17 March 2020

The health and safety of all our staff and students is paramount at the University of South Australia.

UniSA is working diligently with local and national health authorities to support the international effort to reduce the impact and spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and to support our community in what is a challenging time.

If you are feeling unwell, do not come to campus. Stay at home and seek medical advice.  More information for students about what to do if you have COVID-19 symptoms can be found here.  More information for staff can be found here.

Latest Communication from the Vice Chancellor, 27 May 2021, 10.13am

Key Information as at 27 May 2021

For any students in need of support, we have a range of services available including financial, study and wellbeing support. Please visit our Student Support Services page for more information.

  • From Thursday 27 May 2021, any UniSA staff member or student who was in a COVID-19 affected area and returned to South Australia on or since Thursday 20 May 2021, is not permitted to travel interstate for any event that has more than 1,000 attendees, or has a COVID-19 management plan.
  • The University is open – our campuses, learning and teaching facilities are all accessible to students and staff.
  • Our libraries, gyms, pool and computer barns are all open for students and staff, with appropriate physical distancing constraints applied.
  • It is recommended students and staff have the UniSA SafeZone app installed and ‘check in’ via the app to register with campus security on arrival to campus.
  • Students and staff are not required to check in using the COVID SAfe Check-In QR code when on campus for study or work activities, but do need to check in when using a campus retail/food outlet; visiting a gym, pool, or Health Clinic; and when participating in any UniSA activity or event displaying a QR code.
  • Subject to regulatory requirements, lectures and exams will continue to be delivered online for Study Periods 1-4 in 2021 with all other teaching (e.g. seminars, tutorials, practicals, workshops etc.) conducted on campus.
  • Student placements will continue where the provider allows. There may be additional requirements of students who travel or who are engaged in work that is considered of greater risk for COVID-19 exposure.
  • The existing protocols for on-campus delivery of research are similarly being maintained.
  • The Kerry Packer Civic Gallery, The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Library and MOD. are open and running under regular operating hours.
  • Public events on campus can occur aligned to current State Government restrictions and with appropriate physical distancing measures in place. Please contact FM Assist if you are planning to hold an event on campus.

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Key Contacts


If you are feeling anxious or stressed and need support, please visit our Student Support Services

UniSA Health Medical Clinics at City West and City East can provide medical advice on 1300 172 996 or by making an appointment

For study questions related to your program, including questions about exams, please contact askcampuscentral@unisa.edu.au

International Students needing more information from the Australian Government can contact international.students@dese.gov.au and
1300 981 621 (8am to 8pm Monday to Friday)


For questions about upcoming travel, contact the UniSA Travel Team on 83026430

All other staff concerns related to COVID-19 can be directed to People Talent and Culture

UniSA Health Medical Clinics at City West and City East can provide medical advice on 1300 172 996 or by making an appointment

Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is available for all staff, their immediate families and HDR Candidates, call 1300 277 924 for advice on the service delivery method

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