2022 WHYALLA STUDY AND CAREER GUIDE - University of South Australia

 
2022 WHYALLA STUDY AND CAREER GUIDE - University of South Australia
2022
WHYALLA
STUDY AND CAREER GUIDE
2022 WHYALLA STUDY AND CAREER GUIDE - University of South Australia
Vandana Sharma
                                                                                                                                   Nursing graduate

STUDY
NEAR,
GO FAR
WITH
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 Whyalla and Mount Gambier.
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
                                                                   Discover Whyalla / 2          GRADUATE CAREERS
                                                                                                 ComparED (QILT) Graduate Outcomes
at our Whyalla Campus, online so you can stay close to home        Regional study / 4            Survey 2018-20 – Full-time Employment
or have greater flexibility, or you can explore the 200+ degrees                                 Indicator (Undergraduate). Public SA-founded
offered at one of our campuses in Adelaide.                        Your pathways / 10            universities only.

→ STUDY AT WHYALLA CAMPUS                                          Student experience / 14

→ STUDY ONLINE                                                     Accommodation / 16

→ STUDY IN ADELAIDE                                                In the community / 17
                                                                                                 #1 IN SA FOR EMPLOYER
   unisa.edu.au/study                                              Study online / 18             SATISFACTION
                                                                                                 2019 QILT Employer Satisfaction Survey –
                                                                   Relocating to Adelaide / 20   Overall Satisfaction Indicator.

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2022 WHYALLA STUDY AND CAREER GUIDE - University of South Australia
LARGEST
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     REGIONAL
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    UNIVERSITY
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      CAMPUS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        IN SA

    DISCOVER WHYALLA
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    SA's #1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    EDUCATION
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    DEGREES
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    2021 QS Subject Rankings.

    Study at South Australia’s largest         CONNECTED LEARNING                         CAMPUS FACILITIES
    regional university campus.                Benefit from smaller class sizes.          We have invested heavily in
    Situated on a 22-hectare site,                                                                                                                                                                                                                Hawker
                                               Get more one-on-one time with your         our campus facilities to provide
                                                                                                                                                                                               Ceduna                                   Quorn
    UniSA’s Whyalla Campus is the              lecturers and tutors, and additional       purpose-built learning spaces for our                                                                                                              Port Augusta
    major centre of tertiary education         support when needed. Our highly-           students. The Whyalla Campus features                                                                    Streaky Bay    WHYALLA CAMPUS                         Orrorroo
    for the northern and western               experienced teaching staff are also        health laboratories, providing an
    regions of the state.                      there to help students studying a          optimised clinical training experience,         THE PERFECT
    Experience flexible learning
                                               blended mode of on-campus and              along with simulated classrooms for             STUDY DESTINATION                                                         Kimba           Port Pirie         Laura
                                               online learning. The Whyalla Campus        education students to practise in-class                                                                                                                    Crystal Brook
    and quality teaching with the              is also home to one of the nation’s        activities. We have invested $500,000
                                                                                                                                          Many students from the Eyre Peninsula,                                       Cleve        Cowell
                                                                                                                                          Port Augusta and Port Pirie regions choose to                                                                  Clare
    benefit of a relaxed environment,          fastest network systems, ensuring that     in new campus upgrades, including a
    practical learning opportunities,                                                                                                     study at the Whyalla Campus. There are many
                                               students are well connected and have       Green Screen Recording Studio and
    small class sizes, tailored support                                                                                                   benefits to studying locally, including:
                                               access to the best internet speeds.        fully-equipped Technology Suite. There                                                                          Cummins
    services and strong community                                                         is also on-campus computer pools,               • The ability to condense your timetable and drive
                                               FLEXIBLE STUDY
    connections.                                                                          study desks, meeting spaces, recreation           home for extended weekends and holidays.
                                               Enjoy flexible learning through            areas and accommodation facilities.                                                                           Port Lincoln
    We offer degrees in key areas such                                                                                                    • Small class sizes and personalised support.
                                               part-time, online and blended study                                                                                                                                                                      Adelaide
    as education, nursing and social           options. This allows you to travel, work   STUDENT EXPERIENCE                              • Affordable on-campus accommodation.
    work, along with alternative entry         and study from any location. We offer:
                                                                                          It’s important that you feel supported          • Excellent industry connections for placement
    programs, reflecting the needs
                                               • Flexible degrees with a combination of   during your studies. Students have                and employment opportunities.
    and priorities of the region.
                                                 online/on-campus learning.               access to our on-campus Regional                • Purpose-built learning facilities.
       unisa.edu.au/whyalla                                                               Student Support Officer in addition
                                               • The option to choose specific online
                                                                                          to a full-range of services, including
                                                 subjects within your degree.
    GET CAREER READY                                                                      study support, personal counselling,
                                               • 100% online degrees delivered by         disability services and career services.
    We take a practical approach to              UniSA Online.                            Our Campus Central team is located          CONNECT WITH US                            facebook.com/UniSAWhyalla                instagram.com/unisawhyallacampus
    teaching and learning so that our
                                               Students studying online can access all    on-site and can point you in the right
    graduates can make a real impact in
                                               campus facilities, including computer      direction. We also have tailored services
    their chosen field. You can take part in
                                                                                          for Aboriginal students, including study
    internships and placements, student        pools, library resources and student
                                                                                          assistance and mentoring opportunities.
                                                                                                                                                                 "Graduates from the Whyalla                                #1 IN SA FOR GRADUATE
    exchange programs and volunteer            support services. For more information                                                                              Campus are securing jobs in our                          CAREERS IN NURSING
                                                                                                                                                                   regional communities due to
    opportunities during your studies.         see page 18.                                                                                                                                                                 AND SOCIAL WORK
    Our Career Services team is also there                                                                                                                         the excellent links we have with
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            ComparED (QILT) Graduate Outcomes Survey
    to support you and get you ready for                                                                                                                           local industry and our practical                         2018-20 – Full-time Employment Indicator
    the workplace.                                             TAKE A VIRTUAL TOUR OF                                                                             approach to teaching and learning."                       (Undergraduate). Public SA-founded universities only.

