University of Newcastle Enabling Pathways
Orientation

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To ensure we show you the correct information, please select from the following list of programs:

Please select your main campus of study. If you are taking both online and on campus courses, select Online/Blended:

Please select your main campus of study:

  • Open Foundation

  • Newstep

  • Yapug

  • Newcastle Callaghan

  • Central Coast Ourimbah

  • Online Blended

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Welcome
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Your Pathway to University starts here, we are excited to have you.

The steps in this site will get you ready to start your ${program_name} program ${prepositionProgramLocation}${campus} with us on ${class_commencement_date | filterDate}.

1. Setup online access

The first thing you are required to do is set up your online access. This will give you a username and password to access all of the University's online systems.

To do this you will need to enter your date of birth along with the following:

Your Student Number: c${student_id}XXXXXXX

Your Program Code: ${program_code}

During the process you’ll be given a temporary password, required to set a new password and provide answers to at least 5 security questions.

If you are under 18 years of age you and a parent or guardian must complete the under 18 parental consent form if you wish to access to the internet on campus.

Activate my account

2. Take a look around myUON

myUON is the online portal providing access to all of the University's online applications:

myHub

myHub

Home of your enrolment details...

myHub is where you will enrol in your courses, view your grades, and keep your personal details up to date including your preferred email address.

NUmail

NUmail

Your student email address...

Now that you’ve set up your account, you have your very own student email. You’ll receive important notifications from your teachers and other University Services at this address so it’s important to check it regularly.

UONline

Blackboard

Access to your learning materials

Here you’ll find course outlines and assessment requirements, watch lecture recordings, submit and view marked assessments, communicate with your classmates and much more.

Other Apps

Other apps

MyTimetable
Ask UON
CareerHub
Library
Campus Retail
Shuttles
Transport

Login to myUON
Tip: your username will begin with a ‘c’ followed by your student number.

You can also download the myUON mobile app on iOS and Android.

3. Let's start with the basics

Before you can start the enrolment process, you're required to log into myHub (via the myUON portal) and complete your mandatory to do list. In this process you’ll be required to complete the following:

  • Accept your terms and conditions
  • Confirm your address details
  • Provide an emergency contact
  • Confirm your personal details
  • Complete the Commonwealth Assistance Form (eCAF)

Login and complete list

4. Enrol in your courses

Program Requirements for Open Foundation

To successfully complete Open Foundation, you need to complete a combined total of 40 units. You can mix and match 10 unit and 20 unit courses to complete these 40 units.

  • Full-time study is enrolling in 30 or 40 units of courses in a semester (complete in 6-12 months)
  • Part-time study is enrolling in 10 or 20 units of courses in a semester (complete in 12 months – 2 years)

Centrelink - If you are planning to study a full time load this semester you may be eligible for Centrelink StudyAssist payments.

Your timetable
What study mode is right for you?

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  • Have you studied an Enabling Pathways program before? You could be eligible for up to 20 units of credit for any courses you’ve successfully completed in the past 4 years. Keep an eye out for an email from us to have this credit applied and you can finish your program sooner. Submit an enquiry below if you have any questions.
  • TAFE Short Courses – If you’ve completed a TAFE NSW fee-free short course you are eligible for 10 Units of credit towards your program. You must have commenced the TAFE short course from March, 2020 and have successfully completed it by July 13, 2020. Please submit this form to have it applied.

TAFE Short Course Credit Form

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Choosing your courses

  • Do you have a particular degree you’re working towards? Use our course filter tool below to search and select your desired degree and see a filtered list of study areas.
  • If you’re not sure what degree you’d like to study, choose subject areas that interest you and courses you think you’ll do well in.
  • You can also filter the study areas by campus location and semester.
Your timetable
Download our prepare to enrol guide and draft timetable template to assist you in choosing your subjects.

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Step-by-step enrolment guide
View a complete list of courses available in Open Foundation

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When you’re browsing the courses, make sure you click add to favourite for any courses you'd like to take. You can download a wish list of courses to help you enrol.

Timetable

  • The timetable for on campus courses will be available to view from each handbook from ${timetable_released |filterEnrolment}.
  • If you’d like some tips on how to read the timetable, view the guide here.
  • The Timetable is subject change, so please continue to check it before selecting your classes, and before you commence your studies.
 

Other available courses:

Available courses:

You may like to use your time in Open Foundation to explore topic areas that you have never considered before.

Course wish list

${semesterKey | filterSemester}
Course Code Course Name Course Units
${course.code} ${course.name} ${course.units}
Total Units: ${totalWishlistUnits(semesterKey)}

Based on the courses above, you will be studying a Part-timeFull-time load for ${semesterKey | filterSemester}. You could be eligible for Centrelink StudyAssist payments.

You haven't added any courses to your ${semesterKey | filterSemester} wish list.

Generate your PDF course wishlist Download your course wish list

Program Requirements for ${program_name}

To successfully complete ${program_name}, you need to complete a combined total of 80 units. You’ll have some compulsory courses to complete and a list of directed courses to choose from.

Compulsory courses

You must complete these core courses for the ${program_name} program:

  • EPHUMA122 Academic Literacies 1 Available in Semester 1 only
  • EPHUMA123 Academic Literacies 2 Available in Semester 2 only
  • EPABOR112 Aboriginal Tertiary Foundation Studies 1 Available in Semester 1 only
  • EPABOR124 Aboriginal Tertiary Foundation Studies 2 Available in Semester 2 only

Choosing your directed courses

A list of directed courses available in each semester is available on the ${program_name} website. You should keep in mind the following when choosing your courses:

  • Do you have a particular degree you’re working towards? Make sure you have a look at the degree recommendations for a dedicated study plan.
  • If you’re not sure what degree you’d like to study, choose courses that interest you and courses you think you’ll do well in.

