Being on campus — the ultimate student experience

Many UNE students choose to study on campus to take advantage of the location, the unique residential accommodation options and the teaching, research and sporting facilities.

Studying on campus in Armidale gives you the traditional university experience, with the added benefit of small class sizes and great access to lecturers. Academic staff are passionate about what they teach and keen to see you succeed.

Living on campus

Our residential college system is one of the most extensive in Australia, with a range of cultural, sporting and social activities, as well as academic support. College residents get the most out of their UNE experience, making friends for life with their fellow residents.

UNE is in Armidale, positioned roughly half-way between Sydney and Brisbane in rural New South Wales. Clean air, cheaper cost of living and no traffic are just the beginning of why we love it here.

Important advantages

The affordable living, flexible study options, respected qualifications, great support and most importantly the ultimate student experience make UNE a 'must consider' university for students considering study on campus.

Studying on campus means physically attending your lectures and tutorials with fellow classmates on the UNE campus. You will be immersed in a vibrant living and learning environment - a community where you will make lifelong friendships.

As an on campus student you'll have direct face to face contact with lecturers and fellow students, the benefit of resources like the libraries at your fingertips, and plenty of opportunities to enrich your learning. You can also study subjects that are only offered online with the advantage of being able to meet with lecturers in person.

Campus location

The UNE campus is situated on 74 hectares of heritage parklands, overlooking the beautiful city of Armidale. Yes, there's good coffee on campus too.

All classes, residences and recreational facilities are within easy walking distance from each other. Anywhere on campus, you're only 5-10 minutes bus/ bike ride from Armidale's city centre.

Armidale is a great town to live in, much cheaper than major cities, and UNE has one of the most extensive residential college systems in the country.