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YAPUG

NEW ACHIEVES DREAMS

years of age

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent

NEWCASTLE.EDU.AU/YAPUG

TAYLAH, BACHELOR OF LAWS (HONOURS) / BACHELOR OF ABORIGINAL PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE. COMPLETED YAPUG.


DO YOU IMAGINE WORKING IN YOUR DREAM JOB? ARE YOU LOOKING TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE TO YOUR COMMUNITY? REGARDLESS OF YOUR QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE OR PREVIOUS MARKS, YAPUG CAN MAKE YOUR DREAMS A REALITY. Yapug is a free pathway program offered at the University of Newcastle for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples who do not have the qualifications required for direct entry into an undergraduate degree program. Not only is Yapug designed to help you gain entry, it helps you develop the skills needed for successful study at a university level. To be eligible for a place you must be:

turning 18 years of age or more in the year of study

of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent

YOUR GUARANTEED PATHWAY TO A UON DEGREE Upon successful completion of Yapug, you will be guaranteed early entry into selected degrees at the University of Newcastle. You’ll also be able to use your final grades from the program for competitive admission to all other UON degrees including Medicine. Your application is free of charge and made directly to the University*. Offers will be made before the end of December in the year you study. Yapug is also recognised as an entry qualification for many universities and training providers around Australia. * A UAC application is required to study a Bachelor of Midwifery.

“High school wasn’t right for me. Yapug enabled me to find out and focus on what I found interesting while making some lifelong friends. Now i’m on my way to my dream career in emergency medicine.” DYLAN, BACHELOR OF MEDICINE (JOINT MEDICAL PROGRAM). STUDIED YAPUG.


LEADERS IN INDIGENOUS EDUCATION UON has an outstanding track record in Indigenous education with more than 1000 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students were enrolled at the University across all faculties and study levels. Our enrolment of Indigenous students is significantly higher than the national average, maintaining the University’s national leadership role in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Higher Education. As a student of Yapug, you will benefit from a range of exclusive support services offered by the Wollotuka Institute and English Language and Foundation Studies centre, including academic and tutorial assistance, a well-equipped resource centre, audiovisual materials on Indigenous topics and issues, counselling and health services, as well as social and cultural programs.

WHAT YOU’LL STUDY To successfully complete Yapug, you’re required to complete course areas with a combined total of 80 units. It’s important to consider what degree you’d like to study upon the completion of Yapug, as the courses you choose can help prepare you for that area of study.

SEMESTER ONE

Aboriginal Tertiary Foundation Studies 1 (10 units)

SEMESTER TWO

Aboriginal Tertiary Foundations Studies 2 (10 units)

Yapug only directed courses

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Yapug only Directed Course (10 units)

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Directed Course/s (20 units total)

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Yapug only Directed Course (10 units)

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Directed Course/s (20 units total)

Health Sciences

DEGREE PROGRAM AREA OF INTEREST Business, Law, Commerce Education, Arts, and Information Social Sciences Technology and Design

Engineering and Science

Community and Research Professional Practice Introduction to Health Professional Studies Directed courses Australian History Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Business Management Chemistry and the Life Sciences Design Drawing Design in Society/Graphic Design Fundamentals Environmental Science Extension Mathematics Foundations in Education Information Technology Intermediate Mathematics / Statistics Introductory Mathematics Introduction to Engineering Language and Linguistics Law Literature and Film Media and Communications Physics Science Essentials for Nursing and Midwifery Social Enquiry/Sociology Studies in Health Science Studies in Science Visual Art For comprehensive information on each course including introductory videos, sample timetables and recommended studies, visit newcastle.edu.au/yapug


FLEXIBILITY TO SUIT YOUR LIFESTYLE Studying at university requires a significant commitment of your time, so we offer full-time and part-time delivery options to choose from in order to best balance your study with work, social and family commitments. Comparing the delivery options...

IS IT FOR ME?

FULL-TIME If you have few commitments outside of study, work part-time, or not working at all, Yapug full-time is for you. You’re going to have to make your studies your number one priority. By doing so you’ll complete the program quickly.

WHERE IS IT OFFERED?

PART-TIME If you have Full-time work, family and carer commitments, Yapug part-time is for you. Studying part-time allows you to balance your studies with your busy lifestyle.

Newcastle Callaghan

Newcastle Callaghan

1 YEAR

2 YEARS

February - November (2 Semesters)

February - November (3-4 Semesters)

LENGTH

FACE-TO-FACE

OUT-OF-CLASS STUDY

12 hours per week You’ll be required to attend all classes during business hours.

6 hours per week Choose between day or night classes (or a combination of both).

You can expect to be on-campus two to four days a week.

You can expect to be on-campus one to two days a week.

18-20 hours per week

10-14 hours per week

SCHOLARSHIPS As a Yapug student, you are eligible to apply for Indigenous Enabling Scholarships, designed to help you financially during your studies. If you relocate to Newcastle to take the program you may also be eligible for additional financial support. The Yapug program is recognised by Centrelink regarding eligibility for financial assistance through the ABSTUDY scheme.

WANT MORE INFO? CALL US

1800 353 775

CONNECT WITH US UON Yapug

ASK A QUESTION

enabling@newcastle.edu.au

MAKE A MOVE, UNCOVER TALENTS AND BUILD YOUR FUTURE. NEW WILL TAKE YOU PLACES. For full information and to find out how to apply, visit newcastle.edu.au/yapug

All information is correct at time of printing and is subject to change. I UON 2018 ELFS I CRICOS Provider 00109J

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