University of South Australia


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

With more than 32,000 students, the university is South Australia’s largest and was ranked 25th in the QS World University Rankings for institutions under 50 years old in 2015.

UniSA offers degree programs across a wide range of subjects including business, law, education, arts and social sciences, health sciences, information technology, engineering and the environment. A total of 88 per cent of UniSA graduates surveyed in 2014 were satisfied with the quality of their program.

On average over the past five years 90 per cent of UniSA graduates going on to full-time work are employed in a professional occupation within four months of completing their degree.

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

UniSA is the youngest Australian institution in the top 50 of the 2015 THE top 100 under 50 ranking. The 2015 national Excellence in Research for Australia evaluation reported that 97 per cent of our assessed research was rated world-class or above, indicating an eightfold improvement in our research quality in the past three years.


Career Services

Location: Level 1, Jeffery Smart Building, City West Campus, 217-243 Hindley Street, Adelaide, SA, 5000
Postal Address: GPO Box 2471, Adelaide, SA 5001
Telephone: +61 8 8302 7856
Facsimile: +61 8 8302 7861
University Switchboard: 1300 301 703
University Homepage:


Services and Programs
FREE online service to advertise employment opportunities through our online jobs board  A selection of key advertisements promoted to over 32,000 enrolled students via Careers Weekly Newsletter Annual Careers and Employability Expo Volunteer and Work experience fair  Themed weeks of careers related events Discipline specific unpaid work placements and work integrated learning Contact career services for all your graduate recruitment needs.

Equity Groups
UniSA Career Services is committed to assisting employers recruit candidates from equity groups.

Audiovisual equipment ■ Catering ■ Lecture theatres ■ Interview rooms.

Fields of Education
Aboriginal and Australian Studies, Accounting and Finance, Architecture , Arts, Aviation, Business, Communication, Construction Management, Defence, Design,  Education, Engineering, Environmental  Science, Geospatial Science and Surveying, Health Science, Human Movement and Exercise Science, Human Services, Information Technology, International Relations, Jazz, Journalism, Laboratory Medicine, Languages, Law, Management and HRM, Marketing, Mathematics, MBA, Media Arts, Medical Radiation Science, Medical Sciences, Nursing and Midwifery, Nutrition and Food Sciences, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, Podiatry, Project Management, Property, Psychology, Science, Social Work, Tourism Sport and Events, Urban and Regional Planning, Visual Art

Number of Graduating Students (approximate)
Business 1700+; Education, Arts & Social Sciences 1700+; Health Sciences 1200+; Information Technology, Engineering & the Environment 700+.


General contact information

University of South Australia
Career Services, Learning and Teaching Unit
Level 1, Jeffery Smart Building, City West Campus, 217-243 Hindley Street, Adelaide, SA, 5000
Phone:  +61 8 8302 7860

Manager: UniSA Career Services:
Demi Kastanos
T: +61 8 8302 1297

Coordinator: CareerShop
Matt Purdy
T: +61 8 8302 1299


2017 Dates

Study Period 2: Business School 27th February 2017 – 10th June 2017

Other Divisions 27thFebruary 2017 – 1st July 2017
Study Period 5:Business School 7th August 2017 – 18th November 2017

Other Divisions 24th July 2017– 25th November 2017
*Please note that UniSA has 7 Study Periods. A full listing of key dates for 2017 can be viewed here:

Careers Fairs

2017 Employment and Careers Expo:

UniSA Careers Expo in partnership with The Big Meet

Tuesday 14th March, 2017

11am – 2pm

*Other Careers themed weeks of events are planned throughout 2017. For further information on these, please contact UniSA Career Services.