You can search below through NUSA's wide range of affiliated clubs and societies. To join a club, send an e-mail to the club's nominated contact person and they will be able to help you. If there is no email address listed you can contact email@example.com and we can put you in touch with them.
Academic or Degree Based
The UON Architecture Social Club is perfect for anyone who is interested in the built environment and design in general. They hold a variety of events which include raffles, sporting events and social gatherings with students and the wider community.
JMP Critical Care Society is a medical student organisation run for, and by JMP medical students - with the aim of increasing student exposure to, and education in, the areas of Emergency Medicine, Anaesthetic and Intensive Care.
If you love to draw from nature or would like to learn, this is the club for you. Members are from a variety of degree programs but the core group are dedicated Natural History Illustrators who are wanting to learn and share their knowledge. We provide different art opportunities for students on campus including workshops, life drawing, and different social events.
The Physics Society is a club for having fun, getting to know each other and eating pizza all while sharing our love of Physics. We also aim to improve communication between staff and students about opportunities which may arise pertaining to the Physics industry.
We are a non-profit, student led society that represents the needs of physiotherapy students at the University of Newcastle. We facilitate both social and professional networking through events such as pub crawls, annual balls, trivia nights, inter-faculty sports days, professional development courses and more.
SPUN – the Speech Pathology at the University of Newcastle Student Association aims to organise social events for Speech Pathology students, although all students are welcome to attend their events. SPUN hold welcome BBQS as well as bake sales in order to raise funds for affiliated organisations.
UNSS, or SurgSoc, are a group of medical students who aim to facilitate and encourage student growth and development in relation to surgical interest. They foster interaction with other student groups and faculties within the University of Newcastle as well as with other medical faculties around the country and overseas.
Charity and Philanthropy
Wake Up! is a club led by health students with the mission to raise awareness of global health inequities, and provide students with knowledge of, and experience in, the developing world that will enable our future health professionals to be well equipped to address and influence health inequities globally.
UoN Vinnies are interested in social justice and would love to recruit students who are looking to volunteer. If you join, you will meet other young like-minded philanthropic people and be involved in activities like sleepouts, BBQs and bake sales in the spirit of the St Vincent de Paul Society.
We aim to help the new Bangladeshi students who come to the UoN. BSANU offer support such as accommodation, initial settlements and moral support. We also help students organise different events such as Bengali New Year, International Mother Language Day and Eid day. BSANU practices Bangladeshi culture at UoN for recreation and to give students a break from the hardship of study.
Saudi Students Club aims to introduce the cultural and educational achievements of Saudi Arabia to UoN students. We also aim to engage effectively with Australian cultural and educational institutions by encouraging a dialogue and supporting Saudi students who study in Australia and particularly Newcastle.
The Student Association of Pakistan aims to promote harmony by organizing various cultural, educational, and social activities and to help their Pakistani brothers and sisters to feel more at home. Membership is open to all interested students and staff of the University of Newcastle with a $1 annual membership fee.
VSUN aims at supporting Vietnamese students of all levels at the University of Newcastle with their lives and study. VSUN is a bridge between Vietnamese local people and students as well as between current students and alumni of UON. VSUN exposes Vietnamese culture to International students from other different countries at UON.
Fun, Social and Special Interest
The Affordable Wine Appreciation Society aim to bring together people from all walks of life for the mutual social and networking benefit. We want to promote appreciation of sociable drinking in an appropriate and acceptable manner and to facilitate members with affordable social occasions. We want to provide a means for members to discuss and develop closer social links through the appreciation of affordable wine related experiences.
University of Newcastle Bicycle Users Group
Newcastle University Bicycle Users Group is a cycling advocacy group, which seeks to promote cycling for fun, camaraderie, sport and transport. They hold fun events such as bike rides, movie nights, and festivals. Get the complete transport story: NUBUG aims to promote safe cycling and promote awareness of related issues of sustainability, convenience, economic welfare, fitness and health, and environmental protection.
We aim to provide infotainment - sharing key messages of public concern or interest through entertainment activities. We strive to develop a strong connection among participants by planning information dissemination and fun activities and then share this theme with a wider audience by planning activities in open forums.
The Arts Collective
The Arts Collective are a social group that seeks to connect the creatives all across campus no matter what you study if you have an interest in 2D, 3D or Digital art, or even music. If you wish to share your skills or gain some new ones then The Arts Collective welcomes you!
Are you Vegan, Vegetarian, Veg curious or just wanting a way to make some positive impacts in our world and hang out with some rad people and eat mucho delish food? Then the Veggie Club is the club you want to be in! ☺ We are a group of people that are all about spreading love, liberating people’s thoughts and actions through education and information, showing kindness to all beings and promoting ethical, healthy and environmentally friendly lifestyles.
The International Youth and Students for Social Equality aim to develop an international movement out of the working class, students and youth in the fight against war and social inequality, through the intellectual traditions of Marx, Engels, Lenin, Luxemburg and Trotsky. They hold regular discussion on the analysis of the articles on the World Socialist Website, and through this aim to heighten the intellectual discourse and debate on campus.
NUSEC is a group for those passionate about the environment and looking to get involved with clean ups and conservation projects. We help out local organisations cleaning up our rivers and beaches, assist the National Parks and Wildlife Service with bush regeneration in some of the state's most beautiful nature reserves, and join in on important environmental campaigns to help spread the word about sustainability.
Newcastle Labor Students is a collective of students at the University of Newcastle who believe in a push towards a more progressive society. Based upon the principles of Feminism, Unionism, Democracy, and Socialism, Newcastle Labor Students aims to be an inclusive, progressive, and welcoming space for current and new students of the University of Newcastle.
Spiritual, Philosophical and Faith
These international students are anticipated to experience such as homesick, language barriers, interpersonal relationship issues, and so on. CAMN is a student social and spiritual club that supports and helps students maintain their emotional and mental well-being through a strong interpersonal network. This will lead them complete their studies successfully and grow their maturity in their life.
Email: Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for information about CAMN
Hillsong on Campus are focused on connecting university students and staff with a positive environment and the Christian message, in both small groups and at large gatherings. They also assist in welcoming international students to Australia and its culture. Their club facilitates social activities and on campus events to create a strong community amongst students.
University of Newcastle Islamic Society(UNIS) is the formal student body representing Muslim students at the University of Newcastle campus which aims to educate and cultivate Islamic values and set an excellent example to the students and people of Newcastle. UNIS also seeks to establish a network with community members along with providing a platform to socialize and exchange ideas and thoughts. Anyone is welcome to become a member.
UoN Sikh Society aims to bring the Sikh faith's values of spiritual development and social justice to campus, through collaborative events, dialogue, and community engagement. UoN Sikh Society is involved in running events such as meditation nights, stalls at multicultural festivals, social events, organising interfaith dialogues and bringing traditional Sikh practices such as langar (free community kitchen) and gatka (martial arts) to campus. Everyone is always welcome!
Newcastle Christian Students (NCS) is a group for all students who love Jesus or want to find out more about Him. We provide the opportunity for students to investigate and grow in their knowledge of who Jesus is from the Bible with Christians from a range of churches through Bible Talks, Groups and conferences.
UCC is a student lead and run club which consists of various christians from all backgrounds. We hold to the common faith which is shared by all believers and encourage anyone who would like to know more about God and the Bible to join our club! To see what activities we offer check out our webpage or Facebook page.