MOUNT GAMBIER 2022 STUDY AND CAREER GUIDE - Study at UniSA

 
MOUNT GAMBIER 2022 STUDY AND CAREER GUIDE - Study at UniSA
2022
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GAMBIER
STUDY AND CAREER GUIDE
MOUNT GAMBIER 2022 STUDY AND CAREER GUIDE - Study at UniSA
Haidee Allen
                                                                                                                    Early childhood education graduate

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NEAR,
GO FAR
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UniSA.
Start your unstoppable career at UniSA –
South Australia's number one university
for graduate careers.

We are the largest university in the state with more than
35,000 students and a footprint across four metropolitan and
two regional campuses, located in Mount Gambier and Whyalla.
We are also a young university with a big focus on creating more
pathways and access into higher education, with an innovative
approach to educating tomorrow’s professionals.
UniSA partners with more than 2,500 companies both locally                                        #1 IN SA FOR STUDENT
and around the world to bring our students placement, project,                                    SATISFACTION
research and work opportunities. You will learn in a highly                                       ComparED (QILT) Course Experience
practical and supportive environment so that you will be a                                        Questionnaire 2019-20 – Overall Satisfaction
                                                                                                  Indicator (Undergraduate). Public SA-founded
confident and career ready graduate that can take on the                                          universities only.
needs of a changing world.
We are Australia’s University of Enterprise.

EXPLORE YOUR STUDY OPTIONS                                          CONTENTS
We deliver world-class education to all students, whether you're
                                                                                                  #1 IN SA FOR
in a regional community or capital city. You can study locally at
                                                                    Discover Mount Gambier / 2    GRADUATE CAREERS
                                                                                                  ComparED (QILT) Graduate Outcomes
our Mount Gambier Campus, online so you can stay close              Regional study / 4            Survey 2018-20 – Full-time Employment
to home or have greater flexibility, or you can explore the                                       Indicator (Undergraduate). Public SA-founded
200+ degrees offered at one of our campuses in Adelaide.            Your pathways / 10            universities only.

→ STUDY AT MOUNT GAMBIER CAMPUS                                     Student experience / 14

→ STUDY ONLINE                                                      In the community / 16

→ STUDY IN ADELAIDE                                                 Study online / 18
                                                                                                  #1 IN SA FOR EMPLOYER
   unisa.edu.au/study                                               Relocating to Adelaide / 20   SATISFACTION
                                                                                                  2019 QILT Employer Satisfaction Survey –
                                                                                                  Overall Satisfaction Indicator.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                           CENTRE

    MOUNT GAMBIER
                                                                                                                                                                                                #1 IN SA FOR GRADUATE
                                                                                                                                                                                                CAREERS IN NURSING
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                                                                                                                                                                                                CAREERS IN SOCIAL WORK
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    Study on the picturesque              GET CAREER READY                           FLEXIBLE STUDY                               simulated learning environments for
    Limestone Coast in South              We take a practical approach to            Enjoy flexible learning through part-time,
                                                                                                                                  nursing and midwifery students, social
                                                                                                                                                                                                SA's #1 EDUCATION
                                                                                                                                  work studios, a technology-driven gallery
    Australia’s largest regional city.    teaching and learning so that our          online and blended study options. This
                                                                                                                                  space, cutting-edge IT infrastructure
                                                                                                                                                                                                DEGREES
    Established in 2005, UniSA’s          graduates can make a real impact in        allows you to travel, work and study from                                                                  2021 QS Subject Rankings.
                                                                                                                                  and a range of study and social spaces.
    Mount Gambier Campus is a             their chosen field. You can take part in   any location. We offer:
                                                                                                                                  The campus is also open seven days a
    major tertiary education centre       internships and placements, student
                                                                                     • Flexible degrees with a combination        week with full student access.
    for the state’s South East and        exchange programs and volunteer
                                                                                       of on-campus and online learning.
    surrounding areas, including          opportunities during your studies.                                                      STUDENT EXPERIENCE
    South West Victoria.                  Our Career Services team is also there     • The option to choose specific online
                                                                                                                                  It’s important that you feel supported
                                          to support you and get you ready for         subjects within your degree.                                                                                   “UniSA’s Mount Gambier Campus
    Experience flexible learning                                                                                                  during your studies. Students have
                                          the workplace.                                                                                                                                                offers state-of-the-art facilities and
                                                                                     • 100% online degrees delivered by           access to a full-range of services,
    and quality teaching, with the
                                          CONNECTED LEARNING                           UniSA Online.                              including study support, personal                                      technologies, innovation in teaching,
    benefit of a relaxed environment,                                                                                                                                                                    and a well-rounded study experience
                                                                                                                                  counselling, disability services and
    practical learning opportunities,     Benefit from smaller class sizes.          Students studying online can access all
                                                                                                                                                                                                         to ensure students are supported
                                                                                                                                  career services. Our Campus Central
    small class sizes, tailored support   Get more one-on-one time with your         campus facilities, including computer
                                                                                                                                  team is located on-site and can point                                 throughout their degree and are
    services and strong community         lecturers and tutors, and additional       pools, library resources and student
                                                                                                                                  you in the right direction. We also                                  career ready upon graduation.”
    connections.                          support when needed. Our highly-           support services. For more information
                                                                                                                                  have tailored services for Aboriginal
                                          experienced teaching staff are also        see page 18.
    We offer degrees in key areas                                                                                                 students, including study assistance        Ian McKay | UniSA Regional Manager, Mount Gambier
                                          there to help students studying a
                                                                                     CAMPUS FACILITIES                            and mentoring opportunities.
    such as education, nursing,           blended mode of on-campus and
    midwifery and social work, along      online learning. The Mount Gambier         We have invested heavily in our
    with alternative entry programs,      Campus is also home to one of the          campus facilities to provide purpose-
    reflecting the needs and priorities   nation’s fastest network systems,          built study spaces for our students.         CONNECT WITH US                                               TAKE A VIRTUAL
    of the region.                        ensuring that students are well            The Mount Gambier Campus features
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                                                                                                                                                                                                TOUR OF OUR MOUNT
                                          connected and have access to the best      state-of-the-art facilities, including the                                                                 GAMBIER CAMPUS
       unisa.edu.au/mountgambier          internet speeds during their studies.      $12.5 million Learning Centre, which has
                                                                                                                                        instagram.com/unisamountgambier                             unisa.edu.au/virtualcampustours

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Bachelor of Nursing (Mount Gambier)                                                                                    Bachelor of Midwifery (Mount Gambier)                                                                               Bachelor of Early Childhood Education (Honours) (Mount Gambier)
unisa.edu.au/nursing-midwifery                                                                                         unisa.edu.au/nursing-midwifery                                                                                      unisa.edu.au/education

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      DEGREE STRUCTURE
                   Mount Gambier Campus                                                                                                   Mount Gambier Campus                                                                                        Mount Gambier Campus
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Contemporary Contexts of Early                             Science and Mathematics Education 2

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      FIRST YEAR

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 THIRD YEAR
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Childhood Education                                        (Birth to 8 Years)
                   On-campus/online                                          Intakes: Feb                                                 On-campus/online                                        Intakes: Feb                                        On-campus/online                                    Intakes: Feb and Jul
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Language and Mathematics for Learning                      Professional Experience 3: Informed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Professional Experience 1: Introduction to                 Planning (Pre-school)
                   3 years full-time                                         Placement                                                    3 years full-time                                       Placement                                           4 years full-time                                   Internship/placement                                      Educators' Practices (Birth to 3 Years)                    Reconceptualising Early Childhood
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Children's Development: Conception                         Education
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    to 3 Years                                                 Mathematics Education
    SATAC code                                 474031       Program code                                      IBNU         SATAC code                                  474081     Program code                                   IBMW        SATAC code                           474090         Program code                            MHEC                       Foundations in Learning and Teaching 1:                    Studies in English Education 2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Learning Through Play                                      Foundations in Learning and Teaching 3:
    Selection Rank:                                         VET:                                                           Selection Rank:                                        VET:                                                       Selection Rank:                                     VET:                                                               Design and Technology Education                            Educating for Diversity and Inclusion
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Children in Families and Communities                       Primary Specialism 2
              cut-off 2021                       70.15           guaranteed entry                                                    cut-off 2021                        97.35             guaranteed entry                         n/a         cut-off 2021                           n/a          guaranteed entry                        Dip                     Foundations in Arts Education                              Primary Specialism 3

