Thursday 29 June 2017
Newcastle campus - 9am to 3pm

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 a day with us to 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 learn 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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Presentation
Welcome
Find out how to make the most of your day on campus, and get some tips on how to find your way around.
GH Great Hall
Presentation
Architecture
This is a creative and exciting profession that combines technology, ecology, philosophy, art and science to solve the problems of the built environment.
BSC126 Architecture
Law
Law is an important part of our daily lives and is often at the forefront of social and political issues. Law graduates are in demand for their skills in analytical and logical reasoning and understanding of complex legal issues. A mock trial is also offered in session 3 and 7.
CT202 Computing and IS Building
Engineering - Chemical
Learn how chemical engineers draw upon the vast and powerful science of chemistry to solve a wide range of problems. Graduates are in high demand both in Australia and around the world.
HB13 Hunter Building
Computer Science and Software Engineering
Come and learn about the different degrees that will enable you to apply your computer and IT skills in a wide range of areas.
RW149 Richardson Wing
Biomedical Science
If you enjoy science and have an interest in its practical application to the human body, biomedical science is an exciting and rewarding career choice. There will be a lab tour directly after this session.
GP101 General Purpose
Newstep
A free one-year tertiary preparation program. It provides young people aged 18-20 a way of getting into uni if they couldn't complete the HSC or didn't get the marks they needed.
GP201 General Purpose
How to apply to Uni
A member of the Admissions team will talk about the UAC admission system, its application requirements, and the process of being admitted to UON. You will also learn about some of the many scholarships we offer.
MCTH100 McMullin Building
Mathematics and Statistics
With the opportunity to work in a job that may not even exist yet, studying maths and statistics 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.
MS202 Medical Sciences
Music
If you've been learning a musical instrument, composing, producing or creating music, then studying the Bachelor of Music is an excellent way to continue your studies and prepare you for a career as a professional musician or a career in a music-related field.
BAG01 Basden Theatre
Geography
This major within the Bachelor of Science provides graduates with a unique understanding of processes shaping the social and bio-physical world - from its cities, regions and populations to its climates, soils and landforms.
GPLG02 General Purpose
Occupational Therapy
Work with people whose abilities are impaired by disease, physical injury, emotional trauma, or psychological problems to improve their health and well-being. There will be a lab tour directly after this session.
HD01 Griffith Duncan Theatre, Hunter Building
Welcome
Find out how to make the most of your day on campus, and get some tips on how to find your way around.
GH Great Hall
Tour
Campus Walking Tour
Explore the campus with our current students.
T Tour Tent
NUsport and The Forum Sports and Aquatic Centre Tour
Check out The Forum's world class facilities and learn about all your university sport, fitness and health opportunities.
SCH The Forum Sports Aquatic Centre
Radio Station - 2NURFM Tour
Tour Newcastle's first FM radio station, where our journalism students have the opportunity to present the news.
LC Language Centre
Presentation
Construction Management
With high starting salaries and opportunities to work around the world, construction management is a profession with considerable rewards for success.
BSC126 Architecture
Business
This degree opens doors across a wide range of industries and professions. If you want to manage your own business, take on a leadership role in a multinational firm, or work in sports management, marketing, HR or tourism, this degree provides you with the knowledge and practical experience to do it.
CT202 Computing and IS Building
Engineering - Electrical, Computer and Telecommunications
Engineers are the people who make great ideas happen - problem solvers who search for quicker, better and more efficient ways to use the forces and materials of nature to bring to life exciting new innovations.
HB13 Hunter Building
Engineering- Mechanical
Engineers are the people who make great ideas happen - problem solvers who search for quicker, better and more efficient ways to use the forces and materials of nature to bring to life exciting new innovations.
RW149 Richardson Wing
Diagnostic Radiography
Diagnostic radiography incorporates progressive technologies such as X-rays, computed tomography, MRI, and ultrasound, in hospital settings.
GP101 General Purpose
Information Technology
IT is concerned with the use of technology in managing and processing information. With a choice of four majors, this degree provides you with opportunities to develop skills in traditional business uses for IT, as well as in the growing field of digital media and entertainment.
