The $12.5million UniSA Learning Centre on Wireless Road West, will enhance educational opportunities and the university experience for regional students through state-of-the art collaborative learning facilities and social spaces.
The Learning Centre features specialist teaching facilities for education, health and social work students including treatment rooms modelled on the Royal Adelaide Hospital and Mount Gambier Hospital, enabling students to learn in real-world scenarios. There are plans for new programs in the future offering students more blended learning options.
Access to new high-speed fibre optic infrastructure, will give local students the same UniSA curriculum, resources and academics, as students in the city. Collaborative learning spaces and modern teaching facilities are linked through a central piazza where students can relax and interact.
TAFE SA Mount Gambier is part of a network of 33 campuses located across regional South Australia. The Mount Gambier campus delivers accredited qualifications ranging from Certificate 1 to Advanced Diplomas and Vocational Graduate Certificates.
TAFE SA Mount Gambier works closely with industry, schools, universities, government agencies, and continually liaises with community groups and enterprises to customise courses that address the local needs and industry demand.
Sustainability and increasing concerns about the environment translates to future job opportunities.
Southern Cross University offers degrees in Forest Science and Management and Environmental Science in Mount Gambier. These courses are delivered in a work integrated model that allows students to work while studying and gain valuable experience. Southern Cross University - Mount Gambier graduates high calibre students that are work ready with sound career options.
The Flinders University Rural Clinical School provides rural medical education experiences for students enrolled at Flinders University in Bachelor of Medicine and a community-based allied health program, the Integrated Multidisciplinary Model for Education in Rural Settings (IMMERSe) for allied health students. These programs deliver clinical education opportunities through vertical integration of learning, foster teamwork and increase the level of work readiness in graduates.