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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.

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Forever Country: Writing a new history of Australia inspired by artefacts at the National Museum of Australia

Forever Country: Writing a new history of Australia inspired by artefacts at the National Museum of Australia

Senior Lecturer in History and affiliate of the Purai Global Indigenous History Centreat the University of Newcastle, Dr McIntyre, was awarded a 2021 NMA Fellowship to work with key curators of national heritage from this internationally significant institution as part of the research for her new bo

Women in Research Fellows 2022

Women in Research Fellows 2022

The office of the Pro Vice-Chancellor Research and Innovation is delighted to announce the 2022 Research Advantage Women in Research Fellows. The Selection Review Committee have chosen 13 new Fellows from an extremely strong field across the three colleges.

Name. Narrate. Navigate. A new way to combat youth violence

Name. Narrate. Navigate. A new way to combat youth violence

A significant funding boost will expand learnings from the Name.Narrate.Navigate (NNN) pilot program – a preventive-intervention program developed to address the significant, yet underserviced, issue of youth violence.

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Start It Up Pitch Competition winners announced

Start It Up Pitch Competition winners announced

The University's 2021 Start It Up Pitch Competition took place online on Tuesday last week and saw five entrepreneurial student finalist pitch to a panel of esteemed judges.

Partnering towards a brighter journey ahead

Partnering towards a brighter journey ahead

The Guyati, Garraka wa Witing Speech Pathology Project is a ground-breaking program to address the critical shortage of speech pathology services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in rural NSW.

University of Newcastle’s webinar series “Reimagining Quality of Life Post-COVID” reached its highest popularity

University of Newcastle’s webinar series “Reimagining Quality of Life Post-COVID” reached its highest popularity

University of Newcastle’s webinar series “Reimagining Quality of Life Post-COVID” reached its highest popularity in ‘Social Sciences Week 2021 ‘by hosting three world-renowned intellectuals: Noam Chomsky, Ariel Salleh and Gar Alperovitz

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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.