The University of Newcastle, Australia

Callaghan Campus

The original campus for the University of Newcastle, Callaghan is a beautiful mix of award-winning, architecturally designed buildings sitting across 140 hectares in a natural setting. Our relaxed campus environment allows you to study free from distraction.

We are equipping our campus with infrastructure that will meet the needs of our students, staff and researchers well into the future. Our ongoing investment in state-of-the-art buildings and facilities will attract the best and brightest students, researchers, academic and professional staff. A campus-wide, fibre-optic network provides excellent access to specialist and public online service.

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What's on

RA-Open Access Week

Event • 19 Oct 2020 from 11:30am - 1:00pm

Plan, Archive and Publish your Data - Data Management Dashboard Launch

Join this session to learn how to develop a Data Management Plan; create a data record in compliance with the Code for the Responsible Conduct of Research; and publish your data to meet your funding or publishing requirements.

Pitching workshop

Event • 19 Oct 2020 from 5:00pm - 6:30pm

Grand Challenge Workshop: How to Pitch an Idea

At this workshop you'll learn the three elements of communication, how to build a compelling pitch and how to overcome nerves.

RA-Open Access Week

Event • 20 Oct 2020 from 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Know your Rights – Copyright, Creative Commons and Open Access

Find out how to identify publishers that let you retain your author rights; apply Creative Commons licences to your work; or negotiate your rights using an author addendum to the standard publishing agreement.

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Our location

Callaghan campus is located 12 kilometres north west of Newcastle CBD.  Entrances are located on University Drive, Callaghan. Callaghan is well serviced by both bus and train services and has excellent access to the F3 Freeway.

Getting to Callaghan campus

Smoking on campus

The University of Newcastle is dedicated to providing a safe and healthy environment for staff, students and visitors to our campuses. We are proud to support a smoke-free experience.

Smoking at Callaghan campus is strictly limited to designated smoking pods located away from building entrances and high pedestrian zones.