Empowering you to shape your own university journey.


Established in 1994, the University of South Australia Student Association (USASA) is a not-for-profit, student-run organisation that exists to support the student body at UniSA.

USASA services are free and available to all UniSA students - register here!

Services include:
  • Student Board - the peak decision-making committee at USASA.

  • Academic Advocacy - provides free and confidential advice on a wide range of academic problems.

  • Financial Wellbeing - provides a non-judgemental, independent, confidential and free service to inform, support and advocate for people in financial difficulty.

  • Clubs & Societies - supporting over 90 social, academic, religious, cultural and special interest clubs at UniSA. USASA Clubs are the most significant contributor to student events at UniSA, running up to 1000 events per year, and providing a network for students to make connections and lifelong friends.

  • Grants - providing funding to USASA Clubs and other student-led groups to support their activities and purchases to enhance the student experience

  • Social & Wellbeing Events - including Campus Fair, Art on Campus, and UniSA's biggest pub crawl. Creating opportunities for students to have fun, interact with others and look after their well-being. Providing volunteering opportunities for UniSA students to engage and connect with the broader student population.

  • Verse Magazine - UniSA's student-run and student-curated publication. The magazine is published six times a year and curated by a student editorial team.

  • Student Voice - connects and supports student representatives from across the University. This service provides resources and networks for students and staff involved in student representation and decision-making at all levels.

  • USASA Shops - an ever-changing hive of student activity. They are the go-to location for UniSA Merchandise & helpful information to keep you in the loop.

  • UniSA Merchandise - official UniSA Merchandise is now available from USASA spaces and website. All profit from merchandise sales goes straight back into empowering you and supporting the work of USASA. Choose from a variety of clothes and colours including hoodies, t-shirts, caps & more.


USASA’s objectives are:
  • Embedding the student voice at every level of the University.
  • Providing transformative opportunities for students' personal and professional growth.
  • Building students' capacity to learn and achieve their academic goals.
  • Providing critical support services to enhance academic progress and student wellbeing.
  • Supporting students to drive campus culture.
  • Fostering a sense of belonging in learning communities at the University and beyond.


USASA Reports

Strategic Plan 

Brand Awareness Report 



The University of South Australia Student Association acknowledges the Kaurna, Boandik and Barngarla First Nations People as the traditional custodians of the unceded lands now home to the University of South Australia’s campuses in Adelaide, Mount Gambier and Whyalla. We respectfully acknowledge their Ancestors and Elders, past, present and emerging. We also acknowledge the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia. It was and always will be Aboriginal land.

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