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Mawson Lakes Campus Day

Tuesday 28 August, 4.00pm-7.30pm
Mawson Lakes campus

Campus day is your chance to discover everything you need to know about studying at the Mawson Lakes campus. Find out about studying engineering, information technology, environmental science, science, aviation, or mathematics and get a feel for university life.

Attendees can also find out about our construction management programs, which have links with Engineering but are taught at our City East campus.

What’s on offer at Mawson Lakes Campus Day:



Online registrations have now closed. Please see the registration desk to register on the night.




4.30pm Engineering Panel (45 mins) MM1-05
Mathematics Workshop (45 mins) P1-11
Environmental Science and Surveying (45 mins) P2-53
IT Workshop (45 mins) F1-18
Aviation Workshop (45 mins) M2-12
5.15pm First Year Uni (30 mins) MM2-03
General Campus Tour (30 mins) MM Building Café Courtyard
Engineering Facilities Tour (45 mins) MM1-05
Tech-Trail: Water Semsitive Urban Design Tour (45 mins) MM Building Café Courtyard
IT Facilities Tour (30 mins) F1-18
5.30pm Engineering Panel (45 mins) MM1-05
Mechatronic Workshop (45 mins) SCT1-39
Science Tour (45 mins) MM Building Café Courtyard
Construction Management (45 mins) P1-11
IT Panel (45 mins) MC1-02
Aviation Workshop (45 mins) M2-12
5.45pm General Campus Tour (30 mins) MM Building Café Courtyard
6.15pm Careers in STEM (30 mins) MM2-03
General Campus Tour (30 mins) MM Building Café Courtyard
Engineering Facilities Tour (45 mins) MM1-05
IT Facilities Tour (30 mins) MM1-02
6.30pm Mechatronic Workshop (45 mins) SCT1-39
IT Workshop (45 mins) F1-18
Becoming a Teacher (45 mins) MM1-05

Panels and Workshops


M2-12 / 4.30pm-5.15pm
M2-12 / 5.30pm-6.15pm (Repeat)

The sky is the limit with aviation at UniSA. We are South Australia’s only university to offer aviation at a tertiary level. Experience what it’s like to fly a plane with our flight simulators and chat to staff and students about your study options for becoming a pilot or entering the aviation management industry.

Becoming a teacher

Becoming a teacher

MM1-05 / 6.30pm-7.15pm

If you are wanting to become a teacher, attend this session to find out about our; Bachelor Of Early Childhood Education (Honours) and Bachelor of Primary Education (Honours), Bachelor of Education (Secondary Design and Technology + Secondary Food and Textiles Technology) degrees and hear from those teaching in the field.


Careers in STEM

MM2-03 / 6.15pm-6.45pm

Interest in a career in science, technology, engineering or mathematics? Come along for an insight into where your studies might take you.





Construction Management

P1-11 / 5.30pm-6.15pm

The construction industry is rapidly changing, with bigger and more technically complex buildings being built and a digital revolution underway. Hear how our construction programs will help build your future, shaping your career in the dynamic and exciting industry of construction management.



Engineering Panel

MM1-05 / 4.30pm-5.15pm
MM1-05 / 5.30pm-6.15pm (Repeat)

Discover the careers available in the varied field of engineering and hear about our flexible entry, which allows you to keep your options open. Attend this panel session to hear from both industry representatives and current students about how studying engineering at UniSA will lead to your future career.


Environmental Science and Surveying

P2-53 / 4.30pm-5.15pm

Come and experience our brand new Project LIVE (Learning through Immersive Virtual Environments) facility which uses digital visualisation technologies to support and enhance experiential learning.This interactive workshop will showcase how environmental students use technology such as virtual reality headsets, drones, 3D photogrammetry, gigapixel panoramic images and 360 videos in their studies.



First Year Uni

MM2-03 / 5.15pm-5.45pm

Unsure of what to expect for your first year at university?Come along for an insight into what university is really like. This session will cover many subjects from contact hours, lectures and tutorials, to social life, free time and other activities.This session will also include tips and advice for parents to help support your student through this important time.


IT Panel

MC1-02 / 5.30pm-6.15pm

Interested in a career in the exciting industry of Information Technology?  Attend this panel session to hear from both industry representatives and current students about how studying IT at UniSA will lead to your future career.

IT Workshop

F1-18 / 4.30pm-5.15pm
F1-18 / 6.30pm-7.15pm (Repeat)

Get a taste for the exciting IT industry with a hands on short workshops. By using developer tools to modify and personalise your own mobile app, have a go at wireless networking, and find out where a career in gaming or programming might take you





P1-11 / 4.30pm-5.15pm

Learn about the many and varied applications of mathematics through a hands-on workshop which will demonstrate solar car racing strategies. Hear from staff and students about the different types of projects mathematics students have been involved in from solar taxis to improving train driver efficiency.



Mechatronic Workshop

SCT1-39 / 5.30pm-6.15pm
SCT1-39 / 6.30pm-7.15pm (Repeat)

See just how hard it is to control a robot remotely, learn the role of sensors and how to pick up an object using the data outputted. Play with vehicles and machines developed by our mechatronic students, for an insight into how electrical and mechanical engineering merge with computer systems in the field of robotics.


Engineering Facilities Tour

MM1-05 / 5.15pm-6.00pm
MM1-05 / 6.15pm-7.00pm (Repeat)

Take a specialised tour of our engineering facilities; see where students learn the practical elements of their degree, as well as past and current projects already on the go.

General Campus Tours

MM Building Café Courtyard / 5.15pm-5.45pm
MM Building Café Courtyard / 5.45pm-6.15pm (Repeat)
MM Building Café Courtyard / 6.15pm-6.45pm (Repeat)

Take a tour of our campus to see the range of facilities and services on offer to students at Mawson Lakes. See the spaces you’ll be studying in and learn about this hub of science and technology as your destination for entry into a career in these fields.

IT Facilities Tour

F1-18 / 5.15pm-5.45pm
MC1-02 / 6.15pm-6.45pm (Repeat)

Take a specialised tour of our IT facilities; see where students learn the practical elements of their degree, as well as the new technology they will be working with.





MM Building Café Courtyard / 5.30pm-6.15pm

Take a tour of the incredible research facilities at our Mawson Lakes campus, to understand how our science degrees are influenced by some of the most advanced scientific and technological thinking. 

Tech-Trail: Water Sensitive Urban Design Tour

MM Building Café Courtyard / 5.15pm-6.00pm

As cities develop, sensitive urban design is key to managing water resources effectively. UniSA Mawson Lakes Campus employs several technologies which can mitigate effects from storm or drought while providing amenities to the local environment. Take an unusual tour of our campus and be inspired to look at your own urban environment in a new, water sensitive way!


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Information Booths

MM Building, 4-7.30pm

Bring along your questions and visit our friendly staff and students in the cafeteria to find out about degrees, careers and university life at Mawson Lakes Campus.


Food and Refreshments

Brightside Café, 4-7.30pm

Our on-campus café, Brightside, will be open on the night and there will also be some free food to enjoy. Be sure to ‘check in’ at registration to get your wristband.


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Live Music

Enjoy live music and relax in Brightside Café.






FREE Parking

On the day free parking is available on campus from 4pm. Best parking is along University Boulevard, parallel with Main Street.




We'll have FREE Wi-Fi available on the day, so you can jump on the website, check your schedule, chat to friends and connect with us on social media.