The Conservatorium of Music

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.

Local Connections

Campus: Callaghan
Completed: 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.

Shortland Outdoor Space

Campus: Callaghan
Completed: April 2020

The Shortland outdoor space project  design, was led by students and carried out by Jane Irwin Landscape Architecture. It inspires collaboration and creativity while providing a place to relax, study and connect.

Design bus stop and road upgrade

Campus: Callaghan
Completed: Jan 2020

The design bus stop and road upgrade project will see an upgrade to the road layout to allow easier access for buses and create less confusing roadways for students, staff and visitors.

Food Science Laboratory

Campus: Ourimbah
Completed: Jan 2020

Three new and improved teaching spaces are open and operational at Ourimbah after undergoing a refresh over the Christmas period in 2019 to welcome students in time for semester one.

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.