Back to the Bar, the first Alumni Reunion Concert at Bar on the Hill, the University of Newcastle, Australia.

Attend an alumni event

Alumni events provide an environment where friendships and links are forged that span the globe. Alumni events seek to provide social and professional networking opportunities and also facilitate ongoing connections with the University, its staff and students.

Check out our facebook page for photos captured at alumni events around the globe and watch this space as we bring you upcoming events.

Upcoming Events

UON is coming to London

Are you a UON graduate living in London?

As a valued alumni of the University, you are warmly invited to join us at a reception celebrating the global impact of the University and our graduates.

We will be celebrating UON’s standing as a global leader in the higher education sector and distinguished by our ongoing commitment to equity and excellence. In attendance will be UON Vice-Chancellor and President, Professor Caroline McMillen as well as UON Faculty leaders.

This special evening will be held at Australia House.  Officially opened by King George V in 1918, Australia House is the oldest Australian diplomatic mission and the longest continuously occupied foreign mission in London.

Drinks and canapés will be served.

We would love meet with you and share your experience of living and working in the United Kingdom.

Date: Wednesday 29 June 2016
Time: 6pm - 8pm
Venue: Australia House, The Strand, London WC2B 4LA
Dress: Business attire
RSVP: Below by the Thursday 23 June or for further information please contact

Eventbrite - London Alumni Reception

Past events

Alumni in Brisbane invited to an informal meet-up at Riverbar and Kitchen hosted by Professor Mick McManus, Pro Vice-Chancellor of the Faculty of Science and IT and Professor Simon Dennis, Head of the School of Psychology.

Connect with a community of alumni in the disciplines related to Mick and Simon's diverse areas of expertise which includes psychology, medicine, healthcare, mathematics, science, IT and linguistics.

Join us for intriguing conversations over post-work nibbles and a drink overlooking the beautiful Brisbane River.

Date: 6pm - 8pm, Monday 30 May 2016
Venue: Riverbar and Kitchen, 71 Eagle St, Brisbane
Cost: Free
RSVP: Email by 23 May to secure your place

About Professor Mick McManus
As an expert in pharmacology and toxicology, Professor McManus has served on the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) Research on Cancer Working Group on the Evaluation of Carcinogenic Risks to Humans amongst other national and international advisory boards and research groups. Read more...

About Professor Simon Dennis
Professor Simon Dennis holds qualifications in computer science, mathematics and psychology and his research expertise is in human memory and language processing. He is also involved in information retrieval and machine learning research. Read more...

Kjære Norske Alumni! As a graduate of UON, you are invited to join The Australian Ambassador HE Mr Damien Miller to ‘Reconnect with Australia’; a special reception for graduates of Australian Universities living in Norway!

The Australian government is committed to growing a global Australian alumni community by enabling alumni to engage more readily with Australia, and to connect with each other.

Reconnect with Australia Reception:
Date: 4.30 – 6.30pm, Wednesday 9 March 2016
Venue: Amalie Skram Room, 2nd floor, Litteraturhuset, Weigelandsveien 29, Oslo
Attire: Business
Menu: Australian wine and light canapés
Cost: Free
RSVP: Email alumni by Monday 29 February with your full name, UON degree and  current employment details.

Please note, as the Australian Embassy is hosting this reception the details you provide in your RSVP will be shared with the Embassy to help facilitate your attendance at this event.

Celebrate your growing graduate community!

UON alumni in Port Macquarie are invited to welcome new graduates to their growing community with an evening of canapés, drinks and networking.

Come along to share stories with fellow alumni, and meet University, business and community leaders.

Date: Thursday 18 February 2016
Venue: Glasshouse, corner of Clarence and Hay Streets, Port Macquarie
Time: 6pm
Cost: Free
Registrations close Friday 12 February

RSVP now