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Tools for Success

Support and Advice that will help you develop the skills and knowledge for academic success.

Services which can assist you with Tools for Success

  • IT Services (17000)

    02 4921 7000

    Our Client Service Officers aim to solve issues at ‘first point of contact’, so if you phone  02 4921 7000, they will take the time to ask you relevant questions, suggest possible solutions, and may offer to log into your computer remotely in an effort to help you.

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  • Dean of Students

    02 4921 7820

    The Dean of Students provides information and advice and helping students resolve problems of an academic nature. The Dean of Students may bring your problem to the attention of the relevant staff member or help you make contact with one of the other University Services.  

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  • Degrees to Careers

    Degrees to Careers is a dynamic on-line tool for career and study exploration. The resource allows you to explore the links between areas of study and employment opportunities and provides useful discipline-specific information, such as societies and associations, examples of employers, labour market information and other helpful graduate employment tips.

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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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  • Learning Development

    02 4921 6533

    The team at Learning Development works with students to help them learn and write effectively. Dedicated Learning Advisers can help you with essay writing, study skills, mathematics and statistics, and English language skills. They offer self-help resources, workshops, econsults and student consultations.

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  • Library

    02 492 15851

    Library services are available at six campuses and a number of affiliate locations. Staff and students have access to more than a million and a half physical items and an extensive collection of online books and journals. Information Commons in the Auchmuty, Newcastle City and Ourimbah Campus libraries are open 24…

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  • PASS

    02 4985 4907

    PASS stands for Peer Assisted Study Sessions. This program consists of one hour weekly review sessions for students. PASS provides an opportunity for students in one course to compare notes, discuss difficult concepts and review weekly material in an informal setting. The sessions will be conducted by a PASS Leader,…

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  • Student Hubs

    02 4921 5000

    The Student Hubs are your first point of contact for essential student services at the University of Newcastle. Each Hub offers access to information about the University's facilities, services and procedures and has computer and printing facilities. They are also your pick up point for essential items like your student…

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