Welcome to UniSA Allied Health & Human Performance

The University of South Australia plays an important role in shaping the wellbeing of communities through the education of health professionals.  

We offer degrees across a range of allied health and human performance disciplines, encompassing physiotherapy, occupational therapy, podiatry, exercise and sports science, human movement, clinical exercise physiology, speech pathology, medical radiation sciences, health science, public health and medical sonography.  

Our students learn in purpose-built interactive facilities and from industry-informed teachers, and gain hands-on experience working with real patients in our community clinics.  

We deliver high-impact research in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of health issues. We partner with industry to address global health challenges and work collaboratively to solve them. Areas of research strength include pain sciences, rehabilitation, and high performance in sport. 

UniSA’s community clinics provide affordable services to members of the public while giving students valuable opportunities for practical learning. Our clinics include physiotherapy, podiatry, dietetics, and exercise physiology

Our graduates are tomorrow’s health workforce: resourceful, engaged, and ready to create positive change in health and wellbeing, both locally and globally.  

We solve critical health challenges, build strong relationships, and produce outstanding health professionals. 

Read on to find out more about UniSA Allied Health & Human Performance.

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No.1 IN SA FOR GRADUATE CAREERS IN PHYSIOTHERAPY AND OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY

ComparED (QILT): Graduate Outcomes Survey 2017-19, Rehabilitation Services – Full-time Employment Indicator (Undergraduate). Public SA-founded universities only.

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TOP 5 IN AUSTRALIA FOR TEACHING QUALITY IN REHABILITATION SERVICES

ComparED (QILT): Course Experience Questionnaire 2018-19, Rehabilitation Services (Postgraduate). Public universities only.

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SA’s No.1 UNIVERSITY FOR HUMAN MOVEMENT AND SPORTS SCIENCE RESEARCH   

The only university in SA to have all its assessed Human Movement and Sports Science research rated well-above world standard. 2018 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA). 

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ABOVE WORLD-CLASS RESEARCH IN PHYSIOTHERAPY  

Results in Clinical Sciences – 2018 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) 

Career and study areas

Research and industry

At the University of South Australia, our world-class research is helping to improve the way we live, work, think and grow. Our research is inventive and adventurous, and we create new knowledge that is central to global, economic, and social prosperity. We are taking on the challenges of tomorrow, delivering innovative and sustainable solutions that respond to the most pressing needs of our world today.

Executive Education and short courses

Whether you want to learn new skills, update your qualifications, or undertake professional development training, UniSA’s Executive Education and short courses can rapidly further your knowledge and grow your business.

World-class partners

We are a globally connected university with over 2,500 industry and professional relationships that support student internships, research and community engagement.

Government of SA - SA Health
Adelaide Crows Football Club
Calvary Health Care Adelaide
Metro Fire Service
The Road Home

What's new at UniSA Allied Health & Human Performance

Community engagement

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    Physiotherapy clinicDesigned to address your individual needs, UniSA’s Physiotherapy Clinic delivers hands-on quality care to help restore, maintain and promote optimal physical function. Services are provided by professionally supervised undergraduate and postgraduate students, as well as fully qualified physiotherapists.

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    Podiatry ClinicVisit UniSA’s Podiatry Clinic to access a range of services, including foot and lower limb treatment, sports injury treatment, orthotics, and biomechanical assessments. Podiatry services are provided by undergraduate podiatry students under the supervision of registered practicing podiatrists. 

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    Occupational Therapy ClinicUniSA’s Occupational Therapy Clinic offers assessment and treatment for children and youths. An interdisciplinary service, our fully accredited OTs will work with your child’s strengths and challenges to achieve their goals.

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    Mammography ClinicIn partnership with BreastScreen SA, the UniSA Mammography Clinic offers free breast screenings for women primarily aged 50-74 in an accessible and comfortable environment.

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    High Performance Sport CentreAt UniSA’s High Performance Sport Centre, we offer specialist exercise testing to suit a range of needs. Access state of the art exercise science analysis services that will assist in designing your training program and maximising your performance.

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    Exercise Physiology ClinicUniSA’s Exercise Physiology Clinic offers services that assist with the management and prevention of chronic health conditions, musculoskeletal rehabilitation, disabilities, and medical conditions. We offer practical exercise advice and programs that will help you to achieve your health goals.

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    UniSA Health and Medical ClinicsThe UniSA Health and Medical Clinics provide a range of low-cost general practitioner services, providing acute and preventative health care across two convenient city locations.

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  • UniSA Sport and Fitness Facilities minus-thick plus-thick

    UniSA Sport and Fitness FacilitiesWith gym, pool and indoor court facilities spread across our four metropolitan campuses, UniSA offers a range of affordable and convenient fitness activities. Casual visits and memberships are open to the general public, as well as to UniSA students and staff.  

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Connect with UniSA Allied Health & Human Performance

Discover our local and international partnerships, thriving alumni community, and enterprising connections.

People at UniSA Allied Health & Human Performance

Executive

Roger Eston
Executive Dean, Allied Health and Human Performance, UniSA Allied Health & Human Performance
C8-58, City East Campus
Susan Hillier
Dean of Research, UniSA Allied Health & Human Performance
C8-54, City East Campus
Shylie Mackintosh
Dean of Programs (Allied Health), UniSA Allied Health & Human Performance
C8-51, City East Campus
Jon Buckley
Dean of Programs (Human Performance), UniSA Allied Health & Human Performance
C8-55, City East Campus
Danielle Gericke
General Manager, UniSA Allied Health & Human Performance
C8-60, City East Campus

Contact UniSA Allied Health & Human Performance

UniSA Allied Health & Human Performance Unit Office

Location Level 8 Centenary Building, City East campus