To inspire, enrich and transform humanity.

We are historians, educators, Aboriginal artists, social workers and physical activity experts. Lawyers, business strategists, financial analysts, entrepreneurs, and global marketers. We are content-creators, musicians, game designers and filmmakers. We are Indigenous rights advocates, innovators, criminologists, poets and global change agents. We are so much more.

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About our College

Our College is highly respected for our teaching quality and research, with learning methods that ensure our students have high-level professional skills to graduate confident, skilled and life-ready.

Our Indigenous Commitment

Our Indigenous Commitment

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education and Research Framework will see the University, our communities and our region work together to achieve excellence.

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Our Schools

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The Asia Pacific Research Centre (APRC) has been established within the College of Human and Social Futures to play a leading role at the University of Newcastle, Australia, to pursue partnerships, engagement, and impact in the Asia Pacific region.

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Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning

Our students gain a professional edge through real-world, practical experience designed to give them the skills, knowledge and professional networks needed to excel in your chosen field.  

International Engagement

International Engagement

Our College has a strong reputation for global collaboration and success through our partnerships, research, and student experience opportunities.  

Creative Industries

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Career-ready placements

By collaborating with industry on ground-breaking research and through connecting students with opportunities for real-world experience, our students graduate work and life-ready.   

National University Teaching Awards celebrate outstanding educators at the University of Newcastle

National University Teaching Awards celebrate outstanding educators at the University of Newcastle

Five University of Newcastle academics have been honoured with the prestigious Australian Awards for University Teaching.

Ministers Visit University of Newcastle Tax Clinic

Ministers Visit University of Newcastle Tax Clinic

The Honourable Stephen Jones MP, Assistant Treasurer & Minister for Financial Services, alongside Ms. Sharon Claydon MP visited the University of Newcastle Tax Clinic on the 21st February 2024.

Academic Excellence Scholarships Recognising Outstanding Performance

Academic Excellence Scholarships Recognising Outstanding Performance

The 2024 University of Newcastle Academic Excellence Scholarships have been awarded. These scholarships recognise the outstanding performance of domestic and international students. Click here to view the recipients!

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Human rights protections will fill the gaps in people accessing the right to education

Human rights protections will fill the gaps in people accessing the right to education

Too many people, especially children, do not have full access to their right to education, a new report, authored by the University of Newcastle’s Centre for Law and Social Justice in collaboration with the Human Rights Law Centre, has found.

Happier in the Hunter: promising findings for young people

Happier in the Hunter: promising findings for young people

Despite the challenges that young people in regional areas face, new data reveals Hunter youth are happier than their peers in capital cities.

‘Bank of Mum and Dad’ operating in the red

‘Bank of Mum and Dad’ operating in the red

Parents offering their children a leg-up on the property ladder are at increased risk of financial elder abuse, a new study finds.