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.

Enrolment

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.

Graduation

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

Writing skills - academic learning support

Event • 29 Jan 2021 from 2:15pm - 26 Mar 2021 until 3:30pm

Writing skills for postgrad by coursework students

These workshops are perfect for students commencing or returning to postgraduate study, helping them to develop their writing and study skills.

Writing skills - academic learning support

Event • 5 Mar 2021 from 2:00pm - 5 May 2021 until 5:30pm

Writing Skills workshops for undergraduate students

These free workshops will strengthen your writing and equip you with the skills to approach and complete your assignments with confidence. You can attend as many as you wish and are intended primarily for undergraduate and postgraduate by coursework students.

Study skills

Event • 8 Mar 2021 from 10:00am - 11 Mar 2021 until 2:00pm

Study Skills workshops

These free workshops will help you to develop and refine skills areas that are important for university study, such as gaining the most from your lectures, writing and referencing.

View all student workshops and events

Upcoming dates

Jun 25th Winter Term - Census date

Last day to withdraw or drop a course without financial penalty

Jul 2nd Semester 1 - Results released

Fully Graded Date

Jul 9th Winter Term - Concludes

Last day to withdraw without academic penalty. Subject to change.

Jul 12th Semester 1 – Rescheduled Examinations

July 12th - July 17th

(Undergraduate and Postgraduate)

Jul 12th Winter Term - Examinations

July 12th - July 15th

Jul 16th Winter Term - Results released

Fully graded date. Subject to change.

Jul 19th Trimester 2 - Course Experience Survey

July 19th - August 15th

Dates may be altered for some courses

Jul 19th Semester 2 - Commences
Jul 26th Singapore Trimester 2 - Course Experience Survey

July 26th - August 29th

Dates may be altered for some courses

Jul 30th Semester 2 - Last day to add a course through myHub without approval
Jul 30th Trimester 2 - Concludes

Last day to drop a course without academic penalty

Aug 2nd Trimester 2 - Examinations

August 2nd - August 6th

Aug 13th Semester 2 - Census date

Last day to withdraw or drop a course without financial penalty.

Aug 20th Trimester 2 - Results released

Fully graded date

Aug 23rd Trimester 3 - Commences
Sep 3rd Trimester 3 - Last day to add a course through myHub without approval
Sep 17th Trimester 3 - Census date

Last day to withdraw or drop a course without financial penalty.

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 26th Semester 2 - Results released

Fully graded date

Dec 1st Trimester 3 - Results released

Fully graded date

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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