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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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    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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  • UoN Student Living

    02 4924 1000

    UON Student Living is the University of Newcastle's on-campus residential precinct at our Callaghan and Ourimbah campuses. Offering over 1,500 beds with the with the opening of our new residences in 2015, UON Student Living is a secure, convenient and flexible living option for UON Students. Off-Campus Accommodation Finding a…

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  • Free Legal Advice

    02 4921 8666

    The University of Newcastle Legal Centre (UNLC) is both a community legal service and a teaching facility for University of Newcastle law students. The UNLC was established in 1994 as an initiative of the Newcastle Law School and provides the centrepiece for the School’s LLB (Practice) Program. Free legal advice is…

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  • MySupport Motivational Emails

    02 4921 7494

    mySupport offers fortnightly motivational emails to help you get through your semester in the best possible way. Each email is tailored to an academic stage of the semester and aims to provide handy reminders and advice at just the right time.     [gravityform id="3" name="mySupport motivational email sign up"]

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  • Student Mentors

    02 4921 7494

    Student Mentors are a group of volunteers that help ease the transition to university life by providing information about the University services and sharing their own experience of adjusting to study with us. Our mentors are current students in their second year or beyond, who offer support and tips for being a…

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