawson Lakes
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Tea Tree



     West Lakes                                                                                                                           Gardens
                                                  Woodville                                                                                                                                                                                                                               FREE CITY TRAM                              CAR PARKING
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Need to travel between City West            The Magill and Mawson Lakes

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          and City East campuses? Then jump           campuses have on-site car parking

                                  Findon                                                                                                                                  Rostrevor                                                             800 on-site                               on the Botanic Gardens or Adelaide          available for students. Tickets are
                                                                                                                                                    Magill                    Magill                                                             parking                                  Entertainment Centre tram line on           purchased through the UniSA Parki app      Where is my home campus?
                                                                                                       City West                                   Campus                    22 mins
                   Fulham                                                                               Campus           City East                                                                                                                spaces                                  North Terrace. The trams are free and       available through the App Store or
                   Gardens                                                                                                                                                      from city
                                                                                                                         Campus                                                                                                                   from 20c/hr                             run every 10 minutes.                       Google Play. Alternatively, you can buy
                                                                                                                          Norwood               Kensington                                                                                                                                                                            tickets from easily located metered
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          PUBLIC TRANSPORT                            parking machines on campus. Car
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      parking will cost you from $0.20 an hour
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          You will find bus stops near each
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      to $2.00 for a full day (8:00am–6:00pm).
                 West                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     campus and train stations close to
                 Beach                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                For city campuses, there is metered on-
                                                                                                        Goodwood                                                                                                                                                                          the city and Mawson Lakes campuses.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      road and commercial car parking nearby,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Check your bus, train or tram options
                                                                        AM                                                                                Free city                                                                                                                                                                   with costs starting at $4.00 an hour to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          on the Adelaide Metro website.
                                                                                                                                                            tram                                                                                                                                                                      $15.00 a day for early birds.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          You can also get student discounts

                                                                                                                                                          every 10 mins

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            K I N TO R E AV E

                   Glenelg                                                                                                                                                                                                                      City East                                 on tickets once you have enrolled.                                                     What is my best travel option?

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Campus                                                                                ACCESS PARKING


                                                                                                                                                                            N O R T H TC E

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Access parking for people with a
                                                                                                                                                                                        BA N K S T
                                                                                                                                     WEST TCE

                                                                                                                                                                                                        KING WILLIAM ST

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        P U LT E N E Y S T

                               Park                                                                                                                       City West                                                                                                                                                                   disability is available with a parking
                                                                                                                       Belair                                             HINDLEY ST                                      RUNDLE MALL                                        RUNDLE ST
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          RIDE YOUR BIKE
                                                                TONSLEY LI N E

                                                                                                                                                           Campus                                                                                                                                                                     permit on every campus. Council


                                           S EA                                          Shepherds                                                                                                                                                                                        Cycling is a great way to get to campus.    parking bays are also available.
     Express                                                                                Hill
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          It’s fun, good for the environment and an
     20 mins                                                                             Bedford
                                                                                          Park                                                                                                                                                                                            excellent form of exercise. Each campus
       to city                                                                                                             Blackwood
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          has shower facilities and secure storage
                                                       Tonsley                                                                                                                                                                                                                            areas. You can also hire free bikes from
                                                       23 mins                                                                                                                                                                                                                            the Security Office at City East and City
                                                          to city                                                                                                                                                                                                                         West campuses to get around during
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          daylight hours.

