Find a club

At UON we support around 80 student run groups that you can be part of, including sporting, academic, social, cultural, and faith based groups. Each group holds a range of events across the academic year and new members are always welcome.

Whether you want to get fit, have fun, share your passion, discover something new, or try to change the world, there's something for everyone. Get involved and find your people.

African Postgraduate Students Association
The principal function of APSA is to create a platform for postgraduate students to network and discuss research, global perspectives, and policy initiatives with a bearing on the African continent and the African diaspora.
Please visit NUPSA’s website for contact details for this club.

Architecture Lunch Club
The Architecture Lunch Club is a way for student designers to meet their peers in a friendly and informal way over a social meal. The ALC aims to bring like-minded people together to form a strong design community at the University of Newcastle. All are welcome with events being held in red square or in the ADS on a weekly basis. They cater for both herbivores and carnivores equally.
Please email clubs@nusa.org.au for contact details for this club.

Architecture Social Club
The UON Architecture Social Club is perfect for anyone who is interested in the built environment and design in general. They hold a variety of events which include raffles, sporting events and social gatherings with students and the wider community.
Architecture Social Club on Facebook
Please email clubs@nusa.org.au for more contact details for this club.

Arts Collective
This collective aims to be inclusive and supportive of all fine arts and Fine Arts Education students, from 1st year to post grad, as well as other, non-fine art students and who wish to be involved in the arts. The Arts Collective aims to create a stronger arts community, encouraging collaboration between disciplines and providing information relevant to students.
Arts Collective on Facebook
Please email clubs@nusa.org.au for more contact details for this club.

Association of Pharmacy Students
The University of Newcastle Association of Pharmacy Students (UoNAPS) is primarily for Pharmacy students at the University of Newcastle. UoNAPS aims to provide its members with access to external education sessions, as well as opportunities to attend a number of networking and social events with other pharmacy students and practising pharmacists. UoNAPS also assists the broader community through spectacular fundraising events.
uonaps.president@gmail.com
UoNAPS on Facebook

Bio-Innovation Society
The Newcastle Bio Innovation Society is a society that strives to network between student, staff and industry encompassed under cohorts relating to bio-innovation. The society provides peer support and opportunities for personal and professional development in fields categorised under Bio-innovation. The society hosts events to facilitate interactions between students, staff and/or potential employers. The student cohorts encompassed under the umbrella term of ‘Bio-innovation’ for the society include, however are not limited to; Biomedical Science (Medical and Health Profession, Advanced Medical Research, Industry and Science Education), Biotechnology, Medical Engineering (Medical Devices, Medical Biomechanics, Medical Signal Analysis, Medical Computing), Biotechnology, Medical Radiation Science (Diagnostic Radiography, Nuclear Medicine, Radiation Therapy), Health Sciences.
newcastlebioinnovationsociety@gmail.com
Newcastle Bio-Innovation Society on Facebook

Biology Higher Degree in Research Society
The Biology Higher Degree in Research (HDR) Society welcomes PhD students, honours students and undergraduate students, and works together with academics, research fellows and research assistants from over 15 research laboratories within the Discipline of Biology. The HDR society offers a fantastic opportunity for students to collaborate and discuss their various research objectives, and is also responsible for organising the HDR conference.
Please email us at clubs@newcastle.edu.au for contact details for this club.

Bringing Rural Experience and Awareness to Hunter Health Education (BREAATHHE)
BREAATHHE promotes rural and remote practice to members through information exchange, placement opportunities, support and advocacy. There’s a multi-disciplinary focus with members from Medicine, Medical Radiation Science, Nursing, Nutrition & Dietetics, Occupational Therapy, Oral Health, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, Podiatry, Psychology, Social Work and Speech Pathology. BREAATHHE provides members with the opportunity to learn about other health professions and make some contacts.
uonruralhealth@gmail.com
BREAATHHE website
BREAATHHE on Facebook

Business and Commerce Association
UoN BusCom aims to enhance social and networking interaction among business and commerce students, staff and other individuals with an interest in business across the UON, as well as to provide opportunities for academic, career and personal development in business, commerce and associated fields. Joining the association allows students to become part of a small community of like-minded people. Through our online forum, members are able to make new friends, discuss university life, and share ideas and knowledge.
enquiries@uonbuscom.com
UoN BusCom website
UoN BusCom on Facebook

Centre Stage Drama Club
Centre Stage aims to provide a safe, creative space for students to build confidence in the performing/dramatic arts. The group is active in rehearsing and performing and would love to have more students involved.
Centre Stage on Facebook

Chemical Engineering Society
The Newcastle University Chemical Engineering Society (NUCHES) is a faculty society that brings together students studying Chemical Engineering at the University of Newcastle. NUCHES provides a forum for Chemical Engineering students to engage with peers and academics.
nuchesuon@gmail.com
NUCHES on Facebook

Chemistry Society
The UON Students of Chemistry Society (UONSOCS) organise social and educational events to encourage interest in chemical and life sciences at UON. All undergraduate, postgraduate and staff within the chemical and life sciences are welcome to join the UONSOCS and help organise future events, to be held on and off campus.
uonsocs@gmail.com
UONSOCS on Facebook

Computing Society
While boosting industrial relations between students and partners, the UoN Computing Society sets out to encourage cohesion, diversity and gender equality between members, and provide an incubator for entrepreneurship as well as facilitating the formation of innovative team projects and start-ups.
uoncomputingsociety@gmail.com
UoN Computing Society website
UoN Computing Society on Facebook

Creative Arts RHD Reading & Social Club
The principal function of this club is to fill the need for communication and connection between the Creative Arts student cohort and the broader Arts and Education Faculty. The events of this club will be a space for propose journal readings, discuss and chance to get to know each other in a student-organised informal setting.
Please visit NUPSA’s website for contact details for this club.

Criminology and Criminal Justice Society
The C&CJS aims to strengthen social connections amongst social science and criminology students, staff and general members. The community vibe and Society events allow students to network with each other and potential employers. The Society strives to provide students with the best pathways during their undergraduate and postgraduate study.
uonccjs@gmail.com

Design Club
Design Club promotes and facilitates student and staff activities in the discipline of Design at the University of Newcastle such as exhibitions, competitions and other social events. You can sign up at any of their events or meetings: it’s $5 for the year and this gets you free or discounted entry to events. Design Club is always concocting new ideas (this is what designers do) for “Licenced Venue Perambulations” and workshops throughout the year.
uondesignclub@gmail.com
Design Club on Facebook

Development Studies and Geography Society
The Development Studies and Geography Society (DAGS) is a social collective of students from the University of Newcastle who are studying, majoring in, or passionate about Development Studies and Human Geography. DAGS aims to increase awareness of issues surrounding development and human geography, and to provide a space for students to discuss development and real world issues. DAGS also aims to provide students with the opportunity to attend relevant events and network with professional development organisations.
dagsociety@outlook.com
DAGS on Facebook

Drama Society
The Newcastle University Drama Society (NUDS) is a club for anyone who wants to explore their performative, creative and expressive side. NUDS prides itself on its dedication to creating original works created and presented by only students of the University of Newcastle. No idea is too spicy!
nudsuon@gmail.com
NUDS on Facebook
NUDS on YouTube

Economics Society
UoN Economics aims to promote and support the field and study of economics. Their purpose is to support students and members in their career choices and transitions, as well as to advocate for students with the University and other stakeholders.
uoneconomics@outlook.com
UoN Economics on Facebook

Economics and Finance Society
The University of Newcastle Economics and Finance Society aims to effectively facilitate enhanced social and networking interaction among finance and economics students, staff and other individuals with an interest in those areas across the University of Newcastle. UoN EFS also works to provide opportunities for academic, career and personal development in finance and economics. UoN EFS advocates for the rights of economics and finance students within the faculty and works with the faculty to create a better university experience for all finance and economics students.
mail@uonefs.org
UON Economics & Finance Society on Facebook

Engineering Society
The UoN Engineering Society (UoNES) is both a social society, organising social events for engineering students, and an industry-orientated club aiming to connect members to people in the industry. While aimed at Engineering students, the Society encourages all students and staff to join and participate.
uonengineeringsociety@gmail.com
UoNES on Facebook

#1 Entrepreneur Club
The #1 Entrepreneur Club aims to encourage, support and expose aspiring entrepreneurs to a community, mentors and experiences, which allow them to be more likely to succeed in their entrepreneurial endeavours.
newcastleentrepreneurclub@gmail.com
# 1 Entrepreneur Club on Facebook

HDR Coffee Club, UON Central Coast
As the postgraduate cohorts on the Central Coast tend to be small and isolated, this club is motivated by the need to bring together students from the different faculties on campus. It is a meeting place for PhD and research masters students to chat about the travails, pitfalls and joys of the HDR experience. While its purpose is to act as social support network, it has great potential, including acting as a reading or collaborative research group.
Please visit NUPSA’s website for contact details for this club.

