The University of Newcastle, Australia

Saturday 4 August 2018 
Central Coast campus - 10am to 2pm

Open Day is your chance to explore our Central Coast campus (Ourimbah). A centre of research excellence and health hub, this campus offers specialised degrees and unique partnerships with local industry.

Meet academics and students, get real advice on your study options and be inspired by interactive workshops, displays, talks and tours.

Open Day isn’t just THE day to get info on undertaking an undergraduate degree at the University of Newcastle – it’s also for those ready to expand their career options and make a global impact through postgraduate studies. Meet our world-class academics, hear from industry leaders, explore our state-of-the-art facilities and discover where postgraduate study can take you.

While you get to know us, we’ll help you find your new.

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Create a customised program for your Open Day. Use the filter on the right to choose events based on your interests. Choose the presentations, tours and workshops that match your interests, and print your personalised planner.

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Session 1 - 10:15-11:00am

Presentation

Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Learn how to think creatively and innovatively in a business environment and develop entrepreneurial ideas into successful new ventures.

Northeast Precinct
CN1-104

Creative Industries

Understand how to make real cultural, political and social impact through innovative and entrepreneurial approaches to creative output.

Northeast Precinct
EN-113

Speech Pathology & Social Work

Speech Pathology - Hear the ways in which you will assess and treat children and adults with communication and swallowing disorders. Social Work - Learn how you can help resolve personal and social relationships between individuals, families and communities.

Northeast Precinct
EN-112

Engineering

Learn more about the amazing opportunities that await you as an engineer.

Southeast Precinct
CS-202

Nursing

Nurses are at the heart of our health care system and are essential to the wellbeing of individuals and communities. Nursing offers significant hands-on opportunities to develop yur skills to a job-ready level.

Northeast Precinct
LT-101

Podiatry

Podiatrists work in a range of different environments (including public and private practice, hospitals and sports clinics) to diagnose, treat, prevent and manage medical conditions and injuries of the leg, foot and ankle.

Southeast Precinct
CS-201

Exercise and Sport Science

Focus on the relationship between exercise and health with the skills to tackle problems in these areas, ultimately contributing to a happier and healthier community.

Southeast Precinct
EXSA-102

Science - NEW

The immense field of science is exciting and always evolving. The Bachelor of Science will provide you with a new way of learning and new path to discovery. It underpins areas such as technology, industry, business, agriculture, environment, research and development, health, and the information revolution.

Southeast Precinct
CS-103

How to apply to University - undergraduate admissions

Northeast Precinct
LT-102

Tour

Campus walking tour

Meeting point - The Quad info tent

The Quad

Session 2 - 11:15-12:00pm

Presentation

Business

Learn about the practical skills you will gain for a career in the Australian and global business environments in the private, government and not-for-profit sectors.

Northeast Precinct
CN1-104

Computing & IT

The area of computing and IT provides you with opportunities to develop skills in traditional business uses for IT as well as in the growing field of digital entertainment.

Southeast Precinct
CS-203

Education - Early Childhood, Primary & Secondary

Teach Live demonstration. Watch an interactive demonstration of a virtual classroom with student avatars.

Northeast Precinct
LT-102

Physiotherapy

This is a health profession that uses physical techniques such as manual therapy and exercise to treat and prevent human movement disorders.

Southeast Precinct
CS-106

Food Science and Human Nutrition

If you have an interest in understanding food and nutrition, you should consider becoming a scientist and/or nutritionist in the food industry.

Southeast Precinct
CS-201

Psychological Science

The scientific study of how people think, feel and behave. We often make assumptions about people and the way they behave, the study of psychology allows us to scientifically challenge these assumptions.

Southeast Precinct
LT-101

Environmental Science, Marine Science & Sustainable Resource Management

Southeast Precinct
CS-103

Arts

Understand how you can expand your knowledge of the world, hone critical thinking skills and be inspired by human creativity.

Northeast Precinct
EN-112

Postgraduate Studies - Master of Professional Engineering

Southeast Precinct
CS-202

Elite Athlete Program & Unisport Nationals

Northeast Precinct
CN1-101

Newstep

If you didn't get the marks required, or were unable to complete year 12 due to adverse circumstances, Newstep provides another pathway to University.

Northeast Precinct
CN1-102

Tour

TOUR - Nursing Labs

Meeting point - Northeast Precinct precinct info tent

Northeast Precinct

TOUR - Podiatry Clinic

Meeting point - Southeast Precinct precinct info tent

Southeast Precinct

TOUR - Exercise and Sport Science Labs

Meeting point - Southeast Precinct precinct info tent

Southeast Precinct

Campus walking tour

Meeting point - The Quad info tent

The Quad

Accommodation tour - Blue Gum House

Meeting point - Student Living Tent in the Quad

The Quad

Session 3 - 12:15-1:00pm

Presentation

Commerce

Learn how you can specialise in Accounting, Economics or Finance, and gain insights into the interplay between the financial, legal, political and economic systems.

Northeast Precinct
CN1-104

Construction Management

With high starting salaries and opportunities to work around the world, construction management is a profession with considerable rewards for success.

Southeast Precinct
CS-203

Postgraduate Studies - Master of Business Administration (Gosford)

Listen to how you can build relationships with professionals in local organisations and strengthen your professional network on the Central Coast.