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                   Get the most out of your student experience through clubs,
                     sports, events, overseas travel, volunteering, and more.
     ORIENTATION                                    HEALTH AND FITNESS                           STUDENT APP
                                                                                                                                              STUDENT   Campus wear
     Kick-off your university adventure by
     participating in Orientation. Meet your
                                                    You can join one of our 25+ sporting
                                                    clubs including rowing, basketball,
                                                                                                 Our free mobile app allows all UniSA
                                                                                                 students to view their timetable, check       CLUBS    UniSA branded clothing is available
                                                                                                                                                        for purchase, including t-shirts, hoodies,
     lecturers, connect with new people             volleyball, netball, football, gridiron,     emails, get important notifications, track             vests and jackets. You can also deck
     and gain valuable insights from current        rock climbing, and more. Gain access to      assessments and see course enrolments                  yourself out in the latest merchandise
     students. Find out about the features          Pridham Hall with a fully-equipped space     and details. You can also find available               from UniSA Sport.
     of your degree and home campus,                for training and competitions. You can       PCs on campus, book a study room,
     along with the support services and            also sign up for a range of tournaments      check your print quota and library loans,              Student newsletter
     co-curricular activities that will help        ranging from a social to national level,     and view announcements.
                                                                                                                                                        The UniSA student e-newsletter
     you thrive at university.                      or keep active in our on-campus gyms
                                                                                                 unisa.edu.au/studentapp                                will keep you up to date with what's
                                                    and fitness facilities.
     unisa.edu.au/orientation                                                                                                                           happening on campus and in the
                                                    unisa.edu.au/unisasport                                                                             student community. Get the latest
     EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES                                                                                                                              information about events, career
                                                                                                                                                        and volunteering opportunities, study
     All sorts of great events and activities
                                                                                                                                                        tips, key dates and announcements,
     are offered to students throughout the
                                                                                                                                                        health and wellbeing advice, and
     year across all of our campuses and
                                                                                                                                                        student stories.
     through online platforms. From careers
     and volunteering events to health, sport
                                                                                                                                                        Verse magazine
     and wellbeing activities – there is always     YOUR STUDENT ASSOCIATION
     something to discover. Students can                                                                                                                Stay connected with Verse - voted one
     also explore the public exhibitions and        USASA is your student association and
                                                    voice at university. They also coordinate
                                                                                                                                                50+     of Australia's best student magazines

     events at The Samstag Museum, Hawke                                                                                                                by Campuslink. Explore current affairs,
     Centre and MOD. (our futuristic museum         student clubs, second-hand book sales,                                                              the arts, features, reviews, and more.

     of discovery).                                 social events, production of the student
                                                    magazine, campus counters, and free
     STUDENT CLUBS                                  goodies and giveaways.
     Discover the 100+ academic, cultural           unisa.edu.au/USASA
     and social clubs available at UniSA.
     From dance and yoga, to climate change,
     gaming and Harry Potter appreciation –
     there is something for everyone! It’s a
     great way to explore your interests and
     meet new friends.

         facebook.com/unisa                    instagram.com/universitysa                  Discover more at
         twitter.com/universitysa              youtube.com/unisouthaustralia               unisa.edu.au/studentlife

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                                                                                                                                              Featuring open sporting spaces,
                                                                                                                                   a fully-equipped gym and swimming pool.

     Visit your local Campus Central for help with enrolment,
     ID cards, fees, timetables and any other questions you
     have. Open weekdays 8:30am–6:00pm.
     Our Ask the Library service operates from 8:30am until
     midnight on week days and between 10:00am–6:00pm
     on weekends.
     Access the UniSA IT Help Desk
     any time, 7 days a week.

                                                                          Magill Student Lounge         City West Student Lounge

              No.1 IN SA FOR
              ComparED (QILT) Course Experience Questionnaire
              2018-19 – Overall Satisfaction Indicator (Undergraduate).
              Public SA-founded universities only.
                                                                          Mawson Lakes Food Vendors   City East Food Vendors