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 FOURTH YEAR
              guaranteed entry                  75.00       Cert IV in Nursing or Dip in Nursing                                     guaranteed entry                       n/a                                                                 guaranteed entry                     80.00                                                                          Studies in English Education 1                             Honours A: Introduction to Research in

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      SECOND YEAR
                                                            And, with a Current Practising Certificate                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Health and Physical Education                              Education
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Humanities and Social Sciences                             Leadership and Advocacy in Early
                                                                                                                                     Part-time study available                                                                                   Part-time study available                                                                                                                                                     Childhood
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Education
              Part-time study available                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Elective
                                                                                                                           UniSA College pathways: Foundation Studies or Aboriginal Pathway Program                                          UniSA College pathways: Foundation Studies, Aboriginal Pathway Program or                                              Primary Specialism 1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Professional Experience 2: Curriculum                      Professional Experience 4 (Honours):
    UniSA College pathways: Foundation Studies, Aboriginal Pathway Program,                                                Prerequisites: none                                                                                               Diploma in Arts
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    and Pedagogy (Early Childhood)                             Educator as Inquirer
    Diploma in Health or Diploma in Health (Mount Gambier)                                                                 Assumed knowledge: none                                                                                           Prerequisites: none                                                                                                                                                               Honours B: Developing a Research
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Science and Mathematics Education 1
    Prerequisites: none                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Assumed knowledge: none                                                                                                Teaching and Learning in Aboriginal                        Proposal
    Assumed knowledge: none                                                                                            Prepare for a highly rewarding career in maternity care and women’s                                                                                                                                                                          Education                                                  Honours C: Research Findings
                                                                                                                       health as a Registered Midwife. Develop the knowledge and practical skills                                                                                                                                                                   Foundations in Learning and Teaching 2:
Become a Registered Nurse and make a positive contribution to the                                                      to support women through pregnancy, labour, birth and postnatal care.                                                 Choose a Learning Area from Arts, English, Languages (Italian only)                                                    Creating Positive Learning Environments      Students may complete their studies
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             or Mathematics/Science.                                                                                                                                             on-campus or online, however all professional
healthcare sector. Develop the knowledge, clinical skills and attitudes                                                Benefit from a strong focus on theory and hands-on experience, including                                                                                                                                                                                                                  placements must be completed in-person.
needed for professional practice in a range of settings. Benefit from                                                  industry placements to prepare you for clinical practice. As an international                                         Choose an elective, focusing on teaching children with disabilities,
a strong focus on theory and practical experience, including access to                                                 profession with different birthing practices all over the world, you will learn                                       rural and regional education, brain development, relationships
our unique clinician-led, hospital and health service on campus, which                                                 how political, socio-cultural, economic and technological factors influence                                           and health, arts in early childhood curriculum or Islam and
includes authentic hospital wards, clinical units and community areas.                                                 midwifery practice. Learn in our clinician-led, authentic simulated hospital                                          global politics.
Be prepared to meet healthcare delivery requirements for the 21st century                                              and health service on campus, which incorporates a birthing suite, special                                                                                                                                                                                                    “My grandparents were teachers
and respond to Australian and international healthcare priorities and trends.                                          care nursery and postnatal area, as well as technologies such as birthing                                           Build a rewarding career as an early childhood teacher and educator.
Focus on four key areas of nursing practice during your studies, including
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       and I am now proud to follow in
                                                                                                                       manikins. Complete comprehensive placement hours and be actively                                                    Graduate career ready and with professional honours in just four years.
collaborative and therapeutic practice, critical thinking and analysis,                                                involved in 30 births during your studies, along with the pre and                                                   Gain a competitive advantage through industry-relevant coursework,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        their footsteps. My degree gave me
professional practice, and provision and coordination of care. Learn about                                             post-birth care of at least 100 women. You will also follow 15 women                                                highly practical learning and applied research. Focus on the learning                                                                                        the confidence to create engaging
cultural competence, evidence-based practice, mental health, primary                                                   through continuity of care experiences. Graduate with the academic                                                  and development of children from birth to eight years of age. Develop                                                                                        learning experiences for young
health, professional communication, and safety and quality. Complete more                                              requirements needed for registration as a Midwife with the Nursing and                                              foundational knowledge in education studies, curriculum planning,                                                                                           people and to help develop their
than 900 placement hours starting in your first year of study. Graduate                                                Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA).                                                                                professional experience and leadership. Complete three courses in a
with the academic requirements needed for registration as a Registered
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      fundamental life skills.”
                                                                                                                       Note 1: Once enrolled, students will be required to meet Fitness to Practice in Clinical Placements                 primary specialism (Learning Area) of your choice to meet the national
Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA).                                                        requirements. For more information, visit unisa.edu.au/health/ftp                                                   registration requirements for birth to eight years of age. Learning Areas
Note 1: To meet entry requirements, applicants must consider the professional registration                             Note 2: Students in this program must be registered with the relevant national board.                               include Arts, English, Languages (Italian only) or Mathematics/Science.                                    Aimee McLaughlin | Early childhood education graduate
requirements, including the English Language Skills standard and complete a declaration stating                        This process is completed by the University after enrolment and no fees apply.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Benefit from highly practical learning with 110 days of field based
how they will demonstrate their English language competency, as determined by the Nursing and                          Note 3: This program has a pathway to enable midwives who have not practised for between five
Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA).                                                                                   and ten years to fulfil the re-entry to practice requirements (eligibility criteria apply).                         placements starting in your first six months of study. Enjoy the option of
Note 2: Once enrolled, students will be required to meet Fitness to Practice in Clinical Placements                                                                                                                                        flexible learning, including online and part-time study.
requirements. For more information, visit unisa.edu.au/health/ftp                                                      CAREERS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Note 1: Students in this program must complete and provide evidence of Basic Emergency
Note 3: Students in this program must be registered with the relevant national board. This process is                  Registered midwives can work in a variety of healthcare settings, including:                                        Life Support (via the Department for Education) or Applied First Aid training prior to
completed by the University after enrolment and no fees apply.                                                                                                                                                                             undertaking placements.                                                                                                                                     "Working in an emergency
                                                                                                                       Hospitals • community services • rural and remote healthcare •                                                      Note 2: Graduates can apply for teacher registration in South Australia, interstate and some overseas
CAREERS                                                                                                                home-based services • health agencies                                                                               countries. Applicants should note that there are other criteria determining eligibility for registration                                                      department, you don’t know what
Registered nurses can work in a variety of healthcare settings, including:                                                                                                                                                                 by the Teachers Registration Board of South Australia and other registration and regulatory                                                                   is going to come through the door,
                                                                                                                       DEGREE STRUCTURE                                                                                                    authorities. There are also specific non-academic and placement requirements for entry into this
Hospitals • primary health and community support services • aged and                                                                                                                                                                       program. For more information, visit unisa.edu.au/eds-requirements                                                                                            but knowing you are there to help
rehabilitative care • schools • home-based services • drug and alcohol                                                               Foundations of Midwifery                                  Research Methodologies                      Note 3: Due to program structure and professional experience placements, students commencing                                                                  people and make them feel more
                                                                                                                       FIRST YEAR