Law Students Association
The University of Newcastle Law Students' Association (UNSLA) is a not-for-profit association with a myriad of purposes and objectives by Law students for Law students. The membership fee is $5 per academic year.  The UNSLA is run by Law students for the benefit of law students and acts to promote their interests within the University, the legal profession and the wider community. They aim to provide law students with the best access to relevant information, educational experiences, and peer support.
admin@unlsa.com
UNLSA website
UNLSA on Facebook

Makerspace
A Makerspace (or hackerspace) is a community-operated workspace where people with common interests, often in computers, machining, technology, science, digital art or electronic art, can socialize, collaborate, and make cool things. Many Makerspaces participate in the use and development of free software, open hardware, and alternative media.
makerspace.uon@gmail.com
Makerspace on Facebook

Medical Society
The University of Newcastle Medical Society (UNMS) is the peak representative organisation for medical students at the University of Newcastle. The Society (affectionately known as ‘MedSoc’ on campus) represents over 700 students studying the Bachelor of Medicine (BMed), Bachelor of Medical Science (BMedSci) and Doctor of Medicine (MD) at the University of Newcastle. Since starting in 1978 the UNMS has grown and matured into a multi-faceted organisation that organises a broad range of services for its members, including but not limited to representation, academic, social and sporting events, charity and education initiatives, and welfare support.
amsa@unms.org.au
UNMS website
UNMS on Facebook

The Society of Medical Innovation and Technology
The Society of Medical Innovation and Technology, or SoMIT, aims to promote interest and learning in the interdisciplinary fields of biomedical engineering and medical technology. They provide a space for like-minded students from different fields to connect as well as give them an opportunity to network with industries and professionals in the fields of medical research, engineering and technology.
SoMIT on Facebook
Please email clubs@nusa.org.au for more contact details for this club.

Natural History Illustration Club
If you love to draw from nature or would like to learn (including drawing people), this is the club for you. Members are from a variety of degree programs but the core group are dedicated Natural History Illustrators who are wanting to learn and share their enthusiasm and knowledge. Regular events held are both social and skill based, with some of Australia's leading practitioners coming to talk or lead workshops at amazing special prices.
uonnhiclub@gmail.com
Natural History Illustration Club on Facebook

Nursing Students' Association
The Nursing Students Association (UON NSA) aims to organise both social and educational events that further the academic interests of students, generate positive nursing-related action within the community, facilitate relationships between students, the faculty and the nursing profession, and advocate for students.
UONNSA@outlook.com
UON NSA on Facebook

Obstetrics and Gynaecology Society
The University of Newcastle Obstetrics and Gynaecology Society (UNOGSOC) aims to support and enhance the experience of its members through educational, social, cultural and charitable activities and functions. UNOGSOC facilitates communication between students, and between students and professionals related to obstetrics and gynaecology. The Society fosters interactions with other student groups and faculties within the University of Newcastle.
unogsoc@gmail.com
UNOGSOC on Facebook

Oral Health Society – UNOHS
UNOHS is a student run society that represents Oral Health/Therapy students at the University of Newcastle. The club strives to provide its members with the greatest academic and social university experience. UNOHS works closely with the Australian Dental Students Association (ADSA) to run national events and competitions such as orientation, R U OK? DAY, blood drive competitions with other dental and medical schools and opportunities to volunteer overseas. UNOHS events include a first year meet and greet, pubcrawls, occasional BBQ’s, pizza days and an annual ball. Further, UNOHS year representatives are responsible in liaising between students and teachers to provide you with a smooth and comfortable academic experience. The success of UNOHS relies on your participation and commitment. Annual membership is open to all students. Join UNOHS to receive yearly discounts, an invite to UON and external events, a means to network with your fellow peers and dental professionals and an opportunity to make lifelong friendships.
UNOHS on Facebook
For more info or to join, contact Yourimbah.

Ourimbah RHD Club
The principal function of the Ourimbah RHD Club is to create a friendly atmosphere amongst researchers and facilitate the social activities inside and outside the Ourimbah campus. They aim to encourage students towards the quality research and encourage students to suggest, organise and participate in new activities, such as research seminars.
Please visit NUPSA’s website for contact details for this club.

Philosophy Society
The Philosophy Society is an interdisciplinary society providing a fun, engaging space to discuss all things philosophical, whether serious or silly. Phil Soc wants to hear what you think about philosophical questions like 'What makes something funny?', 'Why be moral?', 'What is the Good Life?' and many more. The Society aims to make philosophy accessible to everyone, no matter your educational background or lack thereof, and to explore philosophical concepts in a friendly, open forum.
info@uonphilosophysociety.org.au
PhilSoc website
PhilSoc on Facebook

Physiotherapy Students Society
The PSS organise social events and professional development courses for students studying Physiotherapy at the University of Newcastle. Membership costs $5 and provides access to discounted courses and events. Regular social events include pub crawls, trivia nights, and the Physio ball in semester two.
PSS on Facebook
Please email clubs@nusa.org.au for more contact details for this club.

Proteomics Journal Club
The principal function of the Proteomics Journal Club is to provide a platform where scientists, both related to proteomics and outside this exciting field, can come together to critically discuss recently published papers. This club will help to drive forward proteomic work at the University of Newcastle and keep labs up-to-date with the latest techniques and advances in the proteomic world. It will also help bring labs together and encourage more collaborations across the faculties and schools.
Please visit NUPSA’s website for contact details for this club.

Psychology Society
The Newcastle University Psychology Society (NUPS) are a student-run and operated society committed to providing social and professional opportunities and networking experiences to students undertaking the Bachelor of Psychology or other studies in psychology. NUPS organise the social calendar for all Psychology students, and encourage networking between students, as well as between students and staff. Basically, NUPS try and help Psychology students get the most out of their experience and studying Psychology at the University of Newcastle.
uonpsychologysociety@gmail.com
NUPS website
NUPS on Facebook

Public Health Social Club
The principal function of the Public Health Social Club is to provide a platform to allow Research students of Public Health to connect socially on a regular basis. This group also aims to improve the voice of research students within the Faculty of Medicine and Public Health and improve knowledge sharing among the global public health research community studying in the University of Newcastle.
Please visit NUPSA’s website for contact details for this club.

Research Roundup
This is a group to create the opportunity for HDRs to hear from academics within HASS (Humanities and Social Sciences), and other schools and universities, about their current research. Regular meetings will invite conversation about academic interests and what synergies might exist between research groups.
Please visit NUPSA’s website for contact details for this club.

Research Students of Nursing and Midwifery aka PONDeR
The club provides a setting to allow research students of nursing and midwifery to catch up and connect socially on a monthly basis over a lunchtime meal. Students are encouraged to discuss their research and any issues they may have. This group aims to improve the voice of research students within the School of Nursing and Midwifery and improve collaboration with academic members of staff.
Please visit NUPSA’s website for contact details for this club.

Secondary Education Society
The UoN Secondary Education Society (UoN SES) is a community of UoN students studying Secondary Education. The Society organises and facilitates social, educational, and charitable activities and functions, with the intent of creating a strong and supportive community of secondary educators. They provide their members with a number of opportunities and platforms to network, seek resources and assistance, and offer mentoring and advice to their peers.
uon.education.ball@gmail.com
UoN SES on Facebook
UoN SES on Instagram

Speech Pathology
SPUN – the Speech Pathology at the University of Newcastle Student Association – aims to organise social events for Speech Pathology students, although all students are welcome to attend their events. SPUN hold welcome BBQS as well as bake sales in order to fundraise for affiliated organisations.
SPUN on Facebook
Please email us at clubs@newcastle.edu.au for more contact details for this club.

Surgical Society
UNSS, or SurgSoc, are a group of medical students who aim to facilitate and encourage student growth and development in relation to surgical interest. They foster interaction with other student groups and faculties within the University of Newcastle as well as with other medical faculties around the country and overseas.
uonsurgsoc@gmail.com
SurgSoc on Facebook

Vietnamese RHD Student Support Group
The Vietnamese RHD Student Support Group acts to build a strong and effective research community. The group supports its members as they negotiate doctoral study in a foreign language and culture. As a community of researchers, they facilitate collaborative networks that, in the future, will help to establish a vibrant research community in Vietnam, with close ongoing links to the University of Newcastle. In their bi-weekly meeting, members share their knowledge and experiences in negotiating the institutional and pragmatic challenges of doctoral studies.
Please visit NUPSA’s website for contact details for this club.

