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

Academic English Workshops

Event • 19 Jul 2021 from 12:00pm - 9 Sep 2021 until 1:30pm

Academic English language workshops

These Academic English language Workshops will help you to develop important skills in the areas of Reading and Writing, Speaking and Listening, and Grammar.

Writing skills - academic learning support

Event • 9 Aug 2021 from 10:00pm - 19 Oct 2021 until 11:00pm

Writing and Study Skills workshops

These Writing skills and Study skills Workshops will help you to develop important skills in the areas of academic writing, working as part of a group, making presentations and exam preparation strategies.

Succeed at online study

Event • 18 Aug 2021 from 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Successful Online Study Workshops

Workshops to help you adjust to studying from home by introducing some key study and digital skills.

View all student workshops and events

Upcoming dates

Sep 20th Semester 2 - Recess

September 20th - October 4th

Oct 4th Labour Day Public Holiday
Oct 4th Semester 2 - Course Experience Survey

October 4th - November 21st

Dates may be altered for some courses

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

Last day to drop a course without academic penalty

Nov 1st Semester 2 - Examinations

November 1st - November 13th

Nov 1st Trimester 3 - Course Experience Survey

November 1st - November 28th

Dates may be altered for some courses

Nov 12th Trimester 3 - Concludes

Last day to drop a course without academic penalty

Nov 15th Trimester 3 - Examinations

November 15th - November 19th

Nov 22nd Singapore Trimester 3 - Course Experience Survey

November 22nd - December 23rd

Dates may be altered for some courses

Nov 22nd Summer Term 1 - Commences
Nov 26th Semester 2 - Results released

Fully graded date

Dec 1st Trimester 3 - Results released

Fully graded date

Dec 3rd Summer Term 1 - Last day to add a course through myHub without approval
Dec 25th Christmas Day
Dec 26th Boxing Day
Dec 27th Christmas Day Holiday
Dec 28th Boxing Day Holiday

View all key dates

Studying an Enabling Pathway?

Studying an Enabling Pathway?

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PASS timetables

Peer Assisted Study Sessions (PASS) provide a platform for you to compare notes, discuss difficult concepts and review weekly material with other students.

The PASS timetables for both face-to-face and Online Interactive Sessions can be found below.

You can also view session times by logging in to UONline (Blackboard) and selecting 'Online PASS' from the 'My Other Sites' list.

Find out more about PASS



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