The School of Nursing and Midwifery at the University of Newcastle, Australia.

School of Nursing and Midwifery

Welcome to the School of Nursing and Midwifery. Our School offers high quality courses with strong links to local health districts. Our staff are active in research and committed to delivering the best teaching strategies to equip our students to be valuable practitioners in a variety of healthcare settings.

You're invited to celebrate the School of Nursing and Midwifery's 25th anniversary

Celebrate 25 years of the School of Nursing and Midwifery in the University's 50th year!

Join us for an afternoon of festivities on Friday 16 October to celebrate 25 years of nursing and midwifery at UON. Since the School opened its doors in 1990, more than 8,200 nursing and midwifery students have graduated and are now making meaningful and lasting improvements to patient care and health outcomes in the community. This celebration coincides with the University's 50th anniversary.

Opening of the Nursing and Midwifery History Walk
5:30pm, 16 October
Richardson Wing courtyard, Newcastle (Callaghan) campus

Anniversary Ceremony
6:00pm, 16 October
Nursing Theatre, Newcastle (Callaghan) campus

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Study Areas Nursing 

Nursing Students

Our Research

The School is engaged in a range of research and research training activities which are enhanced by well developed partnerships and collaborative initiatives with other Schools, Faculties, universities and industry partners including Hunter New England Health.

Nursing Lecture Theatre

New opportunities and emerging technologies

We offer a unique opportunity for you to become a registered nurse or midwife with the highest level of qualification and extensive professional experience. We have a strong emphasis on emerging healthcare technologies with our graduates being employed in local, national and global settings.

Nursing Student

In the Community

We have a focus on enriching and developing  our communities through mutually beneficial activity that adds value to the teaching, learning and research activity of the University. We are aligned with initiatives such as Relay for Life, Nurses 4 Nurses and International Nurses Day.