GP201 General Purpose
Study Overseas and iLEAD
If you're adventurous and keen to combine travel and study, then why not complete a short course, internship, or semester overseas? Join the University's FREE leadership program iLEAD to be eligible for additional funding and meet people from around the world.
MCTH100 McMullin Building
Chemistry
Study chemistry as a major within the Bachelor of Science. Specialising in chemistry provides diverse opportunities to find employment in both government organisations and private industry in areas such as product development, research, technology management and health.
STHG01 Science Theatre
Social Science
This is the study of human relationships and society. By exploring theories about life cycle, gender, class, race, social justice and social organisation, you will learn how to challenge existing ideas and develop insights into people and the way they behave.
MS202 Medical Sciences
Visual Communication Design and Natural History Illustration
The Visual Communication Design degree produces creative professional designers and illustrators with positive attitudes and practical skills. Our unique Natural History Illustration degree is for those with a love of drawing and a fascination with the natural world. There will be a tour of the facilities following this session.
GPLG02 General Purpose
Midwifery
This degree aims to educate, support and give direct care to women and babies during pre-pregnancy, pregnancy, birth and the early infancy period. Our midwifery program has a unique emphasis on health promotion, Indigenous and mental health.
HD01 Griffith Duncan Theatre, Hunter Building
Law Mock Trial
Interested in studying law? Be a witness to a mock law trial performed by our University of Newcastle Law Students' Association (UNLSA) in our own mock court room.
MCG61 McMullin Building
Scholarships
Get tips on completing your scholarship application, and hear from our students about their experience and support provided to them.
LSTH Life Sciences Theatre
Tour
Biomedical Science Lab Tour
Directly after Biomedical Science presentation in Session 2.
GP101 General Purpose
Campus Walking Tour
Explore the campus with our current students.
T Tour Tent
NUsport and The Forum Sports and Aquatic Centre Tour
Check out The Forum's world class facilities and learn about all your university sport, fitness and health opportunities.
SCH The Forum Sports Aquatic Centre
Occupational Therapy Lab Tour
Directly after Occupational Therapy presentation in Session 2.
HD01 Griffith Duncan Theatre, Hunter Building
Radio Station - 2NURFM Tour
Tour Newcastle's first FM radio station, where our journalism students have the opportunity to present the news.
LC Language Centre
Expo
Expo Area
Drop in to the Expo Area any time between 11.30am-1.30pm to talk with staff and students about your options at the UON.
US Shortland Building
Presentation
Industrial Design
Have you ever dreamed of being a great inventor? This is a creative profession that turns bright ideas into reality. Please note: this degree is not available to school leavers, but is for those who have first undertaken an Industrial Design Advanced Diploma through TAFE.
BSC126 Architecture
Psychological Science
Psychological Science is the scientific study of human behaviour, helping us understand more about the way people act and why. We often make assumptions about people and the way they think, feel and behave; and psychology allows us to explore and scientifically challenge these assumptions.
CT202 Computing and IS Building
Engineering - Civil, Surveying and Environmental
Engineers are the people who make great ideas happen - problem solvers who search for quicker, better and more efficient ways to use the forces and materials of nature to bring to life exciting new innovations.
HB13 Hunter Building
Engineering - Mechatronics
Engineers are the people who make great ideas happen - problem solvers who search for quicker, better and more efficient ways to use the forces and materials of nature to bring to life exciting new innovations.
RW149 Richardson Wing
Radiation Therapy
Radiation Therapy is one of the key treatments for patients diagnosed with cancer.
GP101 General Purpose
Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Do you want to be a successful entrepreneur? Develop your ideas into a thriving new business? This contemporary degree will enable you to think distinctively, creatively and critically in a business environment.
GP201 General Purpose
Education - Secondary
If you have a passion for learning, a commitment for helping young people and a desire to transform people's lives, you'll find teaching a truly rewarding career. You can study with us to teach in high schools (7-12) in the areas of Visual Arts, Health and Physical Education, Humanities, Mathematics, Science, Technology and Special Education.
