Executive Partners Program


The Executive Partners Program

The Executive Partners Program is a unique opportunity for high achieving postgraduate students to engage in a mentoring relationship with an experienced senior executive, who can provide you with one-on-one guidance and help you achieve your career goals as you move through your coursework or research studies. Your Executive Partner can help you:

  • identify and develop strategies to achieve your career goals
  • develop your employability skills
  • identify areas of personal and professional development

Am I eligible to apply?

All postgraduate students (Grad Cert, Grad Dip, Master, MBA and HDR) in the Business School regardless of the modes of study (internally, externally, full-time, and part-time), who meet the following criteria are eligible to apply for admission into the Executive Partners Program:

  • Have successfully completed at least 9 units of coursework study; or 6 months of HDR study;
  • Have at least 4.5 units of coursework study remaining or 3 months of research study remaining;
  • Have a GPA of at least 5.5* for coursework; No GPA applies to HDR students;
  • Submit online application on the prescribed form;

*This criteria may be varied at the discretion of the selection panel

All applicants must commit to:

We recognise that at postgraduate level you may be juggling a range of priorities in conjunction with your studies, so the Executive Partner Program has been designed to be very flexible. To be part of the program, you will need to be committed to:

  • An interview
  • Adhering to the Mentoring at UniSA Guide
  • A minimum of one year of mentoring with your Executive Partner, or over the entire course of your study
  • Completion of a mentoring agreement
  • Providing program feedback upon the completion of the program


If you have any questions relating to the program please email ExecutivePartnerProgramme@unisa.edu.au

Learn more about the program

Click on the video below to hear more about the program.

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