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School's in for Summer

School's in for Summer

Monday, 8 December 2014

Girls' Choices Summer School was the first and will be the last university experience for a student about to graduate with a Bachelor of Science from the University of Newcastle.


Free online skills course

Free online skills course

Tuesday, 2 December 2014

A free Massively Open Online Course (MOOC) will be launched next February to help commencing students of all ages develop crucial academic skills like reading, writing and accessing information.


1233 ABC Interview

1233 ABC Interview

Wednesday, 19 November 2014

Matt Lumb from the AIM HIGH program at the University of Newcastle was featured on 1233 ABC Radio Newcastle in a discussion with presenter Carol Duncan about breaking the poverty cycle with education.


SOCIAL WORK COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP PROGRAMS

SOCIAL WORK COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP PROGRAMS

Friday, 14 November 2014

Nine local community agencies were presented with groupwork programs put together by third-year social work students earlier this week.


Indigenous UoN student sets her sights high

Indigenous UoN student sets her sights high

Friday, 10 October 2014

UON student Ren Allan is about to embark on this year's Aurora Indigenous Scholars International Study Tour.


Central Coast Alumni shine

Central Coast Alumni shine

Friday, 26 September 2014

The UON Central Coast Campus celebrates its milestone 25th Anniversary in 2014, and as part of the celebrations the UON Regional Campuses Unit has profiled the university and career journeys of 25 UON Central Coast Campus graduates, to help raise the reputation of the UON on the Central Coast and


EAN Global Forum Series on STEM

EAN Global Forum Series on STEM

Monday, 25 August 2014

The Centre of Excellence for Equity in Higher Education is partnering with the European Access Network (EAN) to co-host a global forum on access to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in higher education to be held in Singapore in November 2014.


HOPE comes to life online

HOPE comes to life online

Friday, 22 August 2014

The children's book HOPE produced by the AIM High program in 2013 has been turned into an eBook.


Partnership to support students

Partnership to support students

Tuesday, 12 August 2014

Students facing difficult circumstances are set to benefit from a partnership between the University of Newcastle (UON) and The Smith Family that aims to improve access and participation in tertiary studies.


Students add to global discussion

Students add to global discussion

Thursday, 31 July 2014

High school students from Tuggerah Lakes Secondary College will be part of a new international project that seeks to give young people a say in future education systems.


Getting involved in Education Week

Getting involved in Education Week

Friday, 25 July 2014

A number of schools will experience an outreach program delivered by the University of Newcastle during Education Week that aims to build literacy skills and raise career awareness.


Global Innovation Chair Occasional Address 2014

Global Innovation Chair Occasional Address 2014

Wednesday, 23 April 2014

UON's Global Innovation Chair for Equity in Higher Education Professor Geoff Whitty CBE delivered the Occasional Address to Faculty of Education and Arts 2014 graduates on 23 April 2014, about the values of excellence and inclusion.


CSI on-campus

CSI on-campus

Friday, 18 July 2014

Students from Lake Macquarie High School will be the first to experience a new program being launched at the University of Newcastle today.


AIM High furthers its reach

AIM High furthers its reach

Tuesday, 1 July 2014

The AIM High program within Equity and Diversity at the University of Newcastle has experienced a significant growth in program involvement for 2014.


Refugee students visit school

Refugee students visit school

Thursday, 25 July 2013

Two University of Newcastle students who come from a refugee background shared their personal experiences and journeys this month with a group of year 5 and 6 students from Kurri Kurri Public School.