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.
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: www.newcastle.edu.au/covid-19
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.
The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.