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A transformation of UniSA’s academic structure was completed in April 2020 to meet the demands of future industries and prepare graduates for the careers of tomorrow.
The organisational transformation was at the heart of the University’s strategic action plan Enterprise25, with UniSA staff, students and the wider community working together to create a new structure to allow the University to adapt and thrive in times of uncertainty.
The new academic structure saw UniSA move from four divisions and 14 schools to seven Academic Units on 6 April.
The seven new units are UniSA Clinical & Health Sciences, UniSA Allied Health & Human Performance, UniSA STEM, UniSA Creative, UniSA Education Futures, UniSA Justice & Society and UniSA Business.
Read more in UniSA News.
UniSA Executive Deans professors Andrew Beer (UniSA Business), Joanne Cys (UniSA Creative), Julie Mills (UniSA STEM), Shane Dawson (UniSA Education Futures), Roger Eston (UniSA Allied Health & Human Performance) and Paula Geldens (UniSA Justice & Society).
Former Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard discussed the impact of gender on the treatment of leaders, as part of an event presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre.
Julia Gillard was in conversation with broadcaster and producer Julia Lester for the event, which was hosted online in July.
The discussion related to a new book, Women and Leadership: Real Lives, Real Lessons, written by Gillard and economist Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala. The book shares the experience and advice of some of the world’s most extraordinary women leaders, in their own words.
A video of the event is available on YouTube.
Pharmacy, laboratory medicine, and nursing students from the University of South Australia have been playing key roles in supporting South Australia’s COVID-19 response through clinical placements.
UniSA Nursing students have been helping SA Pathology to test patients at COVID-19 clinics at the Repatriation General Hospital and Hampstead Hospital. UniSA Pharmacy students at the Royal Adelaide Hospital, part of the Central Adelaide Local Health Network (CALHN), are undertaking activities directly in support of COVID-19; assisting with managing the increased medicine supplies that ICUs require to support ventilated patients.
SA Pathology and the Royal Adelaide Hospital have requested UniSA health student placements with them be adjusted to assist with the work overflow.
Senior Pharmacist at SA Pharmacy, Central Adelaide Local Health Network, Yu Ting Sim, says that the students have been a wonderful support in maintaining health services and ensuring their hospitals have stock of essential medicines for COVID-19.
Read the full story in UniSA News.
UniSA students on placement are helping to receive and organise the SA pharmacy stock allocated for COVID-19 related usage. Pictured are UniSA students Tom Mitchell and Kathryn Hunt in a time before the outbreak of COVID-19.
UniSA second-year nursing student Ashleigh Galwey recently gave SA Premier Steven Marshall a COVID-19 test, which was featured on the front page of The Border Watch and in TV news bulletins.
Ashleigh, who studies at UniSA’s Mount Gambier campus, is one of a number UniSA students being employed by SA Pathology to support COVID-19 testing at the South Australian border.
“I was working at the Princes Highway borderpoint, testing essential workers on the day the Premier was visiting town,” Ashleigh says
Photo courtesy The Border Watch.
The creator of Stardust and Coraline, American Gods, Good Omens (with Sir Terry Pratchett) and prize-winning author of short fiction, novels, comic and graphic novels, non-fiction, journalism, audio theatre and films, Neil Gaiman, has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate by UniSA.
The Honorary Doctorate was awarded during at a special event presented by the Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre at City West in March.
The event featured the author in conversation with UniSA Vice Chancellor Professor David Lloyd, where the pair discussed Gaiman’s career, his books and films, the craft of storytelling and creative collaboration.
Prof Lloyd says it was great to be able to share the event with the SA community and give a local audience insight into the author and his works, and at the same time, acknowledge Gaiman’s contribution to literature and the creative industries.
UniSA Vice Chancellor Professor David Lloyd, Neil Gaiman and UniSA Chancellor Pauline Carr.
UniSA awarded its highest honour to cycling and sports journalism legend, Phil Liggett, at a special ceremony as part of this year’s Santos Tour Down Under.
He was presented with the honorary degree of Doctor of the University in recognition of his distinguished contribution to the world of cycling and sports journalism and his special contribution to South Australia, through his support of the Santos Tour Down Under since its inception in 1999.
Announcing the award, Vice Chancellor Professor David Lloyd says not only is Phil Liggett the consummate professional, he has been a champion of cycling in South Australia and a key element in the success of the TDU as a world class cycling and tourism event.
UniSA Chancellor Pauline Carr (centre) and Vice Chancellor Professor David Lloyd (right) present Phil Liggett with an Honorary Doctorate.