Support network

To help ensure your time at the University is an enjoyable and rewarding experience, there is a large support network in place for all students.

The range of support on offer extends to academic, personal and legal issues, and you can also join the University of Newcastle Students’ Association (UNSA) and NUsport to help you be an active member of the University community.

Student advocacy

Student Advocacy

The Office of Student Advocacy provides free and confidential assistance in navigating the rules and regulations of the University. Student Advocates provide an understanding ear regarding your issues, as well as information and advice about policies and procedures.

The most common areas the Student Advocates provide support to students are:

  • appeal against final result
  • change of Grade applications
  • review of Academic Progress and Academic concern
  • remission of fees applications
  • adverse circumstances and appeals
  • resolving issues in HDR candidature
  • misconduct allegations
  • giving advice with course coordinators and academics

Newcastle (Callaghan) - Student Services Building
Central Coast - Student Amenities Building

Newcastle (Callaghan) - Monday to Friday, 8:30am – 4pm
Central Coast - Every second Wednesday, 9am – 4pm

Phone: (02) 4921 7820

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.