                                                               OUR WHYALLA CAMPUS
                                                                   unisa.edu.au/virtualcampustours                                    Paul Havelberg | UniSA Regional Manager, Whyalla
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Bachelor of Nursing (Whyalla)                                                                                          Bachelor of Social Work (Whyalla)
unisa.edu.au/nursing-midwifery                                                                                         unisa.edu.au/socialwork                                                                                                 EXPLORE A CAREER IN
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               AGEING AND DISABILITY
                   Whyalla Campus                                                                                                         Whyalla Campus                                                                                       You can study a Bachelor of Social Science (Ageing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               and Disability) through flexible learning, combining
                   On-campus/online                                          Intakes: Feb                                                 On-campus                                                 Intakes: Feb and Jul
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               both on-campus and online delivery.
                   3 years full-time                                         Placement                                                    4 years full-time                                         Internship/placement                       Develop the knowledge and skills to meet the social
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               and emotional needs of individuals, families and
    SATAC code                                464071        Program code                                      IBNU         SATAC code                                 464081       Program code                                    MBSW        carers involved with the elderly and disabled.
    Selection Rank:                                         VET:                                                           Selection Rank:                                         VET:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Learn to navigate major systems such as the
              cut-off 2021                      70.25            guaranteed entry                                                    cut-off 2021                        70.05               guaranteed entry                       Dip        Australian National Disability Insurance Scheme
              guaranteed entry                  75.00       Cert IV in Nursing or Dip in Nursing                                     guaranteed entry                    70.00                                                                 (NDIS) and My Aged Care policies, inform social
                                                            And, with a Current Practising Certificate                                                                                                                                         policy development, enhance service provisions,
                                                                                                                                     Part-time study available                 honours available
              Part-time study available
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               and promote social inclusion within the ageing and
                                                                                                                           UniSA College pathways: Foundation Studies, Aboriginal Pathway Program or                                           disability sectors.
    UniSA College pathways: Foundation Studies, Aboriginal Pathway Program or                                              Diploma in Arts
    Diploma in Health                                                                                                      Prerequisites: none                                                                                                 Gain valuable work experience and build professional
    Prerequisites: none                                                                                                    Assumed knowledge: none                                                                                             networks by completing more than 500 hours of
    Assumed knowledge: none
                                                                                                                       Prepare for a rewarding career in social work. Learn to enhance the                                                     supervised field placements throughout your degree.
Become a Registered Nurse and make a positive contribution to the                                                      wellbeing of others through advocacy, social change, relationship building
healthcare sector. Develop the knowledge, clinical skills and attitudes                                                and empowerment. Focus on four major study areas, including social work                                                    unisa.edu.au/human-services
needed for professional practice in a range of settings. Benefit from a                                                theory, social work practice and skills, social policy, and social research.
strong focus on theory and practical experience, including access to                                                   Develop knowledge of various social work practices and their application
our unique clinician-led, hospital and health service on campus, which                                                 with individuals, families, communities, groups and organisations. Learn how
includes authentic hospital wards, clinical units and community areas. Be                                              to identify the social policies that impact people’s lives and the strategic
prepared to meet healthcare delivery requirements for the 21st century and                                             ways to implement change. Interpret, evaluate and conduct relevant
respond to Australian and international healthcare priorities and trends.                                              social analysis exploring current real-world challenges. Focus your degree
Focus on four key areas of nursing practice during your studies, including
collaborative and therapeutic practice, critical thinking and analysis,
                                                                                                                       by choosing to incorporate a minor in Children, Families and Society.                                                                                                          START A REWARDING
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      CAREER IN MIDWIFERY
                                                                                                                       Access our custom-built social work studio to practise your skills through
professional practice, and provision and coordination of care. Learn about                                             stimulated scenarios. Gain valuable professional experience through
cultural competence, evidence-based practice, mental health, primary                                                   industry placements in your final years of study. Attend classes on campus
health, professional communication, and safety and quality. Complete more                                              with the possibility to study some courses online. Graduate with a degree
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      If you're a Registered Nurse located in regional South Australia
than 900 placement hours starting in your first year of study. Graduate                                                recognised by the Australian Association of Social Workers and be eligible                                                                                                     looking to become a midwife, you may be interested in studying a
with the academic requirements needed for registration as a Registered                                                 for full membership.                                                                                                                                                           Bachelor of Midwifery through our registered nursing pathway option.
Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA).                                                        Note: Students will be required to undertake Criminal History Checks through the Department
Note 1: To meet entry requirements, applicants must consider the professional registration                             of Human Services (DHS), a SAPOL National Police Record Check and complete a one-day Safe                                                                                      You will be able to study the program online with intensive clinical
requirements, including the English Language Skills standard and complete a declaration stating                        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
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      workshops completed at the Whyalla Campus.
how they will demonstrate their English language competency, as determined by the Nursing and
Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA).                                                                                   requirements as requested by the placement provider.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Please note: Students in Whyalla need to apply for this program with the external
Note 2: Once enrolled, students will be required to meet Fitness to Practice in Clinical Placements
                                                                                                                       CAREERS                                                                                                                                                                        SATAC code: 414245.
requirements. For more information, visit unisa.edu.au/health/ftp
Note 3: Students in this program must be registered with the relevant national board. This process is                  Social workers can work across a wide range of sectors and                                                                                                                         unisa.edu.au/study-midwifery
completed by the University after enrolment and no fees apply.                                                         settings, including:
CAREERS                                                                                                                Mental health • homelessness • child protection • correctional services •
Registered nurses can work in a variety of healthcare settings, including:                                             domestic violence • aged care • schools • disability services •
                                                                                                                       policy work • community services • refugee services
Hospitals • primary health and community support services • aged and
rehabilitative care • schools • home-based services • drug and alcohol                                                 DEGREE STRUCTURE                                                                                                                            “I grew up caring for my elderly grandparents, so for me,
treatment centres • community health organisations • mental health                                                                                                                                                                                                   helping people is one of the most rewarding feelings
                                                                                                                                     Human Service Provision                                     Aboriginal Australians and the
                                                                                                                       FIRST YEAR

