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, SA's No. 1 University for Graduate Careers*. 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.

Please note, if you are interested in applying for one of our new 100% online degrees, application is direct to the University and application timelines and intakes will vary to the below. Please contact Future Student Enquiries for further information.

*QILT: Graduate Destinate Survey 2014-2016 Full-Time Employment Indicator

For international students please contact UniSA International
For UniSA Online students, please visit Ready to Apply?
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 over 200 world-class degrees to choose from. Start your search and discover the possibilities.

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Step 2


Applications for most of our programs open on 7 August 2017. Applications to UniSA are made online via SATAC (the South Australian Tertiary Admissions Centre). Apply by 29 September to avoid the SATAC late fee. Applications will still be accepted after this date however a small number of programs may not give equal consideration after the 4 December.  Contact our Future Student Enquiries team to discuss your options.

Apply online via SATAC


Watch our step-by-step 'how to apply' instructional videos to help guide you through the application process

Year 12 video


Step 3


Make sure you have your preferences in order of what you would like to be offered, with your first preference as the degree you most want to do. You may also wish to consider adding other pathways to your application such as the Foundation Studies or a Diploma program through the UniSA College. Also make sure you check to see if you are eligible for Guaranteed Entry. If you would like to speak to a UniSA staff member about your options, contact Future Students Enquiries on 8302 2376.

Explore your pathways 

Watch our step-by-step ‘Year 12 Results Release’ instructional video to learn about selection ranks, adjustment factors and key dates.

Step 4


The main offer round for commencing your studies in early 2018 will be on 16 January. Some minor offer rounds may occur before and after the main offer round. Make sure you keep an eye on your email inbox as we will send your offer via the email address you provided on your SATAC application.  

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. 

Log on and respond online

Watch our step-by-step ‘Offers Release’ instructional video to hear about responding to your offer, back up options and being a UniSA student.

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.

After you accept your offer, you can get started on the UniSA network and begin using your email. Plan your timetable, enrol, check dates, attend orientation and prepare for lectures to begin on 26 February 2018.

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.


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Current Student Enquires

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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