Project Components New Building Project for UniSA $12.5M New High Speed Fibre Project $7.5M
Project Vision To create a world class tertiary education facility underpinned by new high speed fibre optic infrastructure which will revolutionise the student learning experience and access for regional and rural students in the state and will enable UniSA to expand its course offerings in Mt Gambier and Whyalla.
Project Benefits revolutionise the student learning experience for regional students triple UniSA’s facilities in the region enable up to four times as many students to participate in UniSA programs improve integration internet speeds 100 times their current rate enable students to access the same UniSA curriculum, resources and academics as those in the city access to new fibre infrastructure will be available indirectly to broader Mount Gambier community through 3 rd party commercial arrangements employment opportunities for local community focus on local materials
Education Opportunities Building Project as a learning tool
New Building Civic Lecture Gallery120 seats Piazza Student Hub 5 General Teaching Rooms30 seats 2 Active Teaching Rooms30 seats Specialist Teaching Facilities Nursing + Midwifery, Social Work and Education Meeting Rooms Administration Total Gross Floor Area2600m² Integration link to TAFESA External Elements Car parking50 additional Landscaping
Program Key Project Time lines Consultant Team AppointedMay 13 Project Start Up WorkshopJune 13 Concept (Schematic) Design PhaseEnd Sept 13 Design Development PhaseEnd Dec 13 Documentation Phase completedMay 14 TenderMay- June 14 Construction on Site Commences July/August 14 Construction CompletedEarly 2016 OccupationEarly 2016