Along with maintenance, cleaning and parking, Infrastructure and Facilities Services is responsible for the strategic planning, development and operational management of the University's infrastructure and related services. Our highly skilled team provide the buildings and spaces to support and enable the delivery of world-class education, research and innovation and facilitate the provision of an outstanding student experience.
Expected completion: Mid-2020
The GT Bar is undergoing a transformational fit-out to deliver an exciting new food and beverage venue for students and staff. The new fit-out will include a casual lounge area and bar which flows out to the licensed Derkenne Courtyard, and a dining area inside with a range a menu options to share a meal with friends and colleagues.
Campus: Newcastle City
Expected completion: Semester 2, 2020
The Conservatorium of Music is a significant public asset for the Newcastle region. Along with providing both undergraduate and postgraduate education, the facility also supports an active community music program. A program of works commenced in late 2019 for phased refurbishment that will continue into 2020.
Expected completion: March 2021
Newcastle University Sport (NUsport) is the peak sporting body at the University of Newcastle. It manages The Forum Sports and Aquatic Centre on the Callaghan campus and The Forum Health and Wellness Centre in Newcastle CBD. To bring the Aquatic Centre up to industry standard and create a dynamic, compelling and functional space, significant refurbishment works have been prioritised to take advantage of the pool closure during the management of COVID-19.
Expected completion: Late 2020, operational 2021
The University of Newcastle is investing in a new Bioresources Facility that will support world-class biomedical and biological research and will form part of the University’s new STEMM precinct. It will improve our research capabilities by giving researchers access to modern, fit-for-purpose facilities that help us keep pace with emerging technologies, methodologies and fields of research.
Campus: Newcastle City
Expected completion: Stage 1A late 2020, operational 2021
At the University of Newcastle, we have a long-term vision to grow, develop knowledge and be a driver of our innovative regional economy. One core component of this is our Honeysuckle City Campus Development. This exciting project will strengthen our presence in the Newcastle CBD, enhancing our positive civic, cultural and social impact in the region.
Expected completion: 2023
The STEMM Facility is the flagship building in our STEMM precinct. This building symbolises how we are fundamentally changing the way our students, researchers and industry collaborators will work and learn together, as they pursue meaningful solutions to problems of local and global significance.