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University of South Australia Note: UniSA can also refer to the University of South Australia. ...

Motto Educating professionals. Creating and applying knowledge. Engaging our communities.
Established 1991
Type Public
Chancellor David Klingberg
Vice-Chancellor Peter Høj
Undergraduates 23 723
Postgraduates 8 464
Location Adelaide and Whyalla, South Australia, Australia
Campus Urban
Organisations Member of Australian Technology Network
Website www.unisa.edu.au

The University of South Australia, or UniSA, is a public university in the Australian state of South Australia. It was formed in 1991 with the merger of the South Australian Institute of Technology and Colleges of Advanced Education. However, one of its antecedent institutions, the South Australian School of Arts, dates back to 1856, making it one of the oldest art schools in Australia. It is the largest university in South Australia with more than 32,000 students. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... A motto (from Italian) is a phrase or a short list of words meant formally to describe the general motivation or intention of an entity, social group, or organization. ... The date of establishment or date of founding of an institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point. ... Year 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the 1991 Gregorian calendar). ... This does not cite its references or sources. ... A Chancellor is the head of a university. ... A Vice-Chancellor (commonly called the VC) of a university in the United Kingdom, other Commonwealth countries, and some universities in Hong Kong, is the de facto head of the university. ... In some educational systems, undergraduate education is post-secondary education up to the level of a Bachelors degree. ... Degree ceremony at Cambridge. ... Adelaide is the capital and most populous city of the Australian state of South Australia, and is the fifth largest city in Australia, with a population of over 1. ... City Plaza, Hummock Hill in the background Location of Whyalla in South Australia (red) Whyalla (33°02′S 137°34′E) is a city and port located on the east coast of the Eyre Peninsula opposite Port Pirie in South Australia. ... Capital Adelaide Government Constitutional monarchy Governor Marjorie Jackson-Nelson Premier Mike Rann (ALP) Federal representation  - House seats 11  - Senate seats 12 Gross State Product (2004-05)  - Product ($m)  $59,819 (5th)  - Product per capita  $38,838/person (7th) Population (End of September 2006)  - Population  1,558,200 (5th)  - Density  1. ... Crowded Shibuya, Tokyo shopping district An urban area is an area with an increased density of human-created structures in comparison to the areas surrounding it. ... The Australian Technology Network (ATN) is an alliance of five Australian universities of technology. ... A website (alternatively, Web site or web site) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos and other digital assets that is hosted on one or several Web server(s), usually accessible via the Internet, cell phone or a LAN. A Web page is a document, typically written in HTML... This does not cite its references or sources. ... The states and territories of Australia make up the Commonwealth of Australia under a federal system of government. ... Capital Adelaide Government Constitutional monarchy Governor Marjorie Jackson-Nelson Premier Mike Rann (ALP) Federal representation  - House seats 11  - Senate seats 12 Gross State Product (2004-05)  - Product ($m)  $59,819 (5th)  - Product per capita  $38,838/person (7th) Population (End of September 2006)  - Population  1,558,200 (5th)  - Density  1. ... The University of South Australia, or UniSA, is a public university in the Australian state of South Australia. ... The College of Advanced Education (CAE) was a class of Australian tertiary education institutions that existed from the early 1960s until the early 1990s. ...


The university is a leading expert in technical education and applied research, as well being a founding member of the Australian Technology Network. It has four metropolitan campuses in Adelaide and two regional campuses in Whyalla and Mount Gambier. The metro campuses have specific academic focuses: City West and Magill focus on architecture, the arts, humanities and social sciences; City East specialises in health, biomedical, pharmaceutical and nursing programmes; Mawson Lakes teaches technical and scientific disciplines. The regional campuses are more generalist. The Australian Technology Network (ATN) is an alliance of five Australian universities of technology. ... Adelaide is the capital and most populous city of the Australian state of South Australia, and is the fifth largest city in Australia, with a population of over 1. ... City Plaza, Hummock Hill in the background Location of Whyalla in South Australia (red) Whyalla (33°02′S 137°34′E) is a city and port located on the east coast of the Eyre Peninsula opposite Port Pirie in South Australia. ... Mount Gambier is the second most populous city in South Australia after Adelaide, the capital of the State. ... Magill is a suburb of Adelaide in the City of Burnside. ... Mawson Lakes is a new suburb and residential development approximately 12km north of Adelaide, South Australia. ...


