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Health and Well Being

Stay healthy and focussed so that you can study well.

Services which can assist you with Health and Well Being

  • Chaplaincy

    02 4921 5571

    Chaplains are experienced, credentialed, religious-workers who are authorised by their faith tradition to provide support and guidance and are available at both the Callaghan and Central Coast campuses. Chaplains offer compassionate help in all situations and support the spiritual life of the University. You do not need to belong to…

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  • Counselling

    02 4921 5801

    The Counselling Service provides free and confidential counselling for all students. Our counsellors are professionally qualified psychologists and social workers. We offer support, information and assistance to clarify and resolve a range of issues, which might otherwise interfere with personal wellbeing or academic effectiveness. Personal issues may include stress, anxiety,…

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  • Disability Support

    02 4921 5766

    The support and assistance provided through the Disability Support Service aims to assist each student to meet the inherent requirements of their course whilst maintaining as much academic independence as possible. The Disability Support Service offers practical assistance and advice to students with a permanent or temporary disability or medical…

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  • NUSPORT

    02 4921 7001

    The Forum supports NUsport, which manages sporting clubs on Newcastle campus by providing them with funding, advice and support.  There’s 22 affiliated clubs that provide a sporting and cultural home for over 1000 students each year.  Among them are Rugby, Hockey, Badminton, Jujutsu, Mountaineering, Tennis, Ski and Snowboard and Water Polo.

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  • thedesk

    The desk is a free online program giving students strategies and skills for success and wellbeing during their time at university. All components of thedesk are informed by research on the prevention and treatment of mental health problems, web-based interventions and engagement.

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  • Oral Health Clinic

    02 4348 4164

    The University of Newcastle Oral Health Clinic is a student teaching clinic located on the Central Coast campus (Ourimbah).   Services are provided by students under the direct supervision of qualified dental practitioners and include comprehensive oral examinations; oral hygiene diagnosis; diagnostic X-rays; assessment and management of gum problems and scaling…

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  • The Health Service

    02 4921 6000

    We provide medical centres staffed by doctors and nurses at our Newcastle (Callaghan) and Central Coast (Ourimbah) campuses. Our medical centres are similar to a general doctors surgery and are open to both university students and staff. All consultations are strictly confidential. Patients covered by Medicare are bulk billed. You…

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