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     STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES                     PARENT RESOURCES                                     ACCOMMODATION                                                                                                              SCHOLARSHIPS
     Your health and wellbeing is important,      There are specific resources available               There are a variety of student                                                                                             Each year more than 2,500 students
     so we provide a full range of integrated     for parents and families so they can                 accommodation options, including                                                                                           from all walks of life benefit from
     services to help support you during your     also assist you in your transition to                UniSA's Student Accommodation by                                                                                           UniSA scholarships and grants worth
     studies, including:                          university life.                                     Urbanest, offering modern apartments                                                                                       millions of dollars. Not only do they
                                                                                                       in the Adelaide CBD. Other options                                                                                         provide financial assistance, but they
     •   Study support                            unisa.edu.au/parents
                                                                                                       include dedicated student housing,                                                                                         also often include valuable work
     •   Personal counselling                                                                          homestays, private rentals (advertised                                                                                     experience, mentoring opportunities
                                                  SAFEZONE APP
     •   Career services                                                                               on the UniSA Rental Database) and                                                                                          and even overseas travel. Go online
     •   Access and inclusion services            All UniSA students can download the                  non-profit housing.                                                                                                        and explore our scholarships search
     •   Aboriginal student services              free SafeZone app, providing additional                                                                                                                                         engine to see what you might be
                                                  security and support when studying on                                                                                                                                           eligible for.
     •   Regional student services
                                                  campus. The app allows you to get help
     •   International student services                                                                                                                                                                                           unisa.edu.au/scholarships
                                                  quickly in a personal emergency or if
     •   Online study resources                   someone else needs first aid or general
     •   Peer mentoring                           assistance. You can check-in when
     •   Community health and medical clinics     working alone, after hours or in high risk
                                                  areas, which shares your status with an
     •   Health and fitness centres                                                                    PAYING FOR YOUR STUDIES
                                                  on-site response team. You can also
     •   Accommodation services                                                                        If you're an Australian citizen, your place
                                                  receive notifications so you know what to
     •   Legal advice clinic                      do in an emergency situation. The app is             as a student at UniSA is Commonwealth-
     unisa.edu.au/studentservices                 available for download through the App               supported. This means you're charged
                                                  Store or Google Play.                                for a portion of the cost of your studies
     WELLBEING AT UniSA                                                                                and the Australian Government
                                                                                                       contributes the rest. If eligible, you can
     We are focused on building a healthy                                                              defer your contribution through a HECS-
     campus culture where our students                                                                 HELP loan, and repay it later through
     can thrive and feel their best. We offer a                                                        the taxation system. Your contribution
     range of services that help to promote                                                            will depend on what you study. See
     healthy bodies and minds, such as sport                                                           the fee table below for a breakdown of
     and fitness facilities, counselling and                                                           student contribution amounts for 2020.
     a range of on-campus health clinics.                                                                                                                                                                                           “Receiving a UniSA scholarship
     You can also access extensive online                                                              unisa.edu.au/fees                                                                                                               gave me a fresh start and
     resources covering areas like healthy                                                                                                                                                                                             has allowed me to follow
     eating habits, mindfulness, sleep, sexual                                                                                2020 STUDENT                                                                                              my academic passions,
     health and managing stress.                                                                                              CONTRIBUTION                                                                                               and for that I am very
                                                   BAND        AREA OF STUDY
                                                                                                                              For one year of                                                                                          grateful. I dream of being
     unisa.edu.au/wellbeing                                                                                                   full-time load (1 EFTSL)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      successful in the corporate
                                                               Humanities, behavioural science, social studies,                                                                                                                        world and establishing a
                                                       1       foreign languages, visual and performing arts, clinical               $6,684                                                                                             program to create more
                                                               psychology, nursing and education.
                                                                                                                                                         No.1 IN SA FOR POSITIVE                                                      employment opportunities
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       for rural school leavers.”
                                                               Computing, built environment, health, engineering,
                                                               surveying, agriculture, mathematics, statistics and science.
                                                                                                                                      $9,527             INTERACTIONS WITH STAFF                                                               Alicia Barker

                                                               Law, dentistry, medicine, veterinary science, accounting,                                 AND STUDENTS                                                                   UniSA Rural Reconnect
                                                      3                                                                               $11,155                                                                                           Relocation Scholarship
                                                               administration, economics and commerce.                                                   ComparED (QILT) Student Experience Survey 2018-19 – Learner Engagement
                                                                                                                                                         Indicator. Public SA-founded universities only.                            Bachelor of Business (Marketing)
                                                  Fees correct at time of printing.

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Your pathways explained...

                                                                                                                                               1 > SELECTION RANK                          2 > UniSA COLLEGE                           APPLY NOW

                                                                                                                                               If you have completed high school you       UniSA College offers alternative entry      Diploma in Arts
                                                                                                                                               may still be eligible to gain entry into    programs that can help you gain             » SATAC code: 426011
                                                                                                                                               your preferred UniSA degree using your      direct entry into a UniSA degree. These     Diploma in Business
                                                                                                                                               Year 12 results regardless of when you      programs will prepare you for university    » SATAC code: 426031
                                                                                                                                               graduated. Your Selection Rank is valid     study by building your academic skills
                                                                                                                                               up until you complete two-years of          and prerequisite knowledge. You will        Diploma in Construction
                                                                                                                                               full-time tertiary study.                   experience life as a UniSA student, learn   » SATAC code: 426069