View the ${program_name} courses

Your timetable
Download the prepare to enrol guide and draft timetable template to assist you in choosing your courses.

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Step-by-step enrolment guide
View the recommended ${program_name} courses for each degree

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Timetable

  • The timetable will be available to view on each course handbook from ${timetable_released |filterEnrolment}.
  • If you’d like some tips on how to read the timetable, view the guide here.
  • The Timetable is subject change, so please continue to check it before selecting your classes, and before you commence your studies.

Full-Time or Part-Time study?

Most students study ${program_name} Full-Time with 40 units in each Semester to complete in 1 year. However, there is the option to study Part-Time if you need to balance your studies with other work, family or carer commitments.

As a guide, each 10 units of study requires a total of 10 hours of study per week, including all class and study time.

  • Full-time study is enrolling in 30 or 40 units of courses in a semester (complete in 12-18 months)
  • Part-time study is enrolling in 10 or 20 units of courses in a semester (complete in 18 months – 2 years)

Centrelink - If you are planning to study a full time load this semester you may be eligible for Centrelink StudyAssist payments.

You will be able to enrol in your courses on ${enrolment_open | filterEnrolment}



Your timetable
Download step by step enrolment instructions

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I need help

If you need help enrolling or want to talk to someone about choosing your courses, please contact our office.

5. Select your class times

Are you planning on taking some of your courses on campus this semester? If so, you need to know when to come to class – this step will confirm your class timetable.

You must have added your courses (subjects) in myHub (Step 4) before doing this step.

If you’ve only just added your courses, you should wait about 30 minutes before trying to select your classes.

You will be able to select your class times from ${class_selection_open | filterEnrolment}

Now that you know what you’re studying this semester, you need to know when to come to class – this step will confirm your class timetable.

You must have added your courses (subjects) in myHub (Step 4) before doing this step.

If you’ve only just added your courses, you should wait about 30 minutes before trying to select your classes.

You will be able to select your class times from ${class_selection_open | filterEnrolment}

Step-by-step enrolment guide
Download our step by step guide to selecting your class times

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6. Catch up on your orientation sessions

Completing orientation is Your First Move in making sure you start university prepared and with confidence. We've got a suite of online activities to give you the best start to Open Foundation.

5 to Thrive

Available from 5 July

5 to Thrive is an interactive online program of modules that give you the basics on starting Open Foundation:

  1. Your Uni Toolkit – university systems, student email, essential resources
  2. Who's who – key support and teaching contacts
  3. Study skills – time management and course (subject) information
  4. Planning and assignments – types of assessments and how to get started
  5. Using the Library – finding resources and referencing

Find 5 to Thrive on your Open Foundation Program site.

Course Discovery Week

This online activity is where you can shop around to see what courses (subjects) are right for you.

  • view online info sessions to learn about each course and how they link to different degrees and career pathways
  • get more information on the different course locations, weekly learning activities and assessments

Program Information Session

Your Program Info Session will give you everything you need to start Open Foundation. You'll be able meet your support team, ask questions and get excited to start your classescourses.

Study Smart Workshops

This Workshop with your Enabling Academic Learning Advisor will help you get started at Uni with some great study skills and time management techniques.

The safety of our students and staff on campus is our top priority, due to recent impacts of COVID-19 the on campus activities scheduled for 12 – 16 July will no longer go ahead at Callaghan or Ourimbah. Lots of activities are still available online like live music streaming, student club info sessions and more.

Other useful steps...

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Order your student card

You can fast track your new student card by uploading your photo online to order your card.

Your card will be printed, ready and waiting for you to collect from the Student Hub, or you can have it posted to you.

Ordering it online means you can avoid waiting in line, however if you have any troubles you can ask for assistance with the process at any Student Hub.

Order your card

You will be required to present another form of photo ID at the time of collection to verify your identify. Student Hubs are available on all campuses, however we recommend you visit:

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date ${student_hub_location}

date ${student_hub_opening_hours}

Apply for a student card

Online students are still required to have a Student ID card. You can upload your photo online and have the card posted to you.

If you live close to one of our campuses, you can also drop into one of our Student Hubs to pick up your Student ID card.

Order your card

Bridging Courses

Enrol in NUPrep

Bridging and Refresher Courses

These FREE courses typically run for 10-15 hours each, scheduled in the few weeks before Semester starts. You’ll be introduced to learning content and completing assessment items in a similar format to your ${program_name} program.

They are hands-on, taught by University lecturers and cover a wide range of subject areas including Academic Skills and Writing, Science, Mathematics and Computing.


Choose your courses

Meet your support team

Our aim is to provide the best possible support to ensure you succeed with your studies. We’ve got you covered with a dedicated, passionate and professional support team on hand to assist with all aspects of your life to ensure you reach your potential.

Discover campus services and community

When studying with us, you’ll join a community of over 40,000 students and be able to access a broad range of services and facilities open to everyone. Our campuses are a rich, bustling hive of activity and there is always something to support and entertain you through your studies.

Get ready for classes to start

Supplies

Supplies

As with most university courses, you will need to purchase a few other supplies to assist you with your studies. These supplies can include a computer, notebook, pens, paper and course specific items (eg. art and design supplies).

Download your FREE software: Students can access lots of software for FREE, including a huge 1TB of cloud storage. View what's available on our website.

Textbooks

Textbooks

You can purchase your textbooks by visiting the School Locker shop on campus or online. Textbooks can be costly, so don’t purchase them until you have finalised your courses. Visit the School Locker website to find out what you need for your course.

Please note: the textbook for your course may not be finalised until Orientation or Week 1 of Semester.

Need assistance? Contact Us

Need assistance?

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