We have negotiated a range of discounts and savings as a benefit for UoN staff.

Discounts and savings

We have negotiated a range of discounts and savings as a benefit for UoN staff.

The Commonwealth Bank at Newcastle campus (Callaghan) offers you a wide range of benefits such as home loans discounted by 0.50 per cent on the standard variable rate. Call 4968 1186 for further information and terms and conditions.

The Newcastle Permanent, also located at Newcastle campus, offers a wide range of competitive banking products for UoN staff. Call 131 987 for more information.

Dell Hardware

Take advantage of up to 12 per cent discount on a wide range of Dell equipment including Inspiron, Studio, Vostro and Studio XPS ranges, flat panel monitors, printers and projectors. To find out how to get this discount see the information sheet (PDF, 236.32KB).

Apple personal computers

You can also get up to 12 per cent discount on Apple computers including MacBook, MackBook Air, MacBook Pro, iMac, Mac Mini and Mac Pro. Retrieve this discount by either visiting Apple Education or visiting our local Apple reseller, Mac1.

Staff can access a range of free or discounted software for home use. See IT and computing for more information.

We have negotiated an exclusive corporate discount for staff of 8 per cent on NIB health insurance as well as a two and six month waiver on all Extras. If you are with another fund on a similar level of cover, any waiting periods will be carried across to NIB. To find out more visit our NIB portal or call NIB's corporate line on 1800 131 463.


The University has a corporate rate available for Qantas Club Membership and Virgin Australia Lounge Membership. For more information on rates and codes, email Commercial Services or call 4921 6555.


The University has an agreement with a number of accommodation providers. If you are interested in taking advantage of these rates, see staff accommodation l for more information.

Staff can hire cars from Thrifty, Hertz, Avis and Budget at discounted leisure rates. A personal credit card must be used with a rate code. For more information on car hire and rate codes, email Commercial Services or call 4921 6555.