Paving a road to the future

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Goal: Every member of the community can equally participate in learning opportunities.

Primary Target: Non-school qualifications

The newly established UniSA College assists South Australians to get into university.

By offering programs that prepare students for university, such as foundation studies and diploma programs, and developing pathways that connect schools and the community to the university, the college aims to raise students’ aspirations for further education. In this way, the initiative helps ensure that the community can equally participate in tertiary education.

The college also develops the skills needed to support the growth of industry in the northern regions of the state.

An initiative of the University of South Australia, the UniSA College and its component programs are supported by numerous partners including local councils, the state government, schools, sporting and community organisations.

UniSA College is an exciting initiative that works towards achieving a large number of targets in South Australia’s Strategic Plan, including: increasing the proportion of the population with non-school qualifications, increasing the number of young people learning or earning and reducing economic disadvantage.

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W1siziisijiwmtevmdkvmdcvmdzfmzhfmznfodixx3bhdmluz19hx3jvywrfdg9fdghlx2z1dhvyzv9sb2dvlmpwzyjdxq Uni SA’s Centre for Participation and Community Engagement (PACE) is a key Alliance member for assisting to achieve targets in South Australia’s Strategic Plan focused on improving non-school qualifications and increasing the level of students in higher education. The Centre was established to coordinate the University’s aim of increasing opportunities for participation in education and lifelong learning. In conjunction with schools, other education providers, government, industry and the broader community, the Centre will build on existing Uni SA initiatives and achievements, and develop new strategies to enhance educational opportunities and facilitate connectivity with the community. Greater participation in university and other tertiary/post-secondary education is a priority of the Australian Government. The university sector is therefore vital for the continued delivery of tertiary education within South Australia. View website

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