Coronavirus (COVID-19) - University of Newcastle advice

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

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

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

Manage your program

Get the program advice you need, including how to change your degree, full-time and part-time study requirements, and what to do if you want to take a break from study or when you've almost finished your degree.

Study options

Find helpful information about further study options such as postgrad, plus how to participate in overseas study opportunities.


All the info on how and when to enrol, as well as details on changing your enrolment, applying for credit and studying in the summer and winter terms.

Fees and scholarships

Important info about fee due dates, types of tuition, how to pay, plus ways to access financial assistance including scholarships, and details on additional study costs.

Assessments and exams

Access timetables, assignment help and result info. You can also apply for adverse circumstances and learn more about Academic Integrity.


Check out the steps to graduating and everything you'll need for your ceremony, accessing your graduation documents, and some info about life beyond uni.

Workshops and events

Being herd

Event • 24 Sep 2022 from 10:00am - 25 Sep 2022 until 1:00pm

Batyr: Being Herd Workshop

Have you got a story to share? Being Herd is a free two-day workshop that empowers young people (aged 18-30) to give a voice to their story of mental-ill health.

Event • 28 Sep 2022 from 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Women in Physics Lecture Tour

The Australian Institute of Physics and the Physics discipline at the University of Newcastle are pleased to be hosting a FREE public lecture for people aged 12-99. Katarina Miljkovic from Curtin University will discuss "Space Rocks" as part of her 2022 National Tour. Register now.

Event • 29 Sep 2022 from 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Join the Dots - Internet of Things

Your chance to meet some of Newcastle's most dynamic founders, researchers and supporters in the IOT space

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Upcoming dates

Sep 26th Semester 2 - Recess
Oct 3rd Labour Day Public Holiday
Oct 17th Stress Less program
Oct 24th Trimester 3 - Course Experience Survey

Dates may be altered for some courses

Oct 28th Semester 2 - Concludes
Oct 31st Semester 2 - Examinations
Nov 11th Trimester 3 - Concludes
Nov 14th Trimester 3 - Examinations
Nov 14th Singapore Trimester 3 - Course Experience Survey

Dates may be altered for some courses

Nov 19th Singapore graduation ceremony
Nov 21st Summer 1 - Commences
Nov 25th Semester 2 - Fully Graded Date
Nov 30th Trimester 3 - Fully Graded Date
Dec 12th Callaghan graduation ceremonies

December 12th - December 14th

Dec 12th Semester 2 - Rescheduled Examinations
Dec 13th Trimester 3 - Rescheduled Examinations
Dec 16th Celebration Ball
Dec 25th Christmas Day
Dec 26th Boxing Day
Dec 27th Christmas Day Holiday

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