Wake Up! Global Health Group
Wake Up! is UoN's non-profit Global health group open to all students and staff of the University. They are run by a group of motivated and passionate students who are committed to making their members aware of global health issues and to raising aid for charities all around the globe. They hold a range of events throughout the year ranging from global health careers nights to talent nights to epic parties!!
president@wake-up.com.au
WakeUp! on Facebook

Women in Engineering Society
NUWiE – Newcastle University Women In Engineering – is a student run society aimed at females studying within the Faculty of Engineering & Built Environment and their supporters. NUWiE aims to motivate and inspire through a range of social events for all students within the faculty including Trivia Nights, Support Sessions, BBQ lunches, Movie Nights and Guest Speaker Events. We also support our members’ Professional Developments through a range of Workshops, Industry Site Visits and Networking Events.
newcastleuniwie@gmail.com
NUWiE on Facebook

Writers' Club
The UoN Writers’ Club aims to bring together like-minded people to create a safe environment for its members to explore their creative endeavours, share their stories, and receive feedback from a trusting cohort. They aim to promote opportunities in relation to their writing endeavours, such as local events, workshops, and writing competitions, as well as hosting meet ups/write ins and their own workshops.
uonwritersclub@gmail.com
UoN Writers' Club on Facebook

ActionAid Australia
University of Newcastle ActionAid Australia aims to build relationships within the student community, increase awareness and encourage student engagement with the ActionAid Australia campaigns, which promote global gender equality.
uonactionaid@gmail.com

Amnesty International Group
University of Newcastle Amnesty International Group are a group of students who are passionate about Human Rights, and actively promote and campaign Human Rights around Australia and the world.
uonaigroup@gmail.com
UoNAI website
UONAI on Facebook

St John Society
The University of Newcastle St John Society (UoNSJS) is affiliated with St John Ambulance Australia. The club aims to provide a fun and social environment to learn about first aid, meet people with similar interests, and provide an opportunity to give back to the community.
universityofnewcastle.division@stjohnnsw.com.au
St John Society on Facebook

Vinnies Youth Social Club
Add your voice to the call for social justice and meet other young like-minded philanthropic people in the spirit of the St Vincent de Paul Society. UON Vinnies fundraises for the St. Vincent de Paul Society through activities such as sleep outs and barbecues! Join our club, volunteer and make a difference during your degree!
uonvinnies@gmail.com
Vinnies Youth Social Club on Facebook

Wake Up! Global Health Group
Wake Up! is UoN's non-profit Global health group open to all students and staff of the University. They are run by a group of motivated and passionate students who are committed to making their members aware of global health issues and to raising aid for charities all around the globe. They hold a range of events throughout the year ranging from global health careers nights to talent nights to epic parties!!
president@wake-up.com.au
WakeUp! on Facebook

African Postgraduate Students Association
The principal function of APSA is to create a platform for postgraduate students to network and discuss research, global perspectives, and policy initiatives with a bearing on the African continent and the African diaspora.
Please visit NUPSA’s website for contact details for this club.

Australia China Youth Association
ACYA is a vibrant community of young Australians and Chinese interested in promoting cross-cultural understanding and developing lasting friendships, academic and business partnerships, and professional and educational opportunities.
acya.uon@gmail.com
ACYA website
ACYA on Facebook

Bangladeshi Students' Association
BSANU promote social interaction between different interest groups on campus, including Bangladeshi and other international students. BSANU also aims to create a bond between the Bangladeshi students, both undergraduate and postgraduate from varying degrees, who are currently studying or have previously studied at the University.
gs.bsanu@gmail.com

Chinese Students and Scholars Association
CSSA are an association supervised by the Chinese General Consulate Sydney who provide support for all the Chinese students at UON. They organise regular seminars and functions to facilitate communication among students and between students and the community.
CSSA operate a QQ platform and a Weibo site as their main channels of communication: QQ group 194767236.
Please visit NUPSA’s website for contact details for this club.

Exchange Student Network
The University of Newcastle Exchange Student Network’s (UNESN) main aim is to create a culture based around student exchange. All students with an interest in the world abroad are welcome. UNESN is for anyone interested in going on student exchange, who has previously been on a student exchange, or any students currently on exchange at the University of Newcastle from an overseas institution. UNESN aims to bring all students together in a fun and social environment through a range of different activities and events.
unexchangesn@gmail.com
UNESN website
UNESN on Facebook

Hong Kong Student Association
HKSA aims to provide a social platform for Hong Kong and all other students through regular activities; as well as to take care the needs of all members to adapt to the environment of Newcastle; and to promote Hong Kong culture.
uonhksa@gmail.com

Indian Students Association
The Indian Students Association of Newcastle University (ISANU) aims to promote, educate and celebrate the Indian culture through some super fun events! They help out international students with getting around the University, support them in their studies and welcome them to the Uni, helping them get comfortable and to make some awesome friends!
ISANUuon@gmail.com
ISANU on Facebook

Islamic Society
UNIS hold various events that create opportunities for non-Muslims to interact with Muslims. Past events have included, interfaith dialogues, Islamic awareness booths, sharing a meal during Ramadan, world-crisis charity events, and many more. UNIS is committed to celebrating diversity. Anyone is welcome to become a member.
UNIS on Facebook
Please email clubs@nusa.org.au for more contact details for this club.

Japanese-English Club
JEC provides a space for English-speaking and Japanese-speaking students to meet, become friends, develop cultural ties and improve language skills. There are regular meetings Monday and Thursday from 3-5pm at the Clubroom under Bar on The Hill. The club also hosts various events throughout the year relating to Australian and Japanese culture.
uon.jec@gmail.com
Japanese-English Club website
JEC on Facebook

La Peña - Latin American Society
To promote Latin American social and cultural activities at the University of Newcastle. La Peña will provide a space for people from different cultural backgrounds to learn and share Latin American culture, dance and music.
lapena@nusa.org.au

Malaysians in University of Newcastle Students' Association
MUNSA was set up by Malaysians to represent Malaysian students at UON and promote Malaysian culture to others. MUNSA strive to provide support for Malaysian students studying here as well as organise events that foster closer ties among all students at UON.
uonmunsa@gmail.com
MUNSA on Facebook

Nigerian Students Association
The Nigerian Students Association is a club formed by a collective of international students from Nigeria. Their aim is to bring together (domestic and international) students to share their views and participate in creative projects, aspiring to promote the cultural heritage of Africa to the rest of the world.
Please visit NUPSA’s website for contact details for this club.

Perhimpunan Pelajar Indonesia Australia
PPIA promotes Indonesian cultural heritage, as well as friendship through seminars, social functions, and sport. From welcoming new students to farewelling graduates, PPIA support Indonesian students and their families while they are in Newcastle and also introduce Indonesia to the community.
president.ppianewcastle@gmail.com
PPIA website

Pinoy Association of Students University of Newcastle – PINAS at UoN
PINAS at UoN are an association for Filipino students at the University of Newcastle who take pride in their heritage. They aim to instil, nurture and promote the Filipino culture and values as they enrich their members with interactions within the diversely cultural environment at the University. They do this by engaging in events that develop their members and encourage interaction with people of various cultural and societal backgrounds.
pinasatuon@yahoo.com
PINAS on Facebook

Saudi Students Club
The Saudi Students Club aims to promote the culture and history of Saudi Arabia. They also wish to foster relationships and co-operation within academic and student communities at Australian universities and assist new students to overcome the difficulties pertaining to study, accommodation and settling in.
Please email clubs@nusa.org.au for contact details for this club.

Singapore Association - University of Newcastle
SAUN is a club that aims to take care of the needs of their fellow Singaporeans, serving as a 'home away from home', as well as extend its reach to students of other nationalities who are interested in engaging with Singaporean culture.
contact.saun@gmail.com
SAUN on Facebook

Student Association of Pakistan
The Student Association of Pakistan aims to promote harmony by organising various cultural, educational, and social activities and to help their Pakistani brothers and sisters to feel more at home. Membership is open to all interested students and staff of the University of Newcastle.
Student Association of Pakistan on Facebook
Please email clubs@nusa.org.au for more contact details for this club.

