At UON we support around 100 student run groups that you can be a part of, including sporting, academic, social, cultural, and faith based groups.

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At UON we support around 100 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 email us at NUPSA@newcastle.edu.au 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 us at 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 us at 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 us at clubs@nusa.org.au for more contact details for this club.

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 assist the broader community through spectacular fundraising events.
uonaps.president@gmail.com
UoNAPS on Facebook

Bachelor of Biomedical Science Society
BoBSS provide peer support and opportunities for personal and professional development in the field of Biomedical Science, as well as encourage interest in Biomedical Sciences around the University of Newcastle. The Society run networking events where students can interact with potential employers and also host social events such as the annual Biomedical Science Ball.
BoBSS on Facebook
Please email us at clubs@newcastle.edu.au for more 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 more 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 – learn about other health professions and make some contacts.
breaathhe@nrhsn.org.au
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

Chemical Engineering Society
Newcastle University Chemical Engineering Society - NUCHES is a faculty society that brings together students studying Chemical Engineering at the University of Newcastle.
NUCHES on Facebook
Please email clubs@newcastle.edu.au for contact details for this club.

Chemistry Society
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 startups.
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 email us at NUPSA@newcastle.edu.au for contact details for this club.

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) aim to form a strong social network among students who are interested in Development Studies and Geography.
dagsociety@outlook.com
DAGS on Facebook

Drama Society
The Newcastle University Drama Society provide students with an interest in the theatrical arts a means by which to partake in and explore it, and to promote and facilitate creativity at the University of Newcastle. They are advocates of originality, and no idea is too outlandish!
nudsuon@gmail.com
NUDS on Facebook

Economics Society
The UoN Economics Society 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

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

Exercise and Sports Science Club
The ESS Club is driven by students of all years, dedicated to developing social and professional interaction between all members. They organise a variety of activities on campus such as BBQs, the ESS End of Year Ball and the great annual SPORTS CHAMPIONSHIPS! Being a member of the ESS Club entitles you to discounts to club clothing, activities and courses.
ESS Club on Facebook
For more info or to join, contact Yourimbah

HASS Lunchtime Academics Network
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 email NUPSA@newcastle.edu.au 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 email NUPSA@newcastle.edu.au for contact details for this club.

Law Students Association
The UNLSA is a volunteer organisation dedicated to serving their peers and meeting the needs of law students. The UNLSA is run by law students, for the benefit of all law students, promoting 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
UNMS is the peak representative organisation for medical students at the University of Newcastle. UNMS organises a broad range of services for its members, including: representation, academic events, charity initiatives, welfare support, social events, and sporting events. With events held almost every week of semester the UNMS helps to ensure students have ample opportunity to achieve an optimal work/life balance.
secretary@unms.org.au
UNMS website
UNMS on Facebook

Musical Society
UoN Musical Society is a club that welcomes anyone and everyone to participate in creating fun musical theatre productions. They aim to host a variety of both social and performance events throughout the year and just generally have a great time appreciating musical theatre. There are plenty of roles to play: including performers, musicians, production team members, etc. so please, if you're interested email them and they’d be happy to add you as a member!
uonmussoc@outlook.com
UoN Musical Society 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

Nurses 4 Nurses Ourimbah
N4N are a social group for nursing students on the Ourimbah campus, whose aim is to help each other with studying and social events (including free BBQs). They also aim to be involved in charity work with the idea of the group to start making a difference as a nurse, before  even graduating. All money raised goes back into the group to assist with events, charities and annual scholarships for members.
Nurses 4 Nurses on Facebook
For more info or to join visit the Yourimbah office.

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

Oral Health Society – UNOHS
UNOHS – The University of Newcastle Oral Health Society – is a student run society that represents Oral Health/Oral Health Therapy students. They strive to provide their members with the greatest university experience: they work closely with ADSA to run national events such as orientation, R-U-OKAY-DAY, and blood drive competitions., and host their own ‘meet and greet’s, pubcrawls, BBQs, pizza days, and an annual ball. For your chance to receive discounts, to access networking opportunities, and to make lifelong friendships join UNOHS at the Yourimbah office today!
UNOHS on Facebook
For more info or to join visit the Yourimbah office.

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 email NUPSA@newcastle.edu.au for contact details for this club.

