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


Event • 11 Aug 2022 from 3:30pm - 4:15pm

Meeting as Strangers, Leaving as Friends - Building Healthy Social Networks

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.

Creative Self Care

Event • 7 Oct 2022 from 2:00pm - 2:45pm

Creative Self Care

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!

Make Stress Your Friend

Event • 13 Oct 2022 from 12:00pm - 12:40pm

Make Stress Your Friend

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.

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.