The University of Newcastle, Australia

NUPrep Plus

Your University Preparation Program (UPP)

UPP has been designed to help you make a successful transition to university and to support you through your studies.

This FREE program provides you with academic knowledge and confidence in the weeks leading up to, and the first few weeks of your new degree. As part of the program you will receive:

ORIENTATION Orientation to your degree-specific UPP program
PEER AND ACADEMIC SUPPORT Peer mentoring and academic support to help you settle into Semester 1
DISCOVERY SESSIONS Learn how to set goals and gain skills to help you through Uni life.
CUSTOMISED PROGRAM A selection of 3 Bridging & Refresher Courses focused on your needs

What does UPP involve?

For the 3 weeks before Semester 1 starts, you'll study a customised list of Bridging and Refresher Courses, meet your Academic mentor and participate in interactive skill-building sessions.

Once Semester 1 classes on February 22 begin, you'll have access to your academic and peer mentors for help with settling into study over the first 6 weeks of your degree.

Week 1
1-5 February
Week 2
8-12 February
Week 3
15-19 February
Interactive Session
UPP Orientation
 

Interactive Session

Meet your Academic Expert, learn how to set goals, and gain other skills to help you study at University.

Core Bridging and Refresher Course

Academic Survival Skills Course
Self-paced online course, total of 15 Hours

2 x Recommended Bridging and Refresher Courses

We'll provide you with some recommended courses based on your degree. Depending on course availability you may choose to take both courses in the Week 1 or 2, or spread them out and do 1 course a week.

Attend your Degree Orientation

1 full day to Orientate you to your degree with detailed program and support information.

Eligibility

The UPP program is available to students commencing an Undergraduate degree in Semester 1, 2021.

Please note:

  • Commencing or continuing students in an Enabling Pathways program are not eligible for UPP, but are still welcome to complete any of our Bridging and Refresher Courses. Enabling Pathways students who have completed Open Foundation, Newstep or Yapug are eligible to participate in UPP.
  • International students are not eligible for UPP or our Bridging and Refresher Courses, please visit the International student support webpage for help with starting your program.

What do you need to do to participate?

Register for NUPrep Plus (UPP)

Register here before 25 January, 2021 to commence the program 1 February, 2021.

Browse our Bridging and Refresher courses