Faculty of Education and Arts

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2015 Hobsons Good Universities Guide

2015 Hobsons Good Universities Guide

Thursday, 28 August 2014

The University of Newcastle (UON) has maintained its impressive five-star ratings for socioeconomic equity and equipping students with generic skills, according to the 2015 Good Universities Guide.

Church’s moral failure on trial at the Royal Commission

Church’s moral failure on trial at the Royal Commission

Tuesday, 26 August 2014

By Kathleen McPhillips, School of Humanities and Social Science, University of Newcastle

It is the long-held view of Cardinal George Pell and other senior Catholic officials that the sexual abuse crisis is an issue primarily about the moral failure of individual priests and not related to church culture itself.

Winston Churchill Fellowship 2014

Winston Churchill Fellowship 2014

Monday, 25 August 2014

UON graduate wins Winston Churchill Fellowship 2014 and prepares for research journey overseas.

Vines, wine and identity

Vines, wine and identity

Monday, 25 August 2014

Australians are shifting from beer to wine, and now a University of Newcastle project is set to provide critical insight into what role the Hunter Valley has played in influencing the nation's drinkers to change.

Three questions not to ask about art - and four to ask instead

Three questions not to ask about art - and four to ask instead

Friday, 22 August 2014

By Kit Messham-Muir, School of Creative Arts, University of Newcastle

Art raises a lot of questions. That's what it does. If an art work in a gallery or a news story has made you ask "what the …?", it has already started to do its job.

Newcastle Open Day

Newcastle Open Day

Thursday, 21 August 2014

Future University of Newcastle (UON) students will have the opportunity to explore their degree and career options at this Saturday's Open Day at Callaghan campus.

The Brisbane Declaration: a blueprint for the musical world

The Brisbane Declaration: a blueprint for the musical world

Tuesday, 12 August 2014

By Dr Catherine Grant, Faculty of Education and Arts, University of Newcastle

Earlier this year the number of views of South Korean mega-star Psy's Gangnam Style YouTube video exceeded two billion. That's more than a quarter of the people on the planet who have watched the video. It also adds up to a collective 16,000 years spent watching (assuming everyone sat out the four-and-a-bit minutes, which is a big assumption).

The Jean Bogan Prize for Piano Composition 2014

The Jean Bogan Prize for Piano Composition 2014

Thursday, 7 August 2014

Submissions are invited to the Jean Bogan Prize for Piano Composition ($8000) and the Jean Bogan Youth Prize ($1500)