Philosophy Society
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. Whether you're an aspiring scientist, historian, doctor, engineer, mathematician, linguist, economist or philosopher, you’re welcome in our society.
info@uonphilosophysociety.org.au
PhilSoc website
PhilSoc on Facebook

Physics Society
The UoN Physics Society is a social club, dedicated to celebrating science (fiction) in all its forms!  Our main activities are science-fiction movie nights, where we offer free pizza and junk food, alongside trashy science fiction. Not limiting their membership to physicists, they encourage students from all fields to come and have a good time!
physics.uon@gmail.com
UoN Physics Society 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 our 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 email NUPSA@newcastle.edu.au 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 email NUPSA@newcastle.edu.au 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

Research Students of Nursing and Midwifery
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 email clubs@newcastle.edu.au for contact details for this club.

Robogals Newcastle
Robogals Newcastle is a student-run not-for-profit volunteer club that aims to increase diversity in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics fields at a tertiary level by running free robotics workshops to primary and secondary school girls. They also provide social events for the members and volunteers.
newcastle.president@robogals.org
Robogals website
Robogals on Facebook

Secondary Education Society
UoN SES is a community of UoN students studying Secondary Education. The Society organises and facilitates social, educational, cultural, 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. #UoNSecondaryTeachers
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 clubs@newcastle.edu.au for 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

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 in the Faculty of Engineering & Built Environment and their supporters. NUWiE aims to motivate and inspire through fun events and social activities such as trivia nights, support sessions, BBQ lunches, as well as empower members in their academic pursuit through facilitating industry contact through events such as networking evenings.
newcastleuniwie@gmail.com
NUWiE 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 email clubs@newcastle.edu.au for more 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

Cancer Council and Students' Alliance
Throughout the year CCandSA participate in many Cancer Council NSW events including Australia's Biggest Morning Tea and Dry July, as well as get together for CCandSA social events like BBQs and an award winning Networking Ball! CCandSA would love to have your support and friendship! They are looking for enthusiastic people wanting to get involved in University Clubs and philanthropic causes - and it's only $2 to become a member! *CCandSA is currently inactive but should you wish to regenerate the club please contact clubs@newcastle.edu.au
CCandSA website
CCandSA on Facebook

OxfamFairtrade at the University of Newcastle
The OXFAM Fairtrade club helps to advocate for, and increase awareness of, the issues and campaigns of Oxfam and Fairtrade on campus in a way that is relevant to students, including having fun socially whilst engaging in important issues surrounding poverty. Oxfam aims to create sustainable positive change for a more equitable world. *The OXFAM Fairtrade is currently inactive but should you wish to regenerate the club please contact clubs@newcastle.edu.au
OXFAM Fairtrade 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

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 email us at NUPSA@newcastle.edu.au for contact details for this club.

Australia China Youth Association
The ACYA is a not-for-profit, apolitical organisation that provides a platform for engagement between Australian and Chinese youth. 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. With hundreds of events annually across Australia and China, unique internship, study, and volunteer opportunities, a diverse range of publications, and over 5000 members, ACYA is the first port of call for anyone interested in Australia and China.
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 email us at clubs@newcastle.edu.au for more contact details for this club.

Exchange Student Network
UNESN are a University of Newcastle club that aims to provide a social platform to enable international, exchange, and domestic students to connect with one another. All students with an interest in the world abroad are welcome. Through a range of different activities and events, such as going on day trips and throwing parties, they create a fun and social environment where students can make new friends. Events are often free and always cheaper for members.
unexchangesn@gmail.com
UNESN website
UNESN on Facebook

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

Iranian Student Association
UNISA a club for everyone! UNISA gather together to prepare a warm environment where cultures can be shared. The Association also aims to help all new Iranian students feel welcome, including those who may feel lonely, particularly in their first few days, and tries to help them become familiar with Australia and UON life.
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.

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. JEC also host various events throughout the year relating to Australian and Japanese culture as well as regular weekly meetings – during semester in 2017 these will be Mondays and Thursdays from 3pm-5pm in the Clubhouse under Bar on the Hill.
uon.jec@gmail.com
JEC on Facebook

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.
munsauon@hotmail.com
MUNSA on Facebook

Newcastle Arab Students Society
NASS aims to explore Arab heritage and culture. NASS presents a forum for Arab students and all interested in Arabic culture to meet and discuss issues relevant to the Arab World and Arab communities in Australia. We accomplish this through hosting seminars, Arabic and English language workshops, students’ panels, guest speakers, dinners and social visits.
NASS on Facebook
Please email clubs@nusa.org.au for more contact details for this club.

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 email us at NUPSA@newcastle.edu.au 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 instill, 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

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 with a $1 annual membership fee.
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 email NUPSA@newcastle.edu.au for more 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 on Facebook
Please email clubs@nusa.org.au for more contact details for this club.

