Your Employment

Now that you have commenced at the University, the information below will help you transition into your new role and working environment, and learn about the development opportunities available to you.

The Enterprise Agreement sets out the conditions of employment which are legally binding and enforceable. These are supported by various policies in areas of academic, management and governance. HR policies can be found in the HR Handbook.

Together with the Code of Conduct, the Staff Values and Behaviour Framework  enshrines the University's Values and articulates a set of key behavioural standards that that are expected of University of Adelaide staff.

Other employment conditions you may wish to explore:



UniSuper is The University of Adelaide’s partnered super fund for employees. They’re Australia’s dedicated super fund for people working in the higher education and research sector.

For over 38 years, UniSuper has worked alongside Australia’s universities and research institutes to deliver high quality, value-for-money retirement savings products and services. In addition to competitive fees, their profits are not paid to shareholders.

Visit UniSuper's website to learn more about their products and performance.

Get to know UniSuper

You’ll find valuable information about UniSuper on their website, including:

  • tips to help you grow your super
  • tools to help you reach your goals
  • product features
  • investment performance
  • podcasts
  • relevant news.

A UniSuper online account provides features and options to help their members make well-informed decisions about managing their super.

Watch this video for an introduction to UniSuper and what they can offer:

Learn more about super

UniSuper’s online and in-person seminars are free for all employees. These seminars explore various topics including investing your super, and key issues to consider as you approach retirement.

UniSuper’s education team are experienced super experts who are committed to helping you get the knowledge you need to make decisions about your future.

Find out more about available webcasts, seminars, services and on-campus events at

Interested in joining UniSuper?

If you’re interested in joining UniSuper, make an appointment with a super consultant.

You can also contact the Member Services team who can help answer your questions about UniSuper, including how to join.

Contact UniSuper

Call: 1800 331 685 




UniSuper members

Meet your on-campus super consultant

Super can get a little confusing. As a UniSuper member, your on-campus super consultant can help you with any questions you have about your super.

A super consultant can help you with topics like:

  • how your account works
  • important decisions you may need to make
  • your investments and insurance
  • different types of contributions and limits
  • how to set up your online account.

To meet with your super consultant, book an appointment online.

Easily manage your super online

Having an online account makes it easy to track your super balance and contributions, manage your insurance and investment options, and more.

If you've received your UniSuper member number, you can register  today. If not, it won’t be far away, and you can set your account up soon.

You may also wish to familiarise yourself with the Fair Work Act and the Australian Taxation Office (ATO)(external link)

The University encourages staff to build their capability and pursue development opportunities. The information below will help you understand the types of development available to you and where to find further support: