University of New England (UNE) offers over 200 courses at undergraduate, postgraduate and research level, and is situated in Armidale, New South Wales in Australia. It holds three different faculties – the Faculty of Humanities, Arts, Social Sciences, and Education, the Faculty of Medicine and Health, and the Faculty of Science, Agriculture, Business and Law. Students can also study a course online, giving them the flexibility to fit their learning around other work and family commitments.
The University has impressive learning and leisure facilities, including beautiful lawns and gardens, a student bar, coffee shop and brasserie. There is also a well-stocked library with books, journals and online resources, and a state-of-the-art sports centre complete with a gym, a climbing wall and athletics oval.
Students at UNE have the opportunity to get involved in a range of community-related activities, such as volunteering with local charities and contributing their time and skills to the local area. Throughout the year there are also plenty of social events taking place on campus, including dinners, themed parties and an annual College Ball held across all of its 7 colleges. Those wanting to get involved in a club or society have plenty to choose from, including theatre, public speaking and sports teams.
A dedicated careers team focus on helping students with everything from applying for a job to finding an internship. Group workshops are also arranged throughout the year, and students can book to see an advisor to get some one-on-one help and support. Other support services on offer at the institution include a special needs office, a confidential counselling service and additional academic skills support.