Congratulations on being accepted to commence Postgraduate Study

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Completing a postgraduate degree is an excellent way to further your career or explore new career directions.

Now that you have received an offer, you need to complete a few easy steps to register with the University, and enrol in your courses. By completing the steps outlined below, you will gain access to the key systems that you will use while studying with the University of Newcastle.

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Step 1: Create Your University of Newcastle Password

Instructions on how to create your unique University of Newcastle password can be seen on page 2 of our How To Enrol Guide, under the "You Login Details" section. This document has been posted to your with your official offer letter.

Your newly created password, along with your username, can then be used to log into the various University of Newcastle systems that you will use during your studies.

To create a password, go to the NuAccess Idenity Management System.

You will need your student number, date of birth, and program code ().

NOTE: It may take up to 24 hours for your new password to be link to the other University of Newcastle systems.

Step 2: Review Your Program

Step 3: myUoN - Your Online Home

myUoN is the University of Newcastle online access portal. myUoN will provide single sign-on access to the most important student systems, including NUmail, myHub and UoNline (including Blackboard).

After creating your password, and reviewing your program, the next step is to log on to myUoN. From your myUoN main page, you can access key University systems without the need to separate log ins by selecting the appropriate icon from the quick launch panel.

Take the time to explore the features of myUoN  before continuing with the enrolment process. You can also view an introduction to myUoN at gs.edu.au/myUoN. You can access myUoN from the quicklinks menu on the right hand side of this page.

Step 4: MyHub - Enrol into Your Courses

Once you have decided which courses you are going to study, you need to formally enrol. This is done by through the University's online Self Service Enrolment System

After accessing MyHub, you can enrol in courses by following the steps outlined in your How To Enrol Guide.

Please make sure that you complete all steps, the last button to press is "Finish Enrolling".

You should aim to finalise your enrolment at least 2 weeks prior to the start of term. Please keep in mind the important dates for this year.

MyHub can be accessed by selecting this icon from the myUoN portal, or from the quicklinks menu on the right hand side of this page.

Step 5: NuMail - Your Student Email Account

NuMail is the University of Newcastle student email system. Now that you are a student of the University, ALL official correspondence will be sent to this email account. Instructions on how to access are included on page XXX of the Insider's Guide, a copy of which has been posted to you.

You must regularly check your student email. You may wish to redirect your NuMail account to another address that you access more frequently.

NuMail can be accessed by selecting this icon in the myUoN portal, or from the quicklinks menu on the right hand side of this page.

Step 6: UoNLine/Blackboard - Your Online Classroom

Each course you take at the University of Newcastle is supported by our Virtual Learning Environment, UoNline. The UoNline systems includes Blackboard, which is the University's "Online Classroom". Blackboard is where you will access course materials, receive instruction and assistance from your course coordinator, submit assignments, and interact with academic staff and your fellow students.

Blackboard resources for your specific courses will not be available before the first day of term. However, all students can access (at all time) a range of other resources via Blackboard that can help you get a head start and prepare for formal study. You should take the time to review the Learning development and IT Skills Blackboard sites, as well as the Blackboard for Students resources prepared by the University of Newcastle Centre for Teaching and Learning.

UoNLine can be accessed by selecting this icon in the myUoN portal, or from the quicklinks menu on the right hand side of this page.

Step 7: Money Matters

You must review the important information relating to tuition costs and payment options. In particular, please note:

  1. Tuition Costs.
  2. Student Services and Amenities Fee
  3. Commonwealth Assistance and Deferral Options for Eligible Students.
  4. Census Dates.

It is important that you understand the financial costs and options relating to your enrolment with the University of Newcastle. If you have any questions, please contact us.

Visit the Fees and Costs page

Step 8: Good Luck With Your Studies!

You have now completed your enrolment and are ready to start studying on the first day of term. Further useful information can be found on our current students page.

Good luck with your postgraduate studies with the University of Newcastle. Please contact us if you have any questions during your program of study.