                                                                                                                                                                                  THIRD YEAR

                                                                                                                                     Human Body 1                                              Perinatal Mental Health and Wellbeing       midyear (July) study will complete their program in 4.5 years instead of 4 years.
treatment centres • community health organisations • mental health                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      comfortable is amazing.”
                                                                                                                                     Normal Pregnancy and Childbirth                           Experiential Learning Activity: Midwifery
services • international aid agencies • correction facilities                                                                                                                                  Transition Practicum 4                      CAREERS
                                                                                                                                     Experiential Learning Activity: Midwifery
DEGREE STRUCTURE                                                                                                                     Foundation Practicum 1                                    Becoming a Midwife                          Kindergarten teacher • preschool teacher • junior primary teacher •
                                                                                                                                     Human Body 2                                              Experiential Learning Activity: Midwifery   early childhood teacher • childcare centre director •
                                                                                                                                     First Peoples’ Health                                     Transition Practicum 5                                                                                                                                 Wendy Lines | Nursing graduate
              Being a Health Professional                                 Research Methodologies                                                                                                                                           early learning consultant • out of school hours care director •
FIRST YEAR

                                                             THIRD YEAR

                                                                                                                                     Healthy Mothers and Babies                                Midwifery Project
              Human Body 1                                                Nursing Contexts of Practice                                                                                                                                     long day care teacher • education policy adviser • researcher
              Global and National Health                                  Experiential Learning Activity: Extension                  Complex Care across the Childbirth
                                                                                                                       SECOND YEAR

                                                                                                                                                                                  Students will be required to undertake a
                                                                          to Practice Practicum 4                                    Continuum
              Human Body 2                                                                                                                                                        combination of on-campus or online study.
                                                                          Becoming a Registered Nurse                                Fetal and Maternal Pathophysiology           Students will be required to attend on-campus
              First Peoples’ Health
                                                                          Experiential Learning Activity: Transition                 Experiential Learning Activity: Midwifery    lectures, tutorials and practicals.
              Mental Health
                                                                          to Practice Practicum 5                                    Development Practicum 2
              Experiential Learning Activity: Preparation
              for Clinical Practice Practicum 1                           Nursing Project                                            Complex Care of the Neonate
                                                                                                                                     Pharmacology and Diagnostics
              Health of Older Adults                        Students will be required to undertake a
SECOND YEAR

                                                                                                                                     for Midwives
              Scientific Basis of Clinical Practice         combination of on-campus or online study.
                                                                                                                                     Experiential Learning Activity: Midwifery
              Experiential Learning Activity: Older         Students will be required to attend on-campus
                                                                                                                                     Practice Development Practicum 3
              Adults Practicum 2                            lectures, tutorials and practicals.

              Health of Adults                              This program is also offered externally through
                                                            online study.
              Health of Infants, Children and
              Young People
              Experiential Learning Activity: Acute Care
              Practicum 3

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Bachelor of Primary Education (Honours) (Mount Gambier)                                                                                                                                                                       Bachelor of Secondary Education (Honours) (Mount Gambier)

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                                                                                                           DEGREE STRUCTURE                                                                                                                                                                                                            DEGREE STRUCTURE
           Mount Gambier Campus                                                                                                                                                                                                          Mount Gambier Campus
                                                                                                                         Foundations in Arts Education                              Science and Mathematics Education 2                                                                                                                              Professional Experience 1: Introduction to                  Learning, Teaching and Inquiry 3:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       FIRST YEAR

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   THIRD YEAR
                                                                                                           FIRST YEAR

                                                                                                                                                                      THIRD YEAR
                                                                                                                                                                                    (Years R to 6)                                                                                                                                                   Educators’ Practices                                        Creating Positive Secondary Learning
           On-campus/online                                     Intakes: Feb and Jul                                     Language and Mathematics for Learning                                                                           On-campus/online                                    Intakes: Feb                                                                                                        Environments
                                                                                                                         Professional Experience 1: Introduction to                 Professional Experience 3: Informed                                                                                                                              Discrete Mathematics
                                                                                                                         Educators’ Practices                                       Planning (HP)                                                                                                                                                    Statistical Methods                                         Professional Experience 3: Informed
           4 years full-time                                    Internship/placement                                     Digital Literacies for Learning                            Inclusive Education                                  4 years full-time                                   Internship/placement                                    Digital Citizenship                                         Planning (HP)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Technologies Curriculum 1
                                                                                                                         Foundations in Learning and Teaching 1:                    Mathematics Education                                                                                                                                            Learning, Teaching and Inquiry 1: Identity,
                                                                                                                         Learning Through Play                                      Studies in English Education 2                                                                                                                                   Diversity and Adolescence                                   Geometry
    SATAC code                          474091        Program code                            MHPE                       Design and Technology Education                            Foundations in Learning and Teaching 3:     SATAC code                            474092        Program code                             LHSE                    Calculus 1                                                  Database Fundamentals
                                                                                                                         Theories of Learning                                       Educating for Diversity and Inclusion                                                                                                                            Linear Algebra                                              Personalised Learning with Digital
    Selection Rank:                                   VET:                                                               Primary Specialism 1                                       Primary Specialism 3                        Selection Rank:                                     VET:                                                             Information Technology Fundamentals                         Technologies
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Mathematical Sciences Project
      cut-off 2021                         72.25          guaranteed entry                        Dip                                                                               Primary Specialism 4                           cut-off 2021                          NEW           guaranteed entry                          Dip                 Problem Solving and Programming

                                                                                                                                                                      FOURTH YEAR
                                                                                                                         Studies in English Education 1

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       SECOND YEAR
                                                                                                           SECOND YEAR
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Science and Mathematics Curriculum 2

