How does The Uni Hub work?

It does sound good, but how do you go to uni without leaving your town?

We invite universities to deliver courses through the Uni Hub


We provide facilities and support to our students while they study

About the Uni Hub

Uni Hub Spencer Gulf is a not-for-profit, community-owned and driven tertiary education facility that brings educational opportunities to people in the Spencer Gulf region. 

The Port Pirie University Centre opened in 2019 followed by the Port Augusta University Centre in 2020, the Copper Coast University Centre (Kadina) in 2021 and the Port Lincoln University Centre in 2023. The Uni Hub also began an outreach service to Roxby Downs in 2022.  

Uni Hub Spencer Gulf has an independent board made up of regional leaders.

The Uni Hub provides the opportunity for people to study a range of tertiary courses without the need to relocate to a metropolitan area.

By working closely with industry, the community, schools and tertiary providers, the hub offers tertiary courses that address skill shortages in the region, with a vision to grow our own competitive, vibrant and self-reliant economy and community.

Uni Hub Spencer Gulf provides students with the support, space, and technology to study individually or in groups. Students studying with our university partners also receive face-to-face mentoring and tutorials to assist them achieve their academic goals.

The Uni Hub is available to all students studying university – including those not studying through our university partners.

Frequently asked questions

The Uni Hub provides the opportunity for people to study a range of university degrees without the need to relocate to a metropolitan area.

We are not a university, but we support our university partners to deliver degrees that address skill shortages in the region. This means you will be studying in areas with strong job and career opportunities right here in the region.

Yes – our supported degrees are offered through our respected and successful university partners. You’ll get a world-class education when you choose to study with one of our university partners.

Uni Hub’s partner universities are CQUniversity, Flinders University and The University of Adelaide.

We currently support a range of university qualifications including engineering, business and accounting, nursing, education and health sciences.

We also support bridging courses that provide a pathway for people who want to study university but may not have studied for a while or didn’t get the ATAR they wanted.

Uni Hub provides additional academic and course support for these degrees including local tutorials, enrolment support and university liaison, exam invigilation, industry placements with local employers, mentoring and scholarships.
Uni Hub’s study centres are available, free of charge, to all students enrolled in an Australian university. You don’t have to be enrolled in one of Uni Hub’s ‘supported degrees’ to use our study centres.
The centres offer quiet areas to study individually or in groups, as well as computers, high-speed internet, print facilities, student kitchen and lounge areas. Staff are also on hand to help with student enquiries.

Our university centres are located at Port Pirie, Port Augusta, Kadina and Port Lincoln. 

We also have an outreach service at Roxby Downs.

Come in and speak to us! We can sit down with you and explain the steps and options available to start your tertiary education journey. Can’t get in to see us? Give us a call on 8656 9951 or email enquiries@unihubsg.org