Community Spirit Shines: Your Incredible Support During 2020

News • 14 Sep 2020

Community spirit shines: your incredible support during 2020

It has been an extremely challenging year: drought, bushfires and now COVID-19. But through it all, our community has come together to help those in need and show support for causes we care about. Head of Philanthropic Programs, Brad Holmes, reflects on the remarkable generosity you have shown over the past six months.

In Their Own Words

News • 14 Sep 2020

In Their Own Words

As our world continues to face uncertainty, your help provides a student with stability, financial assistance and reassurance that their dreams are not lost. These students will give back to our communities in the future in so many ways – thank you

Inspiring Communities Through SMART Programs

News • 14 Sep 2020

Inspiring Communities Through SMART Programs

The SMART community engagement program with the know-how to inspire, inform and involve young people in STEM. For 21 years, the University has been opening young people’s minds to the questions and curiosities of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics program is (STEM) through its ground-breaking SMART (Science, Maths and Real Technology) program.

News • 8 Apr 2020

Helping Communities Stay Healthy and Well

Generous philanthropic support from University staff, alumni, community members and local organisations have helped the Family Action Centre at the University to expand its work with children in vulnerable communities.

students and staff at the cultural immersion

News • 8 Sep 2019

Igniting a Connection to Traditional Culture

Students and staff joined the Broke community in a traditional cultural burn to experience how Aboriginal land management practices enhance the health of the land and its people.

out(fit) architecture and design collective

News • 3 Sep 2019

Supporting Communities, Starting with Water

Warlga Ngurra Community Centre in Newcastle can expand their programs of community support and learning thanks to generous philanthropic support from Hunter Water.

Greater Bank and University of Newcastle representatives

News • 8 Apr 2019

Industry-first partnership builds financial literacy

The University of Newcastle and Greater Bank have announced a five-year partnership.

HRFC lead economist Dr Anthea Bill delivers the economic health check at a recent Upper Hunter Economic Breakfast

News • 8 Apr 2019

Bengalla Continues a Rich History of Local Collaboration for Community Gain

Upper Hunter communities will benefit from a new philanthropic partnership.

Jenni McEwen and Professor Liz Milward meet at the University teaching podiatry clinic

News • 1 Apr 2019

Improving Foot Health Among Aboriginal Australians

Your support for the 2017 Larapinta Trail Challenge has funded an outreach program for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

2NURFM staff in their studio in the Mathematics Building in 1984

News • 27 Sep 2018

2NURFM celebrates 40 years of broadcasting

There were many great milestones in 1978 – from the world’s first IVF baby to the first cellular mobile phone. Joining the 40th birthday celebrations this year is our very own 2NURFM – Newcastle’s first FM and now leading ‘easy listening’ community radio station, which began broadcasting in March 1978.

Amy Tribe with Professor Clare Collins

News • 1 Mar 2018

Helping Young Australians Stay Healthy

$1.4 million to help young Australians develop healthy eating habits

Larapinta Challenge trekkers taking a rest

News • 1 Mar 2018

Larapinta Challenge Update

You made over 1,000 donations across nine countries to support the Larapinta Trail Challenge 2017 – thank you all!


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.