What's on this week

Being herd

Event • 24 Sep 2022 from 10:00am - 25 Sep 2022 until 1:00pm

Batyr: Being Herd Workshop

Have you got a story to share? Being Herd is a free two-day workshop that empowers young people (aged 18-30) to give a voice to their story of mental-ill health.

Upcoming events

Event • 28 Sep 2022 from 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Women in Physics Lecture Tour

The Australian Institute of Physics and the Physics discipline at the University of Newcastle are pleased to be hosting a FREE public lecture for people aged 12-99. Katarina Miljkovic from Curtin University will discuss "Space Rocks" as part of her 2022 National Tour. Register now.

Event • 29 Sep 2022 from 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Join the Dots - Internet of Things

Your chance to meet some of Newcastle's most dynamic founders, researchers and supporters in the IOT space

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Event • 30 Sep 2022 at 11:59pm

2022 Karen Thrift Prize for Poetry

The University of Newcastle School of Humanities, Creative Industries and Social Sciences is happy to announce the launch of the 2022 Karen Thrift Prize for Poetry and Lyrics.

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Event • 30 Sep 2022 at 11:59pm

2022 Karen Thrift Original Music and Lyrics Prize

The University of Newcastle School of Humanities, Creative Industries and Social Sciences is thrilled to introduce the new Karen Thrift Original Music and Lyrics Prize.

Event • 7 Oct 2022 from 8:30am - 5:00pm

Greening the Healthcare Sector Forum

This forum is proudly co-hosted by the Climate and Health Alliance (CAHA), the Global Green and Healthy Hospitals Network (GGHH Pacific) and the Hunter New England Local Health District (HNE Health).

Creative Self Care

Event • 7 Oct 2022 from 2:00pm - 2:45pm

Creative Self Care

Creativity is one of the most important characteristics of being human and studies suggest it is a key ingredient to increasing our overall well-being. Come dance, draw and practice mindfulness techniques and more in a fun and supportive environment. Everyone welcome!

CareerChat5

Event • 11 Oct 2022 from 10:00am - 10:15am

Career Chat: Jobs of the future

The world of work will change dramatically in the next few decades. Even now, jobs are changing at a fast rate as machines and big data change the way we work and interact with each other. In this session for current students, find out what the world of work will look like in the future.

Allied Health Employment Expo

Event • 11 Oct 2022 from 11:00am - 2:30pm

Allied Health Employment Expo

Whether you are in your first or final year of study, this event is the perfect opportunity to connect and network with employers and industry professionals. Come along and learn more about your future industry and career options.

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Event • 11 Oct 2022 from 11:00am - 2:00pm

Library Study Club

Join your peers in a supportive and motivating environment to study or work on your assignments.

Make A World Of Difference

Event • 13 Oct 2022 from 10:00am - 11:30am

Make a World of Difference: Your Career Direction

The Make a World of Difference program is designed to help international students understand and navigate the Australian workplace. In this workshop, we will cover how to manage your career development and your profile, map your career options and improve your resume and cover letter.

Make Stress Your Friend

Event • 13 Oct 2022 from 12:00pm - 12:40pm

Make Stress Your Friend

Learn how to work with your stress to focus and achieve goals. It can be applied to everyday living and you don’t even have to meditate or even make time for it. We will teach you how to use this skill anywhere, anytime.

Environmental Careers

Event • 13 Oct 2022 from 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Careers in the Environment Seminar

Come and hear from a number of environmental professionals about their experiences, current work and how they got there. Learn how we did it, what to study, who to know, where to intern. There will be opportunities for questions to the panel following the presentations.

Meet the Employer

Event • 13 Oct 2022 from 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Meet the Employer - ACT Education Directorate

Register now for the 'Meet the Employer – ACT Education Directorate’ information session to learn more about teaching opportunities in 2023! This information session will outline available opportunities, how to submit a high-quality application and give insights into the employment process.

Career Connect Workshop

Event • 17 Oct 2022 from 2:30pm - 3:30pm

Career Connect Workshop

What steps can you take to build your employability? The first step in your journey is to attend the Career Connect workshop, where we will work with you to identify and develop your employability skills.

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Event • 18 Oct 2022 from 11:00am - 2:00pm

Library Study Club

Join your peers in a supportive and motivating environment to study or work on your assignments.

Make A World Of Difference

Event • 20 Oct 2022 from 10:00am - 11:30am

Make a World of Difference: Success in the Workplace

The Make a World of Difference program is designed to help international students understand and navigate the Australian workplace. In this workshop, we will cover effective job search techniques, how to align your qualifications to your preferred roles as well as how prepare for job interviews.

New Futures Hackathon Ageing in Place

Event • 21 Oct 2022 from 5:30pm - 22 Oct 2022 until 8:00pm

New Futures Hackathon for Ageing in Place

Meet new people, be exposed to fresh ideas, learn new skills and build creative, original work

Stress Less

Event • 23 Oct 2022 - 3 Nov 2022

Stress Less Semester 2

Stress Less initiative is here to bring this semester to a close with activities, entertainment and strategies to help you cope with and manage stress in the lead up to exams and assessments.

CareerChat1

Event • 25 Oct 2022 from 10:00am - 10:15am

Career Chat: The importance of a plan B

The future is unpredictable, and life, and careers, rarely unfold exactly as planned. It is important to have backup plans in place if your main one goes awry. In this session for current students, we will explore how to create a plan B that feels like a plan A.

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Event • 25 Oct 2022 from 11:00am - 2:00pm

Library Study Club

Join your peers in a supportive and motivating environment to study or work on your assignments.

Make A World Of Difference

Event • 27 Oct 2022 from 10:00am - 11:30am

Make a World of Difference: Professional Networking

The Make a World of Difference program is designed to help international students understand and navigate the Australian workplace. In this workshop, we will cover our ‘Ten Top Tips’ to establishing your LinkedIn profile, as well as how to develop a strategic approach to networking.

Event • 2 Nov 2022 from 8:30am - 4:30pm

Australian Appetitive Motivation Symposium Newcastle 2022

The Australian Appetitive Motivation Symposium (AAMS) aims to bring together research and clinical scientists that are interested in the general field of appetitive motivation. This event will highlight the latest research on the neuroscience of addiction, feeding, and decision-making.

The team

Event • 2 Nov 2022 from 12:00pm - 4:00pm

The Official Opening

Come join us for the grand opening!

Party Safe

Event • 10 Nov 2022 from 12:00pm - 12:45pm

Party Safe

Learn about making safer decisions without compromising on fun.

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Event • 11 Nov 2022 from 11:00am - 2:00pm

Library Study Club

Join your peers in a supportive and motivating environment to study or work on your assignments.

Event • 12 Nov 2022 from 9:00am - 11:00am

Beneath the Waves of Tuggerah Lake

Pilot an ROV (remotely operated vehicle) to fly through the underwater realm of Tuggerah Lake. This "underwater drone" can go to 300m deep!

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Event • 15 Dec 2022 at 6:30pm

Summer Ball 2022

Spring is in the air, and an enchanting summer is on its way! Join us for a night of glamour and fun at the University of Newcastle’s inaugural Summer Ball.

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Event • 18 Nov 2023

Singapore Graduation

Congratulations on completing your studies, it’s a milestone achievement and one you deserve to celebrate.

Two students in Graduate Dress

Event • 13 Dec 2023 - 15 Dec 2023

December Graduation- Callaghan

Congratulations on completing your studies, it’s a milestone achievement and one you deserve to celebrate. Join us on campus with your family and friends to celebrate your achievements.

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.