Studying or working from home has its challenges. Getting into a routine, finding a good space and not getting distracted by home life demands are among the top issues or maybe you are just looking for something different to do with your time.

Here are some great blogs, online courses and research to give you inspiration. Keep an eye on these sites:

Honourable Blogroll

By students for students, all about uni life, technology and entertainment, health and well being alongside information about university services. Everything’s Cancelled. Now What?

Hunter Living Histories – The Coal River Working Party
Read amazing stories about Newcastle and the Hunter Region’s significant historic achievements, historical and indigenous sites. Spanish Flu and Newcastle 1919: What can we learn today?

UON Navigator
Help for you find out exactly what you need to know about studying at the University of Newcastle. 5 ways to adjust to studying at home

Online courses

The University has several FREE short courses starting soon. Here are just a few.

Fairy Tales: Meanings, Messages, and Morals
Anthropology: Understanding Societies and Cultures
What does it mean to be human?

NOVA The University open access repository for research

Blaga,S  “Motivational factors for social entrepreneurship: the case of Romania”, 2019. Available:
Burgess et al. “‘I just juggle’: work and family balance in Australian organisations” (2007). Available:
Malik et al. “Factors affecting smart working: evidence from Australia” (2016). Available:


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