Vietnamese RHD Student Support Group
The Vietnamese RHD Student Support Group acts to build a strong and effective research community. The group supports its members as they negotiate doctoral study in a foreign language and culture. As a community of researchers, they facilitate collaborative networks that, in the future, will help to establish a vibrant research community in Vietnam, with close ongoing links to the University of Newcastle. In their bi-weekly meeting, members share their knowledge and experiences in negotiating the institutional and pragmatic challenges of doctoral studies.
Please visit NUPSA’s website for contact details for this club.

Vietnamese Students of the University of Newcastle
VSUN aims to develop a social and academic community for Vietnamese students who are studying at the University of Newcastle and students who are interested in Vietnamese culture and people. The annual membership fee of the club is $20. Once registered, members benefit from a wide variety of activities throughout the year.
vsun.mails@gmail.com
VSUN on Facebook

Affordable Wine Appreciation Society (aka The Goonion)
The Goonion caters to all of your party needs! Their friendly council are always hard at work to bring you fun, innovative events on-campus so you can get in touch with your inner-Goon and make the most of your campus experience – the Goonion want to make sure you can have fun without breaking your wallet or jeopardising your degree. Despite the name, you don’t need to drink to be part of the club!
mail@goonion.org
The Goonion on Facebook

Amnesty International Group
University of Newcastle Amnesty International Group are a group of students who are passionate about Human Rights, and actively promote and campaign Human Rights around Australia and the world.
uonaigroup@gmail.com
UoNAI website
UONAI on Facebook

Anime Club
The Newcastle University Anime Club (NUAC) is all about board games, roleplaying games, computer games, anime, cosplay and creating a thriving, all-inclusive social community with the culture around it!
nuac.contact@gmail.com
NUAC website
NUAC on Facebook

Arts Collective
This collective aims to be inclusive and supportive of all fine arts and Fine Arts Education students, from 1st year to post grad, as well as other, non-fine art students and who wish to be involved in the arts. The Arts Collective aims to create a stronger arts community, encouraging collaboration between disciplines and providing information relevant to students.
Arts Collective on Facebook
Please email clubs@nusa.org.au for more contact details for this club.

Beer Appreciation Club
The UoN Beer Appreciation Club aims to encourage unity in the social community of the University through the appreciation of beer. The Club seeks to bridge the gap between “whatever's cheapest” drinkers and “beer snobs” through brewing demonstrations and brewery visits, tasting sessions, and other hands-on experiences. The BAC is committed to encouraging acceptable and appropriate social drinking and supports charity with annual fundraising activities.
uonbac@gmail.com
UoN BAC website
UoN BAC on Facebook

Bicycle Users' Group
NUBUG is a cycling advocacy group, which seeks to promote cycling for fun, camaraderie, sport and transport. They hold fun events such as bike rides, movie nights, and festivals. Get the complete transport story: NUBUG aims to promote safe cycling and promote awareness of related issues of sustainability, convenience, economic welfare, fitness and health, and environmental protection.
nubug.org@gmail.com
NUBUG website
NUBUG on Facebook

Bringing Rural Experience and Awareness to Hunter Health Education (BREAATHHE)
BREAATHHE promotes rural and remote practice to members through information exchange, placement opportunities, support and advocacy. There’s a multi-disciplinary focus with members from Medicine, Medical Radiation Science, Nursing, Nutrition & Dietetics, Occupational Therapy, Oral Health, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, Podiatry, Psychology, Social Work and Speech Pathology. BREAATHHE provides members with the opportunity to learn about other health professions and make some contacts.
uonruralhealth@gmail.com
BREAATHHE website
BREAATHHE on Facebook

Centre Stage Drama Club
Centre Stage aims to provide a safe, creative space for students to build confidence in the performing/dramatic arts. The group is active in rehearsing and performing and would love to have more students involved.
Centre Stage on Facebook

Cheerleading Club
The UoN Cheerleading Club are a co-ed squad that accepts members of all skill levels and ages. They also have fitness and social memberships for those who want to workout or just hang out and make new friends.
uoncheer@gmail.com
UoN Cheerleading Club website
UoN Cheerleading Club on Facebook

Chess Club
The UON Chess Club is the leading organisation at the University of Newcastle for all activities relating to Chess and similar board games. Founded in 2014, the club has continued to grow as a place for both casual and competitive players alike. Based on the premise "Anyone can play Chess", the club offers education and tutelage in Chess, as well as varying levels of competition.
chessclub@nusa.org.au
The UON Chess Club on Facebook

Comedy Club
The UON Comedy Club runs free fortnightly stand up shows on campus for student comedy fans. Get up on stage or take a seat and laugh as they bring you the best acts in Newcastle and beyond! The UON Comedy Club also aims to facilitate communication between student comedians and non-student comedians, and thereby promote the growth of the Club and the greater Newcastle comedy scene.
uoncomedyclub@gmail.com
UON Comedy website
UON Comedy on Facebook

Computing Society
While boosting industrial relations between students and partners, the UoN Computing Society sets out to encourage cohesion, diversity and gender equality between members, and provide an incubator for entrepreneurship as well as facilitating the formation of innovative team projects and start-ups.
uoncomputingsociety@gmail.com
UoN Computing Society website
UoN Computing Society on Facebook

Dance Collective
A club for those who love dance or want to learn how to dance. Dip your toes into the dance cultures around the world with the UON Dance Collective. Running lots of free dance workshops all year long and constantly organising social gatherings around dance, joining this club is a great way to make friends and get fit too!
dance.collective@outlook.com
UON Dance Collective on Facebook

Diving and Exploration Society
The Newcastle University Diving and Exploration Society (NUDES) are a SCUBA diving club run by students, graduates and friends of the university. The goal of our club is to make the sport of scuba diving as accessible and affordable as possible. For an annual membership cost of $115 you get unlimited free access to weekly gear hire, as well as access to loads of single and multi-day trips around NSW, Australia and even overseas! NUDES welcome divers of every level, and are happy to help potential divers into our amazing sport.
dive@nudes.org.au
N.U.D.E.S. website
N.U.D.E.S. on Facebook

Doctors for the Environment
DEA UoN is a student group as part of the national organisation Doctors for the Environment Australia (DEA), a network of medical professionals and students actively engaged and advocating for patient health and climate action.
dea.uon@gmail.com

Drama Society
The Newcastle University Drama Society (NUDS) is a club for anyone who wants to explore their performative, creative and expressive side. NUDS prides itself on its dedication to creating original works created and presented by only students of the University of Newcastle. No idea is too spicy!
nudsuon@gmail.com
NUDS on Facebook
NUDS on YouTube

#1 Entrepreneur Club
The #1 Entrepreneur Club aims to encourage, support and expose aspiring entrepreneurs to a community, mentors and experiences, which allow them to be more likely to succeed in their entrepreneurial endeavours.
newcastleentrepreneurclub@gmail.com
# 1 Entrepreneur Club on Facebook

Environment Club – NUSEC
The Newcastle University Student Environment Club (NUSEC) is a group for those passionate about the environment and looking to get involved with clean-ups, campaigning, and conservation projects. The Club helps out cleaning up our rivers and beaches, assisting with bush regeneration in some of the state's most beautiful nature reserves, and spreading the word about sustainability. Meet like-minded people, get experience and join NUSEC!
nusec.uon@gmail.com
NUSEC on Facebook

Exchange Student Network
The University of Newcastle Exchange Student Network’s (UNESN) main aim is to create a culture based around student exchange. All students with an interest in the world abroad are welcome. UNESN is for anyone interested in going on student exchange, who has previously been on a student exchange, or any students currently on exchange at the University of Newcastle from an overseas institution. UNESN aims to bring all students together in a fun and social environment through a range of different activities and events.
unexchangesn@gmail.com
UNESN website
UNESN on Facebook

Food Expression Art Song Thought
The FEAST club is a place for people to enjoy and explore the Creative Arts. All are welcome. You don't have to be a maestro to get involved - anyone can have a go. FEAST values spaces where people can discuss what inspires them, try their hand at creating original work, or enjoy what others have to offer. Providing such spaces is up to those involved in FEAST- they're keen on sharing and creating, not just consuming.
feast.newcastle@gmail.com
FEAST on Facebook

Fossil Free UON
Fossil Free UON aims to advocate for more environmentally ethical investment policy from the University of Newcastle. The club campaigns to work with the University to remove any investments from fossil fuels in order to stigmatise the industry that is causing dangerous climate change. Fossil Free UON is a community of students aiming to build a movement for our future.
fossilfreeuon@gmail.com

Graduate Gamers
Graduate Gamers is a video gaming club for both undergraduate and postgraduate students that meets at the Callaghan campus. Meetings are held weekly during the semesters but also throughout the whole year. Members can bring their own games and/or consoles to play. This club is all about getting everybody playing and having fun. So take a break, grab a controller, meet fellow students and start gaming!
Graduate Gamers on Facebook
Please visit NUPSA’s website for contact details for this club.

