Video: UniMentors discuss their experiences in the program and the benefits of having a UniMentor.

2021 UniMentor Applications have closed.


What is a UniMentor? 

UniMentors are current students who provide ongoing support offering a friendly face to new students, helping to make the transition to University easier.

What does a UniMentor do? 

UniMentors contact their assigned commencing students each week to offer timely information, answer any questions and provide continual advice and support to students throughout the program.


Why be a UniMentor?

  • Strengthen your communication and leadership skills.
  • Be the voice of what you wish you had known, when you first started university.
  • Join a vibrant network and provide your insights to new students.
  • Receive a UniMentor t-shirt and gift voucher
  • Receive a certificate in recognition of being involved in the program.
  • Access to professional development opportunities.
  • Receive an invitation to a recognition & celebration event.

What does it involve?

  • Completion of online training module and a face-face orientation briefing session.
  • A time commitment of up to 1 hr per week.

Who can apply?

Any current UniSA students who:

  • Have completed 1 year's study (undergrad)* or 6 months (postgrad).
  • Understand the challenges of being a new student.
  • Can demonstrate good communication skills and empathy.

 *UniSA College students must have successfully completed 8 courses with the College.

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If you have any questions about the UniMentor program, please contact unisamentors@unisa.edu.au.

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