Recognising 50 years of delivering excellence in education, and research and innovation

Celebrating 50 Years

Celebrating 50 Years


Our community, your university.

Your University is turning 50, and in 2015 we are celebrating.

Celebrating our community and your pivotal role in our history and our future; Celebrating our leaders who have shaped the University and are among our academics, researchers, professional staff and students; Celebrating our graduates who form the centrepiece of UON's story; and Celebrating our future - looking to the next 50 years for the University and our regions.

The University of Newcastle 1965- 2015

In 50 short years, the University of Newcastle, its staff, students and alumni, have made a remarkable impact on the the region and the globe. Through the delivery of excellence in education, research and innovation, UON is recognised as an institution that is making its mark on the world stage.

Join our 50th birthday celebrations

Be part of our 50th birthday celebrations by sharing your story with us, adding #uon50 to your social media posts, or coming along to a special event.


The University of Newcastle thanks its generous partners in its 50th year.


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