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A message from our College PVC

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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Top 175 ? in the world - Business and Economics
Top 150 ? in the world - Education
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Pop-up legal clinic returns to support the Newcastle community

Pop-up legal clinic returns to support the Newcastle community

After a challenging 2020, the University of Newcastle Legal Centre’s pop-up clinic at Merewether beach is returning to offer free legal advice to individuals struggling with any law-related matters.

New scholarship aims to improve health and wellbeing in Indigenous communities

New scholarship aims to improve health and wellbeing in Indigenous communities

To help address the health needs in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities across rural NSW, the University of Newcastle has launched a new Indigenous scholarship in the field of Speech Pathology.

A graduation like no other

A graduation like no other

There is light at the end of the tunnel for 550 students who will celebrate the culmination of their studies at the University of Newcastle Callaghan graduation ceremonies this week.

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BMG and University of Newcastle to launch Australian-first Indigenous scholarship program to inspire a new generation of music executives

BMG and University of Newcastle to launch Australian-first Indigenous scholarship program to inspire a new generation of music executives

Global music company BMG has expanded on its successful partnership with the University of Newcastle’s School of Creative Industries in the Faculty of Education and Arts to launch its first round of Indigenous scholarships, creating more pathways to employment for the next generation of students.

International recognition for University’s green initiatives

International recognition for University’s green initiatives

The University of Newcastle has been awarded three of the eight 2020 Australasian ‘Green Gown Awards’ in the categories of Climate Action, Benefiting Society and Student Engagement.

Threadgold’s book Youth, Class and Everyday Struggles wins 2020 Raewyn Connell Prize

Threadgold’s book Youth, Class and Everyday Struggles wins 2020 Raewyn Connell Prize

Sociologist with the Newcastle Youth Studies Network, Associate Professor Steven Threadgold has won the biennial 2020 Raewyn Connell Prize.

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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