Physical health

Good physical health is important for life and will ensure you are more focused when at work. We offer a range of programs and services that promote good physical health.

Free online health check

Healthy UON is proud to support the Get Healthy at Work Program as part of the NSW Government initiative. Get your free online health check here.

Callaghan Campus Pharmacy

Located in the Shortland Union Building Basement.

Good Sleep

Some helpful tips for Managing Sleep Difficulties from the UON Counselling Service and Sleep Management (PDF, 126KB). advice from our EAP provider.

The Science of Weight Loss: Dispelling Diet Myths

Arm yourself with the knowledge and tools to make healthy eating decisions as you learn the science behind weight loss and dispell diet and nutrition myths. Available online through the UON Online learning MOOCs:

Health Fair


Eating a balanced diet combined with physical activity is vital for good health and wellbeing. When you're healthy you feel better, you're more active and you enjoy your work more too.

Fitness passport

Fitness passport

The Fitness Passport offers staff and their families the opportunity to access a wide range of sports and gym facilities and pools across Newcastle, Central Coast, Port Macquarie, Sydney and Orange region.

Ourimbah Gym Clinic

Ourimbah gym clinic

Staff can use the Ourimbah gym clinic at our Central Coast campus. Personal trainers are always on hand and group sessions are available.

Global Corporate Challenge

Walking Programs

Programs to help you get motivated to increase your physical activity.

Flu vaccinations

Free flu vaccinations

We provide free annual flu vaccinations for staff to avoid the common flu strains over the winter period.

Sport and recreation facilities

Sport and recreation facilities

Numerous sport and recreation facilities are available on our campuses including a gym, swimming pool, squash courts, ovals and indoor sports courts.

Bike racks

Bike racks

We have bike racks available across Newcastle and Central Coast campuses to promote cycling.