Keeping safe

Medical emergencies

  • dial 000 for an ambulance - internal phones require an extra 0 to get an external line before you dial 000
  • contact Security Services so they can assist in directing the ambulance to the injured person:
    • Newcastle campus (Callaghan) +61 2 4921 5888
    • Central Coast campus (Ourimbah) + 61 2 4348 4222

For First Aid and other medical assistance:

  • Newcastle campus (Callaghan): The Medical Centre located on Level 1 of the Student Services Centre building can be contacted by phoning +61 2 4921 6000
  • Central Coast campus (Ourimbah): a qualified nurse is available three days a week and can be contacted through Security Services on
    +61 2 4348 4222Contractor safety
  • Other University sites: trained First Aid staff are available and their locations can be found on notice boards within buildings

Evacuation and security

We have emergency evacuation procedures in place. In the event of an emergency please contact Security Services:

  • Newcastle campus (Callaghan) +61 2 4921 5888
  • Central Coast campus (Ourimbah) +61 2 4348 4222

Smoking on campus

Smoking at UON is strictly limited to designated smoking pods at Callaghan and Ourimbah campuses. For more information please see Smoking on Campus.

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.