The University of Newcastle, Australia

Thursday 29 November 2018
Central Coast Campus – 9:30am to 2:00pm

Now, more than ever, the world needs new. New thinking, new ideas, new ways to solve the world’s greatest problems.

New needs your passion, your energy and your optimism.

Spend the day with us on our Central Coast campus and find your new. Learn more about the University and all that we have to offer. Tour our facilities, attend presentations, meet with staff and students, ask questions about our degrees, or find out more about different pathways into the University. We know that going to university is a big decision, and we’re here to help you every step of the way.

Come join us to find your new.

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Session 1 - 9:30-9:50am

Presentation

Welcome to UON

Learn about what life is like as a uni student, how to apply, what scholarships are on offer & how to make the most out of your day on campus.

LT-102
Lecture Theatre

Session 2 - 10:00-10:45am

Demonstration

SMART Science Show

Come and see the SMART Science Show where you will be entertained with interactive experiments guaranteed to stimulate your senses and energise your love of science.

CN2-101
Classrooms North 2

Presentation

Careers

Where to after high school? Learn about the different study and career options that are out there and how to find them.

CN2-112
Classrooms North 2

Tour

Campus Walking Tour

Explore the campus with our current students.

QUAD
Main Quad Tent

Workshop

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.

CN2-111
Classrooms North 2

Creative & Performing Arts

This major of our Arts and Creative Industries degrees allow students the opportunity to study across a range of cutting edge interdisciplinary courses including visual art, drama, performance and music. In this workshop students will be involved in developing a devising activity, making stories with objects.

FA-110
Fine Art/Drama Studio

Engineering

Do you love pulling things apart to see how they work? Come and learn more about careers in engineering and the variety of undergraduate engineering degrees that you can study.

CN1-104
Classrooms North 1

Education - Early Childhood, Primary & Secondary

Becoming a teacher is an incredible journey. Come along to see the opportunity that awaits you in teaching.

LT-102
Lecture Theatre

Food Science & Human Nutrition

Visit the facilities and experience what it?s like to work and study as a scientist in the food industry. Participate in a lab activity that will get your tastebuds tingling.

SL2-122
Science Laboratories 2

Communication

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

EN-112
Education and Nursing Building

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.

CN2-104
Classrooms North 2

Podiatry

Visit the podiatry lab and learn about a career in podiatry. They are experts in diagnosing and treating diseases associated with feet and lower limbs. Specialties include sports injuries or aged care.

MP-106
Multi Purpose Teaching

Law

A law degree is one of the most versatile university qualifications available. Communication, problem-solving and research capabilities are all highly valued skills of law graduates and can be applied to any role, in any industry.

LT-101
Lecture Theatre

Session 3 - 11:00- 11:45am

Demonstration

Computer Science & Software Engineering

Get a glimpse and insight into how Computer Science methods and Software Engineering techniques are applied to one of our NUbots.

CN1-104
Classrooms North 1

Tour

Campus Walking Tour

Explore the campus with our current students.

QUAD
Main Quad Tent

Workshop

Arts

An arts degree will allow you to study what you?re passionate about and convert this learning into a career. Learn about the 21 areas of study available to choose from.

LT-102
Lecture Theatre

Environmental Science, Marine Science & Sustainable Resource Management

For those who have a passion for environmental sustainability and the desire to make a difference, come along and learn about the exciting environmental science subjects offered at the Central Coast campus.

CN2-112
Classrooms North 2

Exercise & Sport Science

For those with a keen interest in exercise, science and health, get involved in some fun activities using our field testing equipment and find out about career opportunities in this exciting field.

EXSA-102
Exercise and Sports Science A

Oral Health Therapy

Visit the oral health lab and discover the role of an oral health professional and the positive impact they make in dental health outcomes in the community.

MP-206
Multi Purpose Teaching

Social Science

Interested in studying human relationships and society? Learn how to challenge existing ideas and develop insights into people and the way they behave through the study of life cycle, gender, class, race, social justice and social organisation.

