For a new student starting university for the first time, Orientation can be exciting, daunting and overwhelming all at the same time. The opportunity to sort out uni admin, see what your degree is all about, meet fellow students and sign up for extra curriculars can be stressful, even with the abundance of free food and drinks thrown your way. When I attended orientation as … Continue reading Do Less, Get More: Curating the Orientation Experience
In search of knowledge and education, students travel all over the world for a quality study experience while earning a degree and building a desirable future for themselves. My dream after finishing my undergraduate studies in Nigeria was to pursue my postgraduate studies abroad. My country of choice was Australia where I chose to study a Master’s degree in Public Health at the University of … Continue reading Building Your Social Network as an International Student
Orientation Week is a rite of passage for first-year uni students. Along with sorting out the essentials at Student Central (hello parking permit and ID card), the week is an exciting and valuable opportunity to gain insight into the degree you have chosen to study and meet some of the people you’ll be learning alongside. Continue reading “How to get the most out of Orientation Week”
The prospect of studying at university can be daunting for anyone; whether you’ve come straight from having to ask the teacher to go to the bathroom, or helping your own kids through the HSC. Continue reading 10 tips for starting uni off on the right foot
You’ve made it. All the hard work has paid off and you’re finally a student at the University of Newcastle.
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.
Continue reading “Your guide to achieving success at university”
What is Orientation? It’s excitement time. Orientation is your first chance to experience uni life and what it’s like to be a student at Uni of Newcastle. You can interact and network with other students, both new and continuing, and learn about all the experiences and opportunities on offer at the University of Newcastle. During Orientation you will get to meet the staff helping you … Continue reading Orientation: The what, where, when and why
Worried about not having any friends while at uni? Don’t stress! Everybody else is just as eager to make new friends as you are. Continue reading Our back to basics guide on making friends at uni