                                                                                                                                                                                   THIRD YEAR

services • international aid agencies • correction facilities                                                                                                                                    Human Services                                                        and why I chose to be a nurse. This degree helped me
                                                                                                                                     Communication Skills in Social Work and
DEGREE STRUCTURE
                                                                                                                                     Human Services                                              Social Work Field Education 1                                         to develop a positive can-do attitude and I was able
                                                                                                                                     The Social World                                            Advanced Social Work Theory
                                                                                                                                     Child Development OR Minor                                  and Practice                                                          to undertake placements in both aged care and in a
              Being a Health Professional                                 Research Methodologies
FIRST YEAR

                                                             THIRD YEAR

              Human Body 1                                                Nursing Contexts of Practice                               Governance and Citizenship in Australia                     Working with Human Service                                           hospital environment, giving me experience in different
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Organisations
              Global and National Health                                  Experiential Learning Activity: Extension                  Group Work
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Policy Practice                                                    healthcare settings.”
                                                                          to Practice Practicum 4                                    Applied Psychology
              Human Body 2                                                                                                                                                                       Child Centred Practice OR Minor
                                                                          Becoming a Registered Nurse                                Working with Community
              First Peoples’ Health
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Leading and Managing in Human Service
                                                                                                                                                                                   FOURTH YEAR

                                                                          Experiential Learning Activity: Transition                 Human Service Intervention
                                                                                                                       SECOND YEAR

              Mental Health
                                                                          to Practice Practicum 5                                    Australian Social Policy
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Organisations                            Vandana Sharma | Nursing graduate
              Experiential Learning Activity: Preparation                                                                                                                                        Social Work with Older People
              for Clinical Practice Practicum 1                           Nursing Project                                            Social Enquiry Methods
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Rural Social Work
              Health of Older Adults                                                                                                 Interviewing Skills in Social Work and
                                                            Students will be required to undertake a
SECOND YEAR

                                                                                                                                     Human Services                                              Elective OR Minor
              Scientific Basis of Clinical Practice         combination of on-campus or online study.
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Social Work Field Education 2
              Experiential Learning Activity: Older         Students will be required to attend on-campus                            Mental Health and Mental Wellbeing                                                                                             “I really enjoyed my third-year placement at a local
              Adults Practicum 2                            lectures, tutorials and practicals.                                      Preparation for Field Placement                             Professional Development
                                                            This program is also offered externally through                          Elective OR Minor
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      school, where I was able to be part of their counselling
              Health of Adults
              Health of Infants, Children and
                                                            online study.                                                            Human Service Workers and the Law                                                                                                 program, working with young people and hearing their
              Young People                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             stories. I also completed a placement at the Whyalla
              Experiential Learning Activity: Acute Care
              Practicum 3                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Hospital, which gave me real insight into people’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     experiences within the mental health system.”