Happy Feet Club
A ladies only club, the Happy Feet club is dancing for fun! The intention is just to get your mind off other things and feel free, away from all the pressure. Dancing is the coolest hobby and fun exercise, it boosts confidence and is a great way to socialise.
Please visit NUPSA’s website for contact details for this club.

Hip-Hop Society
The Newcastle Hip Hop Society love hip hop! NHHS aims to help the hip-hop scene grow, and to link people in with the hip hop community at the University of Newcastle. Whether you're into the hip hop dance culture or one of the other elements of hip hop (DJing, MCing, Graffiti), NHHS is open to all hip hop lovers!
uon.nhhs@gmail.com
NHHS on Facebook

Indian Fusion Dance Club
The Indian Fusion dance club unites all types of Indian dance. This includes bollywood, odyssi (contemporary), dandhiya (Stick dance) and classical Indian dance. The purpose of the club is to combine different forms of Indian dance and to provide a platform for cultural fusion performances.
fusionindiandance@gmail.com

Japanese-English Club
JEC provides a space for English-speaking and Japanese-speaking students to meet, become friends, develop cultural ties and improve language skills. There are regular meetings Monday and Thursday from 3-5pm at the Clubroom under Bar on The Hill. The club also hosts various events throughout the year relating to Australian and Japanese culture.
uon.jec@gmail.com
Japanese-English Club website
JEC on Facebook

Makerspace
A Makerspace (or hackerspace) is a community-operated workspace where people with common interests, often in computers, machining, technology, science, digital art or electronic art, can socialize, collaborate, and make cool things. Many Makerspaces participate in the use and development of free software, open hardware, and alternative media.
makerspace.uon@gmail.com
Makerspace on Facebook

Mountaineering Club
The Newcastle University Mountaineering Club (NUMC) engages in just about any outdoors activity you can think of! With a particular focus on mountaineering, they also promote other outdoor adventure sports such as bushwalking, camping, caving, mountain biking, and kayaking. This club has activities for everyone! NUMC is a fantastic way to network with like-minded adventurers, to learn and develop new skills and make lifelong friends.
secretary@numc.org.au
NUMC website
NUMC on Facebook

Natural History Illustration Club
If you love to draw from nature or would like to learn (including drawing people), this is the club for you. Members are from a variety of degree programs but the core group are dedicated Natural History Illustrators who are wanting to learn and share their enthusiasm and knowledge. Regular events held are both social and skill based, with some of Australia's leading practitioners coming to talk or lead workshops at amazing special prices.
uonnhiclub@gmail.com
Natural History Illustration Club on Facebook

Nuni Toastmasters
The mission of Nuni Toastmasters is to provide a mutually supportive and positive learning environment in which every individual member has the opportunity to develop oral communication and leadership skills, which in turn foster self-confidence and personal growth. The Club is open to students, staff and the wider community.
nunitoastmasters@outlook.com
Nuni Toastmasters website
Nuni Toastmasters on Facebook

Our Earth Environment Club
Our Earth aims to encourage UON to be more sustainable; raise the issue of plastic use both on and off campus as well as encourage re-use and be involved in direct action to improve the campus surrounds.
our.earth@hotmail.com
For more info or to join, contact Yourimbah.

Philosophy Society
The Philosophy Society is an interdisciplinary society providing a fun, engaging space to discuss all things philosophical, whether serious or silly. Phil Soc wants to hear what you think about philosophical questions like 'What makes something funny?', 'Why be moral?', 'What is the Good Life?' and many more. The Society aims to make philosophy accessible to everyone, no matter your educational background or lack thereof, and to explore philosophical concepts in a friendly, open forum.
info@uonphilosophysociety.org.au
PhilSoc website
PhilSoc on Facebook

Quidditch Club
UNQC facilitates the developmental and competitive aspects of the game of Quidditch in Newcastle, within the University and beyond. They run social events, social games, intense trainings, and play monthly competitive matches. This balance allows casual players or fans to engage in the club or ambitious athletes to compete at the highest level for the Newcastle Fireballs club and beyond.
uonquidditch@gmail.com
UoN Quidditch Club on Facebook

Sahaja Yoga Meditation
Sahaja Yoga is a meditation practice whereby individuals attain and sustain a state of ‘thoughtless awareness’. In this dynamic state we are no longer bound by thoughts of the past or future, and find that the qualities of the present moment are of peace and joy. The club invites anyone interested in finding out more to come along to a regular session – all are welcome.
Please visit NUPSA’s website for contact details for this club.

Snow Sports Club
Newcastle University Snow Sports (NU-SS) was created to get like-minded students together to share a passion for snow, skiing, and snowboarding. NU-SS aims to provide snow related entertainment in the form of visitation to snow resorts (both nationally and internationally) and to provide ample social engagements to the club’s members throughout the year. A haven for Newcastle students and locals alike who live and breathe the snow, even for those who are strangers to the slopes the club’s atmosphere and social calendar is like no other.
nusnowsport@gmail.com
NUSS on Facebook

St Crispin’s (Newcastle University Medieval Society)
St Crispin's is a medieval recreation group based at the University of Newcastle, Australia. They are a group of like-minded individuals who investigate aspects of life as it was in medieval times: fighting, making medieval clothing, armour, chainmail, belts, earthenware and fun things like forts and trebuchets. St Crispin’s also get into calligraphy and illumination, embroidery, brewing, singing, dancing, and leatherwork, amongst other activities.
St Crispin's on Facebook
stcrispinevents@gmail.com

United Nations Society
Newcastle is a United Nations city - because it is one of the most progressive cities in Australia, thanks to the UON students. The United Nations Society (UNS) aims to engage students who would like to contribute to the great mission of the UN. Their main goal is to organise an educational simulation of the UN, the Model United Nations, which allows students to learn about diplomacy, networking, debating and public speaking, international relations, and the United Nations.
uon.mun@gmail.com
UNS website
UNS on Facebook

Vegetarian Club
The Veggie Club aims to provide healthy and ethical lunch choices at the University of Newcastle, as well as provide a supportive environment for students, and to educate staff and students on how they can make positive lifestyle choices and minimise the exploitation and use of animals as commodities. Membership is only a gold coin donation, which can be made at their free lunches near NUSA on Thursdays or at any of their other events.
vegetarianclubuon@gmail.com
Vegetarian Club on Facebook

Vinnies Youth Social Club
Add your voice to the call for social justice and meet other young like-minded philanthropic people in the spirit of the St Vincent de Paul Society. UON Vinnies fundraises for the St. Vincent de Paul Society through activities such as sleepouts and barbecues! Join our club, volunteer and make a difference during your degree!
uonvinnies@gmail.com
Vinnies Youth Social Club on Facebook

Wake Up! Global Health Group
Wake Up! is UoN's non-profit Global health group open to all students and staff of the University. They are run by a group of motivated and passionate students who are committed to making their members aware of global health issues and to raising aid for charities all around the globe. They hold a range of events throughout the year ranging from global health careers nights to talent nights to epic parties!!
president@wake-up.com.au
WakeUp! on Facebook

Writers' Club
The UoN Writers’ Club aims to bring together like-minded people to create a safe environment for its members to explore their creative endeavours, share their stories, and receive feedback from a trusting cohort. They aim to promote opportunities in relation to their writing endeavours, such as local events, workshops, and writing competitions, as well as hosting meet ups/write ins and their own workshops.
uonwritersclub@gmail.com
UoN Writers' Club on Facebook

Yoga Club
The Yoga Club aims to encourage and provide postgraduate students to join a weekly exercise class at lower cost while studying on campus. The clubs helps to maintain a balanced life style and uphold one’s wellbeing.
Please visit NUPSA’s website for contact details for this club.

