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Event • 30 Sep 2021

Creative Ageing Symposium

The Creative Ageing Research Team at the University of Newcastle invites you to attend a one-day symposium that focusses on how engagement in creative activities can promote healthy brains and minds in older adults.

Conservatorium News

Tea and Coffee

News • 12 Apr 2021

Free night rations at the library

As the seasons change, we know you're still in our spaces studying late.

Three Minute Thesis contestant

News • 20 Aug 2019

The next wave of research stars in the limelight

With thousands of hours of research condensed into just three minutes, 15 bright and determined postgraduate students will take the stage at The Conservatorium on Friday (23 August) to compete in the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition.

News • 19 Jul 2019

Virtual concert set to transform performance possibility

The University of Newcastle will host Newcastle’s first ever virtual concert this week, as students test the boundaries of immersive performance.

News • 15 Oct 2018

Creative industries festival will eXcite Newcastle's CBD

Short film screenings, concerts, pop up music ensembles and more will enliven Newcastle’s CBD, as students from the creative industries come together to exhibit their final works in a first-of-its-kind week-long festival – Festival X, where X marks the spot.

News • 26 Jun 2018

Community Music Scholarships 2019

Applications for 2019 scholarships accepted until 3 November 2018

News • 22 Jun 2018

The Castle Big Band

New ensemble for Hunter region high school students

News • 1 Jan 2018

2018 Term Dates

Community music term dates for 2018 are as follows

News • 6 Dec 2017

An impressive creation to mark the 40th year finale

Internationally renowned soprano and University of Newcastle (UON) alumna, Miriam Allan, will join the Newcastle University Choir for their final performance of 2017, marking a prestigious finale to their impressive 40th year.


News • 5 Dec 2017

2017 Vice-Chancellor's award winners announced

The 2017 Vice-Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence recognised over 60 remarkable academic and professional staff in all Faculties and Divisions for their significant achievements, willingness to go ‘above and beyond’ and take on new challenges, and for their contributions to our NeW Futures strategic goals.

News • 6 Dec 2016

2016 Vice-Chancellor's award winners announced

The 2016 Vice-Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence recognised more than 70 remarkable academic and professional staff in every faculty and division, for their willingness to change the status quo, take on new challenges and provide inspirational leadership.

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.