The University of Newcastle, Australia

What's happening

This week

Academic Writing

Event • 16 Jul 2019 at 11:00am

Planning Assignments

This 2hr workshop looks at how to understand what is expected, and how to plan the task in manageable steps.This workshop is directed at undergraduate and postgraduate coursework students.For further information: Register Here…

Mothers Behind Bars: the Silent Epidemic

Event • 18 Jul 2019 at 5:30pm

Mothers Behind Bars: The Silent Epidemic

Mothers Behind Bars: The Silent EpidemicProfessor Elizabeth SullivanAlmost 43,000 people are behind bars at any one time in Australia, with women making up about 8% of those in prison. Globally, women are the new growth industry for prisons, having increased…

Upcoming events

Event • 24 Jul 2019 at 12:00am

Centre for Organic Electronics Winter School

This three day event will give you a taste of the cutting-edge research that is going on in the Centre for Organic Electronics (COE) labs, highlighting the advantages of considering a career in research.The school involves a mixture of lectures,…

Study Skills

Event • 29 Jul 2019 at 12:00pm

Lecture Success

What happens in a lecture? How can you use them to learn faster and more easily? Come to this 1hr session for tips and tricks to get the most of lectures and set the foundations for a great semester.For further…

Study Skills

Event • 30 Jul 2019 at 12:00pm

Time Management

Fitting everything into your week can be a challenge! Learn about time management strategies you can put in place to maximise your results. These skills are invaluable for success in your studies. This is a 1hr workshop.For further information: Register…

CCoast30

Event • 31 Jul 2019 at 11:00am

Central Coast 30th Anniversary

You’re invited to join the Central Coast Campus community in celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Campus, at a special lunch celebration. Since the first cohort of 89 University of Newcastle students began their studies at the Central Coast Campus…

world-of-difference

Event • 31 Jul 2019 at 12:30pm

International Students: Introduction to Make a World of Difference

Living, studying and working in a foreign country can present challenges, and any assistance can "Make a World of Difference". The "Make a World of Difference" program will focus on helping international students develop self-awareness and capabilities, identify opportunities, values…

Study Skills

Event • 31 Jul 2019 at 2:00pm

Referencing

This 1hr session introduces students to the concept of referencing, what it involves, why we do it, and strategies for starting. It also covers some beginner tips for how to include evidence in your writing. Examples are shown in APA…

Study Skills

Event • 1 Aug 2019 at 12:00pm

Writing to the Rubric

What are rubrics? Ever wanted to read your lecturer’s mind? Don’t know exactly what they want to read in your assignment? This session covers strategies for unpacking assignment criteria and instructions, the assignment writing process, and tips for starting and…

Study Skills

Event • 2 Aug 2019 at 11:00am

Memorisation and Revision

Long lists of information can muddle even the most organised student's head. Come to this 1hr workshop to learn strategies to help keep all that stuff tidy and ready to use. Great for students studying HUBS and PSYC subjects.For further…

Book Fair

Event • 3 Aug 2019 at 12:00am

Friends of the University Book Fair

The Biennial Friends of the University Book Fair is taking place from Friday 3 August until Saturday 10 August in the Great Hall, Callaghan Campus.There will be thousands of books, textbooks, DVDs, records, art and more available, and all proceeds…

Event • 5 Aug 2019 at 12:00am

Digital Humanities Workshops

The Faculty of Education & Arts invites you to attend two days of Centre for 21st Century Humanities workshops with visiting Digital Humanities specialist Dr Alana Piper from the University of Technology, Sydney.The workshops will run Monday August 5th and…

Study Skills

Event • 5 Aug 2019 at 12:00pm

Writing to the Rubric

What are rubrics? Ever wanted to read your lecturer’s mind? Don’t know exactly what they want to read in your assignment? This session covers strategies for unpacking assignment criteria and instructions, the assignment writing process, and tips for starting and…

Study Skills

Event • 6 Aug 2019 at 12:00pm

Lecture Success

What happens in a lecture? How can you use them to learn faster and more easily? Come to this 1hr session for tips and tricks to get the most of lectures and set the foundations for a great semester.For further…

world-of-difference

Event • 7 Aug 2019 at 12:30pm

International Students: Self-Awareness and Employability

Designed specifically for our international students, this workshop will help you discover how improved self-awareness, identifying your values, interests and motivations are directly linked to your employability. This is the first in a series of workshops for our international student…

Study Skills

Event • 8 Aug 2019 at 12:00pm

Referencing

This 1hr session introduces students to the concept of referencing, what it involves, why we do it, and strategies for starting. It also covers some beginner tips for how to include evidence in your writing. Examples are shown in APA…

