The University of Newcastle

Welcome to UniSuper

Australia’s only super fund dedicated to higher education and research professionals.

UniSuper is proud to be The University of Newcastle’s super fund of choice. Established over 30 years ago UniSuper is one of Australia’s largest super funds, existing solely for the benefit of our members.

Your on-campus support


Andrew Syarief is on-campus to provide free, general advice, help you with your UniSuper paperwork, or answer questions about your super.

Andrew is available every Tuesday (via every web conferencing) and Wednesdays (in person) in the Hunter Building, Room HC66 (Callaghan campus). 

Make an appointment online to meet with Andrew Syarief.

Your on-campus financial adviser

Matthew Werasko

Matt Werakso can provide tailored advice to help with you with your investment strategy, retirement planning, managing your debts and more.

Matt operates on a fee for service basis, so he'll provide an upfront quote for advice. Best of all, if eligible, you can deduct all or part of your advice fees from your UniSuper account.  

To make an appointment to see Matt Werakso, simply call 1300 331 685 or email UniSuper Advice.


We regularly hold free, on-campus seminars at The University of Newcastle. Topics range from retirement planning and Centrelink, to superannuation for women.

Can't attend in person? Our free online webinars are a convenient alternative to attending a seminar.

Seminar Topic Date Address Register
Managing Your Contributions

Jun 21, 2016

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Callaghan Campus

New South Wales

Register now


Webinars are a convenient alternative to attending seminars in person and keep you informed about topics that might interest you from your computer, wherever you’re located. 

Generation Y - Super Smart  1 June 2016 Register now
UniSuper101 - An introduction  22 June 2016 Register now
2016 Federal Budget Update  On-demand Register now 
Retirement Planning for Women  On-demand Register now
Women & Super - One Smart Move On-demand  Register now


  • Value for money - As a not for profit fund, we pride ourselves on our competitive fees and not paying our financial advisers any commission or external shareholders dividends. We redirect all of our profits back in to the Fund to benefit our members. 
  • Exclusive membership - We exist exclusively for you. We understand your line of work and your passion for the higher education and research sector. So while you focus on your passion, we’ll focus on ours – growing your hard-earned super for you to enjoy later in life.

  • We're here for your working life and beyond - Whether you’re changing jobs or taking a well-earned rest, you can keep your super with UniSuper for life. It's as easy as nominating UniSuper in your Choice of Fund kit. If you're preparing to retire, we have a range of retirement products to suit your needs. 

  • Financial advice that's right for you - you benefit from exclusive access to UniSuper Advice, our in-house team of financial advisers. Our knowledge of the sector and environment in which you work means we're well position to provide financial advice appropriate to your situation.

  • We'll keep you informed - As a UniSuper member some of the regular communication you'll receive include our Super Informed newsletter, monthly Investment Updates from our Chief Investment Officer and twice yearly statements.  

  • A free and easy to access education program - You can register for one of our many seminars held at campuses nationally. If you can't attend in person, our online webinars provide a convenient alternative. You can also check out our online videostutorials and calculators to learn at your own pace. 

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UniSuper Management Pty Limited is the administrator of UniSuper and is licensed to provide financial advice, which is provided under the name of UniSuper Advice.