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.

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 Sport

Do you enjoy sports and working with young people? The Sport Connect program is offering a range of volunteering options to help bring communities together through the power of sport and physical activity.

The Sport Connect program provides opportunities to connect with the growing field of community engagement through sport. Formerly known as the Sport & Development program, it brings together a comprehensive network of sport, community, education and government organisations, UniSA students and community volunteers to facilitate opportunities for participation and education centred on sport. UniSA has a strong track record of leadership in promoting sport in the community and in using sport to promote broader community development.

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Get connected with Sport Connect on facebook!

Volunteering with Sport Connect is a novel and active way to maintain contact with your university and give back to the community. To find out more please contact us at

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