Mrs Alisha Uswatte

Indigenous Student Support Officer

Office of Indigenous Strategy and Engagement

place Yunggorendi Mande (3.15)
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Alisha Uswatte is a Ngarrindjeri woman, and one of the Indigenous Student Support Officers at Yunggorendi. Alisha completed a teaching degree at Flinders University in 2013, and has worked as a secondary school teacher for four years. She has taught a range of subjects including Mathematics, Science, Information Technology, Health & PE, English, Personal Learning Plan (PLP) and Research Project. Alisha gained experience working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students through her role as an Aboriginal Education Teacher at Aberfoyle Park High School, and Aboriginal tutor at Le Fevre High School and Murray Bridge High School.


Bachelor of Education (Middle and Secondary Schooling), Bachelor of Health Sciences

Honours, awards and grants


2014 Ken Wanganeen Medal

Key responsibilities

Indigenous Student Support Officer, Yunggorendi Student Engagement

Providing tailored one-on-one support, advocacy and pastoral care to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students studying within the College of Medicine and Public Health, College of Nursing and Health Sciences and Foundation Studies, at Flinders University

College/Portfolio: Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Students)