Childcare

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:

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.