Mastering the art of living with housemates

Whether you’re living on-campus or in a share house, navigating the highs and lows of housemates can be challenging.

Along with the newfound independence that comes with moving out of home, you’ll also have to deal with other people’s potentially annoying habits and an assortment of other issues – not exactly desirable during peak assessment periods.

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Your guide to achieving success at university

You’ve made it. All the hard work has paid off and you’re finally a student at the University of Newcastle.

Congratulations!

It may seem like you’ve reached your end goal but this is just the beginning.

A plethora of exciting, rewarding and sometimes challenging experiences are coming your way. Best to be prepared.

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Finding your community as an international student

Wanting to make friends upon arrival, but not sure where to start? Don’t worry, we’ve got your sorted!

With expertise from the University of Newcastle’s International Engagement Manager, Lauren Miles, we discuss finding a connection to your roots and how to immerse yourself in the colourful culture of Newcastle, the University and beyond.

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Study or travel? Porque no los dos!

As the summer break rolls around, you may be wondering how all your friends managed to afford international holidays. Unless they’ve spent their uni semester doing some pretty shady stuff or working a million hours behind the checkout, there’s a good chance they’ve received government funding for an international study trip. Incoming are the pics of your friends living it up in some island destination … Continue reading Study or travel? Porque no los dos!

5 podcasts you NEED to be listening to

The student year is nearly over for many of us, just a few more weeks left to go! Life at the moment is all about multi-tasking, so why not make that a little bit more enjoyable? Whether you need something to help you or amp you up, or just something to listen to while you’re getting from Point A to B, here are five podcasts … Continue reading 5 podcasts you NEED to be listening to

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4 ways you can give back to your student community

When was the last time you felt the rush of warm and fuzzy feelings you receive after doing something good for someone else? Well, I challenge you to do something great for your student community. And if you don’t get that rush of good feelings after 30 days… I was going to offer you some money back but who am I kidding. I’m a uni … Continue reading 4 ways you can give back to your student community

(Service) Dogs of Uni Newcastle

DOGS! Everyone loves a furry companion. You may not know it, but there are a few select circumstances where you can actually bring your dog on campus. According to the great sources of knowledge at AskUON, you can bring your dog on campus if it is on a lead – it just can’t go inside any buildings or classrooms. However you can bring them wherever … Continue reading (Service) Dogs of Uni Newcastle

Your guide to Arts & Culture at the University of Newcastle

While I’m sure you’re knuckles deep in pen ink and diving head first into those textbooks, why not detach yourself from your studies for a few hours and enjoy some arts and culture. You and I both know you’ve been working hard and deserve a textbook detox. So to sate your creative spirit, here’s a little list of all the best places to get a … Continue reading Your guide to Arts & Culture at the University of Newcastle

Your guide to Arts & Culture at Uni Newcastle

While I’m sure you’re knuckles deep in pen ink and diving head first into those textbooks, why not detach yourself from your studies for a few hours and enjoy some arts and culture. You and I both know you’ve been working hard and deserve a textbook detox. So to sate your creative spirit, here’s a little list of all the best places to get a … Continue reading Your guide to Arts & Culture at Uni Newcastle

Video: Race to UON

  Think twice before grabbing the car keys. Yes it might seem more convenient, but once you factor in the price of petrol, price of parking and actually finding a park – is it really the better option? The Navigator team have put three modes of transport to the test: driving, cycling and public transport. To find out what the best transport method for you … Continue reading Video: Race to UON