Exploring Newcastle: Mayfield

In our opinion, one of the best things about NewSA is it’s location: smack-dab in the middle of Newcastle’s own “inner west”. This month, we’re heading over the railway line and taking a look around Mayfield.

Mayfield is one of Newcastle’s oldest and largest suburbs – once home to thousands of BHP workers and their families, […]

Crunch Time: Five Apps To Get You Through Study Season

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It’s October, which means the weather’s warming up and most of Newcastle is heading down to the beach and intuit he great outdoors to enjoy the sunshine. Unfortunately, for many of our NewSA residents, October means it’s time to start thinking about the end of the year, and that means Exams and assignments. Don’t […]

Spring in Newcastle

The days are getting longer, the sun is shining more and the flowers are in bloom, which can only mean one thing: Spring is here! With it’s perfect location surrounded by beaches, harbour and bushland, Newcastle is an outdoor town, and Spring is the perfect time to get out and explore. Here are our top five […]

Exploring Newcastle: Islington

We think that one of the best things about NewSA is how close we are to the best parts of Newcastle. This series of blog posts is about helping you discover the neighbourhoods that make up Newy, one by one. First up: Islington, right on NewSA’s front doorstep. 

Centred around a stretch of Maitland Road that connects Tighes […]

NeW Space – A closer Look

We’ve been watching the University of Newcastle’s new city campus NeW Space go up for what feels like years, and, like many locals, we’ve been curious to see how the finished product would fit into the streetscape and community. UoN have taken a huge risk with this design, creating something that is never going to […]

NewSA Winter Break Day Out

It’s not all textbooks and tutorials when you’re staying at NewSA. We do our best to encourage all our students take advantage of all the activities and entertainment on offer in Newcastle… and beyond!

Last weekend we took a few of our students (and an overseas visitor) for a trip up to Tyrell’s Winery in Pokolbin. A […]

8 Bryant Street Renovations

Renovations are finally completed on the #8 Bryant Street residence.
Featuring 4 spacious bedrooms (all carpeted), each with television, heater, ceiling fan and high speed internet.

The kitchen comes fully equipped and there is a dining room as well as an al fresco undercover eating area.

Sunny outdoor area with garden and clothes lines.

A one minute walk to […]