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.



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.



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

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Event • 22 May 2023 from 8:00am - 9 Jun 2023 until 7:00pm

Stress Less

Stress Less is back to help you bring this semester to a close with activities, entertainment and strategies to help you cope with and manage stress in the lead up to exams and assessments.

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Event • 29 May 2023 from 11:00am - 3:00pm

Healthy at Home: the future of Digital Innovation to support ageing in place

Don't miss this event that explores the potential of sensor technology to improve care experiences and health outcomes for older people.

College of Human and Social Futures Heads of School Kate Nash and James Skinner

Event • 30 May 2023 from 5:30pm - 7:00pm

PVC's Conversations with Thought Leaders - Heads of School Welcome

The College of Human and Social Futures will host the first Pro Vice-Chancellor's Conversations with Thought Leaders event for 2023 on Tuesday, May 30 at the University of Newcastle's Conservatorium of Music in the Harold Lobb Concert Hall, with Professor Kate Nash and Professor James Skinner the two Thought Leaders for the evening.

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Upcoming dates

May 29th Stress Less program Semester 1
Jun 2nd Semester 1 - Concludes
Jun 2nd Singapore Trimester 2 - Census Date
Jun 2nd Trimester 2 - Census Date
Jun 5th Semester 1 - Examinations
Jun 5th Trimester 1 - Rescheduled Examinations
Jun 12th Winter - Commences
Jun 23rd Winter - Census Date
Jun 24th Singapore Trimester 1 - Recess
Jun 30th Semester 1 - Fully Graded Date - 9am
Jul 3rd Winter - Course Experience Survey
Jul 7th Winter - Concludes
Jul 10th Semester 1 - Rescheduled Examinations
Jul 10th Winter - Examinations
Jul 10th Trimester 2 - Course Experience Survey
Jul 14th Winter - Fully Graded Date - 9am
Jul 15th Winter Ball


Jul 17th Singapore Trimester 2 - Course Experience Survey
Jul 17th Semester 2 - Commences
Jul 21st Celebration Ball
Jul 28th Semester 2 - Last day to add a course through myHub without approval
Jul 28th Trimester 2 - Concludes
Jul 31st Trimester 2 - Examinations
Aug 11th Autonomy Day
Aug 11th Singapore Trimester 2 - Concludes
Aug 11th Semester 2 - Census Date
Aug 14th Singapore Trimester 2 - Examinations
Aug 15th Trimester 3 Orientation

August 15 - August 17

Aug 18th Trimester 2 - Fully Graded Date - 9am
Aug 18th Trimester 2 - Fully Graded Date - 9am
Aug 21st Trimester 3 - Commences
Sep 1st Trimester 3 - Last day to add a course through myHub without approval
Sep 4th Trimester 2 - Reschedule Examination Period
Sep 4th Singapore Trimester 3 - Commences
Sep 7th Singapore Trimester 2 - Fully Graded Date - 9am
Sep 13th Singapore Trimester 2 -Rescheduled Examinations
Sep 15th Singapore Trimester 3 - Last day to add a course through myHub without approval
Sep 15th Trimester 3 - Census Date
Sep 18th Semester 2 - Course Experience Survey
Sep 25th Semester 2 - Recess
Sep 29th Singapore Trimester 3 - Census Date
Oct 14th Singapore Trimester 3 - Recess
Oct 23rd Trimester 3 - Course Experience Survey
Oct 23rd Stress Less program
Oct 27th Semester 2 - Concludes
Oct 30th Semester 2 - Examinations
Nov 10th Trimester 3 - Concludes
Nov 13th Trimester 3 - Examinations
Nov 13th Singapore Trimester 3- Course Experience Survey
Nov 18th Singapore graduation ceremony
Nov 24th Semester 2 - Fully Graded Date - 9am
Nov 29th Trimester 3 - Fully Graded Date - 9am
Dec 8th Singapore Trimester 3 - Concludes
Dec 11th Semester 2 - Rescheduled Examinations
Dec 11th Trimester 3 - Rescheduled Examinations
Dec 11th Singapore Trimester 3 - Examinations
Dec 13th Semester 2 Callaghan Graduation

December 13 - December 15

Dec 16th Summer Ball


Jan 15th Singapore Trimester 3 - Fully Graded Date - 9am
Jan 18th Singapore Trimester 3 - Rescheduled Examinations

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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.