Student Support

Oorala's support services include a Student Centre where students can access computers, study facilities, Printing and a kitchen/common room. The Student Centre is also a place where students can meet with their tutors and other students.The Oorala Centre's Student Support Team can assist with making ABSTUDY and UNE course enquires and liaise with faculties in regard to students' educational programs. Oorala also provides support and advice to students who are seeking admission to UNE. The Hub is UNE's culturally safe virtual space for on-campus and online students.

Targeted Tutorial Assistance Scheme (TTA)

The Targeted Tutorial Assistance Scheme (TTA), program is funded by the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet (DPMC) and administered by the Oorala Centre. If you are enroled at UNE during the academic year you are entitled to Extra Tutorial Assistance. TTA offers individual and group tutorials to assist internal and external Indigenous students to:

  • Achieve satisfactory results in their studies
  • Compete equally with other students

What you can get:

  • Up to two hours per subject per week
  • Additional hours for examination preparation during semester examination periods
  • Students can nominate a tutor or the TTA Coordinator will find you a tutor

TTA Forms

To find out more, once you have enrolled at UNE, please contact the TTA Coordinator through AskUNE or freecall 1800 622 384.


There are various scholarships and cadetships available to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students at UNE. Further information is available: