Aboriginal Admission Scheme

The Aboriginal* Admission Scheme is designed to increase the participation of Aboriginal people into the University of South Australia by providing choices to Undergraduate programs.


This Scheme is only available to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants.

Wirringka Student Services supports a fair and equitable admission process and you must successfully meet all the necessary requirements to enter the Aboriginal Admissions Scheme with the University of South Australia. 

Completion of the Application Form does not guarantee acceptance.


An Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person is one who:

  1. Is of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent; and
  2. Identifies as an Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person; and
  3. Is accepted as such by the community in which she, he, they lives or has lived.


If you are interested in applying for the Aboriginal Admission Scheme, follow the steps below. If you would like assistance, please contact an Aboriginal Student [and Community] Engagement Officer to begin your application or contact us at wirringka@unisa.edu.au

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Please submit your application form to our team at wirringka@unisa.edu.au


*Consistent with common usage now in many organisations, this publication uses the shorter form reference to ‘Aboriginal People’ but is intended, always, to be inclusive of both Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples.