University of Newcastle

Student and campus services

The University of Newcastle has a range of student support services. These include counselling, chaplaincy, academic assistance and learning support, and employment and career advice. Campus facilities include a medical centre, computing centre, sporting and recreation facilities, and a childcare centre.

The university supports a variety of student organisations, clubs and societies for students to become involved in campus life. UNSA is the University of Newcastle Students' Association, a not-for-profit organisation that supports and advocates for all students at UON.

UON has dedicated support services for students with disabilities and special needs

Our campuses are welcoming and collaborative environments. Our main campuses are in Newcastle, Callaghan and Newcastle City and on the Central Coast, Ourimbah and Gosford. However, you might take the opportunity to study at our Singapore campus or one of our many partner universities around the world.

University of Newcastle campuses and locations

If you want to meet lifelong friends, get involved in social activities, and enjoy countless amenities at your fingertips, on-campus accommodation might be for you. Living on campus is more than just a room. When you live with us, you become part of the Student Living family. With 24/7 security, an inclusive and fun ResLife program, comprehensive support services and a passionate team dedicated to making your transition to uni as smooth as possible, you won’t want to be anywhere else.

With nine different residences to choose from across Callaghan and Ourimbah campuses, you’re sure to find the right fit.

University of Newcastle living on campus

We provide support for students from every background including students under the age of 18, LGBTQIA+ students, Indigenous students, and international students. Our support services include; academic support, peer support study, health support, counselling, religious support, career services, peer mentoring and AccessAbility.

University of Newcastle student support

NUsport At The Forum, University (Callaghan), and Harbourside (Newcastle City) offer state-of-the-art health and fitness facilities. You’ll find the Hunter Region’s premier 50m indoor heated swimming pool, extensive group fitness options and a range of strength and cardio equipment. Our Ourimbah campus also offers a gym and covered outdoor recreation area, providing a great place for students to be active and engaged all year round.

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We have a number of facilities available across our campuses to make student life easier, including; 24/7 University libraries, medical centre and pharmacy, post office, childcare, cafe and bars, The Shop (University merchandise, plus other retailers.

While your education should be the primary focus during your time at the University of Newcastle, finding the right study/life balance is also important. University of Newcastle Students’ Association (UNSA) is home to more than 120 clubs, societies, and social groups.

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Student Central, The University of Newcastle,
Callaghan NSW 2308

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1300 ASK UON (1300 275 866)

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