Lend your voice

The strength of our alumni community lies in the diversity of our voices.

That’s why we consult with our communities and make the most of their experiences, knowledge, and insights to shape our programs, strategies, and policies.

You can lend your voice in a variety of ways:


Advocate for the University

Use your voice to advocate for us, including opening doors to research and industry partnerships, becoming an ambassador for key projects, and creating Work Integrated Learning opportunities for students.


Join one of our many University advisory boards

Support our Schools and Colleges by providing strategic advice in areas that align with your profession and field of expertise. We have over 100 boards, groups, committees and councils that underpin the University’s growth, strategy and policy.


Become a social media ambassador

Using Bambu, the latest curated content platform, you can amplify the University’s work through your networks on LinkedIn, Twitter, or Facebook.


Participate in a focus group

Come together with other University stakeholders and shape the direction of our programs and policies

Register your interest now
Brendan Swift, Alumni Advisory Committee, Bachelor of Arts (Communication Studies) 1989

University gives you knowledge. Life gives you experience. Now I have experience, I want to give back to the University that started it all off for me.”

Brendan Swift, Alumni Advisory Committee, Bachelor of Arts (Communication Studies) 1989

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.