From the VC's Desk

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Transforming regions

Tuesday, 6 October 2015

Two weeks ago, our University welcomed leaders from overseas, Australia, and from across our region to an International Forum hosted in Newcastle, which explored the role of Universities in the transformation of regional cities and the transition of regional economies.

Another step toward gender equality at UON

Wednesday, 16 September 2015

Over the 50 years of its history, UON has achieved an outstanding and enviable reputation for breaking down barriers to success for both our students and our staff community. Equity and social justice are at the heart of our institutional values and, combined with our commitment to excellence, we emerge as a place where access meets success.

Our future takes shape

Friday, 17 July 2015

With the help of extensive and thoughtful feedback received through consultation with UON staff, across all disciplines and campuses, as well as other key stakeholders, we have refined the draft New Futures Strategic Plan. It is now 90 - 95% complete.

Stormy weather

Thursday, 23 April 2015

For a Vice-Chancellor a 5am call is never going to be good news - and so it was when the mobile rang early on Tuesday morning after a night of wild winds, torrential rain and the sounds of distant sirens.

Making sense of universities’ future: 2015 Universities Australia conference

Friday, 13 March 2015

This week, university leaders – including a number from UON - joined government officials, industry representatives, and policy makers in Canberra for the annual Universities Australia national conference.

Celebrating 50 remarkable years

Friday, 30 January 2015

Happy new year and welcome back! I hope you enjoyed your well-earned break. This is going to be a great year of celebration and a terrific opportunity for the University of Newcastle to say thank you to our staff, students, alumni, partners and our communities in Australia and abroad for the enormous contribution you have made to shaping the world-class institution we are today.

Celebrating our successes

Friday, 19 December 2014

During our recent graduations at UON Singapore I had the pleasure of hosting our new graduates, staff, alumni and friends of UON at a wonderful graduation dinner. There was a great buzz in the room as our graduates celebrated an important milestone with their families.

UON on the rise

Thursday, 25 September 2014

This week, we celebrate that UON has been named number one university in Australia in the 2014 QS 'Top 50 Under 50'.