The University of Newcastle, Australia

Update 2 - Storm Event 17 November – Campuses open, use caution

Tuesday, 17th November 2020 - 12:40pm

Location: Newcastle (Callaghan)

There are extensive obstructions that remain on pathways across Callaghan campus.

Our University staff continue to work to clear the debris, prioritising NIER, Engineering and Park on the Hill areas. Please exercise care and minimise movement on campus.

PHYSICS BUILDING: Partially open. Please follow instructions if you need to access the building. Further localised communication will be sent to affected staff.

HUNTER / RICHARDSON WING: Minimal internal damage. Building remains open. Carpark 7 is closed.

IDC BUILDING: Building open. No further issues.

ENGINEERING: Carpark 8 will be closed until COB Wednesday 18 November.

Please watch this alerts page for further information.

NIER: Damage to buildings and surrounding areas. Communications have been sent directly to affected staff.

PARK ON THE HILL: Precinct damage with limited thoroughfare. Please avoid the area.

Foot bridges from Chancellery to Shortland and Engineering to Shortland are currently closed. Please check this alerts page for updates.

Further update will be provided after 4.00pm