University of South Australia ranks amongst the top 200 (154th) universities in the world based on the Times Higher Education Supplement (THES), but does not appear on the Shanghai Jiao Tong University Academic Ranking of World Universitiesand has its Division of Health contributing to its ranking of among the top 100 (76th) biomedical universities globally. All Australian Technology Network universities are featured in the THES rankings. The Times Higher Education Supplement, known as The Times Higher for short, is a newspaper based in London, United Kingdom, that reports specifically on issues related to education. ... The Australian Technology Network (ATN) is an alliance of five Australian universities of technology. ...


The South Australian School of Arts, an established school within the Division of Education, Arts and Social Sciences, provides the most prestigious and valuable visual arts scholarship in Australia, the Gordon Samstag Scholarship.

Contents

History

Campuses

UniSA City West Campus
UniSA City West Campus
UniSA City East Campus, Centenery Building
UniSA City East Campus, Centenery Building
UniSA Magill Campus
UniSA Magill Campus

There are two Adelaide central business district (CBD) campuses, and there are two metropolitan campuses at Mawson Lakes (formerly The Levels) and Magill. In the implementation of the university's AU$100 million Blueprint 2005 project, campuses at Salisbury and Underdale were closed and the programs moved to the remaining campuses. Image File history File links Metadata No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links Metadata No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (2592 × 1944 pixel, file size: 2. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (2592 × 1944 pixel, file size: 2. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Adelaide is the capital and most populous city of the Australian state of South Australia, and is the fifth largest city in Australia, with a population of over 1. ... The Central Business District of Sydney, Australia. ... Mawson Lakes is a new suburb and residential development approximately 12km north of Adelaide, South Australia. ... Magill is a suburb of Adelaide in the City of Burnside. ...


City East

City East (between The University of Adelaide and the Royal Adelaide Hospital), north of North Terrace on the site of the former South Australian Institute of Technology, and before that, the School of Mines. This campus focusses on the health, biomedical and nursing professions. The University of Adelaide (colloquially Adelaide University or Adelaide Uni) is a public university located in Adelaide. ... The Royal Adelaide Hospital is Adelaides largest hospital with over 700 beds. ... North Terrace, looking west from Kintore Avenue Adelaide in 1839 as viewed south-east from North Terrace North Terrace is a street in Adelaide, the capital city of South Australia. ... The University of South Australia, or UniSA, is a public university in the Australian state of South Australia. ...


As of 2007 the City East campus is undergoing major reconstruction to the historic Centenary Hall. Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ...


City West

City West, between North Terrace and Hindley Street in buildings constructed in the 1990s for the new campus. The terminus of the Glenelg Tram will be located on North Terrace in front of this campus. The street in around 1869. ... A depiction of one of the H-class Glenelg trams by Simon Lieschke. ... North Terrace, looking west from Kintore Avenue Adelaide in 1839 as viewed south-east from North Terrace North Terrace is a street in Adelaide, the capital city of South Australia. ...


Magill

The Magill campus focusses on a range of humanities and social science disciplines.


Mawson Lakes

Mawson Lakes campus is the main campus for the Division of IT, Engineering and the Environment, has state-of-the-art research facilities, an extensive library and collaborative links with nearby Technology Park.


