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Follow your own path to a degree with UniStart

Set yourself up for study success with UniStart, UniSA Online’s pathway program launching in 2025.

Gain the essential skills to succeed in university study with a tailored university pathway program designed to prepare you to step seamlessly into a range of degrees.

In just six months of full-time 100% online study, you’ll gain the fundamental skills to complete academic assignments, use numeracy for academic success, and apply critical thinking to your learning and research. Enhance your knowledge with an elective aligned with your study goals across health, psychology, business, information technology, digital media and more, giving you a valuable head start to your studies.      

UniStart has been purposefully designed by a team of expert online academics, guided by cutting-edge research in digital learning and a wealth of experience preparing students for ongoing success. You'll benefit from UniSA's strong history as a leader in delivering foundation education through UniSA College, backed by a commitment to personalised and inclusive learning.

If you’re just starting out on your university journey, don’t meet the entry requirements for your chosen program or want to refresh your skills, UniStart is the ideal foundation to gain the confidence and competitive results to transition into a degree and pursue your goals. You’ll be supported at every step throughout your studies with access to your academic team seven days a week, including after-hours, and personalised support from your dedicated Student Adviser.

Graduate with a solid foundation of skills and knowledge you can use to gain entry into a degree across a diverse range of programs and qualifications, ready to embark on your study journey and launch or advance an exciting career.

Prepare for further study

Study fee-free

Gain entry into a range of degrees

Master essential study skills

Be fully supported

UniStart is a fee-free program offered through UniSA Online, commencing in 2025.

Register your interest now to be the first to find out more about the program.

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Why study with UniSA Online?


Study 100% online

There’s no need to come to campus – fit study around your life, work and family commitments and study at a time that suits you.


Experience courses designed for online learning

Our qualifications are developed specifically for online learning by a team of expert academics, leveraging media-rich course material and innovative digital platforms.


Contact online academics seven days a week

Get the most out of your studies with one-on-one guidance on assignments, referencing, and understanding course material.


Get 24/7 tech support

No matter what time of day (or night), our tech experts are on-hand to ensure your online experience is seamless.


Join a community of online learners

Studying online doesn’t mean studying alone. Connect with your peers through online forums, tutorials, and networking opportunities.


Access the learning environment on-demand

Study anytime, anywhere with your learning material, virtual library, and over 700,000 digital resources available on your learning platform whenever you choose to study.

Discover UniSA Online’s support services

What makes UniSA Online unique? Our local team of Student Advisers are on-hand seven days a week to provide personalised support at every step throughout your studies, from enrolment to graduation. You’ll also have access to your experienced academic team, even out-of-hours, to provide guidance and feedback when you need it.

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