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
NUAC is a student operated, non for profit organisation, social club for students at the University of Newcastle and the Newcastle public who enjoy Japanese animation, video and console gaming, Warhammer, D&D, LANs, boardgames and pretty much everything nerdy.
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. They aim to create a stronger arts community, encouraging collaboration between disciplines and providing information relevant to students.
The Arts Collective on Facebook
Please email us at clubs@nusa.org.au for more contact details for this club.

Atheist & Skeptics Society
UNASS promotes science, critical thinking, and secular values on campus. UNASS provides a friendly environment for like-minded students to talk about issues of particular interest to atheists and scientific skeptics. The society host guest speakers, movie nights, discussion groups and debate events on relevant political, religious, scientific, and philosophical topics.
uonatheistsociety@gmail.com
UNASS on Facebook

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 – learn about other health professions and make some contacts.
breaathhe@nrhsn.org.au
BREAATHHE website
BREAATHHE on Facebook

Bushwalking, Biking, and Hiking Club
Fun and healthy - gather together and go out bushwalking, biking, and hiking.
This club is currently inactive - consult their Facebook page for updates or to find like-minded people. Please email NUPSA@newcastle.edu.au or clubs@newcastle.edu.au if you wish to reactive the club.

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. Their goal for 2016 is to defend their State and National titles.
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 will host regular shows and workshops on Callaghan Campus to give student amateur and professional comedians an opportunity to perform and improve their act, and for comedy fans to watch and enjoy. UON Comedy will also 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 startups.
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
N.U.D.E.S. 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! N.U.D.E.S 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

Drama Society
The Newcastle University Drama Society provide students with an interest in the theatrical arts a means by which to partake in and explore it, and to promote and facilitate creativity at the University of Newcastle. They are advocates of originality, and no idea is too outlandish!
nudsuon@gmail.com
NUDS on Facebook

Environment Club – NUSEC
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
UNESN are a University of Newcastle club that aims to provide a social platform to enable international, exchange, and domestic students to connect with one another. All students with an interest in the world abroad are welcome. Through a range of different activities and events, such as going on day trips and throwing parties, they create a fun and social environment where students can make new friends. Events are often free and always cheaper for members.
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

Happy Feet Club
A ladies only club, the Happy Feet club is dancing for fun!  The intention is just to get their minds 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 email NUPSA@newcastle.edu.au 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 website
NHHS on Facebook

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. JEC also host various events throughout the year relating to Australian and Japanese culture as well as regular weekly meetings – during semester in 2017 these will be Mondays and Thursdays from 3pm-5pm in the Clubhouse under Bar on the Hill.
uon.jec@gmail.com
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, canyoning, 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.
vicepresident@numc.org.au
NUMC website
NUMC on Facebook

Musical Society
UoN Musical Society is a society that welcomes anyone and everyone to participate in creating fun musical theatre productions. They aim to host a variety of both social and performance events throughout the year and just generally have a great time appreciating musical theatre. There are plenty of roles to play: including performers, musicians, production team members, etc. so please, if you're interested email them and they’d be happy to add you as a member!
uonmussoc@outlook.com
UoN Musical Society 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
facebook.com/uonnhiclub

Newcastle University Frat – NUF
Newcastle University Fraternity (NUF) is a club all about meeting new people, having a fun time and most of all Partying!!! NUF organises various major and minor events each year providing ways to meet people from various degrees and age groups helping to improve your University experience. *NUF is currently inactive but should you wish to help regenerate this club please contact clubs@newcastle.edu.au
nufuon@yahoo.com
NUF 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

OxfamFairtrade at the University of Newcastle
The OXFAM Fairtrade club helps to advocate for, and increase awareness of, the issues and campaigns of Oxfam and Fairtrade on campus in a way that is relevant to students, including having fun socially whilst engaging in important issues surrounding poverty. Oxfam aims to create sustainable positive change for a more equitable world. *The OXFAM Fairtrade is currently inactive but should you wish to regenerate the club please contact clubs@newcastle.edu.au
OXFAM Fairtrade on Facebook

Philosophy Society
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. Whether you're an aspiring scientist, historian, doctor, engineer, mathematician, linguist, economist or philosopher, you’re welcome in our society.
info@uonphilosophysociety.org.au
PhilSoc website
PhilSoc on Facebook