MCTH100 McMullin Building
Accommodation
Looking for somewhere to live while studying for your degree? Find out more about living on-campus at UON.
MS202 Medical Sciences
Creative and 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 fine art, drama, performance and music.
BAG01 Basden Theatre
Environmental Science and Management
If you have a passion for environmental sustainability, a commitment to educating the community about the impact of human actions on ecosystems and the desire to make a difference, you will find Environmental Science and Management or Marine Science a rewarding career.
GPLG02 General Purpose
Nursing
Nurses are at the heart of our health care system and are essential to the well-being of individuals and communities. This degree offers significant hands-on opportunities to develop your skills to a job-ready level. There will be a lab tour directly after this session.
HD01 Griffith Duncan Theatre, Hunter Building
Tour
Birabahn Tour (The Wollotuka Institute)
The Wollotuka Institute is an Indigenous support unit for all Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander students at the University of Newcastle.
T Tour Tent
Campus Walking Tour
Explore the campus with our current students.
T Tour Tent
NUsport and The Forum Sports and Aquatic Centre Tour
Check out The Forum's world class facilities and learn about all your university sport, fitness and health opportunities.
SCH The Forum Sports Aquatic Centre
Radio Station - 2NURFM Tour
Tour Newcastle's first FM radio station, where our journalism students have the opportunity to present the news.
LC Language Centre
Visual Communication Design and Natural History Illustration Tour
Directly after the presentation in Session 3.
GPLG02 General Purpose
Expo
Expo Area
Drop in to the Expo Area any time between 11.30am-1.30pm to talk with staff and students about your options at the UON.
US Shortland Building
Presentation
Architecture
This is a creative and exciting profession that combines technology, ecology, philosophy, art and science to solve the problems of the built environment.
BSC126 Architecture
Education - Early Childhood and Primary
The early years of any child's life are crucial to their later development. These degree programs prepare students to teach K-6 in primary schools in government, Catholic and independent sectors. In addition, the Early Childhood program will also prepare students to work in preschool and early childhood centres.
CT202 Computing and IS Building
Engineering - Chemical
Learn how chemical engineers draw upon the vast and powerful science of chemistry to solve a wide range of problems. Graduates are in high demand both in Australia and around the world.
HB13 Hunter Building
Communication
If the idea of writing the news, working on a television set, producing a radio program, making documentaries and films, or working as a public relations consultant inspires you, then look no further than a career in the communications industry. There will be a tour straight after this Session.
GP101 General Purpose
Commerce
Accountancy, Finance and Economics are at the very heart of all organisations. As a commerce graduate, you can start a career in exciting and varied fields including professional accounting, stock broking, financial planning, banking, management consulting and the public sector.
GP201 General Purpose
Arts
If you want the freedom to create your own university experience, an Arts degree will allow you to study what you're passionate about and convert this learning into a career. There are 15 majors to choose from. This session covers the range of subjects you can study as part of the degree.
MCTH100 McMullin Building
SMART Science Magic Show
Come and see our awe-inspiring science show. Watch and engage with exciting interactive experiments guaranteed to stimulate your senses and energise your love of science.
STHG01 Science Theatre
Nuclear Medicine
Nuclear medicine scientists develop and use radioactive chemical compounds to image the function or physiology of the body.
MS202 Medical Sciences
Earth Sciences
This major within the Bachelor of Science blends the traditional fields of physical geography and geology, and as such develops a wide range of skills in fields such as the environment, minerals and energy.
GPLG02 General Purpose
Physiotherapy
This is a health profession that uses physical techniques such as manual therapy and exercise to treat and prevent human movement disorders. There will be a tour directly after this session.
HD01 Griffith Duncan Theatre, Hunter Building
Medical Engineering
Discover the fascinating field of medicial engineering, and learn how you can be at the forefront of developing solutions to medical problems combining technology and life sciences.
RW149 Richardson Wing
Tour
Accommodation Tour
Check out the on-campus accommodation and see inside our residences on a guided tour. Explore the residential facilities with residents on hand to answer any questions you may have to get a feel for what it would be like to live on-campus. To take this tour, catch a return shuttle bus from outside the ICT building. Note: takes approx. one hour.
Maths Bus Stop Computing and IS Building
Campus Walking Tour
Explore the campus with our current students.
T Tour Tent
Nursing Lab Tour
See clinical labs designed to replicate a hospital ward. Directly after Nursing presentation in Session 4.
HD01 Griffith Duncan Theatre, Hunter Building
NUsport and The Forum Sports and Aquatic Centre Tour
Check out The Forum's world class facilities and learn about all your university sport, fitness and health opportunities.
SCH The Forum Sports Aquatic Centre
Radio Station - 2NURFM Tour
Tour Newcastle's first FM radio station, where our journalism students have the opportunity to present the news.
LC Language Centre
Presentation
Construction Management
With high starting salaries and opportunities to work around the world, construction management is a profession with considerable rewards for success.
BSC126 Architecture
Psychological Science
Psychological Science is the scientific study of human behaviour, helping us understand more about the way people act and why. We often make assumptions about people and the way they think, feel and behave; psychology allows us to explore and scientifically challenge these assumptions.
CT202 Computing and IS Building
Engineering - Electrical, Computer and Telecommunications
Engineers are the people who make great ideas happen - problem solvers who search for quicker, better and more efficient ways to use the forces and materials of nature to bring to life exciting new innovations.
HB13 Hunter Building
Engineering - Mechatronics
Engineers are the people who make great ideas happen - problem solvers who search for quicker, better and more efficient ways to use the forces and materials of nature to bring to life exciting new innovations.
RW149 Richardson Wing
Speech Pathology
The process of being understood through speech is something most of us take for granted. Speech pathologists study, diagnose and treat communication disorders, including difficulties with speaking, listening, understanding language, reading, writing, social skills, stuttering and using voice. People who experience difficulties swallowing food and drink safely can also be helped by a speech pathologist.
GP101 General Purpose
Business/Commerce
If you are looking to graduate with a broad skill set that enhances your business career options, consider gaining two degrees in just four years through our combined Business/Commerce degree.
GP201 General Purpose
Fees
Find out more about how much university costs, and HECS-HELP (the Higher Education Loans Program).
MCTH100 McMullin Building
Biology and Biotechnology
This is one of the fastest growing areas of science in the world today. By choosing a career in biotechnology or biology, you could go on to help save lives, create improved crops to feed a hungry world or work protecting endangered species.
STHG01 Science Theatre
Creative Industries
This degree is designed for students who have a passion for creativity and who are looking to make real cultural and social impact through innovative and entrepreneurial application.
BAG01 Basden Theatre
Development Studies
If you want to 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.
GPLG02 General Purpose
HSC Coach
Need an extra boost for your exams? HSC Coach is a free online resource that puts expert HSC advice from HSC markers at your fingertips, anytime you need it.
CT304 Computing and IS Building
Tour
Accommodation Tour
Check out the on-campus accommodation and see inside our residences on a guided tour. Explore the residential facilities with residents on hand to answer any questions you may have to get a feel for what it would be like to live on-campus. To take this tour, catch a return shuttle bus from outside the ICT building. Note: takes approx. one hour.
Maths Bus Stop Computing and IS Building
Campus Walking Tour
Explore the campus with our current students.
T Tour Tent
Communication ICT Building Tour
Directly after Communication presentation in Session 5.
GP101 General Purpose
NUsport and The Forum Sports and Aquatic Centre Tour
Check out The Forum's world class facilities and learn about all your university sport, fitness and health opportunities.
SCH The Forum Sports Aquatic Centre
Physiotherapy Tour
Directly after the Physiotherapy presentation in Session 5.
HD01 Griffith Duncan Theatre, Hunter Building
Presentation
Engineering - Mechanical
Engineers are the people who make great ideas happen - problem solvers who search for quicker, better and more efficient ways to use the forces and materials of nature to bring to life exciting new innovations.
HB13 Hunter Building
Computer Science and Software Engineering
Come and learn about the different degrees that will enable you to apply your computer and IT skills in a wide range of areas.
RW149 Richardson Wing
Social Work
Social workers are empathetic and analytical people who help individuals, families and groups deal with personal and social problems. They work to relieve distress, redress inequality and promote social justice.
GP101 General Purpose
Physics and Photonics
Physics is at the heart of exciting new developments in high technology - from nanotechnology and, astronomy to biomaterials and medical physics. Photonics is the science of optical communications and investigates light production, manipulation and detection. Both are majors offered within in the Bachelor of Science.
GP201 General Purpose
Pharmacy
Pharmacists work closely with patients to assist them with managing their medicines and disease states. Directly after this session there will be a tour of the Pharmacy lab.
LSTH Life Sciences Theatre
Medicine
This is an intellectually rigorous program leading to a challenging and demanding professional life. Your clinical experience, which includes dealing with patients, visiting hospital wards and spending time with doctors in practice begins in first semester.
MCTH100 McMullin Building
Life as a Student
Find out from our Student Ambassadors what being a uni student is all about. They will talk about their experiences including why they decided to go to uni, how they got in, how they chose their degree and why they chose the University of Newcastle.
STHG01 Science Theatre
Languages
If you have an interest in one or more languages and don't have enough electives in your degree, the Diploma in Languages is for you (Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Latin, Australian Sign Language). The Diploma is also offered as a sole enrolment.
BAG01 Basden Theatre
Succeeding at Uni - Transition and Retention
In this presentation you'll find out how you can reach your potential at uni with the support of services offered by Student Central - the main provider of student services on campus. Come along and hear how the Student Central staff can help you to succeed at uni.
GPLG02 General Purpose
Nutrition and Dietetics
If you have an interest in nutrition and health, enjoy communicating with people and have an aptitude for science, then Nutrition and Dietetics is a smart career choice.
HD01 Griffith Duncan Theatre, Hunter Building
Law Mock Trial
Interested in studying law? Be a witness to a mock law trial performed by our University of Newcastle Law Students' Association (UNLSA) in our own mock court room.
MCG61 McMullin Building
Scholarships
Get tips on completing your scholarship application, and hear from our students about their experience and support provided to them.
CT202 Computing and IS Building
Tour
Accommodation Tour
Check out the on-campus accommodation and see inside our residences on a guided tour. Explore the residential facilities with residents on hand to answer any questions you may have to get a feel for what it would be like to live on-campus. To take this tour, catch a return shuttle bus from outside the ICT building. Note: takes approx. one hour.
Maths Bus Stop Computing and IS Building
Campus Walking Tour
Explore the campus with our current students.
T Tour Tent
NUsport and The Forum Sports and Aquatic Centre Tour
Check out The Forum's world class facilities and learn about all your university sport, fitness and health opportunities.
SCH The Forum Sports Aquatic Centre
Radio Station - 2NURFM Tour
Tour Newcastle's first FM radio station, where our journalism students have the opportunity to present the news.
LC Language Centre
Presentation
Communication
If the idea of writing for a newspaper, working on a television set, producing a radio program or working as a public relations consultant inspires you, then look no further than a career in the communications industry.
CT202 Computing and IS Building
Engineering - Civil, Surveying and Environmental
Engineers are the people who make great ideas happen - problem solvers who search for quicker, better and more efficient ways to use the forces and materials of nature to bring to life exciting new innovations.
HB13 Hunter Building
Nursing
Nurses are at the heart of our health care system and are essential to the well-being of individuals and communities. This degree offers significant hands-on opportunities to develop your skills to a job-ready level.
GP101 General Purpose
Student Life - all the fun stuff
There's much more to going to university than just getting a degree. You'll be exposed to new ideas, new ways of thinking and new people. Find out about upcoming events, live entertainment and how to join one of more than 60 sporting and social clubs.
MCTH100 McMullin Building
Tour
Campus Walking Tour
Explore the campus with our current students.
T Tour Tent
NUsport and The Forum Sports and Aquatic Centre Tour
Check out The Forum's world class facilities and learn about all your university sport, fitness and health opportunities.
SCH The Forum Sports Aquatic Centre
Pharmacy Lab Tour
Directly after the Pharmacy presentation in Session 7.
LSTH Life Sciences Theatre

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