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Jayde Burk | Social work graduate
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Bachelor of Early Childhood Education (Honours) (Whyalla)                                                                                                                                                                     Bachelor of Primary Education (Honours) (Whyalla)
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                                                                                                           DEGREE STRUCTURE                                                                                                                                                                                                              DEGREE STRUCTURE
           Whyalla Campus                                                                                                                                                                                                                Whyalla Campus
                                                                                                                         Contemporary Contexts of Early                             Science and Mathematics Education 2                                                                                                                                Foundations in Arts Education                              Science and Mathematics Education 2

                                                                                                           FIRST YEAR

                                                                                                                                                                      THIRD YEAR

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         FIRST YEAR

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    THIRD YEAR
                                                                                                                         Childhood Education                                        (Birth to 8 Years)                                                                                                                                                 Language and Mathematics for Learning                      (Years R to 6)
           On-campus/online                                    Intakes: Feb and Jul                                                                                                                                                      On-campus/online                                     Intakes: Feb and Jul
                                                                                                                         Language and Mathematics for Learning                      Professional Experience 3: Informed                                                                                                                                Professional Experience 1: Introduction to                 Professional Experience 3: Informed
                                                                                                                         Professional Experience 1: Introduction to                 Planning (Pre-school)                                                                                                                                              Educators’ Practices                                       Planning (HP)
           4 years full-time                                   Internship/placement                                      Educators' Practices (Birth to 3 Years)                    Reconceptualising Early Childhood                    4 years full-time                                    Internship/placement                                     Digital Literacies for Learning                            Inclusive Education
                                                                                                                         Children's Development: Conception                         Education
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Foundations in Learning and Teaching 1:                    Mathematics Education
                                                                                                                         to 3 Years                                                 Mathematics Education                                                                                                                                              Learning Through Play                                      Studies in English Education 2
    SATAC code                          464170        Program code                            MHEC                       Foundations in Learning and Teaching 1:                    Studies in English Education 2              SATAC code                            464171        Program code                            MHPE                       Design and Technology Education                            Foundations in Learning and Teaching 3:
                                                                                                                         Learning Through Play                                      Foundations in Learning and Teaching 3:                                                                                                                            Theories of Learning                                       Educating for Diversity and Inclusion
    Selection Rank:                                   VET:                                                               Design and Technology Education                            Educating for Diversity and Inclusion       Selection Rank:                                     VET:                                                               Primary Specialism 1                                       Primary Specialism 3
                                                                                                                         Children in Families and Communities                       Primary Specialism 2
      cut-off 2021                        71.85          guaranteed entry                        Dip                                                                                                                               cut-off 2021                          71.65          guaranteed entry                        Dip                                                                               Primary Specialism 4

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    FOURTH YEAR
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Studies in English Education 1

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         SECOND YEAR
                                                                                                                         Foundations in Arts Education                              Primary Specialism 3

                                                                                                                                                                      FOURTH YEAR
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Health and Physical Education                              Honours A: Introduction to Research in
      guaranteed entry                    80.00                                                                          Studies in English Education 1                             Honours A: Introduction to Research in         guaranteed entry                     80.00                                                                                                                                     Education