Amnesty International Group
University of Newcastle Amnesty International Group are a group of students who are passionate about Human Rights, and actively promote and campaign Human Rights around Australia and the world.
uonaigroup@gmail.com
UoNAI website
UONAI on Facebook

Criminology and Criminal Justice Society
The C&CJS aims to strengthen social connections amongst social science and criminology students, staff and general members. The community vibe and Society events allow students to network with each other and potential employers. The Society strives to provide students with the best pathways during their undergraduate and postgraduate study.
uonccjs@gmail.com

Environment Club – NUSEC
The Newcastle University Student Environment Club (NUSEC) is a group for those passionate about the environment and looking to get involved with clean-ups, campaigning, and conservation projects. The Club helps out cleaning up our rivers and beaches, assisting with bush regeneration in some of the state's most beautiful nature reserves, and spreading the word about sustainability. Meet like-minded people, get experience and join NUSEC!
nusec.uon@gmail.com
NUSEC on Facebook

International Youth and Students for Social Equality
The IYSSE aim to develop an international movement out of the working class, students and youth in the fight against war and social inequality, through the intellectual traditions of Marx, Engels, Lenin, Luxemburg and Trotsky. They hold regular discussion on the analysis of the articles on the World Socialist Website, and through this aim to heighten the intellectual discourse and debate on campus.
iysse.newcastle@gmail.com
IYSSE website
IYSSE on Facebook

Newcastle Liberal Students
Newcastle Liberal Students (NLS) is the University’s right-of-centre political club, catering to students with an interest in liberal-conservative politics. The club has all sorts of great events planned for 2018, including the chance to mix with serving politicians and prominent business people, as well as informal social events where members can network with one another in a relaxed environment. It’s hip to be square; sign up today!
Newcastle Liberal Students website
contact@newcastleliberalstudents.org.au

Our Earth Environment Club
Our Earth aims to encourage UON to be more sustainable; raise the issue of plastic use both on and off campus as well as encourage re-use and be involved in direct action to improve the campus surrounds.
our.earth@hotmail.com
For more info or to join, contact Yourimbah.

Resistance Club
Resistance Club UoN comprises of youth activists of Socialist Alliance bringing progressive student politics to UoN. Resistance Club UoN is a feminist, antiwar, anti-racist, environmentalist political club. The club campaigns on campus for women's rights, LGBTQIA+ rights, student and worker rights, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander rights, support for our university staff, accessible services, no funding cuts, no fee hikes, and education for all!
resistanceclubuon@gmail.com
Resistance Club on Facebook

United Nations Society
Newcastle is a United Nations city - because it is one of the most progressive cities in Australia, thanks to the UON students. The United Nations Society (UNS) aims to engage students who would like to contribute to the great mission of the UN. Their main goal is to organise an educational simulation of the UN, the Model United Nations, which allows students to learn about diplomacy, networking, debating and public speaking, international relations, and the United Nations.
uon.mun@gmail.com
UNS website
UNS on Facebook

African Postgraduate Students Association
The principal function of APSA is to create a platform for postgraduate students to network and discuss research, global perspectives, and policy initiatives with a bearing on the African continent and the African diaspora.
Please visit NUPSA’s website for contact details for this club.

Architecture Lunch Club
The Architecture Lunch Club is a way for student designers to meet their peers in a friendly and informal way over a social meal. The ALC aims to bring like-minded people together to form a strong design community at the University of Newcastle. All are welcome with events being held in red square or in the ADS on a weekly basis. They cater for both herbivores and carnivores equally.
Please email clubs@nusa.org.au for contact details for this club.

Big Ideas Club
The Big Ideas Club is a club of ambitious and entrepreneurial PhD candidates that focuses on discussing creative, visionary, and potentially world-changing ideas. Visionaries can present Big Ideas (which do not have to be feasible in the near future), and presentations will be followed by a discussion and debate with the attending members. Furthermore, the Big Ideas Club is a place where candidates from different disciplines can meet, network, and discuss ideas not necessarily related to their research topics.
Please visit NUPSA’s website for contact details for this club.

Biology Higher Degree in Research Society
The Biology Higher Degree in Research (HDR) Society welcomes PhD students, honours students and undergraduate students, and works together with academics, research fellows and research assistants from over 15 research laboratories within the Discipline of Biology. The HDR society offers a fantastic opportunity for students to collaborate and discuss their various research objectives, and is also responsible for organising the HDR conference.
Please email us at clubs@newcastle.edu.au for contact details for this club.

Chinese Students and Scholars Association
CSSA are an association supervised by the Chinese General Consulate Sydney who provide support for all the Chinese students at UON. They organise regular seminars and functions to facilitate communication among students and between students and the community.
CSSA operate a QQ platform and a Weibo site as their main channels of communication: QQ group 194767236.
Please visit NUPSA’s website for contact details for this club.

Creative Arts RHD Reading & Social Club
The principal function of this club is to fill the need for communication and connection between the Creative Arts student cohort and the broader Arts and Education Faculty. The events of this club will be a space for propose journal readings, discuss and chance to get to know each other in a student-organised informal setting.
Please visit NUPSA’s website for contact details for this club.

Graduate Gamers
Graduate Gamers is a video gaming club for both undergraduate and postgraduate students that meets at the Callaghan campus. Meetings are held weekly during the semesters but also throughout the whole year. Members can bring their own games and/or consoles to play. This club is all about getting everybody playing and having fun. So take a break, grab a controller, meet fellow students and start gaming!
Graduate Gamers on Facebook
Please visit NUPSA’s website for contact details for this club.

Happy Feet Club
A ladies only club, the Happy Feet club is dancing for fun! The intention is just to get your mind off other things and feel free, away from all the pressure. Dancing is the coolest hobby and fun exercise, it boosts confidence and is a great way to socialise.
Please visit NUPSA’s website for contact details for this club.

HDR Coffee Club, UON Central Coast
As the postgraduate cohorts on the Central Coast tend to be small and isolated, this club is motivated by the need to bring together students from the different faculties on campus. It is a meeting place for PhD and research masters students to chat about the travails, pitfalls and joys of the HDR experience. While its purpose is to act as social support network, it has great potential, including acting as a reading or collaborative research group.
Please visit NUPSA’s website for contact details for this club.

Ourimbah RHD Club
The principal function of the Ourimbah RHD Club is to create a friendly atmosphere amongst researchers and facilitate the social activities inside and outside the Ourimbah campus. They aim to encourage students towards the quality research and encourage students to suggest, organise and participate in new activities, such as research seminars.
Please visit NUPSA’s website for contact details for this club.

Perhimpunan Pelajar Indonesia Australia
PPIA promotes Indonesian cultural heritage, as well as friendship through seminars, social functions, and sport. From welcoming new students to farewelling graduates, PPIA support Indonesian students and their families while they are in Newcastle and also introduce Indonesia to the community.
president.ppianewcastle@gmail.com
PPIA website

Proteomics Journal Club
The principal function of the Proteomics Journal Club is to provide a platform where scientists, both related to proteomics and outside this exciting field, can come together to critically discuss recently published papers. This club will help to drive forward proteomic work at the University of Newcastle and keep labs up-to-date with the latest techniques and advances in the proteomic world. It will also help bring labs together and encourage more collaborations across the faculties and schools.
Please visit NUPSA’s website for contact details for this club.

Public Health Social Club
The principal function of the Public Health Social Club is to provide a platform to allow Research students of Public Health to connect socially on a regular basis. This group also aims to improve the voice of research students within the Faculty of Medicine and Public Health and improve knowledge sharing among the global public health research community studying in the University of Newcastle.
Please visit NUPSA’s website for contact details for this club.

Research Roundup
This is a group to create the opportunity for HDRs to hear from academics within HASS (Humanities and Social Sciences), and other schools and universities, about their current research. Regular meetings will invite conversation about academic interests and what synergies might exist between research groups.
Please visit NUPSA’s website for contact details for this club.

Research Students of Nursing and Midwifery aka PONDeR
The club provides a setting to allow research students of nursing and midwifery to catch up and connect socially on a monthly basis over a lunchtime meal. Students are encouraged to discuss their research and any issues they may have. This group aims to improve the voice of research students within the School of Nursing and Midwifery and improve collaboration with academic members of staff.
Please visit NUPSA’s website for contact details for this club.

Vietnamese RHD Student Support Group
The Vietnamese RHD Student Support Group acts to build a strong and effective research community. The group supports its members as they negotiate doctoral study in a foreign language and culture. As a community of researchers, they facilitate collaborative networks that, in the future, will help to establish a vibrant research community in Vietnam, with close ongoing links to the University of Newcastle. In their bi-weekly meeting, members share their knowledge and experiences in negotiating the institutional and pragmatic challenges of doctoral studies.
Please visit NUPSA’s website for contact details for this club.

