The University is throwing open the doors of NeW Space and inviting the community in to explore.

NeW Space Community Day

Saturday, 22 July 2017, 10:00 am — Saturday, 22 July 2017, 02:00 pm

Location Corner Hunter and Auckland Streets

The University is throwing open the doors of NeW Space and inviting the community in to explore. Catch a talk from the animator who has grabbed Justin Timberlake’s attention, be part of the action in a mock court room trial, and hear from the creators and builders who have delivered NeW Space.

For the family, Newcastle Art Gallery is hosting their Art Cart activities from 10am to 12noon, plus there will be face painting, music and more. You can grab a bite to eat, enjoy the fun and explore this Newcastle icon.

Saturday 22 July, 10am – 2pm

What’s onWhenLocation
Panel discussion: Creating NeW Space
Moderated by the Vice-Chancellor, we get the designers and builders together to talk about the inspiration for NeW Space and the challenges in construction
10.30am – 11.30am Lectorial theatre, level 1
Pop-up Law Clinic: obtain free legal advice from the University of Newcastle Legal Centre and learn about other services the centre provides to the community. 10am – 2pm Training Room, Ground Floor
Study with us: talk to our staff about the range of degrees that the Faculty of Business and Law offers. 10am – 2pm Ground Floor
The Newcastle Law School:
Connected to the Community presentation
Student video showcase

10.30am – 11am
11am – 2pm
Level 5 Collaborative Teal, Room X502
‘Art Cart’: children’s art activities hosted by Newcastle Art Gallery 10am – 12pm Level 2, Room X208
NeW Space show reel10am – 2pmInteractive Theatre
School of Creative Industries student showcase10am – 2pmLevel 4, X402
Public lecture: award-winning Jane Shadbolt takes us into her world of special effects and animation 11.30am-12pm Immersive Theatre, Ground floor
Witness a mock law trial performed by the University of Newcastle Law Students’ Associatio in the mock court room. 11am – 11.30am
1pm – 1.30pm
Mock court room, level 7,Room X703
Student learning the NeW Space way: Get a taste of how university students will learn in NeW Space through these interactive sessions. 11.30am – 12pm
Baking banana cake with Accounting

12.30pm – 1pm
Marketing and Advertising

1.30pm – 2pm
The Nature of work
Level 2, Rooms X204 and  X205
Stilt walkers and face painters10am – 2pmHunter Street
Music performance
- Gillian Redman
- Jacob Ridgeway
- Gillian Redman
- Joshua Rea
10am – 11am
11am – 12pm
12pm – 1pm
1pm – 2pm
Level 1, Student Area
Music performance
- Truman Smith Duo
- Callum MacDonald Duo

10am – 12pm
12pm – 2pm
Campus Green

NeW Space is supported by Australian Government funding of $30 million through the Education Investment Fund Regional Priorities Round, NSW Government funding of $25 million, and $40 million invested by the University.

Find out more about NeW Space.