Northeast Precinct
CN1-112

Social Science

Learn how you will develop cultural sensitivity and ethical awareness in the study of social relationships, structures and issues.

Northeast Precinct
EN-112

Education - Early Childhood, Primary & Secondary

Teach Live demonstration. Watch an interactive demonstration of a virtual classroom with student avatars.

Northeast Precinct
LT-102

Aerospace Engineering - NEW

Learn to take a systems approach to the design, efficient operation and modification of high-tech devices for the aeronautical and defence industries.

Southeast Precinct
CS-202

Oral Health Therapy

Oral health therapists work alongside dentists to facilitate positive dental health outcomes for their patients, by performing a range of preventative and restorative tasks like cleaning, polishing and x-rays.

Southeast Precinct
CS-201

Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy: Occupational therapists are trained specialists who work to alter the occupation or the environment to allow clients to better participate in the activities of everyday life.

Southeast Precinct
CS-103

Exercise and Sport Science

Focus on the relationship between exercise and health with the skills to tackle problems in these areas, ultimately contributing to a happier and healthier community.

Southeast Precinct
EXSA-102

Postgraduate Studies - Environmental Science

Learn how you can increase your qualifications and boost employability through postgraduate study options in the field of Environmental Science.

Southeast Precinct
CS-106

First year at uni - the myths and the facts

Northeast Precinct
LT-101

Study Overseas

Northeast Precinct
CN1-101

Tour

TOUR - Food Science and Human Nutrition

Meeting point - Southeast Precinct precinct info tent

Southeast Precinct

TOUR - Psychology Clinic

Meeting point - Southeast Precinct precinct info tent

Southeast Precinct

Campus walking tour

Meeting point - The Quad info tent

Northeast Precinct

Session 4 - 1:15-2:00pm

Presentation

Communication

Identify how to develop cutting-edge skills to produce ground-breaking, thought-provoking and engaging work in diverse media industries.

Northeast Precinct
EN-112

Architecture

This is a creative and exciting profession that combines technology, ecology, philosophy, art and science to solve the problems of the built environment.

Southeast Precinct
CS-203

Renewable Energy Engineering - NEW

Spanning the disciplines of chemical, electrical and mechanical engineering, this degree will equip you to work across the whole spectrum of technologies for renewable energy capture, conversion, storage, delivery and management.

Southeast Precinct
CS-202

Health & Medical Services

The University of Newcastle offers a range of undergraduate degrees in the field of Health and Medical Servcies , learn what we offer across all our campuses.

Northeast Precinct
LT-101

Postgraduate Studies - Master of Business Psychology and Master of Clinical Psychology

Upon completeing a Psychological Science degree, you may be considering contiuing your studys into a masters program.With varying career pathways on offer, learn which of our Pyschology masters programs are for you.

Southeast Precinct
CS-201

Law

Learn how our Law program is your passport to a career as a successful lawyer, with hands-on experience in our Legal Centre.

Northeast Precinct
CN1-104

Global Indigenous Studies - NEW

Learn to work effectively with local and global communities using Indigenous knowledge systems to respond to ecological, social and economic challenges. The Wollotuka Institute within the University of Newcastle is committed to the advancement of Indigenous education at a local, national and international level.

Northeast Precinct
EN-113

Open Foundation

Northeast Precinct
CN1-102

Scholarships

Northeast Precinct
CN1-112

Tour

TOUR - Oral Health Therapy Clinic

Meeting point - Southeast Precinct precinct info tent

Southeast Precinct

TOUR - Exercise and Sport Science Labs

Meeting point - Southeast Precinct precinct info tent

Southeast Precinct

Campus walking tour

Meeting point - The Quad info tent

The Quad

Accommodation tour - Blue Gum House

Meeting point - Student Living Tent in the Quad

The Quad

Other Activity - All Day

Display

NUracing

Race car static display

The Quad

Expo

Degrees and Industry Expo

The expo is the place to go for info on our degrees, applying for university, support services and local industry opportunities.

The Quad
Expo marquee

Information Point

Inspire Lounge

Meet our Alumni and see where a UON degree can take you!

The Quad
Campus Library

Leaders Lounge

Discover student leadership and global experience opportunities.

The Quad
Campus Library

Careers Chat

Book your free 5 minute Careers Chat with our Careers Consultants to explore your study and career options.

The Quad
Expo marquee

Interactive Activity

Innovation Hub

The Quad

Food Science

Taste testing activities

Southeast Precinct

Central Coast Medical School

CPR simulations, suturing activities and mini health clinic.

Southeast Precinct

Oral Health activities

Southeast Precinct

Exercise and Sport Science skills station

The Quad

Interactive Podiatry demonstrations

Southeast Precinct

Interactive Demonstration

NUbots

The Quad

SMART Science Show

10:15am 11:15am 12:15pm 1:15pm

The Quad

Environmental and Marine Science interactive displays

Southeast Precinct

Street Portrait Artist

The Quad

Clubs & Societies - All Day

Interactive Activity

BREAATHHE - Rural Health Society

Health skills station

Southeast Precinct

Oral Health Society

Cupcake stall

Southeast Precinct

Our Earth Environment Club

Create from Waste art activities, Take 3 from the Sea display, $2 pre-loved clothing sale.

Southeast Precinct

Blue Gum Society BBQ

The Quad

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