You will need to arrange childcare for children under five while you are at lectures and tutorials if you do not have a spouse to care for them in the family home.
There are KU Children's Services childcare centres operating on the University's Newcastle (Callaghan) and Central Coast (Ourimbah) campuses. Most are community-based centres and are open to the general public as well as staff and students.
The three centres at Newcastle campus (Callaghan) are:
- KU Kintaiba Child Care Centre
- KU Kooinda Work Based Child Care Centre (for the children of students and staff only)
- KU Wonnayba Child Care Centre
The centre on our Central Coast campus (Ourimbah) is:
There may be occasions when emergency or out-of-hours childcare is required. A number of services exist in Newcastle and the Central Coast regions, including:
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.