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It’s an exciting time on our campuses and in our online spaces, as we welcome you back to continue your studies in 2021, as well as warmly welcome those of you commencing your studies with us for the first time. There are a wide range of resources, programs and activities available at UniSA, so make sure you access these, connect with your fellow students and proactively engage with your teaching staff, to make the most of your university experience.

In this issue:

Update on COVID-19 measures at UniSA
Welcome to Campus Party at Mount Gambier
Drop-in brekky at Whyalla
Celebrate International Women's Day
Come along to a Campus Fair near you
Register for the 2021 UniSA Careers Expo
Get Wanderlost: Episode 4
Official UniSA merchandise available from USASA
Scholarships available for all UniSA students
Online academic skills workshops
Everything you need to know about the Library
Mindfulness practice sessions and resources
UniSA's Student Leadership Scholarship
Other upcoming events
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Update on COVID-19 measures at UniSA
As we continue to manage the COVID-19 situation, we want to ensure that we are doing all we can to provide a safe and healthy campus environment. So this year, we are continuing with some of the initiatives we introduced in 2020, including:

• Lectures and exams will be delivered online until at least mid-year
• Tutorials, studios, workshops and practicums are proceeding on campus with the appropriate health and safety protocols in place
• Placements will go ahead where the external provider can support the arrangements
• Rooms will have limited capacity – please read the signs and make sure you don’t exceed the limits
• Hand sanitiser and hand washing stations are available across each campus – remember to regularly wash or sanitise your hands

Remember to also look after the health and safety of those around you – cough or sneeze into your elbow, and most importantly stay home if you feel unwell.

Learning and working in a respectful and safe environment is important too, so please read our Code of Conduct for Students, and contact Campus Security if you need assistance.

For more information, tips and advice around COVID-19, please check our FAQs page.
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Welcome to Campus Party at Mount Gambier
Join us at the Mount Gambier campus welcome party and connect with fellow students and staff. Whether you're new or already studying at the campus, you are invited to come along to this FREE family-friendly event!

Enjoy food provided by Jensen's Pizzas and the Waffle Inn, drinks from the bar and some music.
Date
Wednesday 3 March 2021
Time
4.00pm - 6.30pm
Location
Mount Gambier campus
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Drop-in brekky at Whyalla
Want to meet other students, make new friends and get free breakfast?

Drop in to the USASA Student Lounge at Whyalla campus (MB2-63) every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 2-18 March, and help yourself to some fresh fruit, toastie, muffin, yoghurt, juice, coffee and tea. Brekky will be served from 8.30am - 10.00am.

Join our Whyalla student Facebook group to keep up-to-date with what's happening on campus.
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Celebrate International Women's Day
Celebrate International Women’s Day with UniSA by attending the 2021 Virtual International Women’s Day Breakfast that will be live-streamed to each metropolitan and regional campus. Hear from Senator the Hon Penny Wong and Natasha Stott Despoja AO who will be discussing ‘Women in Leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 role’.

Tea, coffee and refreshments will be available upon arrival. Register now to book a spot at your campus.
Date
Friday 5 March 2021
Time
8.45am - 10.30am
Location
All UniSA campuses
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Come along to a Campus Fair near you
Expand and enhance your university experience, and explore what campus life is all about!

Join a USASA student club that speaks to you, will help boost your resume and give you the chance to run events for your mates. Or if you'd like to stay active and connect, get involved with a UniSA Sport club and take your health and wellbeing to the next level. You will also have the opportunity to meet the UniSA services that are here to help you with your study, career, personal/professional development, wellbeing and more.

If you're unable to attend, check out the USASA and UniSA Sport websites for a full list of clubs, including some online-friendly clubs that host a variety of online events and activities.
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Register for the 2021 UniSA Careers Expo
Don’t wait for employers to come to you – at the UniSA Careers Expo you can go to them!

No matter what year you’re in or experience you have, this is a great chance to connect with employers from a variety of industries and further explore your career options, find out about jobs, internships or placements on offer, and start building your network.
Date
Friday 12 March 2021
Time
11.00am - 3.00pm
Location
Adelaide Convention Centre
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Get Wanderlost: Episode 4
Get ready to be surprised again with our newest Get Wanderlost adventure.

For only $15 per person, you will get transport to and from the destination, lunch and activities.

Here's your clue for this event:
Although we're unable to travel to foreign lands; across seas, mountains and sand. We'll take you on a journey to meet with international travellers, who prowl on grassy ground and don a coat of fur. Some of them will hide, some of them will glare, some of them tower over you, and some of them bite, beware!

