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Equip program

Thinking about university or TAFE study? UniSC offers free support to equip adults, like you, with the information, confidence and tools you need to select, start and succeed in study.

Free workshops and consultations

Our experienced student advisors are ready to provide support and answer all your questions. Book in for no pressure workshops or a one-on-one phone consultation. You can complete one, two or all three workshops (details below) or simply have a chat. Take the first step towards achieving your study goals today.

Is Equip right for me?

Equip workshops and consultations are for you if you are: 

  • an adult (18 years and older)
  • an Australian resident
  • considering study, and
  • not a current UniSC student

It's ok if you haven't participated in any study for some time or did not complete high school.

Equip workshops and consultations cannot be used for admission or credit towards a UniSC study program. However, You can explore UniSC’s uni pathways and bridging programs like the Tertiary Preparation Pathway.

Equip workshops

Workshop one

Conquer challenges

Identify and overcome challenges or fears that may be holding you back from achieving your study goals. Current students will share their experiences and staff are on hand to offer honest and helpful information and one-on-one support as you plan your next steps.

You'll learn about: 

  • Pathways and entry requirements for study
  • Costs and financial support available
  • Ways to balance your study with everything else
  • Support available and how to access it

Workshop two

Define your direction

Identify your personal values, skills, interests and goals and research and explore career paths and study options that will suit you.

In this workshop you will:

  • Use career assessment tools to refine your options
  • Road-test careers
  • Gain tools, insight and resources to guide your decision-making


Workshop three

Upskill for study 

Discover the essential skills and resources you need to succeed in study.

You'll learn: 

  • The importance of academic skills
  • How to turn formal and informal learning from work and life experience into academic skills
  • Study strategies
  • Skills for reading, referencing, writing and researching

Equip in your organisation

UniSC's experienced staff can deliver one or more free Equip program workshops in your organisation or community group.

Groups must have ten or more registered participants and be located in the following areas: 

  • Fraser Coast and Wide Bay
  • Gympie
  • Sunshine Coast and Noosa
  • Moreton Bay

More information

Email: mature@usc.edu.au
Tel: +61 7 5459 4675

UniSC Equip is a free widening participation program developed with support from and funding from the Australian Government Department of Education, Skills and Employment under the Higher Education Participation and Partnerships Program (HEPPP).


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