Health and wellbeing
Wollotuka can assist with a range of activities and services for students that support their physical, mental and cultural health and wellbeing.
Feeling stressed or overwhelmed can have a big impact on every part of our lives. If you feel this is starting to impact on your wellbeing, sleep, thoughts or feelings its best to reach out for some help.
There is support available for you. If you are unsure who to talk to our Student Advancement team can be a great first point of contact, who can help connect you with other health and wellbeing support services.
Indigenous Student Mentors
Our Indigenous Student Mentors provide mentoring and cultural support aimed at enhancing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander student retention and success.
They build connections with the University, local Aboriginal community services to achieve positive outcomes for our students.
Our Wollotuka Counsellor can help you with maintaining your mental health and wellbeing as you navigate your way through life – both as a student and beyond.
While the thought of moving away from your hometown to study might seem daunting, we’re here to make this transition as easy as possible.
If you're thinking about living on campus (Callaghan) you will be pleased to know, as an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander student, you will be guaranteed accommodation.
Our Student Advancement team assist with securing affordable and comfortable accommodation while studying. Whether it’s on-campus accommodation that you're after or a house off-campus for you and your friends.
Our Student Advancement team can assist with providing guidance on culturally safe health services across all campus locations.
Community wellbeing services
The Wollotuka Institute and the Student Advancement team can support you in accessing a wide range of services within the Hunter, Central Coast and Port Macquarie regions.
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.