Application information

Find out all the important information to help you on your journey in becoming a new student here at the University of South Australia. If you're still undecided about your preferences or study options, why not attend one of our upcoming information sessions. We’re here to help you make an informed decision, if you have any further questions, contact our Future Student Enquiries Team.

For international students please contact UniSA International
For internal applicants please contact Campus Central

Step 1

Choose the best program for you

Aligning your passions and interests with your future career is easy at UniSA with more than 90 undergraduate programs to choose from. Start your search and discover the possibilities.

Start your search

Step 2


Applications to UniSA are made online via SATAC (the South Australian Tertiary Admissions Centre). View our step-by-step instructional video below for hints and tips on completing your SATAC application, including key application dates and deadlines. 

Apply online via SATAC

Key dates for 2017 entry

1 August 2016 SATAC applications open                                         
30 September 2016 Early closing date  
5 December 2016 
Equal consideration date       
3 January 2017
Change of preference deadline      
17 January 2017
Main offer round      

Watch our video to assist you with your application to SATAC

Applying to SATAC for Year 12 Students UniSA 2017

Applying to SATAC as an Adult Applicant UniSA 2017


Step 3


Make sure you have your preferences in order of what you would like to be offered, with your first preference as the course you most want to do. You may also wish to consider other pathways such as the UniSA College. If you would like to speak to a UniSA staff member about your options, contact Future Students Enquiries on 8302 2376.

Explore your pathways

Information for Year 12s 

Once you receive your year 12 results, call our Future Students Enquiries team on 08 8302 2376 to find out your university selection rank including bonus points. You may also be eligible for guaranteed entry into your preferred program. Watch our video to find out more. 

Watch our Year 12 results release video to assist you with the next steps

Step 4


Offers will be emailed to applicants during January and February. If you receive an offer to your first preference you do not need to respond as SATAC will do this on your behalf. If you receive an offer that was not your first preference, you will need to log on to the SATAC website and respond to your offer by the lapse date shown on your offer email. 

Respond online


Watch our video to assist you with what to do with your SATAC offer


Step 5


Very soon after receiving your offer, you will receive an email from UniSA detailing important information such as your UniSA network and email username and password details.

For new students who receive a place your university adventure begins at O-Week on 20 February 2017. In the meantime, after you accept your offer, you can get started on the UniSA network and begin using your email. Plan your timetable, check dates and prepare for lectures to begin on 27 February 2017.

Information for new students

Contact us

Future Student Enquiries

Ph: (08) 8302 2376
Fax: (08) 8302 0977 
Address: Level 1, 101 Currie Street, Adelaide SA 5000
Mail: GPO Box 2471, Adelaide SA 5001

Open weekdays from 9.00am to 5.00pm, excluding public holidays.

Extended holiday opening hours 

Monday 19 - Friday 23 December *

Wednesday 28 - Friday 30 December

As per normal from Tuesday 3 January

*8.30am - 6.30pm on the day Year 12 results are released


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If you are a current student please contact your local Campus Central who can assist with information and advice on any aspect of student life.

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