Physics Society
The UoN Physics Society is a social club, dedicated to celebrating science (fiction) in all its forms!  Our main activities are science-fiction movie nights, where we offer free pizza and junk food, alongside trashy science fiction. Not limiting their membership to physicists, they encourage students from all fields to come and have a good time!
physics.uon@gmail.com
The UoN Physics Society 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

Robogals Newcastle
Robogals Newcastle is a student-run not-for-profit volunteer club that aims to increase diversity in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics fields at a tertiary level by running free robotics workshops to primary and secondary school girls. They also provide social events for the members and volunteers.
newcastle.president@robogals.org
Robogals website
Robogals 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 email us at NUPSA@newcastle.edu.au for 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

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
Please email clubs@nusa.org.au for more contact details for this club.

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

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

Yoga Club
The Yoga Club provides all UoN students with a chance to do yoga at the university. Everyone is welcome to join! They provide a weekly exercise class (at lower cost) to help maintain a balanced life style and uphold one’s wellbeing.
Please email NUPSA@newcastle.edu.au for contact details for this club.

Amnesty International Group
If you're interested in human rights, the UoN Amnesty is the group for you. They are looking for members who want to learn more about human rights or are looking to advocate for human rights. It's $2 to join which gives you access to all events.
uonaigroup@gmail.com
UoN Amnesty on Facebook

Environment Club - NUSEC
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

Labor Club
The UoN Labor Club is your club on campus which facilitates policy discussion and political discourse. You do not need to be a Labor Party member to join the club, and they are welcoming of both people who are heavily involved in politics and those who aren't particularly involved. Check them out and join today - it's lots of fun!
Please email us at clubs@newcastle.edu.au for contact details for this club.
UoN Labor Club on Facebook

Liberal Club
The University of Newcastle Liberal Club aspire to bring together like-minded people who are interested in politics on the ‘right side’ of thinking. They activate and engage members by holding functions with Members of Parliament, debates, general meetings and engaging in the political process. They also work to expand social networks and connect members with like-minded people in the community, such as business contacts, political contacts, and more.
uonlibs@gmail.com
UoN Liberal Club on Facebook

Resistance Club
Resistance Club UoN is a feminist, anti-war, anti-racist, environmentalist political club. They consist of youth activists of the Socialist Alliance who aim to bring progressive student politics to UoN. They campaign on campus for women's rights, LGBTQIA+ rights, student and worker rights, Indigenous rights, support for university staff, accessible services, no funding cuts, no fee hikes, and education for all! Their membership fee is only $1.
resistanceclubuon@gmail.com
Resistance Club UoN 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
UoN United Nations Society 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 email us at NUPSA@newcastle.edu.au 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 us at clubs@newcastle.edu.au 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 more 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 email us at clubs@newcastle.edu.au for more 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 email us at NUPSA@newcastle.edu.au 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 their minds 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 email NUPSA@newcastle.edu.au for contact details for this club.

HASS Lunchtime Academics Network
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 email NUPSA@newcastle.edu.au 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 email NUPSA@newcastle.edu.au 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 email NUPSA@newcastle.edu.au for contact details for this club.

Proteomics Journal Club
The principal function of our 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 email NUPSA@newcastle.edu.au 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 email NUPSA@newcastle.edu.au 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

Research Students of Nursing and Midwifery
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 email NUPSA@newcastle.edu.au 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 email NUPSA@newcastle.edu.au for more contact details for this club.

Catholic Society
The UoN Catholic Society aim to be the face and presence of the Catholic Church at the University of Newcastle. 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
International students who come to the University of Newcastle to study may experience particular issues and problems: these may include homesickness, 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 these students in order to help 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.

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 Student Association
The Hillsong Student Association 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. Their 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. We provide 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

Ourimbah Christian Students
Ourimbah Christian Students are a student group aiming to connect Christian students with each other and equip, support and encourage all Christians on the Ourimbah campus. OCS recognises that all students are formulating life plans and goals, investigating what matters and what doesn’t matter, developing skills to achieve these goals and looking to meet friends.
Ourimbah Christian Students website
Ourimbah Christian Students on Facebook
Visit the Yourimbah office for more information.

Philosophy Society
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. Whether you're an aspiring scientist, historian, doctor, engineer, mathematician, linguist, economist or philosopher, you’re welcome in our society.
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
The UON Sikh Society aims to bring the Sikh faith's values of spiritual development, equality, and peace to the University of Newcastle. The members of the Society hope to educate, learn from, and serve humanity together, and in doing so, contribute to creating a more just community.
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 in Facebook

Bushwalking, Biking, and Hiking Club
Fun and healthy - gather together and go out bushwalking, biking, and hiking.
This club is currently inactive - consult their Facebook page for updates or to find like-minded people. Please email NUPSA@newcastle.edu.au if you wish to reactive the club.

