Issue 15
18 September 2019

In this issue:


USASA Student Board Nominations

Want to be a student leader? 2020 USASA Student Board Nominations now open.
Challenge and empower yourself – nominations are now open for the 2020 USASA Student Board. 
  • Develop confidence and leadership
  • Build networks with staff and students
  • Increase your employability
  • Receive professional development
  • Assist with events
  • Give a voice to all students
  • Gain experience on Boards and Committees
  • Take part in University decision-making
There are 14 Board positions available, including: President, Postgraduate Student Representative, International Student Representative, Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Student Representative, and 10 Campus Representatives (2 per each Adelaide campus and 1 per each regional campus).

Nominations are open now and will close 4.00 pm, Friday 27 September. 

Visit for nomination form & more info.

NASA International Space Apps Challenge Registrations

NASA International Space Apps Challenge 19–20 October 2019 Innovation & Collaboration Centre
Space Apps is back at the Innovation & Collaboration Centre. Use NASA's data to solve Earth's problems and win some great prizes!

Over 18,000 people from 75 countries and in 200 cities around the world participate in this global competition celebrating collaboration across borders. Space Apps inspires creativity and critical thinking, fosters interest in Earth and space science and exploration and encourages the growth and diversity of the next generation of scientists, technologists, designers and engineers.

Free Adelaide 36ers Pre-Season Tickets

36ers Pre-Season Complimentary Ticket Offer
To celebrate the 36ers’ inaugural season at the Adelaide Entertainment Centre, the club are giving UniSA students a complimentary double pass to their pre-season clash against Melbourne United on Friday, 27 September.

It’s your chance to get a sneak peek of the club’s new home and state-of-the-art entertainment capabilities.

To redeem the offer, simply enter your details here!

Tickets are limited, and the offer expires on Friday, 20 September 2019 at 11.59pm, so make sure you get in quick! T/Cs apply. 


RECONCILE, Powered by PechaKucha – now streaming live

RECONCILE, Powered by PechaKucha. Thursday 19 September 2019, 6.00 pm–9.30 pm, University of South Australia
PechaKucha, the global phenomenon, is coming to UniSA this Thursday and there's just a handful of tickets left.

It's finally time to show off to your sibling, parent, best friend, partner, or first date just how smart you are and feed your mind at RECONCILE, Powered by PechaKucha.

We've hand-picked a selection of our most passionate students and invited two guest speakers, DyspOra and Manal Younus, to share their 20 slide x 20 second stories and ideas on the theme, RECONCILE.

We want to share these PechaKucha presentations with everyone, even if you missed out on getting a ticket to the event! Watch the evening live (from wherever you are) on the UniSA Facebook from 7.00 pm ACST – save the link and add the event to your reminders here.

PechaKucha is a fast-paced, grassroots presentation style, so be prepared for any and every kind of RECONCILE perspective.

UniTopia is back for SP5

UniTopia A free wellbeing event for all students. USASA University of South Australia
UniTopia is back on campus to help you check-in and chill out.

There's a bunch of activities to explore, help you relax, move, create, connect and nourish your body and soul! Including, live music by Banjo Jackson, Art 'n' Plant, Puppy Love Visits, free healthy food, UniSA Sport activities + lots of freebies and so much more!

See you from 11.00 am – 2.00 pm on the following dates and campuses:
  • City West – Tuesday 8 October
  • City East - Wednesday 9 October
  • Mawson Lakes - Tuesday 15 October
  • Magill - Wednesday 16 October


Study Overseas in 2020

Study Overseas in SP5 2020
Broaden your personal and professional horizons with either a full semester or short term overseas study opportunity – UniSA offers a range of global exchange opportunities during your degree.

Set yourself apart from other graduates by building international networks and friends, experiencing new customs and cultures and improving your language and intercultural communication skills. 

UniSA also provides travel grants and scholarships to support your overseas experience, so limited funds doesn't mean limited opportunities.

Update: Transforming our Academic Enterprise

Enterprise25 Transforming our Academic Enterprise University of South Australia
A Change Proposal Paper has been released to staff which represents an important step to realise our Enterprise25 strategic ambitions, to enable a greater focus on our programs, enhance the student experience, and ensure the University is prepared for the future. This Paper provides greater clarity and detail on our proposed academic structure, the revised titles of the Academic Units, and the program areas allocated within each Academic Unit. 

A summary of the Paper is available to read on the Enterprise25 website