Building Your Social Network as an International Student 

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 

How to get the most out of Orientation Week

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”

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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Orientation: The what, where, when and why

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