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Conservatorium Events & News

Conservatorium Events

Event • 4 Sep 2020 from 6:00pm - 30 Sep 2020 until 6:00pm

Biomes Exhibition

Your Place on the Planet. Come and explore the region’s unique biodiversity through the beautiful collision of the arts and the sciences via our virtual exhibition for Biodiversity month.

Spotify logo and earphones

Event • 9 Sep 2020 from 5:00pm - 23 Sep 2020 until 6:00pm

How To Release Music: Short Course

This 3-week course is designed to help artists navigate the various promotional strategies, release platforms and revenue streams.

Group of young friends

Event • 29 Sep 2020 at 4:00pm

Online seminar: contemporary approaches to race, class and youth cultures

This seminar offers an opportunity to reflect, both conceptually and using empirical case studies, on how youth researchers in different contexts are theorising race and class in relation to contemporary youth cultures.

Conservatorium News

Three Minute Thesis contestant

News • 20 Aug 2019

The next wave of research stars in the limelight

With thousands of hours of research condensed into just three minutes, 15 bright and determined postgraduate students will take the stage at The Conservatorium on Friday (23 August) to compete in the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition.

News • 19 Jul 2019

Virtual concert set to transform performance possibility

The University of Newcastle will host Newcastle’s first ever virtual concert this week, as students test the boundaries of immersive performance.

News • 15 Oct 2018

Creative industries festival will eXcite Newcastle's CBD

Short film screenings, concerts, pop up music ensembles and more will enliven Newcastle’s CBD, as students from the creative industries come together to exhibit their final works in a first-of-its-kind week-long festival – Festival X, where X marks the spot.

News • 22 Jun 2018

The Castle Big Band

New ensemble for Hunter region high school students

News • 1 Jan 2018

2018 Term Dates

Community music term dates for 2018 are as follows

News • 11 Jan 2016

Additional Benefits Package

Extra bonuses available to single study students

William Tan

News • 21 Oct 2015

Nine graduates shine in UON’s golden year

More than 350 people gathered at the University of Newcastle (UON) Great Hall this evening to celebrate the 2015 Alumni Awards, hosted by comedian and UON graduate John Doyle, also known as 'Rampaging Roy Slaven'.

Alumni Awards finalists

News • 10 Aug 2015

UON shines the spotlight on exceptional graduates

What do a belly dance instructor, a maxillofacial surgeon and a young PR specialist leading an 80-person communications team have in common? They are among the finalists in the 2015 University of Newcastle (UON) Alumni Awards.

ARC project to assist Australian music industry

News • 17 Jul 2015

ARC project to assist Australian music industry

The University of Newcastle (UON) has been awarded Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage Project funding to research the economic and cultural value of Australian music exports.

2015 Alumni Awards nominations open

News • 5 May 2015

UON Alumni it’s your time to shine

UON is celebrating its golden year and it's your time to shine - don't miss your chance to be recognised, or to honour another graduate with a nomination at our 2015 Alumni Awards.