Mentor and volunteering opportunities

The University of South Australia offers a variety of options for you to volunteer and get involved. You can make a difference to the lives of our students and others in the community. By sharing professional skills you provide a fulfilling role and help students to discover their strengths and achieve their potential.

Share your journey, Internships, Work Placements and Mentoring

Professional advice from someone like you can really make a difference to our students.  Do you remember the expression - If I only knew then, what I know now? UniSA Students are looking for opportunities to progress through their studies and embark on their first Professional Career opportunity. Your advice and guidance could be one of those opportunities.  More….

UniSA Business School Career Mentor Program - seeking mentors

The UniSA Business Career Mentor Program is an innovative scheme that pairs students and recent graduates with experienced business professionals to enhance employability and leadership skills. If you are an experienced business professional looking to make a difference and further develop your leadership skills, we would like to hear from you. Read more about this mentoring opportunity.

Pank Prize for Entrepreneurial Activity

Turn your business idea into a reality with professional mentoring, business plan coaching and financial support.

Enter the UniSA's Pank Prize for Entrepreneurial Activity, open to all current university students and alumni, to win $15,000. In addition, the University provides valuable support and mentoring valued at $15,000.
Find out how to apply.

Property Mentoring Program

 Assist second year students, as Property Degree alumni, in gaining an understanding of their chosen property profession. Meet with students on a regular basis, discuss insights into the practical work environment, professional practice issues and provide career-based guidance. Find out how to participate in the program.  

Executive Partner Program

Engage with postgraduate students in various roles in partnership with academic staff, to contribute to students understanding of the industry.

Become an Executive Partner through mentoring opportunities offered by the School of Management. You may be an active, semi-retired or recently retired senior executive.

The Marketing Practicum

Place a pair of final year marketing students in your organisation to work on a research project specific to the company. With the support of an industry-experienced supervisor, the students produce a repot and presentation which can be used in strategic and marketing planning.Take advantage of this opportunity.

Building Communities through football

Do you enjoy football and working with young people? The University of South Australia is offering a range of volunteer options to help bring communities together using the power of football through the Football United® (FUn) program.

Football United® is a leading non-for-profit organisation that uses football for social development. FUn was developed in NSW in 2006, and UniSA is the first organisation to implement its model and vision interstate. Essentially, FUn aims to favour social inclusion and community cohesion by creating opportunities for youth at risk to participate in (free) football programs. FUn-UniSA strives to promote community engagement, student engagement, and to raise the awareness of and aspirations towards further education.

More information about this inspiring program

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Volunteering for Football United® is a novel and active way to maintain contact with your university and give back to the community. To find out more please contact:
Dr. Edoardo Rosso
Research Fellow: Football United
Division of Health Sciences, UniSA, City East Campus
Tel: (08) 8302 2128
Email: Edoardo Rosso

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