Benefits and services

The UON alumni community reaches all corners of the globe, with more than 135,000 dynamic and diverse achievers making their mark. Graduation is just the beginning. There are always more stories to tell and exciting ways to maintain your connection with UON – including great benefits and support.

Career and Education

University of Newcastle alumni are eligible to receive a 10% discount (up to a maximum of $500 per course) on short course enrolments with NEWCourse at the University of Newcastle Sydney campus. Courses are available across a broad range of subjects including; arts & humanities, business & management, career development, information technology, project management, psychology and more.

Whether you’re aiming to learn a new skill, gain insight or progress your professional goals the University of Newcastle Sydney campus makes it easy!

Register for your 10% NEWCourse alumni discount today! Once you have registered the discount will apply for all courses you enrol in.
Take a look at our list of upcoming Sydney NEWCourses here

Keep learning with free eJournal and library access.

Keep learning and developing with free access to in-demand eJournals through the UON Library.

For many, having access to UON’s library resources is one of the greatest benefits of student life. But just because you’ve graduated, it doesn’t mean you have to say goodbye to the wealth of knowledge available through the library.

UON alumni can register for access to a variety of academic journals to help you stay on top of ongoing learning in your career.

For more information about registration visit the alumni borrowing page.

Career services and advice at every stage of your career.

Finding a job and developing your career can be exciting and daunting at the same time. UON is behind you all the way with our Career Services.

As UON alumni, you can register for help in looking for a job, planning for an interview or you can book an appointment with one of our careers counsellors.

Register with UON CareerHub to create your profile and access all these services and more.

CareerHub has everything you need to find job listings, register for workshops and events, book appointments, and a range of other useful career information resources and links.

Events and professional development

Stay connected with our global links and local networks.

Across 139 countries, the UON alumni network is strong and growing stronger. Wherever you are in the world, you can find support through local alumni chapters, networks and regional contacts connecting you to networking and development opportunities.

Whether you’re a recent graduate, have moved cities or simply want to reconnect with like-minded people – check out the alumni activity near you. There’s a dynamic annual program of activities perfect if you’re looking to:

  • Expand your professional and personal network
  • Connect to what’s happening in your region
  • Attend alumni-only events organised locally, interstate or internationally
  • Meet people with shared interests
  • Maintain a connection with your faculty or discipline
  • Enjoy alumni-only offers

Find the UON alumni network near you.

View the full list of UON alumni events.

Keep enjoying access to public events at UON.

We are active in our local communities and provide access to leading professors, thought leaders and global speakers on a diverse range of topics and interests.   We have a range of activity across our campuses - take a look at the program of activity near you.

View the full list of UON events.

View the full list of UON alumni events.

Stay connected

Keep your UON email for life.

Moving on doesn’t mean losing track. Keep your email address after you graduate – with the option of forwarding it to your preferred email address. That way you can always stay in touch with the latest news and opportunities from your UON alumni community.

If you need help setting up or reconnecting your email, contact IT services on or call 02 4921 7000.

Give back to your UON.

It feels good to give back – and we need your support. UON has been built on the strength of our community. Alumni all over the world share their time, skills and expertise, and provide financial support to current and future students of UON. As alumni, you may have opportunities to:

Whether it’s inspiring the next generation or supporting world-leading collaborations – every one of our alumni has something unique to give. Find out more about ways to give.

Hope, confidence, self-belief. When you give to a scholarship, you’re giving so much more than financial support. At UON, we believe in giving all students the chance to achieve their dreams regardless of their background or experiences. Find out what your support could do. Donate to a student scholarship today.

MyAlumni Discounts

15% off 12 month gym memberships at The Forum.

Stay healthy, fit and active with your special alumni offer – 15% discount on 12 month memberships at The Forum Health and Wellness Centre, with two convenient locations, University and Harbourside.

Check out what’s on offer at The Forum – managed by Newcastle University Sport (NUsport) – where you’ll find all the latest cardio and strength equipment, pool access, group fitness, PTs and dieticians, health fund rebates and more.

Academic transcripts

Need a copy of your academic record for a job application? Or perhaps a replacement testamur?

As a UON graduate, you can request a copy of your academic transcript or replacement testamur for a small fee. You can order online or by phoning the University Enquiries line on 1300 ASK UON.

Order your official UON academic transcript here.

Please note, due to privacy laws, the UON Office of Alumni and Philanthropy is not able to supply academic information to potential employers or graduates. Any requests for this information should be directed to UON Student Central by email on or by requesting the transcript as above.

Nb: a testamur is the formal certificate of your award with the University seal and signatures of the Chancellor and Vice Chancellor.