We dream big.

Through excellence and innovation in education and research, the College of Engineering, Science and Environment is committed to changing our world for the better. We focus on the development of innovative, resourceful and creative graduates - future leaders in industry, the profession and the community.

Top 200 ? university in the world Find out more
Ranked 1 ? in Australia for educational experience
20 ? Science disciplines rated at ‘well above world standard’
$200 Million investment in the future of STEMM
About our College

About our College

Spread across the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), we are global leaders uncovering new knowledge, creating revolutionary technology, and delivering innovative teaching.

Our Schools

Research stories

Education

Education

We offer a world-class learning experience that sees our graduates equipped to pursue a fulfilling career in a broad range of fields, and effect meaningful change in the world.

International Engagement

International Engagement

Our strong global footprint is moulded by our people, partnerships and research outcomes, which extend beyond our region and across the world.

Engineering

Connie's Story - Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering 01:00

Work Integrated Learning

We engage with industry to help build stronger communities, bring the world closer to a sustainable future, and broaden real-world opportunities for our students.

Supporting the world's wellbeing through evidence-based sensory experiences.

Supporting the world's wellbeing through evidence-based sensory experiences.

At I2N’s Startup Stories at I2N Hub Honeysuckle on Wednesday 6 July, Bliss shared her story of how she developed her unique spaces and founded a company which is now pioneering sensory spaces across the country.

New partnership addressing children’s trauma

New partnership addressing children’s trauma

Mothers and children escaping domestic and family violence are being supported by a new partnership between Jenny’s Place and the University of Newcastle’s School of Psychology.

MGA Thermal showcases pathway to reliable renewable energy as it reaches 20GWh of global storage interest

MGA Thermal showcases pathway to reliable renewable energy as it reaches 20GWh of global storage interest

Australian clean energy company MGA Thermal today announced it has reached a milestone with customer interest for 20 GigaWatt hours (GWh) of energy storage, the equivalent of powering 1.3 million homes, from customers for its breakthrough technology.

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Bull shark ‘baby food’ under extreme threat

Bull shark ‘baby food’ under extreme threat

Ecologists have uncovered the key nutrients baby bull sharks rely on to grow and survive; alarmingly, it’s derived from an ecosystem which is under extreme threat from climate change – saltmarsh.

Industry breakfast inspiring regional innovation

Industry breakfast inspiring regional innovation

The University of Newcastle is inviting business and industry representatives to explore powerful new pathways to innovation at their inaugural Industry PhD Breakfast event.

From commitment to action: The journey to a low emissions future

From commitment to action: The journey to a low emissions future

The University of Wollongong (UOW) and the University of Newcastle, in partnership with Business Illawarra and Business Hunter, hosted a special event on Wednesday, 1 June 2022, to discuss the role the universities are playing in making Australia a leader in clean energy.

Brain and Biomes Exhibition

Brain and Biomes Exhibition

This National Science Week, 13th-28th August, visit Newcastle Museum for the Brain and Biomes 2022 exhibition, brought to you by the University of Newcastle and STREAM. 

National Science Week Expo

National Science Week Expo

Come and celebrate National Science Week with us. Our Brennan Room will be filled with interactive activities run by staff members from the College of Engineering, Science and Environment. Try out a lie detector, some glass investigation, science experiments, and more!

EMCR - Research Integrity - What is it?

EMCR - Research Integrity - What is it?

Research Integrity – What is it? An online lunchbox session to explore Research Integrity, the Australian Code for the Responsible Conduct of Research and Researcher responsibilities.

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Glass in Food Science | Webinar

Glass in Food Science | Webinar

Glass and food is more than meets the eye – learn more about why glass is important in food science. It’s more than just packaging – glass is involved in food production and can even alter our perceptions with food. Learn more about glass and food science with Dr Emma Beckett.

What's In Your Glass? Why Your Drink Choices Matter | Webinar

What's In Your Glass? Why Your Drink Choices Matter | Webinar

What makes a healthy beverage? How much should you drink each day? Is coffee dehydrating? Learn more about how your chosen liquids impact your diet and your body with Food and Nutrition Scientist Dr Emma Beckett.

Startup Stories - Oyem Ebinum

Startup Stories - Oyem Ebinum

Hear the experiences of an entrepreneur and business owner – the highs, the lows, the wins, the mistakes, the inside story.

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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.