We're delighted that you have chosen to study remotely with us. Before you start your studies, it's important to orient yourself and prepare for the challenges ahead, particularly if you haven't studied remotely before.

Explore the Orientation portal to learn about how the university works, what services are available to support you, and what you can get involved in to make the most of your university experience.

Here are a few handy steps to ensure that you're all set up for university life!

Read The Essentials 2020 - your guide to success at the University of Newcastle. This guide has been put together by students and staff as a reference for hints, tips and information on how to put yourself on track to success.

The university has set up the University of Newcastle @ Home site to help ensure that you succeed as you begin your studies remotely. Get information on how to get started with studying at home, academic support, access health and wellbeing sessions and resources, as well as keep connected with student life.

Video: Sun, Sand & Surf from UON International

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.