Holidays are officially out and the discounts are in!
Newcastle has our backs with an endless supply of student friendly discountsSee our handpicked guides to Newcastle
BY ALICIA POOLE
It’s official, the extended holiday is over and the time has come for all of us University students to get back to the books. But that doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy everything Newcastle has to offer year-round right?
With our strict budgets and limited free time, the city of Newcastle has our backs with an endless supply of student friendly discounts! Read on to hear what Newcastle has to offer…
Yoga loft is offering $5 classes at their studio on Hunter Street for any full-time university students with a valid ID. Remember to book in here to secure your spot!
The University gym offers cheaper memberships for University students at both their Callaghan & Harbourside locations.
Australia’s only ‘pay what you can’ yoga studio asks for a donation of $5-$20, and with studios in the Newcastle city (Bolton St) and Charlestown Square you’ve got no excuse to miss a class! Bookings aren’t essential, but you can check out their website for further information.
A free weekly organised 5km run at multiple locations across Newcastle (including one at Callaghan campus!) will be sure to kick-start your weekend with an 8am start time!
FOOD, DRINKS & ENTERTAINMENT
We’ve made your job easy by compiling a list of all the cheap eats in Newcastle you can get your mouths around. From burgers, to pizzas, to pastas… there’s something for everyone!
Wanting a cheap night out but can’t quite afford those ridiculously priced drinks? Well, it’s long been known that Newcastle student night is Wednesday
nights! Think cheap drinks and throwback music. What better way to get over HUMP DAY!
Bar On The Hill is there to kick off your night offering free games, $10 lager and cider jugs; and FREE buses into town.
Sydney Junction Hotel has your wallet in mind with free entry and $4 spirits and beers from 9pm.
Argyle House is where it’s at for sweet tunes, free student entry and $5 drinks all night!
Want to get up to some mischief with the uni gang but can barely afford this week’s rent? Well give our pub quiz article a visit to test that general knowledge of yours.
That laptop of yours slowing down more and more? Desperate for a newbie? When you buy an Apple Mac or IPad Pro, you get can your hands on a FREE set of Beats wireless headphones. Check out the deal here.
There is an entire website devoted to helping students save money across all domains. Clothing, technology, books and even food!
Music without the ads for an incredible $5.99 a month! How can you say no to that?
Relying on public transport to get you anywhere and everywhere? Well don’t pay top dollar and ensure you’ve got yourself a concession opal. To apply for your card, check out the University’s how-to guide here.
Ever driven to campus and spent hours trying to get a park? Give Liftango a look! It’s a ridesharing app that allows students to share their ride to campus whilst getting to enjoy the designated car spots. For more info click here.
Is there anything else as a student you enjoy on the cheap in Newcastle? We’d love to hear about it!