Mawson Lakes campus

Mawson Lakes campus, nestled amongst engineering and tech companies in Technology Park, has state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities. The campus hosts many internationally-recognised research institutes and centres. On-campus there are cafés, green lawns, wetland areas and a gym for student use. Mawson Lakes is 20 minutes from the Adelaide city centre. It is easily accessible by bus, train and car.   

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Campus features: 

  • interactive learning spaces for engineering 
  • specialist IT facilities including the Mac, and CISCO networking labs
  • South Australia’s largest IT school  
  • design, technology, and science facilities  
  • sports centre complete with fitness gym  
  • drama centre  
  • cafés, lawn and outdoor dining areas  
  • ecological precinct  
  • planetarium 
  • multi-million dollar Materials and Minerals Science Learning and Research Hub 
  • the Future Industries Institute, UniSA’s flagship engineering sciences research institute 

Nearby: 

  • cafés and restaurants 
  • walking and bike trails  
  • drive-in movie cinema  
  • Mawson Central Shopping Mall 
  • sporting grounds and golf course 
  • Mawson Centre – a shared space for the University and the community 
  • Technology Park
  • Parafield Airport and UniSA hangar 


Getting to Mawson Lakes

Mawson Lakes has great transport links from the city and can be reached by bus and train. It is also very accessible from the northern suburbs of Adelaide.

The Mawson Interchange is a major local transport hub. It is only a five-minute walk from the campus. Buses are also available on the campus. Explore Adelaide Metro to find your bus, train or tram to campus.

Driving and cycling to Mawson Lakes is also a popular option, however parking spaces can be limited.

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    Mawson Lakes is located only 14km from Adelaide city and is easily accessible by car, bus, train or bicycle.

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    Planetarium

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