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   FOURTH YEAR
                                                                                                                         Health and Physical Education                              Honours A: Introduction to Research in                                                                                                                           Linear Programming and Networks
      guaranteed entry                    80.00                                                                          Humanities and Social Sciences                             Education                                      guaranteed entry                     80.00                                                                        Programming Fundamentals                                    Probabilities and Data
                                                                                                                         Education                                                  Critical Perspectives on Curriculum                                                                                                                              Mathematics Curriculum 1                                    Technologies Curriculum 2
                                                                                                                                                                                    Pedagogy, and Assessment                                                                                                                                                                                                     Honours A: Introduction to Research in
       Part-time study available                                                                                         Primary Specialism 2                                                                                       Part-time study available                                                                                        Professional Experience 2: Curriculum
                                                                                                                                                                                    Elective                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Education
                                                                                                                         Professional Experience 2: Curriculum                                                                                                                                                                                       and Pedagogy
    UniSA College pathways: Foundation Studies, Aboriginal Pathway Program or                                            and Pedagogy                                               Professional Experience 4 (Honours):        UniSA College pathways: Foundation Studies, Aboriginal Pathway Program or                                            Learning, Teaching and Inquiry 2:                           Honours B: Developing a Research
                                                                                                                                                                                    Educator as Inquirer                                                                                                                                             Pedagogy, Curriculum and Inclusivity                        Proposal
    Diploma in Arts                                                                                                      Science and Mathematics Education 1                                                                    Diploma in Arts
                                                                                                                                                                                    Honours B: Developing a Research                                                                                                                                 Teaching and Learning in Aboriginal                         Honours C: Research Findings
    Prerequisites: none                                                                                                  Teaching and Learning in Aboriginal                                                                    Prerequisites: SACE Stage 2 Mathematical Methods
                                                                                                                         Education                                                  Proposal                                                                                                                                                         Education                                                   Professional Experience 4 (Honours):
    Assumed knowledge: none                                                                                              Foundations in Learning and Teaching 2:                    Honours C: Research Findings                Assumed knowledge: none                                                                                              Elective                                                    Educator as Inquirer
                                                                                                                         Creating Positive Learning Environments      Students may complete their studies                                                                                                                                                                                          Students will attend on-campus lectures,
    Choose a Learning Area from Arts, English, Humanities and Social                                                                                                  on-campus or online, however all professional             Study in demand Learning Areas in Mathematics and Digital                                                                                                          tutorials, practicals, workshops and seminars.
                                                                                                                                                                      placements must be completed in-person.                                                                                                                                                                                      Major and sub-major courses will be studied
    Sciences or Science.                                                                                                                                                                                                        Technologies.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   online. All professional placements must be
    Choose an elective, focusing on teaching children with disabilities,                                                                                                                                                        Choose an elective, focusing on teaching children with disabilities,                                                                                               completed in-person.
    rural and regional education, brain development, relationships                                                                                                                                                              rural and regional education, teaching linguistically diverse learners,
    and health, arts in early childhood curriculum or Islam and                                                                                     “Not only have I been able to challenge                                     or basic counselling skills.
    global politics.                                                                                                                                   myself to complete this degree, but I've
                                                                                                                                                         been able to keep my job, stay near my                               Become a secondary school teacher focusing on the learning and
Become a primary school teacher focusing on the learning and                                                                                                                                                                  development of students from Years 7 to 12. Graduate career ready and
                                                                                                                                                          support networks and build my life
development of children from Reception to Year 6. Graduate career ready                                                                                                                                                       with honours in just four years. Gain a competitive advantage through
and with honours in just four years. Gain a competitive advantage through                                                                                  in the local area. The best part about                             industry-relevant coursework, highly practical learning and applied
industry-relevant coursework, highly practical learning and applied                                                                                        the education degree was completing                                research. Build professional knowledge through education and curriculum
research. Build foundation knowledge in education studies, curriculum                                                                                      placements in schools where we                                     studies, and school and community-based experiences. Study in demand
planning, professional experience and leadership. Complete four courses                                                                                   could put our learning into practice.                               Learning Areas in Mathematics and Digital Technologies. Tailor your studies
in a primary specialism (Learning Area) of your choice to meet the national                                                                                                                                                   further by selecting elective courses that interest you most. Benefit from
                                                                                                                                                        Practicum allowed us to find meaning
registration requirements. Learning Areas include Arts, English, Humanities                                                                                                                                                   100 days of field-based placements starting in your first six months of study.
and Social Sciences or Science. Benefit from highly practical learning with                                                                           and purpose in what we were being taught.”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Note: Graduates can apply for teacher registration in South Australia, interstate and some
100 days of field based placements starting in your first six months of study.                                                                                                                                                overseas countries. Applicants should note that there are other criteria determining eligibility
Enjoy the option of flexible learning, including online and part-time study.                               Meghan Lynch | Primary education graduate                                                                          for registration by the Teachers Registration Board of South Australia and other registration
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              and regulatory authorities.
Note 1: Graduates can apply for teacher registration in South Australia, interstate and some overseas
countries. Applicants should note that there are other criteria determining eligibility for registration                                                                                                                      CAREERS
by the Teachers Registration Board of South Australia and other registration and regulatory
authorities. There are also specific non-academic and placement requirements for entry into this                                                                                                                              Secondary school teacher • senior coordinator • education consultant •
program. For more information, visit unisa.edu.au/eds-requirements                                                                                                                                                            youth support officer • education policy adviser • researcher
Note 2: Due to program structure and professional experience placements, students commencing
midyear (July) study will complete their program in 4.5 years instead of 4 years.

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

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Bachelor of Social Work (Mount Gambier)
unisa.edu.au/socialwork                                                                                                                                                                                         EXPLORE A CAREER IN
                                                                                                                                                                                                                AGEING AND DISABILITY
                                                                                                 DEGREE STRUCTURE
           Mount Gambier Campus                            4 years full-time                                                                                                                                    You can study a Bachelor of Social Science (Ageing
                                                                                                               Human Service Provision                                  Aboriginal Australians and the

                                                                                                 FIRST YEAR

                                                                                                                                                          THIRD YEAR
                                                                                                               Communication Skills in Social Work and                  Human Services                          and Disability) through flexible learning, combining
           On-campus                                       Intakes: Feb and Jul
                                                                                                               Human Services                                           Social Work Field Education 1           both on-campus and online delivery.
                                                                                                               The Social World                                         Advanced Social Work Theory
    SATAC code                     474041        Program code                          MBSW
                                                                                                               Child Development OR Minor                               and Practice                            Develop the knowledge and skills to meet the social
                                                                                                               Governance and Citizenship in Australia                  Working with Human Service
                                                                                                                                                                        Organisations                           and emotional needs of individuals, families and
    Selection Rank:                              VET:                                                          Group Work
                                                                                                               Applied Psychology                                       Policy Practice                         carers involved with the elderly and disabled.
      cut-off 2021                    66.30         guaranteed entry                       Dip                 Working with Community                                   Child Centred Practice OR Minor
                                                                                                                                                                        Leading and Managing in Human Service   Learn to navigate major systems such as the

                                                                                                                                                          FOURTH YEAR
      guaranteed entry                70.00                                                                    Human Service Intervention

                                                                                                 SECOND YEAR
                                                                                                                                                                        Organisations
                                                                                                               Australian Social Policy
                                                                                                                                                                        Social Work with Older People           Australian National Disability Insurance Scheme
                                                                                                               Social Enquiry Methods
       Part-time study available              honours available
                                                                                                               Interviewing Skills in Social Work and
                                                                                                                                                                        Rural Social Work                       (NDIS) and My Aged Care policies, inform social
                                                                                                                                                                        Elective OR Minor
    UniSA College pathways: Foundation Studies, Aboriginal Pathway Program or
                                                                                                               Human Services                                                                                   policy development, enhance service provisions,
                                                                                                               Mental Health and Mental Wellbeing                       Social Work Field Education 2
    Diploma in Arts                                                                                                                                                     Professional Development                and promote social inclusion within the ageing and
                                                                                                               Preparation for Field Placement
    Prerequisites: none                                                                                        Elective OR Minor                                                                                disability sectors.
    Assumed knowledge: none                                                                                    Human Service Workers and the Law
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Gain valuable work experience and build professional
Prepare for a rewarding career in social work. Learn to enhance the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                networks by completing more than 500 hours of
wellbeing of others through advocacy, social change, relationship building
and empowerment. Focus on four major study areas, including social work                                                                                                                                         supervised field placements throughout your degree.
theory, social work practice and skills, social policy and social research.
Develop knowledge of various social work practices and their application                                                                          "I wanted to do a job that was                                     unisa.edu.au/human-services
with individuals, families, communities, groups and organisations. Learn how                                                                        rewarding, but also gave me
to identify the social policies that impact people’s lives and the strategic
                                                                                                                                                     personal growth. I am currently a
ways to implement change. Interpret, evaluate and conduct relevant
social analysis exploring current real-world challenges. Focus your degree                                                                           corrections officer, working closely
by choosing to incorporate a minor in Children, Families and Society.                                                                                with offenders so they can make
Access our custom-built social work studio to practise your skills through                                                                         more positive choices."
stimulated scenarios. Gain valuable professional experience through
industry placements in your final years of study. Attend classes on campus
with the possibility to study some courses online. Graduate with a degree
recognised by the Australian Association of Social Workers and be eligible                       Davina Hodgson | Social work graduate
for full membership.
Note: Students will be required to undertake Criminal History Checks through the Department
of Human Services (DHS), a SAPOL National Police Record Check and complete a one-day Safe
Environments for Children and Young People course prior to being accepted for work placements.
Some placements may also require students to hold a current driver's licence and/or additional
requirements as requested by the placement provider.

