Called to be… at Avondale?

Your career is more than just a job or a pay check at the end of the week. Your career is a calling to serve, to inspire and to make a difference. At Avondale University, we’re here to equip our students to fulfil their individual calling in the workforce, community and the world by providing a quality higher education experience. We call it the #avondalexp. To begin your own journey at Avondale, let us help you choose a vocational course (VET), undergraduate or postgraduate degree that’s right for you!



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Read moreProfessor Brett Mitchell and federal Minister for Health and Aged Care Mark Butler

Medical research medalist

An Avondale University academic is the first nurse to receive a federal government award for excellence in health and medical research.

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Read moreAbbey Rubessa outside Ella Boyd Hall

Best of both worlds

Abbey heard a lot about life in the residences on our Lake Macquarie campus, “so I wanted to experience it, too.” But with an interest in chemical engineering, she enrolled in a course at another university. A new initiative, though, opens the residences to students like her.

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Meet Shirley Fatnowna

Shirley Fatnowna is our Indigenous Support and Education Officer. She’s also one of our Master of Nursing students. We asked her seven questions. Here are the answers she gave.

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