NeW Space at a glance

  • Located on the corner of Auckland and Hunter streets in the Newcastle CBD
  • More than 10,000 sqm of useable floor space
  • 9 levels
  • Operate on a 24/7 basis
  • Up to 3,500 students to attend the campus during the day
  • Community Consultation undertaken in 2014
  • Early works and mine remediation undertaken in 2014
  • State Significant Development approval received from NSW Department of Planning and Environment in February 2015
  • Principal Contractor contract awarded to Hansen Yuncken in April 2015
  • Main works construction will start in June 2015 and is scheduled for completion in 2017
  • The adjacent University House will be connected and partially upgraded to integrate into the NeW Space city campus
  • First students will commence in 2017
  • Principal Contractor: Hansen Yuncken
  • Principal Design Consultant: Lyons in partnership with EJE Architecture
  • Project Management: APP Corporation
  • NeW Space is supported by Australian Government funding of $30 million through the Education Investment Fund Regional Priorities Round, NSW Government funding of $25 million, and $40 million invested by the University