CAREERS
Social workers can work across a wide range of sectors and
settings, including:
Mental health • homelessness • child protection • correctional services •
domestic violence • aged care • schools • disability services •
policy work • community services • refugee services

                                                                                                                                                                                                                STUDY BUSINESS ONLINE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                We offer a wide range of business degrees that can be studied online. Additional tutorial support is available at our
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Mount Gambier Campus, either individually or in small groups, so that you can feel further supported in your learning.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                You will also have full access to the facilities, resources, events and other support services on campus. Degrees include:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Bachelor of Business                                                                    • Bachelor of Business (International Business)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Bachelor of Business (Design and Marketing)                                             • Bachelor of Business (Legal Studies)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Bachelor of Business (Economics, Finance and Trade)                                     • Bachelor of Business (Logistics and Supply
                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Bachelor of Business (Finance)                                                            Chain Management)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Bachelor of Business (Financial Planning)                                               • Bachelor of Business (Management)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Bachelor of Business (Human Resource Management)                                        • Bachelor of Business (Property)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Bachelor of Business (Information Strategy                                              • Bachelor of Business (Real Estate Practice)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  and Management)                                                                         • Bachelor of Business (Sport and Recreation Management)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Bachelor of Business (Innovation and Entrepreneurship)                                  • Bachelor of Business (Tourism and Event Management)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                Please note that some study may be required at City West Campus in Adelaide depending on your course selection.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    unisa.edu.au/business-management

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YOUR
 PATHWAYS
 We offer a wide range of alternative pathways
 for regional students to gain entry into university.

 UniSA COLLEGE                                VET GRADUATES                                 ADJUSTMENT FACTORS
 UniSA College offers alternative             A completed Certificate IV, diploma or        If you’re a high school student applying
 entry programs that can help you gain        advanced diploma from TAFE or another         for university, did you know that you could
 direct entry into a UniSA degree. These      RTO may be all you need to apply for          be eligible for bonus points? These are
 programs will prepare you for university     a UniSA degree. If your completed VET         based on set equity factors and/or
 study by building your academic skills       award meets the UniSA Guaranteed Entry        subject choices.
 and prerequisite knowledge. You will         score, you have met the prerequisites
                                                                                               unisa.edu.au/adjustmentfactors
 experience life as a UniSA student, learn    and any specific entry requirements, and
 from UniSA staff and have access to          you have listed the degree as your first
                                                                                            GUARANTEED ENTRY
 a full-range of support services. After      preference, you're guaranteed an offer.
 successfully completing your UniSA           If you're successful in securing a place      Take the stress out of waiting for a
 College program, you will then be able       in a relevant UniSA degree, you may           university offer by exploring UniSA’s
 to seamlessly transfer into a wide range     also be eligible to receive credit for your   Guaranteed Entry option, which is
 of UniSA degrees. See page 12 for            previous study, typically reducing the        available for many of our degrees.
 more information.                            time it takes to complete the program.        If your Selection Rank (ATAR including
                                                                                            Adjustment Factors) or VET award
 SPECIAL TERTIARY                             MORE OPTIONS...                               meets our Guaranteed Entry score,
 ADMISSIONS TEST                                                                            you have met any prerequisites or
                                              • Completion of a linked SAIBT diploma
                                                                                            specific entry requirements, and you
 If you don't have a competitive result                                                     have listed the degree as your first
                                              • Completion of courses through Open
 from Year 12, TAFE/RTO or previous                                                         preference, you’re guaranteed an offer.
                                                Universities Australia (OUA)
 university study, you may qualify for
 special entry into your preferred UniSA      • Completion of courses at another               unisa.edu.au/guaranteed
 degree by choosing to sit the STAT – a         recognised university
 two-hour test made up of 70 multiple                                                       WE'RE HERE TO HELP
 choice questions designed to measure            unisa.edu.au/pathways
                                                                                            If you have any questions about
 your aptitude for tertiary study. Your                                                     studying with UniSA, your degree options,
 results will be used to create a ranking                                                   alternative pathways, admissions or
 that you can then use to compete for                                                       general information, contact our Future
 entry with other special entry applicants.                                                 Student Enquiries team.
 To be eligible, you must be aged over 18
 years by 1 February (or 1 July for midyear                                                 08 8302 2376
 entry) in the year you wish to commence                                                       unisa.edu.au/enquire
 your study. We also offer full-day
 workshops to help you prepare.                                                             And remember, you can always drop in to
                                                                                            our Mount Gambier Campus and speak to
                                                                                            us face-to-face.

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UniSA College programs explained...

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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Mount Gambier or
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     STUDY A DIPLOMA
                       Mount Gambier Campus                               2 years full-time                                             Mount Gambier Campus                            1 year full-time                                                                                                1.5 years full-time
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        City West Campus
                       On-campus/online                                   Intakes: Feb and Jul                                          On-campus/online                                Intakes: Feb and Jul                                            On-campus                                       Intakes: Feb
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 UniSA College also offers a range of two-year diplomas,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 designed to provide direct entry into popular UniSA and
        SATAC code (Mount Gambier)                              476001                                                    SATAC code (Mount Gambier)                           477011                                                     Apply at unisa.edu.au/appform                                                                          UniSA Online degrees.
        Selection Rank:                                50.00    Guaranteed entry:                         50.00
                                                                                                                                   Part-time study available                                                                                        Part-time study available                                                                    You will enrol as an external student and complete a
                  Part-time study available                                                                               Prerequisites: none                                                                                             Prerequisites: none                                                                                    blend of both on-campus and online study, with full
                                                                                                                          Assumed knowledge: none                                                                                         Assumed knowledge: none                                                                                access to student support services through the local
        Prerequisites: none
        Assumed knowledge: none                                                                                   Study this free* one-year program with no minimum qualifications required                                       Study this free* 18-month program designed specifically for Aboriginal                                         Mount Gambier Campus.
                                                                                                                  for entry. Develop the foundation needed to study at a tertiary level,                                          students with no minimum entry qualifications required. Build your
This popular two-year program offers an alternative pathway into                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 In your first year, you will complete introductory
                                                                                                                  including critical writing, communication, research and study skills. You                                       confidence to study at university and the foundations you need to succeed
university study for students who don't meet direct entry requirements.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          courses relating to your chosen area of study, as well
                                                                                                                  can also choose elective courses as an introduction to a specific area                                          at the tertiary level. Develop your academic literacy, digital and numerical
On successful completion, you will be guaranteed entry into the Bachelor
of Nursing (Mount Gambier) or other linked health degrees. In first year,
                                                                                                                  of interest, such as health, education, arts, social sciences, information                                      skills, along with your knowledge in areas such as Aboriginal culture and                                      as core courses that will develop your critical writing,
                                                                                                                  technology, engineering and the environment or business. After you have                                         land management. Benefit from small class sizes with more one-to-one                                           communication, numeracy and research skills. In second
you will learn foundation knowledge to prepare you for ongoing tertiary
                                                                                                                  successfully completed this program, you can use your competitive Grade                                         support from teaching staff. You can also get involved with social activities,
study and you will also start to explore health-related topics. In second                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        year, you will study first-year courses from your chosen
                                                                                                                  Point Average (GPA) to apply for any UniSA degree.                                                              networking opportunities and peer mentoring. After you have successfully
year, you will seamlessly transfer into the first year of the bachelor degree.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   UniSA degree. There are also packaged diploma options,
                                                                                                                  *Students will be required to pay the Student Services and Amenities Fee determined by the                      completed this program, you can use your competitive Grade Point Average
Entry requirements                                                                                                Australian Government.                                                                                          (GPA) to apply for any UniSA degree.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 which will guarantee your place into the linked UniSA
Applicants may be eligible if they have one of the following:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 bachelor degree (subject to academic criteria).
•           A competitive Selection Rank of at least 50 (including adjustment factors).                           FURTHER STUDY                                                                                                   *Students will be required to pay the Student Services and Amenities Fee determined by the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Australian Government.
•           A STAT score of approximately 139 or higher.                                                          After successfully completing the Foundation Studies program, you can use                                                                                                                                                      UniSA College diplomas include:
•           An interstate or overseas qualification considered by the University as an equivalent to SACE.        your GPA score to competitively apply for one of UniSA’s 200+ world-class                                       FURTHER STUDY
•           A recognised Certificate III or Certificate IV from TAFE or a registered training organisation.       degrees. You will have the option of studying locally at the Mount Gambier                                                                                                                                                     • Diploma in Arts
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  After successfully completing the Aboriginal Pathway Program,
In addition, applicants must:                                                                                     Campus, choosing a flexible online degree, or relocating to Adelaide                                            you can use your GPA score to competitively apply for one of UniSA’s                                           • Diploma in Business
•           Be an Australian citizen, a New Zealand citizen or the holder of an Australian permanent visa;        depending on your chosen program. You can also apply for a 100% online
            AND                                                                                                                                                                                                                   200+ world-class degrees. You will have the option of studying locally
                                                                                                                  degree through UniSA Online. Explore our degrees at unisa.edu.au/study                                          at the Mount Gambier Campus, choosing an online degree or relocating                                           • Diploma in Construction
•           Meet the relevant citizenship and residency requirements for a Commonwealth Supported Place.
                                                                                                                  or unisaonline.edu.au                                                                                           to Adelaide depending on your chosen program. You can also apply for
Applicants who have completed a TAFE/VET award at diploma level or above, or who have studied
at the higher education level for more than two years, will not be considered for admission into                  Entry requirements                                                                                              a 100% online degree through UniSA Online. Explore our degrees at                                              • Diploma in Engineering
these programs.
                                                                                                                  •          No formal minimum entry requirements apply.                                                          unisa.edu.au/study or unisaonline.edu.au
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 • Diploma in Information Technology
PROGRAM STRUCTURE                                                                                                 •          Applicants who have not completed SACE or a Certificate III must be at least 18 years old before     Entry requirements
                                                                                                                             February 1st of the year of intended enrolment for Study Period 2, or 18 years old before July 1st
                                                                                                                             for enrolment in Study Period 5.                                                                     •           This program is open to all people who identify as Aboriginal.                                     • Diploma in Science and the Environment
                  University Studies
    FIRST YEAR

