The University of Newcastle, Australia


One of the University of Newcastle's top priorities is to ensure that all members of the University community remain safe and well in the event of an incident or emergency. This page will be updated regularly with latest alerts and information, as they become available.

If you become aware of an incident and would like to report it please contact Security.

Flooding update Last updated: Monday, 27th July 2020 - 3:01pm

Issued for: Newcastle (Callaghan), Central Coast (Ourimbah)

Ourimbah campus will reopen on Tuesday 28 July.

Please continue to monitor this website and NSW Road and Maritime Authority website for up to date information on road access to all University of Newcastle campuses.

COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) Last updated: Friday, 13th March 2020 - 10:50am

Issued for: All locations

The University has been closely monitoring the current outbreak of the COVID-19. For the most up-to-date information, visit our dedicated website:

Increased hygiene measures

We ask students, staff and visitors to our campuses take the precautions advised by the public health experts including:

  • Hand washing for 40 - 60 seconds with soap
  • Using hand sanitiser
  • Following coughing and sneezing etiquette

Please observe and comply with health-related signage around the University.