                                                                                                           SECOND YEAR
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Humanities and Social Sciences
                                                                                                                         Health and Physical Education                              Education                                                                                                                                                          Education                                                  Critical Perspectives on Curriculum
                                                                                                                         Humanities and Social Sciences                             Leadership and Advocacy in Early                                                                                                                                   Primary Specialism 2                                       Pedagogy, and Assessment
       Part-time study available                                                                                                                                                    Childhood                                       Part-time study available
                                                                                                                         Education                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Elective
                                                                                                                                                                                    Elective                                                                                                                                                           Professional Experience 2: Curriculum
    UniSA College pathways: Foundation Studies, Aboriginal Pathway Program or                                            Primary Specialism 1                                                                                   UniSA College pathways: Foundation Studies, Aboriginal Pathway Program or                                                                                                         Professional Experience 4 (Honours):
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       and Pedagogy
                                                                                                                         Professional Experience 2: Curriculum                      Professional Experience 4 (Honours):                                                                                                                               Science and Mathematics Education 1                        Educator as Inquirer
    Diploma in Arts                                                                                                                                                                 Educator as Inquirer                        Diploma in Arts
                                                                                                                         and Pedagogy (Early Childhood)                                                                                                                                                                                                Teaching and Learning in Aboriginal                        Honours B: Developing a Research
    Prerequisites: none                                                                                                  Science and Mathematics Education 1                        Honours B: Developing a Research            Prerequisites: none                                                                                                                                                               Proposal
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Education
    Assumed knowledge: none                                                                                              Teaching and Learning in Aboriginal                        Proposal                                    Assumed knowledge: none                                                                                                                                                           Honours C: Research Findings
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Foundations in Learning and Teaching 2:
                                                                                                                         Education                                                  Honours C: Research Findings                                                                                                                                       Creating Positive Learning Environments      Students may complete their studies
                                                                                                                         Foundations in Learning and Teaching 2:
    Choose a Learning Area from Arts, English, Languages (Italian only) or                                               Creating Positive Learning Environments      Students may complete their studies                       Choose a Learning Area from Arts, English, Humanities and Social                                                                                                    on-campus or online, however all professional
                                                                                                                                                                      on-campus or online, however all professional                                                                                                                                                                                 placements must be completed in-person.
    Mathematics/Science.                                                                                                                                                                                                        Sciences or Science.
                                                                                                                                                                      placements must be completed in-person.
    Choose an elective, focusing on teaching children with disabilities,                                                                                                                                                        Choose an elective, focusing on teaching children with disabilities,
    rural and regional education, brain development, relationships                                                                                                                                                              rural and regional education, brain development, relationships
    and health, arts in early childhood curriculum or Islam and                                                                                                                                                                 and health, arts in early childhood curriculum or Islam and
                                                                                                                                                “Completing Child Studies at high school
    global politics.                                                                                                                                                                                                            global politics.
                                                                                                                                                   inspired me to study at university. I
Build a rewarding career as an early childhood teacher and educator.                                                                                  really enjoyed visiting classrooms,                                     Become a primary school teacher focusing on the learning and
Graduate career ready and with professional honours in just four years.                                                                                kindergartens and special schools,                                     development of children from Reception to Years 6. Graduate career
Gain a competitive advantage through industry-relevant coursework,                                                                                      and observing and assisting                                           ready and with honours in just four years. Gain a competitive advantage
highly practical learning and applied research. Focus on the learning                                                                                   children's different learning needs.                                  through industry-relevant coursework, highly practical learning and applied
and development of children from birth to eight years of age. Develop                                                                                                                                                         research. Build foundation knowledge in education studies, curriculum
                                                                                                                                                        Living just outside of Whyalla, I only
foundational knowledge in education studies, curriculum planning,                                                                                                                                                             planning, professional experience and leadership. Complete four courses
professional experience and leadership. Complete three courses in a                                                                                    have to travel a small distance to                                     in a primary specialism (Learning Area) of your choice to meet the national
primary specialism (Learning Area) of your choice to meet the national                                                                              campus, so it’s been really convenient                                    registration requirements. Learning Areas include Arts, English, Humanities
registration requirements for birth to eight years of age. Learning Areas                                                                         and I can access all of the facilities and                                  and Social Sciences or Science. Benefit from highly practical learning with
include Arts, English, Languages (Italian only) or Mathematics/Science.                                                                       connect with my teachers."                                                      100 days of field based placements starting in your first six months of study.
Benefit from highly practical learning with 110 days of field based                                                                                                                                                           Enjoy the option of flexible learning, including online and part-time study.
placements starting in your first six months of study. Enjoy the option of
                                                                                                           Emma Finch | Early childhood student                                                                               Note 1: Graduates can apply for teacher registration in South Australia, interstate and some overseas
flexible learning, including online and part-time study.                                                                                                                                                                      countries. Applicants should note that there are other criteria determining eligibility for registration
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              by the Teachers Registration Board of South Australia and other registration and regulatory
Note 1: Students in this program must complete and provide evidence of Basic Emergency Life                                                                                                                                   authorities. There are also specific non-academic and placement requirements for entry into this
Support (via the Department for Education) or Applied First Aid training prior to undertaking                                                                                                                                 program. For more information, visit unisa.edu.au/eds-requirements
placements.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Note 2: Due to program structure and professional experience placements, students commencing
Note 2: Graduates can apply for teacher registration in South Australia, interstate and some overseas                                                                                                                         midyear (July) study will complete their program in 4.5 years instead of 4 years.
countries. Applicants should note that there are other criteria determining eligibility for registration
by the Teachers Registration Board of South Australia and other registration and regulatory                                                                                                                                   CAREERS
authorities. There are also specific non-academic and placement requirements for entry into this
program. For more information, visit unisa.edu.au/eds-requirements                                                                                                                                                            Kindergarten teacher • preschool teacher • junior primary teacher •
Note 3: Due to program structure and professional experience placements, students commencing                                                                                                                                  early childhood teacher • childcare centre director • early learning
midyear (July) study will complete their program in 4.5 years instead of 4 years.                                                                                                                                             consultant • out of school hours care director • long day care teacher •
CAREERS                                                                                                                                                                                                                       policy adviser • researcher

Kindergarten teacher • preschool teacher • junior primary teacher •
early childhood teacher • childcare centre director • early learning
consultant • out of school hours care director • long day care teacher •
education policy adviser • researcher

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Bachelor of Secondary Education (Honours) (Whyalla)

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                                                                                                         DEGREE STRUCTURE
           Whyalla Campus
                                                                                                                       Professional Experience 1: Introduction to                  Learning, Teaching and Inquiry 3:

