Confirmation of Aboriginality

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander identity is unique and sacred to every person.  Applicants and students who  are involved with the University of Newcastle’s Indigenous specific programs of study, student services or study opportunities are required to provide proof of their Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander identity and heritage.

The policies and procedures reflects the University's commitment to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples as outlined in the University’s Strategic Plan and Reconciliation Action Plan.

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander - Establishing status within the University Policy

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander - Establishing status within the University Procedure

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander - Establishing status within the University Application Form

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.