How do I access Student Apps from my Mac?

Citrix Receiver is a lightweight client which must be installed on your PC or device to allow access and interaction to the UniSA Student Applications environment. The Citrix Receiver client only needs to be installed once unless an update or repair is required. The following points outline the steps involved for installing the Citrix Receiver client. Please note that due to your individual device security settings, you may see more or less prompts during installation and if you have any concerns please contact the IT Help Desk for assistance.

  1. Open Safari and go to 
    Enter your UniSA network username and password. Click Log On.
    connect to vapps

  2. Click on the I agree with the Citrix License Agreement and click Download.
    download receiver

  3. Once the file has downloaded click on Continue.
    install receiver

  4. Click on Install Citrix Receiver.
    install citrix receiver

  5. You may be prompted to allow Citrix Receiver to make changes to your device. Click Continue.
    install receiver

  6. The installer will run. Click on Continue.
    allow changes

  7. Accept the license agreement. Click install.
    accept license

  8. The installation will progress.

  9. Click Install
    Install Citrix

  10. You will be prompted to add an account. Tick Add Account and continue.
    click Add Account and continue

  11. The installation will complete.
    install completed successfully

  12. Click on Set Up Account.
    Set Up Account

  13. Enter

  14. Enter your student credentials - username and password.
    enter student credentials

  15.  You will be presented with a list of applications you have access to. The image displayed below may be different to what you see.
    student applications

  16. You can access the Student applications via your web browser or directly through the Citrix viewer program on your computer.
    citrix viewer

  17. To enable access to files on your computer you need to set preferences in the Citrix Viewer. Open the Citrix Viewer menu and click on Preferences
    Citrix Viewer preferences

  18. Under File Access select either Read and write or Ask me each time - If you select Read only or No access you will not be able to save files to your computer.
    Choose how to access files