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For some people, the knowledge of who they are and where they come from is clouded in mystery. A new workshop, led by The Wollotuka Institute, aims to clear the air.
Borneo offers students a taste of research, culture and connection
20 uni students, proboscis monkeys and a rockstar professor make for an unforgettable trip to Borneo, Indonesia.
Five in-demand careers
The most in-demand jobs set to surge over the next five years in Australia have recently been revealed by the Australian Prime Minister, and it’s no surprise the University of Newcastle is a breeding ground for graduates in fields listed in the top 10.
Girls to the front
Female high school students in the Hunter are being inspired to pursue meaningful careers in STEM thanks to a unique program created over a conversation at a campus cafe.
The surprising new role power plants will have in our green energy future
One of Australia’s oldest energy hubs, the Hunter Valley is approaching an uncertain future as the world's carbon crisis reaches a crescendo. But a company that has spun off from research done at the University of Newcastle is showing there is new life to be found in our old systems and infrastructure – and could see the region become a world-leader in clean, green power.
The talking cure
Speech pathology students are playing an important role in the establishment of a new community-centred program to improve outcomes for children in regional NSW.
Quality Teaching Rounds recognised for Research Impact
The University of Newcastle's Teachers and Teaching Research Centre has won the prestigious Engagement Australia 2022 Excellence Award for Outstanding Engagement for Research Impact.
Enterprise Bargaining Update 28 November 2022
The University of Newcastle has today tabled a revised offer to unions and staff representatives as it moves to finalise enterprise bargaining ahead of Christmas.
Shipping exposure impacts marine parks and marine giants
Shipping exposure within marine parks is likely causing long-term effects to Australian marine ecosystems and its marine life, researchers have discovered.
Preschoolers’ screen time logs link to sleep and development
Australian preschoolers’ growing screen time use, whether at day or night, is associated with poorer sleep, and poorer language and cognitive development, University of Newcastle researchers have revealed.
Researchers investigate recovery from intimate partner violence
Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) and University of Newcastle researchers have discovered women who experience Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) are nearly twice as likely to suffer mental health disorders and only around 22 per cent felt fully recovered after a decade.
University dives into new swimming Performance Hub
Elite swimmers in the region will now be able to train in Newcastle with the University of Newcastle today officially opening its new NUsport Performance Hub, created in partnership with Swimming NSW and the NSW Institute of Sport.
Nursing and Midwifery Community Engagement event
Join us to hear from teaching staff, researchers, and current students and get to know the community you could be studying in if you choose to study a Bachelor of Nursing or Bachelor of Midwifery with the University of Newcastle at the Manning Education Centre.
Summer Ball 2022
Spring is in the air, and an enchanting summer is on its way! Join us for a night of glamour and fun at the University of Newcastle’s inaugural Summer Ball.
Join us on campus at our ATAR Info Day to get all your questions answered to kick start your uni journey! Questions about studying in 2023 or didn’t quite get the marks you need? Our ATAR Info Day is a chance to chat with our admissions and pathways teams to help you understand your entry options.
The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.