Adventist Students on Campus
Adventist Students on Campus (ASOC) aims to improve the lives of Newcastle students through food, fun, friendship, and faith. ASOC provides free programs and events to help students improve their health, connect with and create community with other students, and to study the Bible and discover how this text applies to your life! ASOC is a Seventh Day Adventist club, open to members of all faiths and backgrounds.
ASOC on Facebook

Catholic Society
The UoN Catholic Society aims to be the face and presence of the Catholic Church at the University of Newcastle. The Society provides regular on-campus opportunities for worship, formation and communal gathering. Everyone is free to join their weekly gathering for music, food, discussion and prayer as well as opportunities to share Mass and attend social events. The UoN Catholic Society invite you to come join them as they seek and celebrate the presence of God in themselves and the wider community.
uoncatholic@gmail.com
UoN CathSoc website
UoN CathSoc on Facebook

Christian Ambassador Mission Newcastle
Each year a significant number of oversea students comes to the University of Newcastle to study. These international students are anticipated to experience more variety of issues and problems comparing to the local students. It may include homesick, difficulties arising from language barriers, interpersonal relationship issues, and so on. CAMN [Christian Ambassador Mission Newcastle] is a student social and spiritual club that supports and helps the students in order to let them maintain their emotional and mental well-being through a strong interpersonal network. This will lead them complete their studies successfully and grow their maturity in their life.
Please email clubs@nusa.org.au for contact details for this club.

Christian Club (formerly Newcastle University Bible Study)
The UON Christian Club (UCC) are a group of Christians from different backgrounds. They believe Jesus is their Saviour and the most wonderful and enjoyable Person in the universe; they love Him and endeavour to give Him the first place in all things. They highly treasure the Bible as God’s revelation of Himself and His eternal purpose.
biblestudy@nubs.com.au

Grainery Young Adults
Grainery Young Adults is associated with The Grainery, a church in Tighes Hill. Their goal is to empower students at the university to fully realise their faith and plug them into community. They meet on campus to engage with students about life's big questions, provide students with a venue to address faith and life questions, and assist students in finding a supportive community, with an overall goal of being a positive influence at the University.
youngadults@grainery.org.au
GYA website
GYA on Facebook

Hillsong on Campus
Hillsong on Campus are focused on connecting university students and staff with a positive environment and the Christian message, in both small groups and at large gatherings. They also assist in welcoming international students to Australia and its culture. The club facilitates social activities and on campus events to create a strong community amongst students.
Please email clubs@nusa.org.au for contact details for this club.

Islamic Society
UNIS hold various events that create opportunities for non-Muslims to interact with Muslims. Past events have included, interfaith dialogues, Islamic awareness booths, sharing a meal during Ramadan, world-crisis charity events, and many more. UNIS is committed to celebrating diversity. Anyone is welcome to become a member.
UNIS on Facebook
Please email clubs@nusa.org.au for more contact details for this club.

Newcastle Christian Students - NCS
Newcastle Christian Students (NCS) is a group for all students who love Jesus or want to find out more about Him. NCS provides the opportunity for students to investigate and grow in their knowledge of who Jesus is from the Bible with Christians from a range of churches through Bible Talks, Small Groups and conferences.
newcastlechristianstudents@gmail.com
NCS website
NCS on Facebook

Pastafarian Society
The Pastafarian Society represents the rights of Pastafarians at the University of Newcastle and the surrounding community. The Society supports advance freedom of religion and all other individual human rights and provide a non-dogmatic all-inclusive platform of debate.
pastafarianuon@gmail.com
Pastafarian Society on Facebook

Philosophy Society
The Philosophy Society is an interdisciplinary society providing a fun, engaging space to discuss all things philosophical, whether serious or silly. Phil Soc wants to hear what you think about philosophical questions like 'What makes something funny?', 'Why be moral?', 'What is the Good Life?' and many more. The Society aims to make philosophy accessible to everyone, no matter your educational background or lack thereof, and to explore philosophical concepts in a friendly, open forum.
info@uonphilosophysociety.org.au
PhilSoc website
PhilSoc on Facebook

Power to Change (formerly Student Life)
Power to Change Newcastle (formerly known as Student Life) are a multi-denominational Christian group on campus who aim to provide a safe, fun, community-oriented place where students can talk about God and explore the spiritual side of life. Power to Change are dedicated to helping students learn to talk about spiritual things in a respectful way and grow in their relationship with God.
p2cliasonofficer@gmail.com
PTC Website
PTC on Facebook

Sikh Society
UoN Sikh Society aims to bring the Sikh faith's values of spiritual development and social justice to campus, through collaborative events, dialogue, and community engagement. To collectively educate, learn and serve, the members of UoN Sikh Society hold regular mediation nights, run stalls at multicultural festivals, host discussion around issues like environment and dharam (righteous living), bring traditional Sikh practices such as langar (free community kitchen) and gatka (martial arts) to campus, hold social events, and collaborate with other clubs and societies for interfaith and inter-community development. Everyone is always welcome!
uonsikhsociety@gmail.com
UON Sikh Society on Facebook

You can also find more details for sporting clubs at The Forum's Club Sport page.

Badminton Club
The Badminton Club welcomes anyone who is interested in having some fun playing badminton and meeting new people. All skill levels welcome: whether you have played before or are completely new to Badminton, they are there to help you get better. Please join the Facebook page for more information.
uonbcnsw@gmail.com
UoN Badminton Club on Facebook

Baseball Club
The Camels field baseball teams in four grades of the Newcastle competition, all with experienced team and training coaches. Games are played at the University fields of the Callaghan Campus, as well as other fields across Newcastle. All players are welcome, both men and women, from experienced baseballers to novices. A friendly social club for all to enjoy.
president@unibaseball.org
The Camels website
The Camels on Facebook

Basketball Club
The University of Newcastle Basketball Club runs social competitions and events for students with a common interest in the game of basketball. It is the perfect way to have fun, make friends and keep fit. The Basketball Club also strives to run exciting social events throughout the semesters to continue the fun outside the competition.
uonbasketball@gmail.com
UNBC website
UNBC on Facebook

Bicycle Users' Group
NUBUG is a cycling advocacy group, which seeks to promote cycling for fun, camaraderie, sport and transport. They hold fun events such as bike rides, movie nights, and festivals. Get the complete transport story: NUBUG aims to promote safe cycling and promote awareness of related issues of sustainability, convenience, economic welfare, fitness and health, and environmental protection.
nubug.org@gmail.com
NUBUG website
NUBUG on Facebook

Boat Club
NUBC is a fun and social rowing club for students and staff of the University of Newcastle. They cater for all skill levels from complete novice to advanced rowers, allowing members to row as much or as little as they like.
secretary@nubc.info
NUBC website
NUBC on Facebook

Cheerleading Club
The UoN Cheerleading Club are a co-ed squad that accepts members of all skill levels and ages. They also have fitness and social memberships for those who want to workout or just hang out and make new friends.
uoncheer@gmail.com
UoN Cheerleading Club website
UoN Cheerleading Club on Facebook

Cricket Club
The University of Newcastle Cricket Club have several grades of play for all those interested – no matter the skill level.
uncc.cricket@gmail.com
Cricket Club on Facebook

Diving and Exploration Society
The Newcastle University Diving and Exploration Society (NUDES) are a SCUBA diving club run by students, graduates and friends of the university. The goal of our club is to make the sport of scuba diving as accessible and affordable as possible. For an annual membership cost of $115 you get unlimited free access to weekly gear hire, as well as access to loads of single and multi-day trips around NSW, Australia and even overseas! NUDES welcome divers of every level, and are happy to help potential divers into our amazing sport.
dive@nudes.org.au
N.U.D.E.S. website
N.U.D.E.S. on Facebook

Fencing Club
NUFC is a club geared for both first timers and veterans. Whether looking for a first time experience or to grow and compete in a relaxed and encouraging atmosphere, this is the fencing club for you.
hunterfencing@gmail.com
NUFC website
NUFC on Facebook

Football Club (Men’s)
UNI FC aims to encourage, foster, publicise, promote, develop, extend, organise, and administer the sport of football for the benefit of the students and staff of the University.
secretary.unifc@gmail.com
UNI FC website
UNI FC on Facebook

Football Club (Women's)
The University of Newcastle Women’s Football Club (UNWFC) aims to promote women's football to a wide range of skill levels. As a club, they strive to provide a safe and healthy space for all their members. UNWFC is one of the largest women's football clubs in the region with the capacity to offer teams of varying skill levels, and the opportunity for development and fine tuning of skills and also the generally learning of how to play soccer. UNWFC also host a number of social events throughout the year.
nusport@hotmail.com
UNWFC on Facebook

Hockey Club (Men’s)
The University of Newcastle Mens Hockey Club, also known as the Seapigs, is the official men’s hockey club of the University. They cater for all skill levels, with teams across all 7 grades in the local Newcastle hockey competition. Games are played at the NIHC which is located next door to Hunter Stadium.
uniseapigs@gmail.com
Seapigs website
Seapigs on Facebook

Hockey Club (Women's)
Affectionately referred to as the 'Seapigs' (and occasionally the Seasows), the University of Newcastle Hockey Club is a highly social club that occasionally gathers at the Newcastle Hockey Centre for some sports.
seasows@gmail.com
Seasows on Facebook

Jujutsu Club
The Newcastle University Jujutsu Club teaches the syllabus of the International Jujutsu Institute, which includes the following methods of the art: Throwing, Ground Techniques, Joint Locking, Striking, Breakfalling, Countering, Hand Releases and Escaping from holds, Defence against weapons attacks, Neck Locks and Strangles.
Newcastle University Jujutsu Club website
Please email us at clubs@newcastle.edu.au for more contact details for this club.