Study Skills

Event • 9 Aug 2019 at 11:00pm

Memorisation and Revision

Long lists of information can muddle even the most organised student's head. Come to this 1hr workshop to learn strategies to help keep all that stuff tidy and ready to use. Great for students studying HUBS and PSYC subjects.For further…

world-of-difference

Event • 14 Aug 2019 at 12:30pm

International Students: Create a LinkedIn Profile

Designed specifically for our international students, this workshop will show you how to leverage your LinkedIn profile, expand your network and create a professional online identity. This workshop will be followed-up with a free session (Date TBC) that will allow…

world-of-difference

Event • 15 Aug 2019 at 12:30pm

International Students: Complimentary LinkedIn Photo

Did you know LinkedIn members with a profile photo get up to 21 times more profile views than members without? Your LinkedIn Photo is often the first impression that employers have, so in this follow-up to our "Create a LinkedIn…

Event • 17 Aug 2019 at 4:00pm

SOLD OUT: The Colour of an Electron

This event is now sold out. Dr Karl and Astrophysicist Prof Geraint Lewis take you places you’ve never been, all in National Science Week.What is the colour of an electron, why is gold a golden colour, how do electrons relate…

world-of-difference

Event • 21 Aug 2019 at 12:30pm

International Students: Workplace Basics

What is the minimum hourly rate? What are your workplace entitlements? What is unlawful discrimination? Can an employer pay you in cash? What is the minimum hourly rate? If you are working in Australia, while you are studying, this information…

world-of-difference

Event • 4 Sep 2019 at 12:30pm

International Students: Your Job Search Strategy

Where are the jobs? Now that you have identified your values, skills and strengths, it's time to implement everything you have learned about yourself in this series of "Make a World of Difference" and create the ultimate Job Search Strategy.…

Song Company Mind Over Matter

Event • 5 Sep 2019 at 7:00pm

The Song Company presents Mind Over Matter

A zany and toonful chamber opera, Mind Over Matter is a chamber comic opera for 5 singers, speaking piano duet and computer operator, by the Company’s Artistic Director, Antony Pitts.The story is set (not far) in the future: the world…

Musica Viva Emerson String Quartet

Event • 10 Sep 2019 at 7:30pm

Musica Viva presents Emerson String Quartet

Perhaps the most celebrated string quartet ever to emerge from the USA, the Emerson String Quartet is making its first Australian tour in over 19 years. Founded in 1976 and with only one personnel change in all that time, the…

world-of-difference

Event • 18 Sep 2019 at 12:30pm

International Students: Job Applications (ii) Selection Criteria and STAR

Understanding how to address Selection Criteria effectively is critical to your job application success. In this workshop, you will learn to map your experience, align your skills with the specific needs of a potential employer and prove your potential.The International…

world-of-difference

Event • 23 Sep 2019 at 12:30pm

International Students: Professional vs Colliqual English (1)

We all require high levels of English language competency, to prepare for work places, seek out placement opportunities, confidently network and fully participate in a local work experience. In collaboration with the Centre for English Language and Foundation Studies, this…

world-of-difference

Event • 24 Sep 2019 at 12:30pm

International Students: Strategies to Improve English Language Skills (1)

Improving your English language skills is a daily requirement. It takes time, practice and support. In this session, we will share simple strategies, tips and exercises that will not only help improve your English, it will build your confidence and…

world-of-difference

Event • 25 Sep 2019 at 12:30pm

International Students: Professional vs Colloqiual English (2)

We all require high levels of English language competency, to prepare for work places, seek out placement opportunities, confidently network and fully participate in a local work experience. In collaboration with the Centre for English Language and Foundation Studies, this…

world-of-difference

Event • 26 Sep 2019 at 12:30pm

International Students: Strategies to improve English Language Skills (2)

Improving your English language skills is a daily requirement. It takes time, practice and support. In this session, we will share simple strategies, tips and exercises that will not only help improve your English, it will build your confidence and…

world-of-difference

Event • 16 Oct 2019 at 12:30pm

International Students: Interview Preparation

Do you know how job interviews are conducted? How do highlight your skills during the interview? What are typical interview questions? Most people need some preparation before attending an interview, so in this workshop we will answer these questions to…

world-of-difference

Event • 23 Oct 2019 at 12:30pm

International Students: Mock Interviews

This is your chance to practice everything you learned in the "Interview Preparation" workshop, in a safe, supportive environment. You will attend a one-one Mock Interview, conducted by the UON Careers & Student Development team. The interview will run for…

world-of-difference

Event • 30 Oct 2019 at 12:30pm

International Students: Professional Networking

"It's not what you know, it's who you know"More importantly, it's about who knows you! If you want to get noticed, the ability to connect with people is critical. Expanding your professional and personal network is a great way to…