                                                                                                                                                                                           from UniSA staff and have access to         Diploma in Engineering
                                                                                                                                               GUARANTEED ENTRY                            a full-range of support services. After     » SATAC code: 426067
                                                                                                                                                                                           successfully completing your UniSA
                                                                                                                                               UniSA offers Guaranteed Entry into many                                                 Diploma in Health

                                                   INTO UniSA
                                                                                                                                                                                           College program, you will then be able to
                                                                                                                                               degrees. If your Selection Rank meets                                                   » SATAC code: 426041
                                                                                                                                                                                           seamlessly transfer into a wide range of
                                                                                                                                               the UniSA Guaranteed Entry score, you
                                                                                                                                                                                           UniSA degrees.                              Diploma in Health (Mount Gambier)
                                                                                                                                               have met any prerequisites and specific
                                                                                                                                               entry requirements, and you have listed     unisa.edu.au/college                        » SATAC code: 476001
                                                                                                                                               the degree as your first preference,                                                    Diploma in Information Technology
                                                                                                                                               you're guaranteed an offer (application     DIPLOMAS                                    » SATAC code: 426060
                                                                                                                                               timelines may apply).
                                                                                                                                                                                           UniSA College offers two-year diplomas,     Diploma in Science and the
                                                                                                                                               unisa.edu.au/guaranteed                     designed to provide a pathway into more     Environment
                                                                                                                                                                                           than 100 linked UniSA degrees for those     » SATAC code: 426065
                                                                                                                                               ADJUSTMENT FACTORS                          who do not meet the requirements for
     Your pathway options...                                                                                                                   UniSA offers Adjustment Factors
                                                                                                                                                                                           direct entry.
                                                                                                                                               (formerly known as bonus points) to         In first year, you will complete
                                                                                                                                               high school students applying for entry.    introductory courses relating to your
     Your Year 12 score                            Alternative pathways                           Previous tertiary study                      Additional points are based on set equity   chosen area of study, as well as core
                                                                                                                                               factors and/or subject choices and are      courses that will develop your critical           DID YOU KNOW?
     1 > SELECTION RANK                            3 > VET QUALIFICATIONS                         6 >TERTIARY TRANSFER                         combined with your ATAR score to give       writing, communication, numeracy and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             UniSA College diplomas
     Complete Year 12 and apply using your         Apply to your preferred UniSA degree           If you have completed at least half a year   you a competitive Selection Rank.           research skills. In second year, you will
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             and Foundation Studies
     Selection Rank (ATAR + Adjustment             using a certificate IV, diploma or             of full-time equivalent study (at either                                                 study first-year courses from your linked       can be listed on your SATAC
     Factors). It's important to check if you're   advanced diploma from TAFE or another          UniSA or another recognised institution)                                                 UniSA degree.                                    application as a back-up
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             option to your preferred
     eligible for any Adjustment Factors           registered training organisation. You may      you can competitively apply to transfer      SELECTION BY GRADES                         After successful completion, you will                  UniSA degrees.
     (bonus points) or Guaranteed Entry.           also receive study credit or be eligible for   into a different degree using your                                                       graduate with a diploma qualification
                                                   Guaranteed Entry (conditions apply).           competitive Grade Point Average (GPA).       For some degrees, applicants who have
                                                                                                                                                                                           and transfer into the second year of
     UniSA pathways                                                                                                                            not achieved the Selection Rank required
                                                                                                                                                                                           your chosen bachelor's degree.
                                                   4 > SAIBT DIPLOMA                              7 > OPEN UNIVERSITIES                        for automatic selection may be offered
                                                                                                                                               any remaining places available based on
     2 > UniSA COLLEGE                             Successfully complete a diploma
                                                                                                                                               the grades of their Year 12 subjects.
     Complete the one-year Foundation              through SAIBT and then enter the               Complete four courses at an
                                                   second year of a related UniSA degree.                                                      unisa.edu.au/selection-by-grades
     Studies program (or 18-month Aboriginal                                                      appropriate level through Open
     Pathway Program), then competitively          A minimum Grade Point Average (GPA)            Universities Australia, then apply
     apply for your preferred UniSA degree         is required.                                   for entry into UniSA based on your
     using your Grade Point Average (GPA).                                                        competitive Grade Point Average (GPA).
                                                   5 > SPECIAL TERTIARY
     The other option is to complete a
     two-year diploma, then enter into the
                                                   ADMISSIONS TEST
     second year of one of our 100+ linked         If you're over 18 and haven’t completed                                                     ATAR > DEGREE FINDER
     UniSA degrees.                                more than two years of full-time tertiary
                                                                                                                                               Go online and check out our new ATAR > Degree Finder to explore
                                                   study in the last two years, you can sit
                                                                                                                                               the degrees you may be eligible for using your Selection Rank.
                                                   the Special Tertiary Admissions Test for
                                                   entry into UniSA programs.                                                                  unisa.edu.au/atar-degree-finder

