New to teaching and UON

Welcome to the University of Newcastle. We employ outstanding people who are the best at what they do. Our staff have made our University the thriving international institution it is today. As we look to the future, we are excited that you are joining us and contributing to our vision to be a global leader delivering world class innovation.

As your own journey begins, do take advantage of all the orientation programs we offer and allow yourself time to explore and learn about the University.

Helpful resources

Orientation handbook

This handy resource has everything you need to know about UON, including the University's vision and structure, how to use HRonline and access IT services, as well as where to find policy documents and buildings on campus. View the UON Academy Orientation handbook in Discover.

Health and Safety induction

All new staff need to complete the online Health and Safety Induction within the first two weeks of starting.

Equity and Diversity orientation

EO Online is a self-paced, interactive Equal Opportunity online workshop designed to give you a better understanding of equity principles within the University.


New to the Library? Need to get started? Here's a quick guide.

General information for staff

For more information about UON, visit the Our organisation, Working here, Systems and tools, and Teaching and research pages for current staff.