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We work with community and industry to support the growth and enhancement of our students, as well as the social and cultural transformation of our communities.

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News

Gut instincts lead new direction in COPD research

Gut instincts lead new direction in COPD research

University of Newcastle researchers have discovered a new connection between gut health and one of the world's deadliest diseases.

Global leader appointed at University of Newcastle

Global leader appointed at University of Newcastle

The University of Newcastle has today announced the appointment of Professor Kent Anderson to the role of Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Global.

Family-inspired scholarships focus on the future

Family-inspired scholarships focus on the future

A new scholarship to help students with caregiving responsibilities fulfil their academic and career aspirations has been set up to honour the legacy of a wonderful carer and lifelong learner.

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Healthy Dads inspire positive change

Healthy Dads inspire positive change

Helping kids stay healthy and active is a huge challenge for parents and caregivers today. And while fathers have a powerful influence on children’s weight and behaviours, most family- based lifestyle programs are attended by mothers.

Celebrating the power of community and staff generosity

Celebrating the power of community and staff generosity

From quiz nights to fun runs, gala balls to book fairs, every year you – our amazing community – use your passion and voices to raise much needed funds and awareness for causes you’re passionate about.

Alumni House Design Competition shortlist announced

Alumni House Design Competition shortlist announced

Excitement is building around plans for an Alumni House to connect our 155,000-strong global alumni physically and digitally and give back to the next generation of students.

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.