Our schools

Pro Vice-Chancellor, Professor John Fischetti 1:04

Welcome to the College of Human and Social Futures

A message from our College PVC

It is my great pleasure to welcome you to our College of Human and Social Futures. Across the Newcastle Law School, Newcastle Business School and the Schools of Creative Industries, Education, and Humanities and Social Science, our College is uniquely situated to provide world-class teaching, research and impact to the regions we serve nationally and around the world.

Our research strength

Top 200 ? university in the world Find out more
Top 175 ? in the world - Business and Economics
Top 150 ? in the world - Education
Top 150 ? in the world - Business Administration
Graduation marks milestone for students on their academic journey

Graduation marks milestone for students on their academic journey

In recognition of their significant academic achievement, students across the University of Newcastle’s Callaghan and Ourimbah campuses will mark the culmination of their studies at graduation ceremonies over the next week.

Understanding the impact of gender based violence on access to and participation in higher education

Understanding the impact of gender based violence on access to and participation in higher education

A team at the University of Newcastle, Professor Penny Jane Burke, Dr Julia Coffey, Felicity Cocuzzoli and Dr Stephanie Hardacre, have launched a new research project to explore the impact of gendered violence on access to and participation in higher education.

Newcastle Law School is contributing to public debate on climate change

Newcastle Law School is contributing to public debate on climate change

Given the scientific consensus that an urgent and significant reduction in greenhouse gas emissions is required to avoid catastrophic environmental and economic consequences, Newcastle Law School encourages its students, alumni and staff to support efforts to promote immediate and sustained action t

Show more news
University of Newcastle unveils its future for creative studies, innovation and entrepreneurship at Honeysuckle

University of Newcastle unveils its future for creative studies, innovation and entrepreneurship at Honeysuckle

The University of Newcastle will soon welcome the region’s next generation of creative artists, songwriters, animators and innovators to its Honeysuckle City Campus site - with the handover of keys on the Q Building project this week.

Keepers of the Legacy: Eleo Pomare’s map of artistic social justice and protest

Keepers of the Legacy: Eleo Pomare’s map of artistic social justice and protest

When Newcastle University’s HDR student, Carole Y Johnson first came to Australia 49 years ago to perform at the Adelaide Festival as part of Eleo Pomare’s Dance Company, she did not know she would stay and become an integral part of Indigenous Australia’s protest movement.

Archive fever – Archive phobia: A seminar on archival research for students researching Indigenous histories

Archive fever – Archive phobia: A seminar on archival research for students researching Indigenous histories

Professor Victoria Haskins’ journey into archival research began with a box of diaries, letters and photographs sitting in her aunty’s garage in Woolgoolga, NSW. The discovery of these forgotten papers sparked her fascination with archival research and the histories that can be drawn out from docum

Show more news

Our new College of Human and Social Futures replaces the Faculty of Business and Law and the
Faculty of Education and Arts

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.