Mobility Scheme Overview

This scheme is not accepting applications at this time.

South Australia’s first Mobility Scheme provides opportunities for industry representatives to work within UniSA, or for UniSA researchers to work within your business, for up to 12 months, facilitating the transfer of expertise, training and skills.

Key features of the scheme include:

  • Facilitates secondments/placements in both directions (industry to UniSA and vice versa)
  • Salary and on-costs are funded
  • Funding or seniority of secondee is not limited 
  • Secondments will cover up to 1.0FTE and up to 12 months duration
  • No default co-investment required, industry simply pays for the activities (if required)
  • Application rounds every 6 weeks to facilitate a quick response

How does accessing the Scheme help my business?

South Australia’s first Mobility Scheme provides opportunities for industry representatives to work within UniSA, or for UniSA researchers to work within a business, for up to 12 months. This scheme can facilitate the transfer of expertise, provide training and skill development or assist with projects that require additional skilled personnel. 

The Scheme prioritises the support of collaborative initiatives between the University and the partner business to achieve defined outcomes, including project work relating to tackling specific industry challenges, facilitating knowledge transfer, and the opportunity to develop and upskill staff. 

What support is available through the Mobility Scheme?

Through this scheme, funding will cover the full salary costs (including on-costs) for an industry or UniSA staff member for a secondment term of up to 12 months duration. The secondment term is flexible around the amount of time spent per week within an organisation.

Eligible companies must have at least two years of finances and current, or proposed, operations in South Australia, along with demonstrated intention to benefit the State’s economy.