Indigenous student support
At the University of Newcastle we aim to provide all of our Indigenous students with the support they need to succeed through university.
From financial assistance to help with your study, below are a few of the options available to all Indigenous students.
Looking for some extra study help? The Indigenous Tutorial Assistance Scheme (ITAS) is a free tutoring service for Indigenous students. Tutors are available for all areas of study and times are flexible.
Simply read and complete the student application form (PDF, 120KB) or contact the Wollotuka Institute for further information.
The Equity Scholarships Scheme provides Indigenous students with access to a variety of Commonwealth Scholarships. These scholarships can help with the costs associated with everyday study essentials, general living costs and even accommodation.
- Read more about the available Commonwealth Scholarships (PDF, 120KB)
- Download an application form (PDF, 513.6KB)
Industry Based Indigenous Scholarships (IBIS)
There are a number of Industry Based Indigenous (IBIS) Scholarships that give you the chance to participate in paid work experience within the industry that you want to work. Industry scholarships are a great opportunity to apply your practical and theoretical skills in the real world so that you graduate career-ready.
Apply for an Industry Based Indigenous Scholarship now or contact the Industry Scholarships Office for more information.
If you're looking to enhance your employment opportunities, the Success and Leadership program can help you build and refine your skills before graduation.
The program helps students to participate in:
- local, national and international conferences
- sudy abroad programs and workshops.
Contact the Wollotuka Institute for more information.