The UniSA+ Award

 

UniSA students are enterprising, global citizens. You are ready to create and respond to change, and capable of identifying opportunities and contributing to a vibrant and successful society.

The UniSA+ Award represents the University’s commitment to ensure employers, in an increasingly competitive global economy, recognise the valuable leadership skills, experience and knowledge you have gained during your time at UniSA.

The UniSA+ Award provides you with a transcript of your participation in co-curricular activities during your studies, to help you stand out as an exceptional graduate and prospective employee.

All undergraduate and postgraduate coursework students are eligible to participate in The UniSA+ Award. To complete the full requirements of The UniSA+ Award you must complete the following steps:

Eligible students can register for The UniSA+ Award at any time during their studies by registering online.

Students are required to complete all of the required eligible activities during the course of their studies across each of the three pillars.

1. Leadership and enterprise
    > Complete at least two eligible activities

2. Global and social engagement
    > Complete at least 120 hours of volunteering

3. Self-development
    > Complete at least 20 hours of eligible activities

 

Eligible activities must be extra-curricular, unpaid and completed during your degree. The following activities are considered to be ineligible:

  • Credit-bearing activities, placements and exchanges
  • Activities, courses and qualifications related to placements within the curriculum
  • Activities that are a part of paid employment or for which any form of payment is received
  • Activities that support a political party or the election of a person as a member of the legislature of the Commonwealth, State or Territory or local government body.

Record your participation eligible activities online through CareerHub. Evidence for each activity must be provided and you should complete and submit the UniSA+ Award Verification of Submission form. If you are unable to provide a completed copy of the form, then you must contact the UniSA+ Award team, they may agree to accept alternative evidence in the form of certificates, log books or an email from a supervisor confirming your participation.

Please note that you can only submit an activity once for recognition, you cannot claim an activity more than once in the same pillar or across multiple pillars.

Once you have successfully completed the requirements of The UniSA+ Award Verification of Submission form, you are required to attend a compulsory employability workshop. The workshop has been designed to assist students to reflect on their experience and skills developed, and demonstrate how they can articulate these competencies when applying for jobs

Upon completion of all of the requirements of The UniSA+ Award, students can apply for The UniSA+ Award certificate.

When you complete the full requirements of The UniSA+ Award you will receive:

  • The UniSA+ Award certificate of achievement signed by the Vice-Chancellor
  • A transcript of your participation in co-curricular activities
  • Inclusion on the The UniSA+ Award Commendation List that is shared with UniSA partners and stakeholders; and
  • Public acknowledgement of your achievement at an annual Awards Ceremony

Interested? Learn more with the links below and download the The UniSA+ Award Information Booklet here (PDF, 3.1Mb).

Leadership Program

ASPIRE – UNITE – LEAD; this is the leadership journey students can tackle through the UniSA Leadership Program.

Volunteering

Volunteering is a great way to add substance to your resume and give back to the community.


Need further assistance?

Contact Campus Central

Your one-stop-shop for student services. UniSA general enquiries: 1300 301 703.