The University of Newcastle, Australia

Alumni FAQs

We've compiled our most frequently asked questions and answered them here. If you can't find your question here please email us at alumni@newcastle.edu.au or use our Ask UON Tool.

No need to register! As soon as you graduate from the University you are considered a member of the alumni community. Past and present members of academic staff and of the University Council are also members.

Graduates from our former institutions are also included. These are the Newcastle Teachers College; National Arts School; Newcastle University College (Tighes Hill); Newcastle Conservatorium of Music; Newcastle College of Advanced Education; and the Hunter Institute of Higher Education.

Study Abroad, Exchange Students and Enabling Program participants are considered Associate Alumni.

We don't blame you, Latin can be tricky. Here's the breakdown:

AlumnusOne male graduate
AlumnaOne female graduate
AlumGender neutral term for one graduate
AlumnaeA group of only female graduates
AlumniA group of graduates, including all genders OR a group of only male graduates

Yes. In order to receive all the benefits the alumni are entitled to it is important that your contact details are kept up to date. You can update them here.

University of Newcastle alumni enjoy life-long benefits and services, from career advice, student email access, library privileges, course discounts, and much more. Find out more here.

Yes! Alumni have life-long access to their university email.

If you need help setting up or reconnecting your @uon.edu.au email, please contact IT Services:

E: 17000@newcastle.edu.au

P: 02 4921 7000

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

As a 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 University of Newcastle academic transcript with this form.

Please note, due to privacy laws the University of Newcastle 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 Student Central by email to transcripts@newcastle.edu.au or by requesting the transcript as above.

Graduates looking to break into the job market still have access to all the job listings, workshops, events, career counselling, and more through the Career Hub.

The University of Newcastle Alumni Team organises events throughout the year where you can connect with world-class professors, thought leaders, and global speakers on a diverse range of topics and interests both locally and internationally.

If you have any suggestions for an event or would like to lend a hand, please contact the University of Newcastle Alumni Team:

T: +61 2 4921 6699

E: alumni@newcastle.edu.au