Current and future students

The Oorala Aboriginal Centre is a study and advisory support centre for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students enrolled at the University of New England (UNE).

The Oorala Centre coordinates a wide variety of programs to encourage access and participation by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students to experience greater success in Higher Education.

We do this by offering a range of support services to assist you as you prepare for university and throughout the duration of you studies. We can assist you with:

  • General course enquires and liaising with your UNE Faculty.
  • Advice about living in a UNE college in Armidale.
  • Academic and tutorial support services.
  • ABSTUDY assistance to cover study costs, including travel, meals and accommodation to attend intensive schools, and field trips.
  • Information and advice around scholarships for all levels of study
  • Cultural support whilst away from family and friends
  • The Hub - Online Indigenous Student Community (Moodle)
  • information and support around Graduation Ceremonies

Contact us

At Oorala, we put the well-being and success of our students and their communities first. Whether you are an on-campus student or just visiting the area, please call in and have a yarn.

Oorala Student Support team is available from 9 am to 5 pm Monday to Friday. Let our staff assist you in person, on the phone or by Skype. To find out more:

  • freecall 1800 622 384
  • contact AskUNE

students and tutors at the Oorala Centre