Get a head start: plan your Orientation

Orientation is a program of social and academic activities designed to introduce students to life and study at University of Newcastle. Held the week before your classes start, Orientation makes the transition to university life easier for you.

Trimester 1

For Postgraduate students: Commencing
17th January 2022

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Semester 1

For Undergraduate and Postgraduate students: Commencing 14th February 2022

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Welcome to the University of Newcastle

Welcome to New Students

A welcome to new students of the University of Newcastle from Professor Alex Zelinsky AO, Vice-Chancellor and President.

Acknowledgment of Country

Your Orientation

The Shop.

The Shop.

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University of Newcastle official merchandise.

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Virtual campus tours

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.