University of South Australia

Career Services

Location: Y1-42, Yungondi Building, City West Campus, Adelaide, SA, 5000
Postal Address: GPO Box 2471, Adelaide, SA 5001
Telephone: +61 8 8302 7860
Facsimile: +61 8 8302 7861
Email: [email protected]
University Switchboard: +61 8 8302 6611
University Homepage:

UniSA – Experience the difference. The University of South Australia is a modern, progressive international institution with history that dates back more than 150 years. Our educational menu comprises more than 140 undergraduate and 200 coursework and research postgraduate programs in fields including law, physiotherapy, pharmacy, occupational therapy, commerce, business, management, computer and information science, engineering, psychology and more.

UniSA is the largest university in South Australia with over 36,000 students and six campuses (City East, City West, Magill, Mawson Lakes, Whyalla and Mt. Gambier). We are committed to educating professionals, creating and applying knowledge, engaging our communities, maintaining cultural diversity among our staff and students, and providing equitable access to education.

UniSA graduates are known for their ability to make the transition from study to the professions quickly, confidently and smoothly. Our career services team assists you in finding the right student or graduate for your full- and part-time, casual, work placement and internship vacancies.

We offer a variety of ways for you to engage with our students, including discipline-specific careers events, presentations on campus and our Work Placement Scheme. UniSA’s longstanding partnerships with industry, business and the professions ensure that our students are ready to be immediately effective in the workplace.

Services and Programs
FREE online service to advertise employment opportunities on our website ■ Your advert promoted to over 36,000 enrolled students via weekly targeted email to discipline specific mailing lists ■ Mail-outs to students and alumni (fee for service) ■ Industry Seminars with Academic Staff ■ Careers fair ■ Volunteer and Work experience fair ■ Coordination of employer presentations on campus ■ Discipline specific work placements ■ Central contact point for liaison and referral to Faculty contacts ■ Contact career services for all your graduate recruitment needs.

Audiovisual equipment ■ Catering ■ Lecture theatres ■ Interview rooms.

Equity Groups
UniSA Career Services is committed to assisting employers recruit candidates from equity groups.

Fields of Education
Accounting & Commerce, Architecture & Design, Australian & Indigenous Studies, Business, Civil Aviation, Communication & Media, Computer & Information Technology, Construction Management & Economics, Education, Engineering, Environmental Management & Sustainability, International Studies & Languages, Law, Management, Marketing, Medical & Health Sciences, Nursing & Midwifery, Psychology, Science & Mathematics, Social Work & Human Services, Tourism & Recreation, Urban & Regional Planning, Visual Arts, Graphic Design & Illustration.

Number of Graduating Students (approximate)
Business 1700+; Education, Arts & Social Sciences 1700+; Health Sciences 1200+; Information Technology, Engineering & the Environment 700+.


Careers Information Officer (All enquiries):
Tom Woods-Kerruish
T: +61 8 830 27860
E: [email protected]

Manager: UniSA Career Services:
Catherine Klimeš
T: +61 8 8302  7853
E: [email protected]

Events and Communications Officer:
John Gartland
T: +61 8 8302 7846
E: [email protected]

Employer Liaison Officer:
Rebekah Ireland
T: +61 8 8302 7841
E: [email protected]

2014 Dates

Study Period 2: 3rd March 2014 – 13thJune 2014
Exam Study Period: 23rd of June – 4th of July
Study Period 5: 28th July 2014 – 7th November 2014
Exam Study Period: 17th of November – 28th of November
*Please note that UniSA has 7 Study Periods. A full listing of key dates for 2013 can be viewed here:

Employer Visits
Employer visits on campus may be arranged after discussion with the Events and Communications Officer. This is a FREE service.

Careers Fairs

2014 Employment and Careers Expo: 18th of March 2014, 11am-3pm (all disciplines)
*Other Careers events such as International Careers Day and Volunteer Work Experience Fairs are planned for 2013, but dates are yet to be advised for these events. We will keep you updated as we become aware as to when these events will be held.