                                                                                                         FIRST YEAR

                                                                                                                                                                     THIRD YEAR
                                                                                                                       Educators’ Practices                                        Creating Positive Secondary Learning
           On-campus/online                                    Intakes: Feb                                                                                                        Environments
                                                                                                                       Discrete Mathematics
                                                                                                                       Statistical Methods                                         Professional Experience 3: Informed
           4 years full-time                                   Internship/placement                                    Digital Citizenship                                         Planning (HP)
                                                                                                                                                                                   Technologies Curriculum 1
                                                                                                                       Learning, Teaching and Inquiry 1: Identity,
                                                                                                                       Diversity and Adolescence                                   Geometry
    SATAC code                          464172        Program code                             LHSE                    Calculus 1                                                  Database Fundamentals
                                                                                                                       Linear Algebra                                              Personalised Learning with Digital
    Selection Rank:                                   VET:                                                             Information Technology Fundamentals                         Technologies
                                                                                                                                                                                   Mathematical Sciences Project
      cut-off 2021                         NEW           guaranteed entry                          Dip                 Problem Solving and Programming

                                                                                                         SECOND YEAR
                                                                                                                                                                                   Science and Mathematics Curriculum 2

                                                                                                                                                                     FOURTH YEAR
                                                                                                                       Linear Programming and Networks
      guaranteed entry                    80.00                                                                        Programming Fundamentals                                    Probabilities and Data
                                                                                                                       Mathematics Curriculum 1                                    Technologies Curriculum 2
       Part-time study available                                                                                                                                                   Honours A: Introduction to Research in
                                                                                                                       Professional Experience 2: Curriculum                       Education
                                                                                                                       and Pedagogy
    UniSA College pathways: Foundation Studies, Aboriginal Pathway Program or                                          Learning, Teaching and Inquiry 2:                           Honours B: Developing a Research
                                                                                                                       Pedagogy, Curriculum and Inclusivity                        Proposal
    Diploma in Arts
                                                                                                                       Teaching and Learning in Aboriginal                         Honours C: Research Findings
    Prerequisites: SACE Stage 2 Mathematical Methods                                                                                                                               Professional Experience 4 (Honours):
                                                                                                                       Education
    Assumed knowledge: none                                                                                            Elective                                                    Educator as Inquirer

                                                                                                                                                                     Students will attend on-campus lectures,
    Study in demand Learning Areas in Mathematics and Digital                                                                                                        tutorials, practicals, workshops and seminars.
    Technologies.                                                                                                                                                    Major and sub-major courses will be studied
                                                                                                                                                                     online. All professional placements must be
    Choose an elective, focusing on teaching children with disabilities,                                                                                             completed in-person.
    rural and regional education, teaching linguistically diverse learners,
    or basic counselling skills.

Become a secondary school teacher focusing on the learning and
development of students from Years 7 to 12. Graduate career ready and
with honours in just four years. Gain a competitive advantage through
industry-relevant coursework, highly practical learning and applied
research. Build professional knowledge through education and curriculum
studies, and school and community-based experiences. Study in demand
Learning Areas in Mathematics and Digital Technologies. Tailor your studies
further by selecting elective courses that interest you most. Benefit from
100 days of field-based placements starting in your first six months of study.
Note: Graduates can apply for teacher registration in South Australia, interstate and some
overseas countries. Applicants should note that there are other criteria determining eligibility
for registration by the Teachers Registration Board of South Australia and other registration
and regulatory authorities.

CAREERS
Secondary school teacher • senior coordinator • education consultant •
youth support officer • education policy adviser • researcher

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            “Studying in a small town with tutors who were
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            involved with the local schools provided me
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            opportunities to further explore my passion for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            teaching and establish connections with future
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            employees and experienced educators.”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Jordyn Meacham
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Primary education graduate

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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 Whyalla Campus and speak to us
                                                                                            face-to-face.

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UniSA College programs explained...

Foundation Studies                                                                                              Aboriginal Pathway Program
unisa.edu.au/college                                                                                            unisa.edu.au/app

                      Whyalla Campus                                  1 year full-time                                                Whyalla Campus,
                                                                                                                                                                                      1.5 years full-time
                                                                                                                                      Port Lincoln or Ceduna
                      On-campus/online                                Intakes: Feb and Jul                                            On-campus                                       Intakes: Feb

        SATAC code (Whyalla)                                 467011                                                     Apply at unisa.edu.au/appform

