The Self-Development Pillar emphasises the value and importance of developing personal and professional skills to aid overall employability.

Students are required to complete a minimum of 20 hours, over a minimum of four different activities, across at least two of the streams listed below.



Professional and Personal Development Self-Development Workshops, Careers Workshops, USASA Workshops, Volunteering SA Training and Courses, USASA Training Courses, Conferences, Training courses, self-assessment, skills audit, career planning
Networking Events Professional association events, industry networking events
Mentoring Programs* Participation in formal mentoring programs as a mentee
Reflection Activities Completion of formal self-reflection activities with evidence

*Business Career Mentor Program (UniSA Business School) may be used for this pillar. Full completion of the program must be verified by UniSA Business School staff and will be allocated as follows:

  • 6 hours of activity in the Mentoring Programs category,
  • 2 hours of activity in the Networking Events category,
  • 2 hours of activity in the Reflection Activities category.

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