Cheerleading Club
The 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. Their goal for 2016 is to defend their State and National titles.
uoncheer@gmail.com
UoN Cheerleading website
UoN Cheerleading 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
UON Chess 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
UoN Cricket Club website

Diving and Exploration Society
N.U.D.E.S. has everything you need to go SCUBA diving and snorkeling! 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! N.U.D.E.S 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)
The UNI FC consist of over 200 players and coaches. They have 5 teams competing across the Zone League divisions, with 3 in the Premier Division, and two in Zone League 2. All Age teams are spread throughout the available divisions to cater for players of differing skill levels, with some teams playing Saturdays & others playing in Friday night competitions.
enquiries@newcastleunifc.com
UNI FC website
UNI FC on Facebook

Football Club (Women's)
UNWFC are one of the biggest women’s soccer clubs in the region, with approximately 140 players registered in the 2015 season. They cater for all players and standards; girls who have played competitively for years and those who have never touched a soccer ball in their lives. UNWFC are a club that emphasises fun, friendship, and physical fitness.
nusoccer@hotmail.com
UNWFC website
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 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, canyoning, 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.
vicepresident@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
UoN Netball Club on Facebook

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 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 website
The Seahorses on Facebook
Please email clubs@newcastle.edu.au for more contact details for this club.

Rugby Union Club
The University of Newcastle RUFC (UONRUFC), 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
Squash is a high intensity racquet sport that is played indoor using a small rubber ball. The University of Newcastle Squash Club is one of the fastest growing clubs in the Newcastle region and is able to boast over 100 members. If you have never played before, there is no better time to start than now.
uonsquash@gmail.com
UoN Squash Club website
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’s on offer in our 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 providing the students, staff, graduates, and friends of the University of Newcastle with a range of tennis opportunities. They run a number of competitive and social events each semester for members to enjoy, caterong 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 is UON's Ultimate Frisbee Club. Our social league of a Monday night runs from 7pm to 9pm and all University students and staff are welcome to attend. 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 provides all UoN students with a chance to do yoga at the university. Everyone is welcome to join! They provide a weekly exercise class (at lower cost) to help maintain a balanced life style and uphold one’s wellbeing.
Please email NUPSA@newcastle.edu.au for contact details for this club.

Exercise and Sports Science Club – ESS
The ESS Club is driven by students of all years, dedicated to developing social and professional interaction between all members. They organise a variety of activities on campus such as BBQs, the ESS End of Year Ball and the great annual SPORTS CHAMPIONSHIPS! Being a member of the ESS Club entitles you to discounts to club clothing, activities and courses, with membership only being $10!
ESS Club on Facebook
For more info or to join, contact Yourimbah.

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 email NUPSA@newcastle.edu.au for contact details for this club.

Nurses 4 Nurses – N4N
Nurses 4 Nurses is a social group for nursing students. This group aims to help students, help each other with studying and social events. They also want to get involved in charity work with the idea of the group to start making a difference as nurses, even before graduation. Membership is only $5 and includes exclusive invites to social events and free BBQs for members. All money raised goes back into the group to assist with events, charities and annual scholarships for members.
N4N on Facebook
For more info or to join, contact Yourimbah.

Oral Health Society – UNOHS
UNOHS – The University of Newcastle Oral Health Society – is a student run society that represents Oral Health/Oral Health Therapy students. They strive to provide their members with the greatest university experience: they work closely with ADSA to run national events such as orientation, R-U-OKAY-DAY, and blood drive competitions., and host their own ‘meet and greet’s, pubcrawls, BBQs, pizza days, and an annual ball. For your chance to receive discounts, to access networking opportunities, and to make lifelong friendships join UNOHS for only $5 at the Yourimbah office today!
UNOHS on Facebook
For more info or to join visit the Yourimbah office.

Ourimbah Christian Students – OCS
Ourimbah Christian Students are a student group aiming to connect Christian students with each other and equip, support and encourage all Christians on the Ourimbah campus. OCS recognises that all students are formulating life plans and goals, investigating what matters and what doesn’t matter, developing skills to achieve these goals and looking to meet friends.
Ourimbah Christian Students website
Ourimbah Christian Students 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 email NUPSA@newcastle.edu.au for contact details for this club.

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