                 Part-time study available                                                                                        Part-time study available
        Prerequisites: none                                                                                             Prerequisites: none
        Assumed knowledge: none                                                                                         Assumed knowledge: none
Study this free* one-year program with no minimum qualifications                                                Study this free* 18-month program designed specifically for Aboriginal
required for entry. Develop the foundation needed to study at a tertiary                                        students with no minimum entry qualifications required. Build your
level, including critical writing, communication, research and study skills.                                    confidence to study at university and the foundations you need to succeed
You can also choose elective courses as an introduction to a specific area                                      at the tertiary level. Develop your academic literacy, digital and numerical
of interest, such as health, education, arts, social sciences, information                                      skills, along with your knowledge in areas such as Aboriginal culture and
technology, engineering and the environment or business. After you have                                         land management. Benefit from small class sizes with more one-to-one
successfully completed this program, you can use your competitive Grade                                         support from teaching staff. You can also get involved with social activities,
Point Average (GPA) to apply for any UniSA degree.                                                              networking opportunities and peer mentoring. After you have successfully
*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
Australian Government.                                                                                          (GPA) to apply for any UniSA degree.
FURTHER STUDY                                                                                                   *Students will be required to pay the Student Services and Amenities Fee determined by the
                                                                                                                Australian Government.
After successfully completing the Foundation Studies program, you can use
your GPA score to competitively apply for one of UniSA’s 200+ world-class                                       FURTHER STUDY
degrees. You will have the option of studying locally at the Whyalla Campus,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 STUDY A DIPLOMA
                                                                                                                After successfully completing the Aboriginal Pathway Program,
choosing a flexible online degree, or relocating to Adelaide depending on                                       you can use your GPA score to competitively apply for one of UniSA’s
your chosen program. You can also apply for a 100% online degree through                                        200+ world-class degrees. You will have the option of studying locally
UniSA Online. Explore our degrees at unisa.edu.au/study                                                         at the Whyalla Campus, choosing an online degree or relocating
or unisaonline.edu.au                                                                                           to Adelaide depending on your chosen program. You can also apply for
                                                                                                                a 100% online degree through UniSA Online. Explore our degrees at
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               UniSA College also offers a range of two-year diplomas, designed to provide          UniSA College diplomas include:
Entry requirements
                                                                                                                unisa.edu.au/study or unisaonline.edu.au                                                                       direct entry into popular UniSA and UniSA Online degrees.
•          No formal minimum entry requirements apply.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Diploma in Arts
•          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                                                                                                                  You will enrol as an external student and complete a blend of both on-campus
           for enrolment in Study Period 5.                                                                     •           This program is open to all people who identify as Aboriginal.                                                                                                                          • Diploma in Business
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               and online study, with full access to student support services through the local
•          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
           Australian permanent visa; AND                                                                                   before January 1st of the year of intended enrolment.                                              Whyalla Campus.                                                                      • Diploma in Construction
•          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.
Applicants who have completed a TAFE/VET award at Certificate IV or above, or who have studied
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               In your first year, you will complete introductory courses relating to your chosen   • Diploma in Engineering
                                                                                                                PROGRAM STRUCTURE
at the higher education level will not be considered for admission into this program.                                                                                                                                          area of study, as well as core courses that will develop your critical writing,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Diploma in Health
PROGRAM STRUCTURE                                                                                                                 Land Management (OC)                                                                         communication, numeracy and research skills. In second year, you will study
                                                                                                                    FIRST YEAR

                                                                                                                                  Building Academic Success (OC)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               first-year courses from your chosen UniSA degree. There are also packaged            • Diploma in Information Technology
                 University Studies                                                                                               Applied Computer Practices (OC)
    FIRST YEAR

                 Literacy Course 1                                                                                                Communication for Academic
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               diploma options, which will guarantee your place into the linked UniSA bachelor      • Diploma in Science and the Environment
                 Elective 1                                                                                                       Purposes (OC)                                                                                degree (subject to academic criteria).
                 Elective 2                                                                                                       Aboriginal Knowledges, Narratives and
                 Literacy Course 2
                                                                                                                                  Experiences (OC)                                                                                                                                                                     unisa.edu.au/college
                                                                                                                                  University Studies (OC)
                 Elective 3
                                                                                                                    SECOND YEAR

                 Elective 4                                                                                                       Maths Fundamentals (OC)
                 Elective 5                                                                                                       Critical Thinking: Media and
                                                                                                                                  Academia (OC)
Students will attend on-campus lectures,                                                                                          Introduction to Human Behaviour (OC)
tutorials, practicals, workshops or seminars;
some study may be able to be completed                                                                                                                                                                                                             "I was working in a field that wasn't
online. This program is also available externally                                                               Students will attend on-campus
through online study only.                                                                                      lectures, tutorials, practicals, workshops                                                                                            for me, so I went travelling,
                                                                                                                or seminars; some study may be able
                                                                                                                to be completed online.                                                                                                                became a mother and then
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        decided I wanted to do
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        something completely different.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        I joined the Aboriginal Pathway
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Program and it was one of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     best decisions I've made."

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Wyarta Miller | APP and digital media student

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

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ACCOMMODATION
                                    The Whyalla Campus features                    Lecture and tutorial rooms are only a       A BBQ area, volleyball court and
                                    on-site accommodation at the Student           short walk away and the complex is          basketball court complete the space
                                    Residential Village. Students have their       monitored by on-going security. Off-        and help to create a fun and balanced
                                    own bedroom and share a bathroom               street parking is available along with      lifestyle. Applications are accepted for
                                    with one other student. A fully-furnished      a lockable storage shed suitable for        shorter and longer-term stays at a very
                                    kitchen and common living area means           bicycles and other items.                   affordable cost.
                                    you can interact and study with your peers.

