Future Workforce

Future Workforce

Building upon the namesake NeW Futures Lead Strategy, the Future Workforce initiatives will provide the building blocks to support UON's goals for its staff.

Future Workforce

Key Initiatives

  1. Anytime, Anywhere on Any device
    We will provide virtual communication, collaboration, document sharing and records management through a new secure and compliant digital workspace.
  2. Application Modernisation
    We will transform our applications into a consolidated, contemporary set of digital solutions that fully align to UON’s enterprise architecture and industry best practice operations.
  3. Remote Access
    To facilitate research activity, we will provide students and researchers with remote access to UON and partners’ laboratories and computer facilities.
  4. Efficient UON
    By employing self-service workflows, Robotic Process Automation (RPA) and Augmented Intelligence (AI), we will drive efficiency and improvements across core process in the University.

Key measures of success

  1. The delivery of digital workspace across UON with an increased in adoption of collaboration technologies.
  2. Clear standards, technology guidelines and roadmaps will be established and managed.
  3. UON workforce will achieve higher capacity, capability, diversity and performance targets.

The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.