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News

A place for connection, conversation and celebration

A place for connection, conversation and celebration

Congratulations to the winners of the Alumni House design competition Durbach Block Jaggers Architects teaming up with Jane Irwin Landscape Architecture, Cox Inall Ridgeway, Surface Design and Northrop! The team have developed this truly inspiring concept that, when built, will be an exceptional hom

Donor's collective generosity brings big impact

Donor's collective generosity brings big impact

Our Mid-Year Shaping Futures Scholarship Appeal saw an overwhelming response from our staff, alumni and community who collectively and very generously donated over $150,000!

Gifting Day 2022

Gifting Day 2022

It’s a gift to bring together passionate people who make our world a better place.

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Teaming up to tackle brain cancer

Teaming up to tackle brain cancer

The Mark Hughes Foundation (MHF) has committed $7.5 million to fund a dedicated brain cancer team to drive critical research, education and health care improvements for brain cancer patients and their families.

Vale Vera Deacon: celebrating regional history

Vale Vera Deacon: celebrating regional history

Vera Deacon OAM (1926 – 2021) brought Newcastle’s history to life. Vera Deacon left an indelible mark on her beloved city of Newcastle and most certainly the University of Newcastle. Vera tirelessly championed the safeguarding of our region's history and shared her stories and passions with many.

Engineering legend inspires next generation

Engineering legend inspires next generation

When alumnus Mr CHOO Heng Thong (Bachelor of Engineering 1977) graduated from the University of Newcastle he had been forever impacted by the leadership and friendship of leading engineering educator Emeritus Professor Alan Roberts AM.

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.