                                                                                                                  •          In addition, applicants must be an Australian citizen, a New Zealand citizen or the holder of an     •           Applicants who have not completed SACE or a Certificate III must be 17 years of age or over
                  Introduction to Anatomy
                                                                                                                             Australian permanent visa; AND                                                                                   before January 1st of the year of intended enrolment.
                  Maths Fundamentals
                                                                                                                  •          Meet the relevant citizenship and residency requirements for a Commonwealth Supported Place.         Apply directly at unisa.edu.au/appform or email app@unisa.edu.au for information.                                 unisa.edu.au/college
                  Elective 1
                  Preparation for Tertiary Studies A                                                              Applicants who have completed a TAFE/VET award at Certificate IV or above, or who have studied
                                                                                                                  at the higher education level will not be considered for admission into this program.                           PROGRAM STRUCTURE
                  Introduction to Human Physiology
                  Literacy Course 1
                                                                                                                  PROGRAM STRUCTURE                                                                                                                 Land Management (OC)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      FIRST YEAR
                  Elective 2                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Building Academic Success (OC)
                  Elective 3                                                                                                       University Studies                                                                                               Applied Computer Practices (OC)
                                                                                                                      FIRST YEAR

                  Preparation for Tertiary Studies B                                                                               Literacy Course 1                                                                                                Communication for Academic
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     “I would highly recommend the Diploma
                                                                                                                                   Elective 1                                                                                                       Purposes (OC)                                                                                                       in Health in Mount Gambier as it’s
    SECOND YEAR

                  8x courses from Bachelor of Nursing
                                                                                                                                   Elective 2                                                                                                       Aboriginal Knowledges, Narratives and
                  (Mount Gambier)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Experiences (OC)                                                                                                      really helpful in building your future
                  Successful Tertiary Learning A                                                                                   Literacy Course 2
                  Successful Tertiary Learning B                                                                                   Elective 3
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    University Studies (OC)                                                                                                goals, whichever path you decide to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           take. I have always wanted to help
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      SECOND YEAR
                                                                                                                                   Elective 4                                                                                                       Maths Fundamentals (OC)
                                                                                                                                   Elective 5
Students will attend on-campus                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Critical Thinking: Media and                                                                                           people in some way. This was my
lectures, tutorials, practicals, workshops                                                                                                                                                                                                          Academia (OC)
or seminars; some study may be able                                                                               Students will attend on-campus lectures,                                                                                          Introduction to Human Behaviour (OC)                                                                                   opportunity to get started on a career
to be completed online.                                                                                           tutorials, practicals, workshops or seminars;
                                                                                                                  some study may be able to be completed                                                                                                                                                                                                                 in nursing, something I have been
                                                                                                                  online. This program is also available externally
                                                                                                                  through online study only.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Students will attend on-campus
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  lectures, tutorials, practicals, workshops
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       considering for years.”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  or seminars; some study may be able
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  to be completed online.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Terri Veltman | Diploma in Health (Mount Gambier),
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Bachelor of Nursing