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FOUNDATION STUDIES                              PACKAGED PROGRAMS                         Diploma in Science and the                            4 > SAIBT DIPLOMA                            6 > TERTIARY TRANSFER
                                                                                               Environment/Bachelor of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              TO DISCUSS
     This is a free* one-year program with           Another option to consider is applying                                                          SAIBT’s diploma programs provide direct      If your Year 12 results were lower than
                                                                                               Environmental Science
     no minimum entry qualifications                 for a packaged program through UniSA                                                            entry with study credit into more than       expected, you have the option of starting
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              YOUR PATHWAY
                                                                                               » SATAC code: 426062
     required. You will study core courses           College. This will guarantee# you                                                               80 UniSA degrees (subject to academic        a different degree then using your

     that will develop your critical writing,        entry into select UniSA degrees           UniSA Foundation Studies/                             results). Students have access to UniSA      competitive Grade Point Average (GPA)
     communication, research and study               as listed below.                          Bachelor of Aviation (Management)^                    facilities and study in a diverse learning   to transfer into your first preference.
     skills. You can also choose elective                                                      » SATAC code: 427041                                  environment with small classes and           You can do this after completing four
                                                     APPLY NOW
     courses as an introduction into a                                                                                                               personalised teaching.                       courses, which is typically one full-
                                                                                               UniSA Foundation Studies/                                                                                                                             Call Future Student Enquiries
     specific area of interest.                      Diploma in Arts/Bachelor of Arts                                                                                                             time study period at UniSA or another
                                                                                               Bachelor of Aviation (Pilot)^                         saibt.com.au                                                                                    on 08 8302 2376
                                                     » SATAC code: 424621                                                                                                                         recognised higher education institution.
     After successfully completing this                                                        » SATAC code: 427031
     program, you can use your Grade Point           Diploma in Arts/Bachelor of Early                                                               5 > SPECIAL TERTIARY                         Students are also able to transfer
     Average (GPA) to apply for any UniSA            Childhood Education (Honours)             # Academic and other criteria apply.
                                                                                                                                                     ADMISSIONS TEST                              into different degrees if they change              Visit unisa.edu.au/enquire
     degree (a competitive GPA is required).         » SATAC code: 426070                      ^The GPA requirements to transfer from UniSA                                                       their mind, using their competitive
                                                                                               Foundation Studies to the bachelor programs will be   If you don't have a competitive result       GPA and after completing a minimum
     APPLY NOW                                       Diploma in Arts/Bachelor of Primary       monitored and enforced by the Transition Officer.
                                                                                                                                                     from Year 12, VET or previous university     of four courses.
                                                     Education (Honours)
     » SATAC code: 427021 (City West)                                                                                                                study, you may qualify for special entry                                                        Schedule a 1:1 appointment
                                                     » SATAC code: 426071                      3 > VET QUALIFICATIONS                                into your preferred UniSA degree by                                                             at unisa.edu.au/booking
     » SATAC code: 477011 (Mount Gambier)                                                                                                                                                         7 > OPEN UNIVERSITIES
                                                     Diploma in Arts/Bachelor of Secondary                                                           choosing to sit the Special Tertiary
                                                                                               A completed certificate IV, diploma                                                                AUSTRALIA
     » SATAC code: 467011 (Whyalla)                  Education (Honours)                       or advanced diploma from TAFE or                      Admissions Test (STAT) – 70 multiple
     This program is also available online.          » SATAC code: 426073                      another registered training organisation              choice questions designed to assess          If you have completed at least four
