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.

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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.

Protecting coral reefs and extreme weather on earth and in space: $4.8m in ARC funding

Protecting coral reefs and extreme weather on earth and in space: $4.8m in ARC funding

Our environment and how we protect it will be a key focus for innovative researchers from the University of Newcastle, who were successful in the latest round of funding in from the Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery Projects Scheme.

Shipping exposure impacts marine parks and marine giants

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

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.

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Exploitation of migrant workers highlights systemic issue across Australia

Exploitation of migrant workers highlights systemic issue across Australia

Migrants and refugees currently working in the Hunter region face a range of complex challenges, including wage theft.

Newcastle physicist Dr Karen Livesey named a national STEM Superstar

Newcastle physicist Dr Karen Livesey named a national STEM Superstar

University of Newcastle theoretical condensed matter physicist Dr Karen Livesey has today been announced as one of Australia’s newest Superstars of STEM.

Science challenge helping students discover a love of STEM for over 20 years

Science challenge helping students discover a love of STEM for over 20 years

Today the United Nations estimates that the global population has reached 8 billion people. While this milestone is largely symbolic, the impacts of humanity on our planet are both real and acute.

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.