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.

Academic support

Access one-to-one (online and face-to-face) study support, attend a PASS session or study skills workshop, or find out more about other academic services to help you with your studies.

Personal support

Find out more about personal support services such as counselling or chaplaincy, financial assistance options, plus health and wellbeing tips.

IT support

From setting up your email account and accessing student software, to printing support and technical assistance, we've got all your IT essentials covered.

Support networks



UNSA is the organisation that supports and represents students at the University of Newcastle. UNSA is a not-for-profit organisation whose purpose is to positively impact student experience in matters related to educational experiences, welfare and well-being by providing a range of activities, extra-curricular events, and out-of-class engagement opportunities.

The ALLY Network

The ALLY Network

The ALLY Network aims to create a more inclusive culture at the University by promoting greater visibility and awareness of those who are diverse in their sex characteristic, gender and/or sexuality.

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.

Support contacts

The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.