                                                                                               may be all you need to apply for a                    your aptitude for tertiary study. Your       courses through Open Universities
                                                     Diploma in Business/
     ABORIGINAL PATHWAY PROGRAM                                                                UniSA degree. Check out the entry                     results will be used to create a ranking     Australia (OUA) at an appropriate level,
                                                     Bachelor of Business
                                                                                               requirements for the degrees that                     that you can then use to compete for         you may use your Grade Point Average
     This is a free* program for Aboriginal          » SATAC code: 424631
                                                                                               interest you most and see what VET                    entry with other special entry applicants.   (GPA) to apply for entry into a UniSA
     students with no previous qualifications.
                                                     Diploma in Construction/Bachelor of       qualification is needed for entry.                    To be eligible, you must be aged over 18     degree. OUA offers undergraduate
     It is designed to develop your academic,
                                                     Construction Management (Honours)                                                               years by 1 February (or 1 July for midyear   courses across a variety of disciplines
     literacy, digital and numerical skills, along                                             unisa.edu.au/pathways#tafe
                                                     » SATAC code: 426072                                                                            entry) in the year you wish to commence      such as accounting and business,
     with enhancing your knowledge in areas
                                                                                                                                                     your study. UniSA also offers full-day       engineering, health, languages
     such as Aboriginal culture and wellbeing        Diploma in Engineering/Bachelor of        GUARANTEED ENTRY                                      workshops to help you prepare.               and management.
     and the community and environment.              Engineering (Honours) (Flexible Entry)
                                                     » SATAC code: 426068                      If your completed award meets the                     unisa.edu.au/stat                            open.edu.au
     After successful completion you                                                           UniSA VET Guaranteed Entry, you have
     can use your Grade Point Average                Diploma in Health/Bachelor of Health      met any prerequisites and specific entry
     (GPA) to apply for any UniSA degree             Science (Public Health)                   requirements, and you have listed the
     (a competitive GPA is required).                » SATAC code: 426051                      degree as your first preference, you're
     This program is offered at City West            Diploma in Health/Bachelor of             guaranteed an offer.
     Campus and in regional locations,               Laboratory Medicine (Honours)
     including Whyalla, Ceduna, Port Lincoln         » SATAC code: 426066                      STUDY CREDIT
     and Mount Gambier. You will receive                                                       If you're successful in securing a place in
                                                     Diploma in Health/Bachelor of Nutrition
     local tutoring and support, networking
     opportunities and peer mentoring,
                                                     and Food Sciences
                                                     » SATAC code: 426063
                                                                                               a relevant UniSA degree, you may also be
                                                                                               eligible to receive credit for your previous
     as well as one-on-one support from                                                        study, typically reducing the time it takes
     teaching staff.                                 Diploma in Information Technology/                                                                                                                                                       � Explore your pathway
                                                                                               to complete the program.                                                                                                                          options further at
                                                     Bachelor of Information Technology
     Apply directly at unisa.edu.au/app                                                                                                                                                                                                          unisa.edu.au/pathways
                                                     » SATAC code: 426061                      ONLINE CREDIT CHECK
     *Students will be required to pay the Student   Diploma in Science and the                                                                                                                                                               MY PATHWAYS
     Services and Amenities Fee determined by the                                              See an instant snapshot of how your
     Australian Government.
                                                     Environment/Bachelor of Science           qualifications may count towards your
                                                     » SATAC code: 426064                      UniSA degree.

     Explore your pathways at unisa.edu.au/pathways

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     We will be hosting a series of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     events throughout the year
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     so you can learn more about
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     studying with UniSA. Listen to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     presentations, discover different
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     degrees and career options, and

