Support and programs for international students at the University of Newcastle, Australia

While you are here


International Reception 

The International Office is here to assist and support you throughout the duration of your studies. A dedicated team of friendly International Student Advisors can provide advice on student welfare concerns and referral to services for academic support, counselling and accommodation.

International Student Advisors are trained to offer practical and personal support to students and can provide information and guidance to make your time at the University of Newcastle a rich and academically rewarding experience.

Getting to know UoN

The staff of the International Office also co-ordinate orientation programs specifically designed for international students. These orientation programs are held at various times throughout the year and include information sessions a range of interactive and informative activities.

In addition, the International Office co-ordinates a series of programs for international students to participate in throughout the year. These initiatives include Community Connections cross-cultural friendship program, Harmony Week, Speed Conversation conversational English classes, Cultural Connections for Research Higher Degree students and GOALSS (Games for Overseas and Local Staff and Students).

These activities have been developed to create opportunities for students to meet other students and to assist international students to feel a part of the University community and a member of the local community.