A photo of the University of Newcastle's Orientation week, showing students lined up at stalls

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”

How to find out what’s on at each campus

The University of Newcastle is so much more than JUST Callaghan campus. As a student whose classes are based out of the City Precinct, I get that sometimes it’s easy to feel out of the loop (cue Shannon Noll ‘What about me?’). But in actual fact, there’s a heap of regular events based out of the other campuses. Wondering how you can find out about these? I’ve got you covered.

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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.


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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