- Business & Community
The University aspires to be a global leader in each of its spheres of achievement.
Through engagement with partners, the University will deliver world-class innovation to support the development of strong regional communities.
The values of the University of Newcastle are shaped by our history and our aspirations. Our values represent shared ideals and express what we stand for and who we are. As we move forward, our values will underpin our choices, strategies and actions.
We challenge standard practice and received wisdom. We are world leaders in generating new knowledge and translating innovative ideas into real benefits to society.
We are open, ethical, rigorous and committed to the highest standards in academic enquiry. We are champions of academic freedom and professional responsibility.
We deliver the highest quality in everything we do and benchmark ourselves against the world's best.
Our staff, students and alumni are a resource for our whole community. We are partners and collaborators in world-class research, teaching and learning, and our skilled graduates contribute to our regions, Australia and the world.
We provide opportunities for people with ability, regardless of their background and experiences. We lead in providing education for Indigenous Australians.
We are leaders in environmental sustainability. We make a significant contribution to the economic, social and environmental capacity of our communities.
The illustrations on this site have been created by the University of Newcastle's Head of the discipline of Design, Professor Mario Minichiello.