University of South Australia

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University of South Australia

As Australia’s University of Enterprise, the University of South Australia aspires to be a leader in translating the knowledge generated by our research into real world outcomes, including technology and skills.


The University of South Australia is committed to solving complex, real-world problems. We collaborate closely with government, industry, business, the professions and other community groups to ensure our research and consultancy is conducted with an emphasis on applied knowledge.The University has established streamlined pathways to partner with industry, including co-developed degree programs and its Industry Professor scheme.


  • Interested in Defence?
    As the largest university in South Australia, we meet the defence industries’ needs to develop and transform Australia’s future workforce.We offer a full range of Bachelor, Master and PhD degree programs from aviation to engineering and project management. We have extensive research strengths and partnerships with the defence industries sector. In the new Saab Australia-UniSA Defence Technologies Institute, defence sector professionals will be able to upskill and build on their existing knowledge. By choosing to expand your career with UniSA, you’re also contributing to a superior defence force.UniSA welcomes defence force personnel and reservists to our undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. We offer credit arrangements, tailored courses and support.
  • Impactful Research Stories
    UniSA’s strong commitment to cutting-edge research and engagement with industry has been well recognised, with 97 per cent of our research rated at or above world standard (Excellence in Research for Australia 2015). We are a globally connected and engaged university, our teaching is industry-informed, and our research innovative and focused on creating real impact
  • Partners and Community
    UniSA is a globally connected university; with staff and students from over 90 countries and more than 2000 industry and professional relationships supporting student internships, research and community engagement.
  • Community Engagement
    The University of South Australia is committed to making a difference in the local, national and international communities in which it serves through cultural, sporting and community partnerships.
  • Clinics and Public Services
    UniSA operates a number of clinics and services that are open to the general public, providing professional and cost-effective services (in some cases free).
  • Support UniSA
    Many of our achievements would not be possible without the support of our donors and we welcome and greatly appreciate the generosity of people, like you, who share our vision. Find out more about the projects we are working on and ways that you can support the university.
  • Working at UniSA
    Working for UniSA gives you the chance to go further in an environment centred on learning with a strong commitment to educating professionals, sharing knowledge and engaging with our communities.
  • Alumni Network
    Become part of a global network with more than 202,000 alumni worldwide. From international chapters to a range of exclusive alumni benefits, find out how to stay in touch well beyond your graduation.

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