Regional

There are also regional campuses located in Whyalla and in Mount Gambier, serving the interests of rural and regional students. City Plaza, Hummock Hill in the background Location of Whyalla in South Australia (red) Whyalla (33°02′S 137°34′E) is a city and port located on the east coast of the Eyre Peninsula opposite Port Pirie in South Australia. ... Mount Gambier is the second most populous city in South Australia after Adelaide, the capital of the State. ...


Whyalla's academic programs in business, social work, and nursing along with research opportunities in rural health and community development reflect UniSA's commitment to providing access to higher education.


Structure

Division of Education, Arts and Social Sciences

  • The School of Communication, Information and New Media[1]
  • The School of Education[2]
  • The School of International Studies[3]
  • The Louis Laybourne Smith School of Architecture and Design[4]
  • The School of Psychology[5]
  • The School of Social Work and Social Policy[6]
  • The South Australian School of Art[7]
  • Unaipon School of The David Unaipon College of Indigenous Education and Research[8]

David Unaipon appears on the Australian $50 note David Unaipon (born 28th September 1872, Point Mcleay (Raukkan) Mission; died 7th February 1967) was an Australian Aboriginal preacher, inventor and writer. ...

Division of Health Sciences

  • The School of Health Sciences
  • The School of Nursing and Midwifery
  • The School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences[9]

Division of Business

  • The School of Commerce
  • The School of Law
  • The School of Management
  • The School of Marketing
  • The International Graduate School of Business

Division of Information Technology, Engineering and the Environment

  • School of Advanced Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering
  • School of Computer and Information Science[10]
    • Advanced Computing Research Centre [11]
      • Wearable Computer Lab. [12]
  • School of Electrical and Information Engineering
  • School of Mathematics and Statistics [13]
  • School of Natural and Built Environments [14]

Research Institutes

  • Ian Wark Research Institute
  • Institute for Telecommunications Research
  • The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre
    • Hawke Research Institute for Sustainable Societies (HRISS)
  • Sansom Institute for Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Science[15]
  • Ehrenberg-Bass Institute for Marketing Science[16]
  • Institute for Sustainable Systems and Technologies

Commercialisation

ITEK was formed in 1999, its role is to implement an integrated framework for the management of intellectual property, from the early stages of research through to commercialisation (from the ITEK website).


Through ITEK and the Wearable Computer Lab, the University has established the first gaming company A-Rage which solely looks at augmented reality gaming systems.


Affiliations

The Australian Technology Network (ATN) is an alliance of five Australian universities of technology. ... The Australian Vice-Chancellors’ Committee advances higher education through voluntary, cooperative and coordinated action. ... The Association of Commonwealth Universities represents over 480 universities from Commonwealth countries. ...

Notable alumni

Trish Draper Patricia Trish Draper (born 2 April 1959), Australian politician, has been a Liberal member of the Australian House of Representatives since March 1996, representing the Division of Makin, South Australia. ... This article concerns the modern Australian political party. ... Australian House of Representatives chamber Entrance to the House of Representatives The Australian House of Representatives is one of the two houses (chambers) of the Parliament of Australia. ... The Division of Makin is located in Adelaide, South Australia. ... Iain Evans (born 1960) is a South Australian Liberal Party politician and Leader of the Opposition. ... Rebecca Morse is the co-presenter of the Ten Network News for Adelaide. ... Ten News is the news service of the Australian Network Ten. ... Kelly Nestor (b. ... Sky News Australia is an Australian 24 hour cable and satellite news channel available on Foxtel, Austar, Optus Television and Neighbourhood Cable subscription platforms. ... Dana Johanna Wortley (b. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... Australian Senate chamber Entrance to the Senate The Senate is the upper of the two houses of the Parliament of Australia. ... Wesfarmers (ASX: WES) is one of Australia’s largest public companies, with its headquarters in Perth, Western Australia. ... Categories: Banks of Australia | Australia-related stubs ...

External links

  • Official UniSA Website
  • The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre
  • ITEK website
  • Mount Gambier Regional Centre

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