Student advancement

Our student advancement team can provide you with proactive support throughout your studies and help you develop relationships that meet the cultural, academic, financial, social, physical and emotional well-being of our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.

We provide guidance on programs, courses, scholarships and uni support services.

Whatever campus you choose to study at, our student advancement officers are there to assist you.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander - Student Guide

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander - Student Guide

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Academic support

Our academic support includes access (online and face-to-face) to a range of study support sessions, workshops and programs.

Whether you’re struggling with your workload, don’t fully understand the content, or just think your marks could improve but aren’t sure how, there are a range of people, places and programs that provide support.

Health and wellbeing

If you are feeling stressed about your studies or overwhelmed juggling everything, you are not alone. We are here to assists our students with a range of personal support services.

Financial wellbeing

With so much time dedicated to attending classes and studying, it’s not uncommon to feel the pinch at the hip pocket.

If you are doing it tough financially – whether it be that you aren’t sure how you’ll afford your course or have the bills stacking up – there are a range of financial services to help keep you afloat.

Student experience

Wollotuka facilitates a range of activities and experiences for you to connect with other Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.

Be sure to touch base with the Student Advancement team to keep up to date with news and events.

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.