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

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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

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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.

New mountainfrog species identified in Southeast Queensland

New mountainfrog species identified in Southeast Queensland

Ecologists from the Department of Environment and Science (DES) and researchers from the University of Newcastle, Southern Cross University, CSIRO and the South Australian Museum have uncovered a new species of mountainfrog; Philoriaknowlesi, in Queensland’s south-east, and are now working to protec

University of Newcastle welcomes $50M to trailblaze in recycling and clean energy

University of Newcastle welcomes $50M to trailblaze in recycling and clean energy

The University of Newcastle has welcomed today’s Federal Government announcement of $50 million in funding to produce clean energy and recycling innovations through the creation of the Australian Trailblazer Recycling and Clean Energy (ATRaCE) Program.

Oceanex Energy Scholarship empowers student-led renewable energy research

Oceanex Energy Scholarship empowers student-led renewable energy research

A new scholarship delivered by Oceanex Energy will support University of Newcastle research into renewable energy options, and offshore wind farming specifically.

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First mathematical software recognised as Non-Traditional Research Output

First mathematical software recognised as Non-Traditional Research Output

Researchers from the School of Information and Physical Sciences impressed the University’s Non-Traditional Research Output (NTRO) Committee recently with an innovative software package for analysing mathematical structures.

New model could help save koalas at a fraction of the price

New model could help save koalas at a fraction of the price

Integrating frozen koala sperm into captive management programs is a crucial step to help save the endangered Australian species – a first-of-its-kind model reveals.

University of Newcastle climbs global rankings across every broad subject area

University of Newcastle climbs global rankings across every broad subject area

The University of Newcastle continues to excel as a global leader, with new rankings, released today, showing the university improved across every broad subject area.

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.