Before you leave

Below is some information to help you before you leave to study with us. We also send you pre-arrival information by email in the weeks before you start. We look forward to welcoming you!

You can also read through our pre-arrival checklist which has helpful hints and tips for before you leave home. As a student, once you activate your account you will have access to a range of free and discounted IT services.

Study in Australia and Study NSW  also provide useful information to help with studying and living in Australia.

The Australian Government is committed to ensuring you have a great education experience in Australia. Further information about students' rights and obligations under the ESOS Framework can be found in the ESOS Framework Student Fact Sheet.


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The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.