                                                                                                               Check and                                                                                                             connect with current students
                     Choose                                      Apply                                                                                      Respond                                       Prepare                    and teaching staff.
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     Now is the time to decide. Gather all the   Armed with your list of preferences,        Year 12 results are in and you may be         There is an offer round in January            Your university adventure starts here.      SCHOOL HOLIDAY TOURS
     information you need by exploring our       you can now apply to study at UniSA         eligible for Adjustment Factors. To           that will consider all preferences.
                                                                                                                                                                                         Visit your new student portal for           We offer guided campus tours
     website, reading our study and career       through the SATAC website. If you need      check your eligibility and to confirm
                                                                                                                                           If you don't receive an offer in this         your next steps, including our step-        during the school holidays.
     guides, and connecting with us through      help with your application, check out our   your Selection Rank (ATAR + Adjustment
                                                                                                                                           round, remember that there are                by-step video on how to enrol.
     our online events. You can also consider    self-help resources.                        Factors), visit SATAC's self service portal                                                                                             Make an online booking at
                                                                                                                                           further offer rounds later in January
     a guided campus tour.                                                                   then call our Future Student Enquiries                                                      You should also plan to attend              unisa.edu.au/campustours
                                                 unisa.edu.au/apply                                                                        and throughout February.
                                                                                             team to talk through your study options.                                                    Orientation, which will give you
     Choose what degrees you're most             unisa.edu.au/studyin2021
                                                                                                                                           If you do receive an offer, read your SATAC   the opportunity to explore your
     interested in, check you have the                                                       Also, check to see if you're eligible for
                                                                                                                                           email carefully for important information     campus, find lecture rooms, navigate
     prerequisite subjects and make sure         TIP                                         Guaranteed Entry into your preferred
                                                                                                                                           about responding to your offer and            through your online student
     you understand the entry requirements.                                                  UniSA degrees. The best place to start
                                                 Remember to list your preferences in                                                      the program enrolment process.                portal and make new friends.
                                                                                             is our online ATAR > Degree Finder.
     unisa.edu.au/study                          order of what you're most passionate
                                                                                                                                           satac.edu.au                                  unisa.edu.au/newstudents
                                                 about, not based on your ATAR. How you      unisa.edu.au/atar-degree-finder
     TIP                                         preference is how SATAC will provide                                                      Not the result you expected?
                                                                                             It's important to confirm your preferences                                                  TIP
                                                 offers (by working down the list).                                                        You can also explore our wide
     If you have questions about your study                                                  by the change of preference deadline to
                                                                                                                                           range of alternative entry options.           Make it a priority to attend Orientation.
     options, connect with our Future Student    In your SATAC application, make sure        be considered for an offer in January.
                                                                                                                                                                                         It's the best time to sign up to UniSA
     Enquiries team or attend an event to        you use your own mobile number and                                                        unisa.edu.au/pathways
                                                                                             Remember, if you're eligible for                                                            Sport, connect with your student
     learn more about studying with UniSA.       a personal email address – one you can
                                                                                             Guaranteed Entry, you have listed UniSA                                                     association and explore different
                                                 access after high school.                                                                 TIP
     unisa.edu.au/infosessions                                                               as your first preference and you meet                                                       clubs and societies.
                                                                                             any specific entry requirements, you will     Didn’t get an offer? Contact our Future
                                                 KEY DATES
     KEY DATES                                                                               definitely receive an offer in January.       Student Enquiries team to discuss             KEY DATES
                                                 3 August 2020                                                                             your options.
     9 – 26 August 2020                                                                      unisa.edu.au/adjustmentfactors                                                              22 February 2021
     Open August will kick-start with a
                                                 SATAC applications open
                                                                                                                                           KEY DATES
                                                                                                                                                                                         Orientation at UniSA                        YOUR STUDY AND
     virtual event where you can access          30 September 2020
                                                                                                                                                                                         1 March 2021                                CAREER GUIDES
     presentations on demand and explore         Early application deadline                  TIP                                           15 January 2021
                                                                                                                                                                                         UniSA classes commence                      Not sure what degree to
     your study and career options, while                                                                                                  January offer round
                                                 1 December 2020                             Remember to pay your SATAC                                                                                                              study or what career you want?
     also connecting with teaching staff
                                                 Equal consideration deadline                application fee. If you don’t, you won’t      25 January 2021                                                                           Then explore our study and
     and current students. You can also step
                                                                                             be eligible to receive an offer.              Response deadline for                                                                     career guides to get real insight
     onto your future campus by registering
                                                                                                                                           January offer round                                                                       into different programs, career
     for a guided tour and visiting our
                                                                                             KEY DATES                                                                                                                               outcomes, student experiences
     information booths.
                                                                                             Keep an eye out for events and                                                                                                          and industry trends. You can also
     unisa.edu.au/openaugust                                                                                                                                                                                                         get the information you need on
                                                                                             campus tours later in the year where
                                                                                             you can connect with our staff to
                                                                                             have your questions answered.
                                                                                                                                           NEED HELP?                                                                                entry requirements, internships/
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     placements and alternative
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     entry pathways.
                                                                                             unisa.edu.au/infosessions                             Call Future Student Enquiries
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