Get Wanderlost is a great opportunity for you to go on an adventure with your friends, and make new friends too. Tickets are limited, so book in fast.

Please note that due to limited capacity, you are only able to book up to two Get Wanderlost events each year.
Date
Tuesday 23 March 2021
Time
10.00am - 3.30pm
Location
Meet at City West campus
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Official UniSA merchandise available from USASA
Show your uni pride with UniSA merchandise! You can choose from a variety of clothes and colours, including hoodies, t-shirts, caps and more. All profit from merchandise sales goes straight back into empowering you and supporting the work of USASA (UniSA Student Association).

Explore the full range now and purchase your merchandise on campus at USASA Spaces or online.
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FOR YOUR STUDY
 
Scholarships available for all UniSA students
As a UniSA student, you have access to many scholarships, with values ranging from $1,000 to $10,000. No matter what you’re studying, there may be a scholarship that’s just right for you. Some scholarship applications are closing soon, so check out the list below.

Undergraduate students: Hazel Family Scholarship, Tertiary Access Payment and more
Postgraduate students: Zonta Club of Adelaide Community Development Grant and more
Research students: Gould Experimental Science Scholarship and more
UniSA College students: David Pank UniSA College Scholarship and more
Regional students: Dr Brian Webby Whyalla Support Grant, Naracoorte Lucindale Council Undergraduate Grant and more
Aboriginal students: Yangadlitya Aboriginal Postgraduate Scholarship and more
International students: BUPA UniSA International Student Grant and more
Students with refugee background: Barefoot to Boots Refugee Grant and more
Students with disability: Cowan Ability Grant
FIND OUT MORE
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Online academic skills workshops
Need help with assignments or referencing? Attend our online academic skills workshops on:

• Understanding assignments: 11 March and 15 April
• Writing assignments: 18 March and 22 April
• Basics of Harvard referencing: 25 March and 29 April
• Paraphrasing and integrating sources: 1 April and 6 May

All workshops will be held from 12.00pm - 1.00pm.
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Step this way for everything you need to know about the Library
As a UniSA student, you have full access to our library services, including computer pools, printers and resources. This video covers everything you’ll need to get started. Learn how to access a vast collection of resources and get information anytime, anywhere, on any device.

The Library will also be taking over UniSA’s Instagram on Wed 3, Tue 16 and Wed 17 March from 2.00pm - 4.00pm to answer all your library questions. A UniSA Librarian will be available to provide expert advice on our services and resources. If you can’t make it or need help anytime, contact our Ask the Library service or visit the website.
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for your wellbeing
 
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Mindfulness practice sessions and resources
Come along to one (or more) of our mindfulness practice sessions and experience different activities each week. Find yourself in the present moment through breathing practices, awareness meditations and attention-focusing activities.

Held every Wednesday from 24 March to 12 May (excluding teaching break) at City West campus, you will learn how to:
• Manage your thoughts, feelings and study habits
• Reduce study stress and the pressures of daily life
• Improve your focus and concentration
• Feel happier and more in control

Interested in mindfulness but unable to attend? Access our mindfulness resources to help you practice mindfulness from home.
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FOR YOUR PROFESSIONAL & PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT
 
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Apply now for UniSA's Student Leadership Scholarship
Are you someone who can show initiative and work autonomously, as well as willing to challenge yourself and develop your leadership skills?

This scholarship is available for students studying at both metropolitan and regional campuses who are interested in undertaking specified activities with the aim of enhancing the overall student experience at UniSA.

Successful students will help their relevant campus teams by providing advice, support and feedback on Student Life activities and programs, contribute to the planning and implementation of a student engagement project, and recruiting other student leaders to volunteer and provide feedback on the tasks.

Applications close 12 March 2021.
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OTHER UPCOMING EVENTS
 
Workshop: Time management
Wed 10 Mar 12.00pm -1.00pm
Online

This workshop aims to identify practical strategies to help us effectively manage our time so we can reduce our stress levels, better understand what our priorities are, successfully achieve our goals and ultimately live more meaningful lives.
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Public lecture: Brain health
Wed 17 Mar 7.00pm - 9.00pm
Whyalla campus

Join Professor Susan Hillier, a clinician and researcher in the area of neuroscience, to further explore how we can ensure that our brains (and bodies) are as healthy as possible in the young, young at heart and not so young.
REGISTER
Exhibition: CONTACT
Mon to Fri until 26 Mar 9.00am - 5.00pm
City West campus

CONTACT brings together a group of emerging artists exploring the themes of identity, politics, race, migration and modern slavery through photography, painting, installation and video. Curated by South Australian artist Elyas Alavi, commissioned and presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre, as part of the Adelaide Fringe.
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