University of South Australia

The University of South Australia (UniSA) is the largest university in South Australia with over 36,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students on four urban and two regional campuses. As a prominent provider of international education in the state, the university has close working links with industry, the professions, business and government and offers more professional education programs than any university in South Australia. More than 140 undergraduate and 200 coursework and research postgraduate programs in fields including law, education, nursing, physiotherapy, pharmacy, occupational therapy, podiatry, medical radiation, human movement, commerce, business, management, computer and information science, engineering, construction management, urban and regional planning, visual arts, psychology, civil aviation, journalism, and more are offered. An integral part of a UniSA student's study program includes work in clinical and field placements, assisting with industry-based projects, and working alongside people from industry and the professions.

The Graduate Careers' Council of Australia's annual survey has consistently shown UniSA graduates recording the highest success rate in the State for employment after graduation.

Provider CRICOS: 00121B

Transfering your previous study credits

The University of South Australia's policy on credit transfer is based on the following broad principles: granting maximum credit for prior learning; granting block credit or specified credit to minimise the time taken to complete a course; support for articulation with TAFE and other tertiary providers; opportunities for public availability and scrutiny of credit transfer provisions; and a consistent approach to the granting of credit. The University supports as guidelines the ten credit transfer principles from the Australian Vice-Chancellors' Committee.

External study oppurtunities

The University offers students in five countries the opportunity to complete a UniSA degree in their home country through transnational partners.
City East Cnr North Terrace & Frome Road ADELAIDE SA 5000
City West 47-53 North Terrace ADELAIDE SA 5000
Magill St Bernard's Road MAGILL SA 5072
Mawson Lakes Mawson Lakes Boulevard MAWSON LAKES SA 5095

2017 University of South Australia Scholarships

The scholarships listed below have been sourced from University of South Australia for 2017.
Please select one of the drop down options to see the available scholarships.

Eligibility Applicants must: be Australian Indigenous or Torres Strait Islander students; be undertaking study at the University of South Australia or Flinders University; be enrolled full-time in a postgraduate or medical degree; and be permanent residents of South Australia. Selection is based on academic merit; a written statement; a supporting statement from the applicant's program director, course coordinator or supervisor; and economic need of the applicant.
Annual amount $5,000
Application closing date
Support types Equity Scholarship,
Level of study Undergraduate, Postgraduate,
Gender Co-Ed
Frequency of offer Annual
Length of support 2 years
Field of study
  • Accounting
  • Agriculture & Natural Resources
  • Architecture
  • Psychology
  • Built Environment
  • Business & Management
  • Communications
  • Computing & Information Technology
  • Creative Arts
  • Dental Studies
  • Economics
  • Education & Training
  • Engineering & Technology
  • Environmental Studies
  • Food & Hospitality
  • General Education & Employment Skills
  • Health Services & Support
  • Humanities & Social Sciences
  • Language & Literature
  • Law
  • Legal Studies
  • Mathematics
  • Medicine
  • Nursing
  • Personal Services
  • Pharmacy
  • Rehabilitation
  • Sciences
  • Social Work
  • Sport, Leisure & Recreation
  • Surveying
  • Tourism
  • Veterinary Studies & Animal Care
  • Welfare & Community Services
  • ELICOS course