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STUDENT
     EXPERIENCE
     SUPPORTING YOU                                                                                                                         CAMPUS LIFE
     STUDY SUPPORT                                 PERSONAL COUNSELLING                          SAFEZONE APP                               CAMPUS CULTURE                              YOUR STUDENT ASSOCIATION
     We want you to achieve your best,             All UniSA students can access free and        All UniSA students can download            Explore our wide range of social            Connect with your student association –
     so we offer a variety of study support        confidential face-to-face counselling to      the free SafeZone app, providing           activities, clubs and volunteering          USASA. They are your voice at university
     services. You can access online learning      help manage a personal issue or to talk       additional security and support when       opportunities. There is always something    and are responsible for advocacy work,
     resources, talk with a learning adviser,      through any pressure points during your       studying on campus. The app allows         for you to get involved with such as race   organising social events, producing the
     connect with a mentor, and receive free       studies. We partner with local providers      you to get help quickly in a personal      days, winery visits, lunches, movies, and   student magazine and coordinating all              SCHOLARSHIPS
     after-hours tutoring online. Our Study        so that you can get independent support       emergency or if someone else needs         so much more. The central piazza also       student clubs.
     Help PALS are also available to provide       and advice when you need.                     first aid or general assistance. You can   provides a great shared space where                                                             Every year, more than 2,500
                                                                                                                                                                                        unisa.edu.au/USASA                                   students benefit from our
     friendly, informal study support at                                                         check-in when working alone or after       you can socialise and relax. If you're
                                                   unisa.edu.au/counselling                                                                                                                                                               scholarships and grants. These
     dedicated sessions on campus. They are                                                      hours, sharing your status with the        interested in building your leadership
                                                                                                                                                                                        GLOBAL EXPOSURE                                    are available to help students
     current UniSA students who can help you                                                     UniSA security team. You can also          skills, we also offer unique scholarships
                                                   ACCESS AND INCLUSION SERVICES                                                                                                                                                           with the cost of their studies.
     with assignment writing, referencing and                                                    receive notifications so you know          that will give you the opportunity to       Expand your horizons through
     building your overall study skills.           Our services range from facility and          what to do in an emergency situation.      develop new initiatives and events to       international field trips, work placements,        There are a number of grants
                                                   access requirements through to                                                           enhance the overall student experience.     internships, study tours, short-term               specifically available for local
     unisa.edu.au/studysupport                                                                   unisa.edu.au/safezone
                                                   developing individual action plans for all                                                                                           programs, volunteer opportunities,              students after enrolment, including
                                                   students with a physical disability, mental
                                                                                                    u
                                                                                                     nisa.edu.au/regional-                 EVENTS AND WORKSHOPS                        conferences or a student exchange               the Cowan Regional Grants and the
     CAREER SERVICES
                                                   health issue or medical condition.                                                                                                   during your studies. You will graduate            Rotary District 9780 UniSA Grant.
                                                                                                    support-mtgambier                       We host several events throughout
     We want to get you career ready, so you                                                                                                                                            with a global and competitive edge, with
                                                   unisa.edu.au/access-inclusion                                                            the year starting with a Welcome Party                                                              unisa.edu.au/
     can access our career services from                                                                                                                                                international knowledge and experience.
     first year. Make the most of our online
                                                                                                                                            as part of Orientation. Other events on                                                        mtgambier-scholarships
                                                                                                                                                                                        International travel is subject to Australian
                                                   WIRRINGKA STUDENT SERVICES                                                               the calendar include, celebrations for
     Career Hub with a wide range of self-                                                                                                                                              Government guidelines.
                                                                                                                                            Multicultural Week and Reconciliation                                                        To find out the full range of what
     help resources, including tips on resume      We have teams to support the specific
                                                                                                                                            Week, student dinners and family days,      unisa.edu.au/globalopportunities                you might be eligible for, go to our
     writing and practising your interview         needs of our Aboriginal students,
                                                                                                                                            and other off-site social events. There                                                     online scholarships search engine.
     skills. There are professional job listings   including tutorial assistance, a
                                                                                                                                            are also learning workshops hosted              u
                                                                                                                                                                                             nisa.edu.au/student-life
     with some that are exclusive to UniSA         mentorship program, scholarships                                                                                                                                                        unisa.edu.au/scholarships
                                                                                                                                            on campus through virtual classrooms
     students. You can also connect with           and grants, dedicated study spaces,
                                                                                                                                            to help with your studies, along
     a career adviser for help with career         and access to learning advisers both
                                                                                                                                            with workshops delivered by visiting
     planning and attend industry events to        on campus and online. We also have
                                                                                                                                            academics from Adelaide.
     build your professional networks.             an Aboriginal Student Engagement
                                                   Officer on campus who can provide
     unisa.edu.au/careers
                                                   additional tailored support.
                                                   unisa.edu.au/Wirringka

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

     CONNECTING WITH INDUSTRY                      HEALTHY FUTURES                           CHANGING LANDSCAPES                       COMMUNITY SPONSORSHIPS
     UniSA has rolled out its unique Future        The Limestone Coast Regional Sporting     The Wattle Range Council and              We sponsor local organisations and
     Industries Accelerator (FIA) program          Academy (LCRSA) has developed a           UniSA STEM have established a             initiatives to support and celebrate
     in Mount Gambier, which encourages            12-month program for young local          partnership that creates opportunities    the community. Key sponsorships
     meaningful collaborations with industry.      athletes with great sporting potential,   for student placements and joint          include the Western Border Football
     Businesses across the Limestone Coast         focusing on strength training, body       research projects. The partnership        League, Pioneers Basketball, Blue
     can utilise FIA to test product ideas or to   conditioning and elite education.         will examine challenges relating to       Lake Fun Run, Sir Robert Helpmann
     help overcome technical challenges.           As a Foundation Partner, our Mount        biomass, wind turbines, townscapes        Theatre's Community Circle, and
     FIA has become the destination                Gambier Campus is the host venue          and coastal erosion, which will benefit   Women in Business and Regional
     of choice for new innovations and             for all education programs and            the local council area and beyond.        Development (WiBRD). We also
     breakthroughs, and is always looking for      athletes access regular testing at                                                  sponsor local secondary school award
     new opportunities to collaborate. UniSA’s     UniSA’s High Performance Centre in                                                  nights throughout the Limestone
     world-class Centre for Business Growth        Adelaide. The program is all about                                                  Coast and South West Victoria.
     has also been focusing on business            nurturing local talent, providing good
                                                                                                                                       Pedal Prix
     development programs in the region,           education and removing hurdles to
     with initiatives designed to boost local      help young athletes reach their goals.                                              One of our largest community
     skills in leading and managing growth in                                                                                          sponsorships is the UniSA Australian
                                                   LCLGA.sa.gov.au
     a global marketplace.                                                                                                             HPV Super Series. The competition sees
                                                                                                                                       teams race Human Powered Vehicles
     unisa.edu.au/FIA
                                                                                                                                       (HPV’s) on a closed circuit, with one
                                                                                                                                       stage held in Mount Gambier attracting
     FOREST RESEARCH                                                                                                                   hundreds of riders and spectators.
     MOUNT GAMBIER                                                                                                                     UniSA is the naming rights sponsor and
     UniSA has established a $6 million                                                                                                is focused on promoting education,
     forestry research and development hub                                                                                             the development of sustainable
     on campus to support the South East’s                                                                                             communities, healthy lifestyles,
     $1.2 billion forest industry. The National                                                                                        quality research, and innovation.
     Institute for Forest Products Innovation
                                                                                                                                       pedalprix.com.au
     Hub is a partnership between UniSA
     and the state and federal governments,
     focusing on new research and solutions
     that can add value to industry and
     support economic growth in regional
     South Australia.
     unisa.edu.au/FPI

                                                                                                                                                                 "The City of Mount Gambier supports the work of UniSA’s Mount
                                                                                                                                                                   Gambier Campus, providing people of all ages with access to
                                                                                                                                                                   tertiary education. The campus provides local people with the
                                                                                                                                                                   opportunity to upskill and value-add to the community in areas
                                                                                                                                                                   such as education, midwifery, nursing and social work, and is an
                                                                                                                                                                  important drawcard for those considering making a life in our city."

                                                                                                                                       Lynette Martin OAM | Mayor of Mount Gambier

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                                                                                                                                                            Degrees
                                                                                                                                                                                               Four start dates                                                     Scholarships
                                                                                                                                                            specifically                                                           Learn in
                                                                                                                                                                                               per year (Jan,                                                       and grants
                                                                                                                                                            designed for                                                           10-week blocks
                                                                                                                                                                                               Apr, Jun, Sep)                                                       available
                                                                                                                                                            online learning

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Credit for
                                                                                                                                                                                               24/7 access
                                                                                                                                                            All assessments                                                        Flexible around                  previous study
                                                                                                                                                                                               to learning

     STUDY ONLINE
                                                                                                                                                            are 100% online                                                        your life                        and relevant
                                                                                                                                                                                               resources
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    work experience

