Coronavirus (COVID-19) - University of Newcastle advice

At the University of Newcastle, students are at the heart of all that we do. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic we have a range of information and resources available for all students.

For the most up-to-date information and FAQs about the University’s response to the evolving nature of COVID-19, visit our dedicated website.

If you’re a student looking for support and resources for studying during the changes brought on by COVID-19 (including studying from home), visit the Uni @ home page.

Study essentials

Study essentials

Everything you need to know about your enrolment options, fee info, and important dates throughout the year – as well as helpful tips on how to manage your workload.

Support

Support

Access the support you need, when you need it. Find out where to go if you need help with an assignment, feel like talking to someone about your health and wellbeing, or have an IT issue that needs to be resolved. We're here to help.

Careers

Careers

A successful career after graduation is the end game. Access practical tips on connecting with industry, building a strong job application and generally making yourself more employable. You can also see at a glance what jobs are available via CareerHub.

Uni life

Uni life

The fun stuff. Clubs and societies you can join, global study opportunities, where to get great coffee on campus, and practical things like accommodation info, where to find health services, what time the shuttle bus comes and how to contact security.

Upcoming events

Writing skills - academic learning support

Event • 29 Jan 2021 from 2:15pm - 26 Mar 2021 until 3:30pm

Writing skills for postgrad by coursework students

These workshops are perfect for students commencing or returning to postgraduate study, helping them to develop their writing and study skills.

Writing skills - academic learning support

Event • 5 Mar 2021 from 2:00pm - 5 May 2021 until 5:30pm

Writing Skills workshops for undergraduate students

These free workshops will strengthen your writing and equip you with the skills to approach and complete your assignments with confidence. You can attend as many as you wish and are intended primarily for undergraduate and postgraduate by coursework students.

Study skills

Event • 8 Mar 2021 from 10:00am - 11 Mar 2021 until 2:00pm

Study Skills workshops

These free workshops will help you to develop and refine skills areas that are important for university study, such as gaining the most from your lectures, writing and referencing.

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Upcoming dates

May 7th Trimester 1 - Results released

Fully graded date

May 10th Trimester 2 - Commences
May 10th Semester 1 - Course Experience Survey

May 10th - June 20th

Dates may be altered for some courses

May 21st Trimester 2 - Last day to add a course through myHub without approval
Jun 4th Semester 1 - Concludes

Last day to drop a course without academic penalty

Jun 4th Trimester 2 - Census date

Last day to withdraw or drop a course without financial penalty.

Jun 7th Semester 1 – Formal Examinations

June 7th - June 19th

(Undergraduate and Postgraduate)

Jun 14th Winter Term - Commences

Last day to add a course through MyHub without approval

Jun 25th Winter Term - Census date

Last day to withdraw or drop a course without financial penalty

Jul 2nd Semester 1 - Results released

Fully Graded Date (Undergraduate and Postgraduate)

Jul 9th Winter Term - Concludes

Last day to withdraw without academic penalty. Subject to change.

Jul 12th Semester 1 – Rescheduled Examinations

July 12th - July 17th

(Undergraduate and Postgraduate)

Jul 12th Winter Term - Examinations

July 12th - July 15th

Jul 16th Winter Term - Results released

Fully graded date. Subject to change.

Jul 19th Semester 2 - Commences
Jul 19th Trimester 2 - Course Experience Survey

July 19th - August 15th

Dates may be altered for some courses

Jul 26th Singapore Trimester 2 - Course Experience Survey

July 26th - August 29th

Dates may be altered for some courses

Jul 30th Semester 2 - Last day to add a course through myHub without approval
Jul 30th Trimester 2 - Concludes

Last day to drop a course without academic penalty

Aug 2nd Trimester 2 - Examinations

August 2nd - August 6th

Aug 13th Semester 2 - Census date

Last day to withdraw or drop a course without financial penalty.

Aug 20th Trimester 2 - Results released

Fully graded date

Aug 23rd Trimester 3 - Commences
Sep 3rd Trimester 3 - Last day to add a course through myHub without approval
Sep 17th Trimester 3 - Census date

Last day to withdraw or drop a course without financial penalty.

Sep 20th Semester 2 - Recess

September 20th - October 4th

Oct 4th Semester 2 - Course Experience Survey

October 4th - November 21st

Dates may be altered for some courses

Oct 5th Semester 2 - Resumes
Oct 29th Semester 2 - Concludes

Last day to drop a course without academic penalty

Nov 1st Semester 2 - Examinations

November 1st - November 13th

Nov 1st Trimester 3 - Course Experience Survey

November 1st - November 28th

Dates may be altered for some courses

Nov 12th Trimester 3 - Concludes

Last day to drop a course without academic penalty

Nov 15th Trimester 3 - Examinations

November 15th - November 19th

Nov 22nd Singapore Trimester 3 - Course Experience Survey

November 22nd - December 23rd

Dates may be altered for some courses

Nov 26th Semester 2 - Results released

Fully graded date

Dec 1st Trimester 3 - Results released

Fully graded date

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The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.