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.

An Open Letter to All Students from Professor Sally Chan – Head, School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Newcastle.

The School of Nursing and Midwifery will be celebrating its 25th Anniversary. You are warmly invited to join our celebratory events:

25th Anniversary Award Nights - at Callaghan Campus, University of Newcastle

25th Anniversary Annual Research Program - 8th-10th July 2015 - at Callaghan Campus, University of Newcastle

25th Anniversary Celebration and Dinner – 16th October 2015 from 6-8pm at Callaghan Campus, University of Newcastle

Please contact Renee Cross (, +61 2 4921 7873) for more information about the celebration.


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.