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A key commitment in the University’s strategic plan - Enterprise25 - is to introduce a program-focused organisational structure. We have an ambition to orient ourselves around our academic programs and ensure our resources are focused on the quality of our teaching, research and the student experience.

We have now reached an important milestone in the process with the release of a Change Proposal Paper.

The feedback received in response to the recent Discussion Paper, as well as our other conversations with staff and the University community about the future of our academic enterprise since the release of Enterprise25, have helped to shape the structure outlined in this paper.

The Change Proposal Paper was released to staff on Monday 16 September, providing greater clarity and detail on our proposed new academic structure. A high-level summary of the Change Proposal Paper is available to read below. 

For further information, please contact enterprise25@unisa.edu.au.


Change Proposal Paper

A staff-only site has been created to ensure that our staff are provided with a range of information around the proposed transformation and other support resources. Access to this site is via the button below (staff will require their UniSA credentials to access).

Students and the university community can access a summary of the Change Proposal Paper below. This summary provides a more detailed overview of the proposed transformation of our academic enterprise.

Discussion Paper

The Discussion Paper formed the first stage of the academic transformation process providing initial details about the proposed academic organisational structure, composition and titles of the proposed new Academic Units, and outlines the transition approach. A series of discussion questions were also provided for consideration and feedback.

Feedback on the Discussion Paper closed on Friday 19 July. More than 150 submissions were received from staff, students, external advisory boards, alumni and industry and government representatives and a summary of the feedback is available to download below.

This feedback has been used to inform the academic structures and other aspects of the transformation reflected in the Change Proposal Paper.

Frequently asked questions

Contact information

Questions and information can be provided to the sponsoring group at any stage via the project email: