The University of Newcastle, Australia

We are committed to supporting teachers, careers advisers and parents to assist high school students through an exciting, stressful and emotional time. So, to help we’ve put together some resources in one place so you can provide guidance and support to the students in your life.

These tools are designed to make the journey from high school and the HSC through to studying at university just that little bit easier.

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Key dates

Apr 10th Good Friday
Apr 11th Easter Saturday
Apr 12th Easter Sunday
Apr 13th Semester 1 - Recess

April 13th - April 24th

Apr 13th Easter Monday
Apr 25th ANZAC Day Public Holiday
Apr 27th Semester 1 - Resumes
May 1st Labour Day Public Holiday, SIngapore

Singapore public holiday

Jun 5th Semester 1 - Concludes

Last day to drop a course without academic penalty

Jun 8th Queen's Birthday Public Holiday
Jun 9th Semester 1 - Examinations

June 9th - June 19th

Jul 3rd Semester 1 - Results released

Fully graded date

Jul 5th Semester 2 - Postgraduate applications close
Jul 20th Semester 2 - Commences
Jul 31st Semester 2 - Last day to add a course through myHub without approval
Aug 1st Central Coast Open Day
Aug 14th Semester 2 - Census date

Last day to withdraw or drop a course without financial penalty.

Aug 29th Newcastle Open Day

Callaghan and City Campuses

Sep 28th Semester 2 - Recess

September 28th - October 9th

Oct 5th Labour Day Public Holiday
Oct 12th Semester 2 - Resumes
Oct 30th Semester 2 - Concludes

Last day to drop a course without academic penalty

Nov 2nd Semester 2 - Examinations

November 2nd - November 14th

Nov 27th Semester 2 - Results released

Fully graded date

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News • 21 Oct 2019

Prioritising our planet

The University of Newcastle has officially launched its Environmental Sustainability Plan 2019-2025.

Professor Kevin Hall

News • 18 Oct 2019

New funding will see University of Newcastle students study across Indo-Pacific region

More than 400 students from the University of Newcastle will have the opportunity to work on projects across the Indo-Pacific region, thanks to the latest funding announced under the Australian Government’s New Colombo Plan.

STEMM building artist impression

News • 24 Jul 2019

University unveils plans for $200 million STEMM investment

The University of Newcastle today unveiled plans for a flagship facility at its Callaghan campus, heralded as its largest infrastructure spend to date. The $200 million investment by the University, which incorporates the main building and surrounding precinct works, will redefine the way its staff and students collaborate.

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