Get help from fellow students who have succeeded in your course with our Peer Assisted Study Sessions (PASS).
Whether you're a new student who needs help getting started, or in your third year and need study advice, there are a variety of services to help make all aspects of your time with us hassle free and enjoyable.
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 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.
Event • 29 Jan 2021 from 2:15pm - 26 Mar 2021 until 3:30pm
These workshops are perfect for students commencing or returning to postgraduate study, helping them to develop their writing and study skills.
Event • 5 Mar 2021 from 2:00pm - 5 May 2021 until 5:30pm
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.
Event • 8 Mar 2021 from 10:00am - 11 Mar 2021 until 2:00pm
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.
Students with a disability or medical condition, as well as full-time carers, can access support systems via AccessAbility.
Students in Open Foundation, Newstep and Yapug have access to a team of dedicated support staff and helpful resources.
Indigenous students have access to a broad range of support to see you succeed in your academic, employment and cultural aspirations. Learn more about the Wollotuka Institute and other available support programs.
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