17 March 2020

South Australia is in lockdown from Tuesday, 20 July, 2021 at 6pm. As a result, all UniSA campuses and buildings will be closed for the duration of the restrictions. View the latest UniSA updates for more information.

The health and safety of all our staff and students is paramount at the University of South Australia.

UniSA is working diligently with local and national health authorities to support the international effort to reduce the impact and spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and to support our community in what is a challenging time.

If you are feeling unwell, do not come to campus. Stay at home and seek medical advice.  More information for students about what to do if you have COVID-19 symptoms can be found here.  More information for staff can be found here.

Latest Communication from Professor Allan Evans, Acting Vice-Chancellor, 23 July 2021, 5.35pm

Key Information as at 20 July 2021

South Australia is in lockdown from Tuesday, 20 July, 2021 at 6pm. As a result, all UniSA campuses and buildings will be closed for the duration of the restrictions.

  • Staff and students should not present on campus during the lockdown period
  • All University buildings across all university campuses will be locked and on restricted swipe card access
  • Only essential staff can be on University premises and they must use the SafeZone app
  • All teaching and learning activities will be delivered online for the duration of the restrictions
  • University libraries will be closed from 20 July at 6pm
  • The University City West medical clinic will remain open
  • All Student Placements in South Australia during this period are subject to those restrictions applicable to the placement provider
  • Students on interstate placements can continue to present for placement as scheduled if able to do so
  • All experimental research activities should be safely concluded by close of business Tuesday, 20 July, with all appropriate safety measures enacted to furlough the activity for at least one week
  • Staff who are able to conduct their work and duties from home should now do so and are required to have an approved working from home plan in place by COB of Friday 23 July
  • Staff who cannot perform their scheduled duties from home will be advised by their managers as to the specifics of their working arrangements next week
  • UniSA student accommodation at Whyalla will remain open for residents
  • UniSA Childcare facilities at City West will remain open for families of essential workers
  • O-Week program information sessions will move online, or postponed, and social activities will be cancelled
  • The Hawke Centre, Samstag, the Planetarium, Architecture Museum and MOD will be closed for this week
  • University gyms and the pool will be closed, and UniSASport activity, will be cancelled
  • All public events, including campus tours, will be cancelled
  • All domestic travel (within state and outside state) should be postponed

If you need help:

  • CampusCentral, IT Helpdesk and Library Helpdesk services will continue to be monitored during this period.
  • The Employee Assistance Program and Student Counselling Services will be accessible during this period. The Out-of-Hours Crisis Line has been extended to 24/7. If you need urgent mental health support, please contact the Out-of-Hours Crisis Line on 1300 107 441 or via text on 0488 884 163

  • In all cases, COVID19 vaccination is strongly encouraged.
  • For the latest information, please visit the SA Health or SA Government web pages.

See latest UniSA updates and communications in full

Key Contacts

Students

If you are feeling anxious or stressed and need support, please visit our Student Support Services

UniSA Health Medical Clinics at City West and City East can provide medical advice on 1300 172 996 or by making an appointment

For study questions related to your program, including questions about exams, please contact askcampuscentral@unisa.edu.au

International Students needing more information from the Australian Government can contact international.students@dese.gov.au and
1300 981 621 (8am to 8pm Monday to Friday)

Staff

For questions about upcoming travel, contact the UniSA Travel Team on 83026430

All other staff concerns related to COVID-19 can be directed to People Talent and Culture

UniSA Health Medical Clinics at City West and City East can provide medical advice on 1300 172 996 or by making an appointment

Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is available for all staff, their immediate families and HDR Candidates, call 1300 277 924 for advice on the service delivery method

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