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 • 11 Aug 2022 from 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Deep dive into the topic of Loneliness. Understand why some people can feel lonely in the middle of a group of friends and discuss the finer points making friends as an adult.
Event • 7 Oct 2022 from 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Creativity is one of the most important characteristics of being human and studies suggest it is a key ingredient to increasing our overall well-being. Come dance, draw and practice mindfulness techniques and more in a fun and supportive environment. Everyone welcome!
Event • 13 Oct 2022 from 12:00pm - 12:40pm
Learn how to work with your stress to focus and achieve goals. It can be applied to everyday living and you don’t even have to meditate or even make time for it. We will teach you how to use this skill anywhere, anytime.
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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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.