                                    IN THE COMMUNITY
                                    BUSINESS GROWTH                               HEALTHY FUTURES                              COMMUNITY SPONSORSHIPS
                                    UniSA is focused on collaborating with        Our Whyalla Campus is home to the            We support a wide variety of groups
     GO ONLINE TO WATCH             local organisations and the community         UniSA Rural Health Clinic, offering          and initiatives, celebrating the local
     A GUIDED TOUR                  to drive advancements that contribute         podiatry and physiotherapy services          community spirit, including:
                                    to a better society through providing         to help meet local community needs.
      unisa.edu.au/studentvillage                                                                                              • Whyalla Chamber of Commerce
                                    access to a range of support programs,        The public can access a range of
                                    including:                                    health services, including biomechanic       • Solstice Media Regional Showcase
                                                                                  assessments, lower limb treatments, nail     • Science Alive
                                    Student Internship Program –
                                                                                  surgeries, and more. The initiative also     • Science and Engineering Challenge
                                    creating local opportunities for UniSA
                                                                                  supports placement opportunities, with
                                    students to undertake real-world                                                           • Youth Opportunities
                                                                                  students learning under the guidance
                                    projects in current workplace settings.                                                    • Whyalla Tourism Advisory Group
                                                                                  of qualified professionals from the local
                                    Innovation & Collaboration Centre             Whyalla Hospital.                            • Edward John Eyre High School
                                    (ICC) – through the regional incubator                                                     • Samaritan College
                                    hub at Whyalla, providing support for
                                                                                                                               • Whyalla Education Partnership
                                    early-stage business ideas and startups.
                                                                                                                               • High School's Academic
                                    Executive Education – developing                                                             Achievement Awards
                                    bespoke programs to build better
                                                                                                                               • GFG Foundation
                                    enterprises and business leaders
                                    in the region.
                                    Centre for Business Growth –
                                    programs that provide CEOs/MDs and                                       “I was really nervous about moving to Whyalla, but I have
                                    executives with the knowledge and                                         made some amazing friendships through the student
                                    skills they need to develop as leaders,                                    accommodation. There is always someone to talk to!
                                    accelerate company growth and                                              The Whyalla Campus is so supportive and fantastic for
                                    compete in a global marketplace.                                          student involvement. You never feel alone.”

                                                                                  Diane Wilkins | Primary education student

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DISCOVER UniSA ONLINE

                                                                                                                                                            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

     STUDY ONLINE
                                                                                                                                                            All assessments                                                        Flexible around                  previous study
                                                                                                                                                                                               to learning
                                                                                                                                                            are 100% online                                                        your life                        and relevant
                                                                                                                                                                                               resources
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    work experience

     FLEXIBLE LEARNING                            ACCESS RESOURCES                            You will find quick links to enrolment,         STUDY ON DEMAND                                                                               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
                                                  support your studies at UniSA.                                                              • Bachelor of Business                         • Bachelor of Data Analytics                   or technical supports, you will have
     can access all campus facilities in                                                      Online learning platform
                                                                                                                                                (Financial Planning)                                                                        access to a team ready to assist you
     Whyalla, 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
     Students that choose to study online are
                                                                                                                                              • Bachelor of Community Health                   and Sociology
     also welcome to access facilities at our
     Port Lincoln Study Centre.                              UniSA Student Portal ⊲                                                           • Bachelor of Construction Management          • Bachelor of Psychology
                                                    UniSA Online Learning Platform �
                                                                                                                                              • Bachelor of Construction                     • Bachelor of Public Health
     Your study modes                                                                                                                           Management (Honours)                                                                             STUDY
     → O
        N-CAMPUS                                                                                                                                                                                                                                ENGINEERING
        some optional online
                                                                                                                                                                        “Studying a 100% online has opened the door to many
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 100% ONLINE
        study is available
                                                                                                                                                                          opportunities. I initially thought online study would be               You can study an Associate
     → O
        N-CAMPUS/ONLINE                                                                                                                                                   isolating, but I have been pleasantly surprised at the                Degree in Engineering 100%
        blended learning combining both                                                                                                                                    accessibility to staff who are on-campus and the easy                 online through UniSA Online
        on-campus and online study                                                                                                                                         navigation of the online learning platform. As someone                giving you the ultimate
                                                                                                                                                                          who didn’t complete high school, I initially studied the               flexibility. This will prepare
     → 1 00% ONLINE                                                                                                                                                     Diploma in Business, which set me up for success.”                      you for a professional career
        through UniSA Online                                                                                                                                                                                                                     in engineering and introduce
                                                                                                                                                                        Tania Newton | Management student
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 you to key engineering
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 foundations. You can choose
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 from four start dates in Jan,
                                                                                                                                                 DID YOU KNOW? As a UniSA Online student you still have full access to the                       Apr, Jun or Sept.
                                                                                                                                                 facilities, resources, events and support services available at the Whyalla Campus.
                                                                                                                                                 If you're interested in studying with UniSA Online, you can apply directly at:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    unisaonline.edu.au/
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 asc-deg-engineering
                                                                                                                                                     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 August 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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  WHYALLA
                                                   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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                          peoples spiritual relationship with their country.
                          Artist: Ngupulya Pumani
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