     FLEXIBLE LEARNING                            ACCESS RESOURCES                            You will find quick links to enrolment,         STUDY 100% ONLINE                                                                             SUPPORT SERVICES
                                                  ONLINE, ANYTIME                             courses, emails, announcements,
     In a busy world, we want to give                                                                                                         Take full control over your studies with our 100% online degrees delivered through            UniSA Online provides unique support
                                                                                              assignment details and academic
     our students flexibility in their studies.   No matter how you decide to learn,                                                          UniSA Online. Study anywhere, any time and on any device.                                     services over extended hours – including
                                                                                              records, as well as access to Campus
     This includes online, blended and            either on campus, online or through a                                                                                                                                                     on weekends – so you can get help
                                                                                              Central, AskIT, the Library, Career Services,   UniSA Online degrees include:
     part-time learning.                          blended mode, you will have access to                                                                                                                                                     when you need it. Whether it’s for
                                                                                              your student association, and more.
                                                  custom online platforms that will further                                                   • Associate Degree in Engineering              • Bachelor of Criminal Justice                 assignments, referencing, administrative
     All UniSA students learning online can
                                                  support your studies at UniSA.                                                              • Bachelor of Business                         • Bachelor of Data Analytics                   or technical supports, you will have
     access all campus facilities in Mount                                                    Online learning platform
                                                                                                                                                (Financial Planning)                                                                        access to a team ready to assist you
     Gambier, including computer pools and                                                                                                                                                   • Bachelor of Digital Media
                                                  myUniSA portal                              Each of your courses (subjects) will                                                                                                          every step of the way.
     dedicated learning spaces, along with                                                                                                    • Bachelor of Business (Human                  • Bachelor of Information Technology
                                                                                              have its own Learnonline site, which is
     student services such as study support       Your myUniSA Student Portal is where
                                                                                              your central platform for accessing key
                                                                                                                                                Resource Management)
                                                                                                                                                                                             • Bachelor of Health Science                   → A
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               CCESS ONLINE ACADEMIC
     and personal counselling. You can            you will go for all your study-related                                                      • Bachelor of Business (Management)                                                              SUPPORT SEVEN DAYS A WEEK
                                                                                              course information, your course outline,                                                         (Nutrition and Exercise)
     benefit from flexible learning, but still    information and resources. It’s the first
                                                                                              weekly readings and resources, lecture          • Bachelor of Business (Marketing)             • Bachelor of Marketing and                    → C
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               ONNECT WITH A DEDICATED
     feel supported and part of the campus        page that appears after you login as a
                                                                                              recordings, discussion forums, and more.        • Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)              Communication                                   STUDENT ADVISER
     culture along the way.                       UniSA student.
                                                                                                                                              • Bachelor of Communication                    • Bachelor of Psychological Science            → A
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               CCESS TECH SUPPORT 24/7
     Your study modes                                                                                                                         • Bachelor of Community Health                   and Sociology
                                                                                                                                              • Bachelor of Construction Management          • Bachelor of Psychology
     → O
        N-CAMPUS                                            UniSA Student Portal ⊲
                                                    UniSA Online Learning Platform �
        some optional online                                                                                                                  • Bachelor of Construction                     • Bachelor of Public Health
        study is available                                                                                                                      Management (Honours)

     → O
        N-CAMPUS/ONLINE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                DID YOU
        blended learning combining both
                                                                                                                                                                       “After finishing training as a life coach, I wanted to further
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                KNOW?
        on-campus and online study
                                                                                                                                                                         my understanding of the human mind, whilst studying                    As a UniSA Online student you
     → 1 00% ONLINE                                                                                                                                                       and living locally in Mount Gambier. I first completed               still have full access to the
        through UniSA Online                                                                                                                                               the Foundation Studies program through UniSA College,                facilities, resources, events and
                                                                                                                                                                           which then gave me the confidence to study a degree                  support services available at the
                                                                                                                                                                           with UniSA Online. I’ve enjoyed the flexible learning and            Mount Gambier Campus. If you're
                                                                                                                                                                          accessing the local campus, which has very fast internet              interested in studying with UniSA
                                                                                                                                                                        speeds and great facilities.”                                           Online, you can apply directly at:

                                                                                                                                              Joe Denman | Psychological science and sociology student                                               unisaonline.edu.au

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RELOCATING
      TO ADELAIDE                                                                                                                                                                                               HOW TO APPLY
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Applications to study in 2022 open in early August
                                                                                                                                                                                                              and are completed through the SATAC website.
                                                                                                                                                                                                             We also have some handy online resources to help
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    you through the application process.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              unisa.edu.au/apply
                                                                                                                                                                                                               If you're interested in studying with UniSA Online,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             you can apply directly at:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              unisaonline.edu.au

      As a regional student, you can also choose to relocate and study at one of the UniSA campuses in Adelaide.
      Depending on your chosen degree, you might be based at City West, City East, Magill or Mawson Lakes.                                                                                                      2021 EVENTS
                                                                                                                                                                                                               AND WEBINARS
      Here are some useful tips to help you make a smooth transition.

      BEFORE YOU ARRIVE                            AFTER YOU ARRIVE                            Plan your career                                                                                             We host a series of events and webinars throughout the

                                                                                                                                               OPEN DAYS
      Explore your study options                   Access support services                     It’s important to explore your career                                                                        year so you can learn more about studying with UniSA.
                                                                                               options and understand where your
      Go online and find out more about the        We offer an extensive range of                                                                                                                                         unisa.edu.au/infosessions
                                                                                               degree can take you. Our Career Services
      200+ degrees we offer, including entry       support services to help you succeed
                                                                                               team provides on-campus advice and
      requirements, what subjects you will         at university. From study support to
                                                                                               support, along with a variety of online
      study, career outcomes, and more.            personal counselling, we are here to
                                                                                               resources. They can also help you to find
                                                                                                                                                          ONLINE
      unisa.edu.au/study
                                                   help. Check out the resources available
                                                                                               paid or unpaid volunteer, internship and              Launching July 2021
                                                   online or visit your local Campus

                                                                                                                                                                                                               BOOK A
                                                                                               employment opportunities, and they               Access all your study and career information,
                                                   Central team.
      Check for scholarships                                                                   host workshops and events throughout                        anytime from anywhere.

                                                                                                                                                                                                            MOUNT GAMBIER
                                                   unisa.edu.au/studentservices                the year so you can develop your
      UniSA offers a wide range of scholarships,
      including the UniSA Rural Connect
                                                                                               professional knowledge and skills.                           ON CAMPUS
                                                                                                                                                                                                             CAMPUS TOUR
                                                   Have a travel plan
      Scholarships, which help rural and                                                       unisa.edu.au/careers                                         August 2021
      regional students fund their relocation to   Take the time to map out how you will
                                                                                                                                                 Visit your future campus throughout August,
      study in Adelaide. Check out the online      get to and from campus. You can make        Study overseas
                                                                                                                                               take a guided tour, and speak with teaching staff                Explore the campus facilities and learn about
      scholarships search engine to see what       the most of Adelaide being a smaller                                                                 and current students. Register at:
                                                                                               Expand your horizons through                                                                                        your local study and pathway options.
      you may be eligible for.                     capital city and drive, cycle or catch
                                                                                               international field trips, work placements,
                                                   public transport. Parking at the suburban                                                               unisa.edu.au/openday                                           unisa.edu.au/infosessions
      unisa.edu.au/scholarships                                                                internships, study tours, short-term
                                                   campuses is very affordable, and bike
                                                                                               programs, volunteer opportunities,
                                                   storage and showers are available
      Look into accommodation                                                                  conferences or a student exchange
                                                   at all campuses.
                                                                                               during your studies. You will graduate
      There are a variety of student
                                                   unisa.edu.au/campus-facilities              with a global and competitive edge, with                MYCAREERMATCH                                                   ATAR > DEGREE FINDER
      accommodation options available,
                                                                                               international knowledge and experience.
      including UniSA’s Student                                                                                                                        MyCareerMatch is a free personality and career                  Go online and check out our new ATAR >
      Accommodation by Urbanest,                                                               International travel is subject to Australian           profiling tool that you can complete before you                 DEGREE FINDER to explore the degrees you
                                                                                               Government guidelines.
      offering modern apartments in the                                                                                                                start university. Contact Future Student Enquiries              may be eligible for using your Selection Rank.
      heart of the Adelaide CBD. It's important                                                unisa.edu.au/globalopportunities                        on (08) 8302 2376 or at unisa.edu.au/enquire                        unisa.edu.au/atar-degree-finder
      to start this process early, so visit our
      website and connect with one of our
      dedicated advisers.                                          DISCOVER OUR DIFFERENT CAMPUSES
      unisa.edu.au/accommodation
                                                                   BY TAKING A VIRTUAL TOUR
                                                                        unisa.edu.au/virtualcampustours

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