LT-101
Lecture Theatre

Health and 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.

CN1-111
Classrooms North 1

Business and Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Do you want to be a successful entrepreneur? Develop your ideas into a thriving new business? Studying Innovation and Entrepreneurship will give you the skills to think distinctively, creatively and critically in a range of business environments, including in private, public and not-for-profit enterprises. This program will enable students to take an entrepreneurial idea and turn it into a new successful venture, while also being able to implement innovative approaches to address complex challenges in existing and new businesses.

CN2-104
Classrooms North 2

Aerospace Engineering

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

CN2-102
Classrooms North 2

Lunch Break - 11:45-12:15pm

Lunch Break

Grab some lunch and enjoy the music and sunshine on the Main Quad!

QUAD
Main Quad

Session 4 - 12:15- 1:00pm

Demonstration

SMART Science Show

Come and see the SMART Science Show where you will be entertained with interactive experiments guaranteed to stimulate your senses and energise your love of science.

CN2-101
Classrooms North 2

Tour

Campus Walking Tour

Explore the campus with our current students.

QUAD
Main Quad Tent

Workshop

Careers

Where to after high school? Learn about the different study and career options that are out there and how to find them.

CN2-112
Classrooms North 2

Information Technology

Learn more about skill development opportunities and traditional business uses for information technology and the growing field of digital entertainment. Visit the IT labs and test some of our IT equipment.

IT-110
IT Studies Centre

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.

CN1-104
Classrooms North 1

Medical Engineering

Medical engineers apply engineering principles and design process to innovative solutions to healthcare problems. They bring their creativity, critical thinking and complex problem solving skills to developing and improving technology and human systems in medical settings.

CN2-102
Classrooms North 2

Music

Are you a budding composer and would like to learn more about writing your own songs and music? Come along to our music production workshop. You will learn about our music degree and all about working with MIDI sounds and loops to create original music content utilising Garage Band.

FA-113
Fine Art/Drama Studio

Nursing & Midwifery

Nurses and midwives are at the heart of our health care system and are essential to the wellbeing of individuals and communities. Visit our labs on campus and see what it?s like to study and work in this field.

LT-102
Lecture Theatre

Maths

With the opportunity to work in a job that may not even exist yet, studying maths will provide you with a pathway into an exciting and fast-evolving career. The Bachelor of Mathematics is one of only a few specialised mathematics programs in the country.

CN2-111
Classrooms North 2

Development Studies

If you want a better understanding of the world, and to make a difference, this degree is one of Australia's only undergraduate degrees devoted to studying international development. Development, poverty, inequality and environmental sustainability are a few of the key global issues you'll explore.

CN2-104
Classrooms North 2

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.

LT-101
Lecture Theatre

Session 5 - 1:15-2:00pm

Tour

Campus Walking Tour

Explore the campus with our current students.

QUAD
Main Quad Tent

Workshop

Built Environment - Architecture & Construction Management

Learn more about the professions of architecture and construction management.

CN1-104
Classrooms North 1

Renewable Energy Engineering

Learn about and be a part of the transition to a renewable energy economy. The success of this evolution depends on the creative solutions of a new generation of renewable energy engineers with specialised skills. 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.

CN2-102
Classrooms North 2

Commerce

Commerce programs studied individually, or as a combined degree, are some of the most flexible and adaptable of all qualifications. Careers in commerce fields can span across industries, sectors and continents. Finance, manufacturing, health, utilities, government, trade ? where you take these qualifications is really up to you.

LT-101
Lecture Theatre

Music

Are you a budding composer and would like to learn more about writing your own songs and music? Come along to our music production workshop. You will learn about our music degree and all about working with MIDI sounds and loops to create original music content utilising Garage Band.

FA-113
Fine Art/Drama Studio

Science

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.

CN2-104
Classrooms North 2

Physiotherapy

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

LT-102
Lecture Theatre

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