Academic support

Our Student Advancement team are here to help connect you to the best support services to assist with your academic needs.

Wollotuka Academic support includes the Indigenous Tutorial Program (ITP - one-on-one academic support) and access to Wollotuka's Learning Adviser, who provides support which includes but is not limited to consultations, workshops, online resources and academic success plans.

If you’re struggling with your workload or don’t fully understand your course content, one-on-one tutoring support can assist help identify and address any of your academic needs. If you want to improve your marks or need assistance with assessment writing, planning and researching, then booking a Learning Advisor personal consultation can help.

Indigenous Tutorial Program

Indigenous Tutorial Program

The goal of the Indigenous Tutorial Program (ITP) is to help you identify and address your academic assistance needs and become self-directed, independent learners and critical thinkers.

ITP is an academic support program available to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students enrolled at the University of Newcastle.

To be eligible for tuition under ITP a student must identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and be able to Establish Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander status.

Please contact for further information.

Indigenous Tutorial Program (tutor application)

Indigenous Tutorial Program (tutor application)

We welcome expressions of interest from suitably qualified candidates to undertake sessional tutoring across the University in a number of discipline areas.

Learning Adviser

Learning Adviser

There are a variety of services to help make all aspects of your time here at the University of Newcastle hassle free and enjoyable.

Our Academic Learning Support services offers workshops, individual consultations and e-consultations, covering study skills, academic writing skills, maths, stats, English and help with online learning resources.

To access one-on-one (online and face-to-face) study support, check out the Wollotuka Student Advancement Blackboard page to see all the fantastic ways our Learning Adviser and the Wollotuka Student Advancement team can support you in your studies.

Our consultation sessions are designed around your leaning needs and offers a space where you can ask questions and gain support on your assessed work.

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.