Mountaineering Club
The Newcastle University Mountaineering Club (NUMC) engages in just about any outdoors activity you can think of! With a particular focus on mountaineering, they also promote other outdoor adventure sports such as bushwalking, camping, caving, mountain biking, and kayaking. This club has activities for everyone! NUMC is a fantastic way to network with like-minded adventurers, to learn and develop new skills and make lifelong friends.
secretary@numc.org.au
NUMC website
NUMC on Facebook

Netball Club
The UoN Netball Club is for people who would like to play in a weekly Saturday competition in either a competitive or social team. Membership fees vary from year-to-year, and if you are interested in joining the club, registrations occur prior to the end of March. The season generally starts in April and finishes in August. The UoN Netball Club aims to host social events and provide their members with discounts whenever they can.
uonnc@hotmail.com

Powerlifting Club
UNPC are a club designed for anyone wanting to perfect and improve their big 3 - Squat, Bench and Deadlift. Joining and training with a qualified coach are both free! Having an active gym membership is useful and if you plan to compete in the sport, you will need to become and Powerlifting Australia member.
UNPC on Facebook
Please email clubs@nusa.org.au for more contact details for this club.

Quidditch Club
UNQC facilitates the developmental and competitive aspects of the game of Quidditch in Newcastle, within the University and beyond. They run social events, social games, intense trainings, and play monthly competitive matches. This balance allows casual players or fans to engage in the club or ambitious athletes to compete at the highest level for the Newcastle Fireballs club and beyond.
uonquidditch@gmail.com
UoN Quidditch Club on Facebook

Rugby League Club
Founded in 1970 and a founder member of the NSW Tertiary Rugby League, the "Seahorses" are one of the University of Newcastle's oldest and proudest clubs. Go the mighty Seahorses!
The Seahorses on Facebook
Please email clubs@newcastle.edu.au for more contact details for this club.

Rugby Union Club
The University of Newcastle Rugby Union Club (UONRUC), founded in 1955, is one of the oldest UoN sporting clubs and boasts a fine history of participation in the Newcastle & Hunter Rugby Union. The Club welcomes individuals at all levels of experience who are interested in participating in a competitive yet highly social environment centred on Rugby Union. Currently holding four premier men’s teams and one premier women’s team playing in the Newcastle Hunter premier competition, all players welcome – students, graduates, alumni of other Universities and non-students included – with no experience needed.
UONRUFC website
UONRUFC on Facebook
Please email clubs@newcastle.edu.au for more contact details for this club.

Snow Sports Club
Newcastle University Snow Sports was created to get like-minded students together to share a passion for snow, skiing, and snowboarding. NU-SS aims to provide snow related entertainment in the form of visitation to snow resorts (both nationally and internationally) and to provide ample social engagements to the club’s members throughout the year. A haven for Newcastle students and locals alike who live and breathe the snow, even for those who are strangers to the slopes our club atmosphere and social calendar is like no other.
nusnowsport@gmail.com
NUSS on Facebook

Squash Club
The University Squash Club allows members and non-members to come down and play a friendly, interactive game. Squash is a fast-paced racquet sport great for fitness and hand-eye coordination, as well as being an engaging social sport for people of all ages and levels of experience. If you have never played before, there is no better time to start than now.
uonsquash@gmail.com
UoN Squash Club on Facebook

Taekwondo Club
Get the rewarding and awesome sport of Taekwondo in your campus life. With over 30 years on campus the club offers the chance for students and staff to train regardless of experience. Mixing sports and martial arts this dynamic club also has a great social calendar. Come and discover what is on offer in the Club’s 3 element program, Taekwondo, Para-Taekwondo, and Aerial Combat.
uni_tkd@hotmail.com
Newcastle Uni Taekwondo Club on Facebook

Tennis Club
The UON Tennis Club is a not-for-profit club committed to fostering the growth and development of tennis within the UON community. The Club endeavours to engage with member throughout the year with a variety of social and competitive events. The Club caters for all levels of players from the absolute beginners to the lifelong competitors.
uontclub@gmail.com
UoN Tennis Club website
UoN Tennis Club on Facebook

Ultimate Frisbee – NUDISCS
NUDISCS is UON's Ultimate Frisbee Club. All University students and staff are welcome to join. Skill level is not important and completely new players are most welcome. Ultimate Frisbee is one of the cheapest sports on campus and we play all year round.
nudiscs@gmail.com
NUDISCS website
NUDISCS on Facebook

Water Polo
The NUWPonies are the greatest ponies in all the land: they harbour a friendly and fun, open atmosphere and love to have a good time. NUWP provides a fun and competitive place for water polo players of all skill level to play and train, as well as facilitate social events and functions for the benefit of those playing Water Polo for the University of Newcastle. NUWP enter both men’s and women’s teams in the Newcastle summer competition as well as the Australian University Games, and also run a social competition throughout the off-season. Come and play.
secretary.nuwp@gmail.com
NUWP on Facebook

Yoga Club
The Yoga Club aims to encourage and provide postgraduate students to join a weekly exercise class at lower cost while studying on campus. The clubs helps to maintain a balanced life style and uphold one’s wellbeing.
Please visit NUPSA’s website for contact details for this club.

Centre Stage Drama Club
Centre Stage aims to provide a safe, creative space for students to build confidence in the performing/dramatic arts. The group is active in rehearsing and performing and would love to have more students involved.
Centre Stage on Facebook

HDR Coffee Club, UON Central Coast
As the postgraduate cohorts on the Central Coast tend to be small and isolated, this club is motivated by the need to bring together students from the different faculties on campus. It is a meeting place for PhD and research masters students to chat about the travails, pitfalls and joys of the HDR experience. While its purpose is to act as social support network, it has great potential, including acting as a reading or collaborative research group.
Please visit NUPSA’s website for contact details for this club.

Oral Health Society – UNOHS
UNOHS is a student run society that represents Oral Health/Therapy students at the University of Newcastle. The club strives to provide its members with the greatest academic and social university experience. UNOHS works closely with the Australian Dental Students Association (ADSA) to run national events and competitions such as orientation, R U OK? DAY, blood drive competitions with other dental and medical schools and opportunities to volunteer overseas. UNOHS events include a first year meet and greet, pubcrawls, occasional BBQ’s, pizza days and an annual ball. Further, UNOHS year representatives are responsible in liaising between students and teachers to provide you with a smooth and comfortable academic experience. The success of UNOHS relies on your participation and commitment. Annual membership is open to all students. Join UNOHS to receive yearly discounts, an invite to UON and external events, a means to network with your fellow peers and dental professionals and an opportunity to make lifelong friendships.
UNOHS on Facebook
For more info or to join, contact Yourimbah.

Our Earth Environment Club
Our Earth aims to encourage UON to be more sustainable; raise the issue of plastic use both on and off campus as well as encourage re-use and be involved in direct action to improve the campus surrounds.
our.earth@hotmail.com
For more info or to join, contact Yourimbah.

Ourimbah RHD Club
The principal function of the Ourimbah RHD Club is to create a friendly atmosphere amongst researchers and facilitate the social activities inside and outside the Ourimbah campus. They aim to encourage students towards the quality research and encourage students to suggest, organise and participate in new activities, such as research seminars.
Please visit NUPSA’s website for contact details for this club.

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