The University of Newcastle, Australia


Athena SWAN Bronze Award

News • 5 Dec 2018

Gender equity progress earns esteemed Bronze Award

Concerted effort and commitment to improve gender equity and diversity within the workplace have earned the University of Newcastle an esteemed higher education sector award and official accreditation.


News • 26 Oct 2018

Big hopes for small technologies to create global solutions

Global nanotechnology experts, who use innovation in materials science to develop advanced technologies and solutions for the energy, environment and health sectors, will converge in Newcastle next week for the third International Conference on Emerging Advanced Nanomaterials (ICEAN).

News • 22 Oct 2018

Endeavour Scholarships 2019

The Australian Government has recently opened applications for the 2019 Endeavour Leadership Program. Over a period of four years, the Endeavour Leadership Program (ELP) will provide funding of up to $118.9 million and an additional $20 million to support inbound and outbound mobility Leadership Activities.

HCRF Awards night

News • 16 Oct 2018

Children's charity building on $2m foundation

There will be cheers, happy tears, canapés and cake when the Hunter Children’s Research Foundation (HCRF) holds its 2018 Awards Night on Thursday, 18 October, presenting $75,000 in new grant funding while announcing its latest ‘CARE’ research excellence winners.

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.

David Maddison lecture

News • 12 Oct 2018

2018 David Maddison lecture: And now for the next 40 years

Australia’s next generation of doctors, and those trusted to educate them, will face a new set of challenges as they lead the profession in to the future, Emeritus Professor Stephen Leeder, AO, will propose when he delivers the 2018 David Maddison Lecture.

Opening Ceremony

News • 11 Oct 2018

Newcastle China Week 2018

The Confucius Institute held the annual Newcastle China Week festivities on 21st September to 23rd September 2018 based on a theme of ‘Innovation and Entrepreneurship’ and a celebration of the Mid-Autumn Festival.

News • 10 Oct 2018

Taking collaboration to NEW places

The University’s latest brand film ‘The Power of New’ was launched at Graduation in September. It marks the next phase of our ‘World Needs New’ campaign and demonstrates the power of collaboration, in its content and production.

News • 8 Oct 2018

Students now collaborating on Zoom

As Zoom users among UON staff pass the 3000 mark, access has now been granted to all students. This has already delivered more flexible engagement between HDR students and their supervisors, and enhanced the experience for students on placement.

News • 26 Sep 2018

Passport to success, engaging international students

Recognised for its outstanding support of international students, a University of Newcastle initiative has won the NSW International Student Award for community engagement in the education provider category.