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Introduction

UniSA is a globally-focused, locally-engaged institution established on the dual principles of equity and excellence.

 

With more than 31,000 students, the university is South Australia's largest and was the youngest Australian institution to be named in 23 of 2017 The Times Higher Education's Top 100 global universities aged under 50.


UniSA offers more than 400 degree programs across a wide range of subjects including business, law, education, arts and social sciences, health sciences, information technology, engineering and the environment.
 

UniSA believes that a university's reputation is determined largely by the quality of its graduates, and are proud that more than 90% of our graduates now in full-time work are employed in professional occupations within four months of completing their degrees.

 

Faculties
  • Health Sciences

 

  • Information Technology, Engineering and the Environment
  • Education, Arts and Social Sciences

 

  • Research Institutes

  • Business 
   

 

Environment

Campuses

City West Campus

City West is just a short walk from the Adelaide Railway Station and tram links, and is located in the city’s west end-a major arts, culture and entertainment hub, and emerging health and business district.

 

City East Campus

City East is a short distance from the Rundle Mall shopping prescient and some of the city’s best cafes, restaurants and bars. The city’s east end is hive of activity and is also located near the lush parklands of the inner eastern suburbs.

 

Magill Campus

Only a short distance from the city, Magill campus is located in Adelaide’s relaxing eastern suburbs, featuring lush gardens, open spaces and world-class interactive learning facilities.

 

Mawson Lakes Campus

Located in one of Adelaide’s newly developed suburbs, our Mawson Lakes campus boasts contemporary teaching, learning and research facilities, and is surrounded by more than 85 high-technology companies that make up Technology Park.

 

Student Life

Events and Entertainment

Take some time out from studies and enjoy year-round entertainment including BBQs, live music and events.

 

Movies and Campus

End students’ busy week by enjoying FREE movie events with friends in some of the coolest spots on campus. Students’ favorite blockbusters will be played throughout the year, and there’s FREE popcorn.

 

UniSA Sport

Get involved with UniSA Sports and join one of the many sports clubs on offer including basketball, volleyball, karate and rock-climbing. Students might even be interested in representing Team UniSA at the Australian University Games.

 

USASA

The University’s student association, USASA, provides services and a voice for students. From student representation and advocacy, to coordinating student clubs, selling second-hand text books, organizing social events, running the student magazine, hosting campus counters, and giving out free goodies, USASA can help students get more out of their student experience.

 

Brekky Bar

Start the day with cheap breakfast options served up on campus. The Brekky Bar is run by USASA and open to all students access all locations on various days throughout the year. 

Notable Alumni

D. M. Cornish, author

 

Barbara Hanrahan, artist, printmaker and writer

 

Jeffrey Smart, artist

 

Rob Chapman, Managing Director, BankSA

 

David Simmons, Chief Executive Officer, Hills Industries

 

Essington Lewis, Former Chairman of BHP (now BHP Biliton)

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