Ongoing updates about the use of the Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF) revenue will be published here to inform students how the revenue will be spent, and later, what impact it has had on the University community.
- How will SSAF be spent in 2014?
- Feedback on proposed spending priorities
- Possible uses of the SSAF revenue
Download the full 2014 revenue and expenditure report here.
|Strategic Initiative||Summary of Activity||Amount in 2013 $ (AUD)|
|University of South Australia Student Association||Funding to support the operation of the University of South Australia Students' Association, USASA. USASA deliver the key functions of student representation and voice, student advocacy, support for social & academic clubs, off-campus social activities, student media and magazine.||
|Student Experience||Funding to support the delivery of the Student Experience strategy and the activities of the Student Experience Team who deliver the strategy and coordinate ‘outside the lecture theatre’ student experience activities at UniSA. Key activities include the Leadership Program & Pitch Perfect workshops, delivery of Student Engagement Grants program, delivery of all on campus events including Gear Up, Brekky Bar and UniBazaar.||1,340,000|
|UniSA Sport||Funding to support UniSA Sport and the delivery of the university's sport strategy including supporting student recreation and sport clubs, participation in university games events, delivery of on campus events and sport activities and generally promoting the benefits of sport and healthy lifestyles.||420,000|
|Provost support for student engagement and student spaces||Funding to support additional student engagement activities and student spaces projects.||390,750|
|Career Strategy||Funding to support the UniSA Careers Strategy, 2013-2015. Funding will be used to further implement the key initiatives of Volunteering in the Community and Career Shop.||
|Student Bar - West||Supporting the operation of the university's student bar at City West campus.||150,000|
|Student Engagement Grants||Pool of grant funding for Student Engagement Grants up to $5000.||100,000|
|Better Orientation||UniJam Initiative - improving Orientation Week through campus day events and orientation communications.||100,000|
|Student Engagement Small Grants||Pool of grant funding for Small Grants up to $500.||25,000|
|CRE Activity Fund||Funding to support student experience events & activities at Whyalla & Mt Gambier campuses.||30,000|
|Art and Culture on Campus||UniJam Initiative - promoting student art on campus and supporting student exhibitions in the West Bar Student Gallery.||30,000|
|Student Insurance||Personal Accident Insurance for Students.||50,000|
All students are invited to give feedback on the proposed areas of SSAF expenditure for 2014 via firstname.lastname@example.org. This process is currently underway - see the How will SSAF be spent in 2014? for more information.
The legislation stipulates that the SSAF revenue may only be used to fund the following services:
- providing food or drink to students on a campus of the higher education provider
- supporting a sporting or other recreational activity by students
- supporting the administration of a club most of whose members are students
- caring for children of students
- providing legal services to students
- promoting the health or welfare of students
- helping students secure accommodation
- helping students obtain employment or advice on careers
- helping students with their financial affairs
- helping students obtain insurance against personal accidents
- supporting debating by students
- providing libraries and reading rooms (other than those provided for academic purposes) for students
- supporting an artistic activity by students
- supporting the production and dissemination to students of media whose content is provided by students
- helping students develop skills for study, by means other than undertaking courses of study in which they are enrolled
- advising on matters arising under the higher education provider's rules (however described)
- advocating students' interests in matters arising under the higher education provider's rules (however described)
- giving students information to help them in their orientation
- helping meet the specific needs of overseas students relating to their welfare, accommodation and employment
UniSA may choose to deliver services and amenities itself or contract a third party to deliver services and amenities on its behalf.