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As we're approaching the end of the year, we would like to take this opportunity to thank you for continuing to study and learn with UniSA, especially amidst the ever-changing environment we're currently in. It has been a challenging year for many, but we hope that you can be proud and acknowledge your achievements, big and small.

For those of you who will be graduating soon, congratulations and we wish you the best for your future. To those continuing your studies, we look forward to seeing you again next year. We hope you have a wonderful break and enjoy time (in person or virtually) with your family and friends.

In this issue:

Update on UniSA services and facilities
Image of Research 2020 People's Choice vote is now open
Join our peer-to-peer support programs and help other students
Apply now to join the inaugural UniSA Sport Student Advisory Group
Top tips for moving out of your accommodation
Urgent assistance during exam time
Campus life
Students studying in the Jeffrey Smart Library
Update on UniSA services and facilities
As current restrictions in SA continue to evolve, here's the latest update on UniSA services and facilities:

Campus Central is available by phone or online from 8.30am - 6.00pm, Monday to Friday.
Appointments with a Learning Adviser, Career Adviser, Counsellor, Access and Inclusion Adviser and International Student Adviser are available by phone or online.
The Library and study rooms are open. Opening times vary by campus.
UniSA Sport gym and facilities are open. Opening times vary by campus.
Career Services drop-in service at City West campus is closed until February 2021. Career Adviser appointments are still available as above.

Please continue to check our service webpages for the most up-to-date contact information, including opening hours during our end-of-year closure period.

Holiday season closure information will become available on myUniSA and the UniSA website in mid-December.
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Images of Research 2020 People’s Choice vote is now open
Congratulations to this year’s winners of UniSA’s Images of Research!
• First prize: ‘Ring a Ring o’ Roses’, Kelly Ryan, Law, UniSA Justice and Society
• Second prize: ‘Ecological Evolution’, Stefany Bensimon, Architecture, UniSA Creative
• Third prize: ‘Deep Down and Dirty for Science’, Michael Short, FII, UniSA STEM

Now it’s your turn to vote for your favourite image, with the Images of Research 2020 People’s Choice officially open. Voting closes 5.00pm on Monday 30 November.
Vote now
Study Help PALS supporting student
Join our peer-to-peer support programs and help other students
Are you passionate about helping other students succeed and enjoy their university life? We're inviting you to join our team of UniMentors, Study Help PALS and G'Day Mates as applications are now open for 2021.
Study Help PALS
Study Help PALS provide friendly ‘drop-in’ study support to other students in person and online. Working closely with the Learning Adviser team, Study Help PALS connect students to appropriate resources and other learning support services.
Learn more
G'Day Mates
G’Day Mates is a diverse team of Australian and international students who assist other UniSA international students to enjoy life in Adelaide through a range of workshops, activities, and events.
Learn more
A UniMentor provides information, guidance and advice to new UniSA students and help them navigate uni life by offering timely information, answering any questions and providing continual support to students in their first study period.
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UniSa Sport Student Advisory Group
Apply now to join the inaugural UniSA Sport Student Advisory Group
Calling all students! UniSA Sport is seeking suitable students to be part of its inaugural Student Advisory Group in 2021.

Students will provide advice, recommendations and feedback from a student perspective to UniSA Sport staff in regards to club, facility and event operations. As a member of the group, you will be able to participate in the UniSA Sport Leadership Program, a great professional development opportunity. If you would like further information, contact us at

Get involved and assist UniSA Sport staff in shaping how sport and active recreation is developed and delivered at UniSA. Applications close Friday 11 December 2020.
Apply now
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Top tips for moving out of your accommodation
Planning on moving out of your current accommodation? Here are some top tips to make sure your transition goes as smoothly as possible.

• Prepare for your exit inspection by cleaning your residence thoroughly and leaving it in the condition you found it, otherwise you may lose some or all of your bond for cleaning fees and repairs.

• If you're staying in a rental property, disconnect all utilities (electricity, gas, water, phone and internet) or forward them to your new address. You don't need to worry about this if you're staying in a shared or student accommodation.

• Once the exit inspection has been completed and you have agreed on the amount of bond money to be refunded, claim your bond refund as soon as possible after vacating the property.

If you are worried about being evicted from your accommodation due to your inability to pay rent as a result of COVID-19, you should contact Consumer and Business Services for advice and support.
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for your wellbeing
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Urgent assistance during exam time
Are you struggling to cope during exam time? Or do you have any urgent personal issues that require immediate support?

If you need to speak to someone urgently and are unable to book an appointment with our counselling team, you can contact Campus Central for assistance. Alternatively, you can call the UniSA Out-of-Hours Crisis Line on 1300 107 441 or text 0488 884 163 from 5.00pm - 9.00am on weekdays and 24 hours on weekends and public holidays.
Find out more
What's happening?
Craig Reucassel: Fight For Planet A
Thu 26 Nov 6.00pm-7.15pm

Join us for this online event with Australian writer, comedian and broadcaster, Craig Reucassel. In conversation with social commentator Jane Caro AM, Craig will discuss his book, Fight For Planet A. The book outlines the climate challenge and what we can do when there's no Planet B.
UniSA Careers Expo
Fri 12 Mar 11.00am-3.00pm
Adelaide Convention Centre

Partnering with 'The Big Meet', the UniSA Careers Expo will host many local, national and international organisations representing their industry, including employers, not-for-profit organisations, and small-to-medium sized businesses wanting to meet you.
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