University Communications and Media
University Communications and Media is the central coordinator for all external media enquiries.
Contacting Communications and Media
- Email: email@example.com
Please contact the team to:
- organise interviews
- request a comment
- coordinate access to campus for photography and filming (news only)
Looking for expert opinion?
The University of Newcastle is home to world-leading experts across a range of disciplines.
Search through our researcher profiles below, journalists can contact experts directly or contact the Communications and Media team to arrange an interview.
The Communications and Media team also supports our many experts with media training and promoting their research through a range of channels.
Quick search for experts on hot topics
News • 11 Aug 2020
The University of Newcastle Vice-Chancellor, Professor Alex Zelinsky, has today advised staff that the University has been unable to reach agreement with Unions on salary-related measures to help address the financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the institution.
News • 11 Aug 2020
By Dr Raymond Kelly, Deputy Head of the University of Newcastle’s Wollotuka Institute.
News • 11 Aug 2020
Harriet and Helena Scott worked and grew up during the 1840s-1860s on Ash Island, which is now part of Kooragang Island, learning to be scientific illustrators.
Event • 25 Aug 2020 from 5:15pm - 28 Jul 2020 until 6:30pm
Join Professor Frances Kay-Lambkin as she examines the impact bushfires, drought and COVID-19 have had on our mental health and how we build resilience as a community to withstand growing and continual challenge.
Event • 10 Aug 2020 from 9:00am - 14 Aug 2020 until 9:30pm
We couldn't be MORE excited to welcome you back onto campus for Semester 2, so we've geared up a week of all the physically distanced fun we could muster for your grand re-entrance into campus life.
Event • 10 Aug 2020 from 5:00pm - 7:00pm
This Design Thinking Workshop will provide you with a framework to develop ideas for solutions that you can submit into the new Idea Spark Competition stage of the Grand Challenge.
The University of Newcastle is regularly approached for sponsorship. Each opportunity is considered against the University's objectives and values. Please submit your request for sponsorship for consideration.
Filming at the University
TV news or current affairs crews wishing to film at the University should contact the Media Team on +61 2 4921 5577 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Professional photographers and film-makers can also apply to the Media Team to photograph or film at the University. The University's security and privacy requirements will apply.
Come along to our Callaghan campus and meet our students personally with space for sampling and brand activations available in popular student hang-outs such as Park on the Hill, the Auchmuty Courtyard, The Brennan Room and the Hunter Courtyard. This is the ideal opportunity for brands looking to grow their audience, promote an upcoming event, or to launch an exciting new product.
Have your brand associated with our trend-setting scholars and our energetic campus culture. Interested?
Activations can be booked at any time during semester periods and they don’t need to be complicated – but to be effective, you do need to think about how you will engage our student audience. Here are a few tips to consider:
- Make your activations simple and easy for students to interact with so they recollect your product.
- Free giveaways and samples always work well.
- Include a competition for students to win a prize.
Visit our online booking form for rates and to make your booking enquiry.
If you would prefer a bespoke activation for your brand submit your request to our Venue Management Team via email@example.com