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beach side law clinic

News • 17 Jan 2020

Beachside clinic offers free legal advice to the community and bushfire victims

In the midst of the bushfire crisis, the University of Newcastle Legal Centre’s annual Law on the Beach pop-up clinic will soon kick off, offering people free legal advice on any law-related matter, including bushfire insurance claims.

News • 16 Dec 2019

Year 11 Business Plan Challenge

The 2019 Business Plan Challenge has been won by a team from St Georges Girls High School, Kogarah

News • 15 Nov 2019

Free legal clinic to support community’s vulnerable older people

Some of the most vulnerable people in our society – older people – are benefiting from a new free community legal service established by Newcastle Law School in Newcastle and Gosford.

News • 1 Nov 2019

Proud to be a Women in STEM Decadal Plan Champion

The University of Newcastle is proud to be named as a Women in STEM Decadal Plan Champion by the Australian Academy of Science.

emba launch photo

News • 30 Oct 2019

Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) Launched

The Newcastle Business School launched its new Executive Master of Business Administration

prme report logo

News • 5 Sep 2019

2019 PRME Report

NBS report submitted to United Nations PRME initiative

Three Minute Thesis contestant

News • 20 Aug 2019

The next wave of research stars in the limelight

With thousands of hours of research condensed into just three minutes, 15 bright and determined postgraduate students will take the stage at The Conservatorium on Friday (23 August) to compete in the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition.

News • 19 Jul 2019

Executive MBA Breakfast

The new Executive MBA (EMBA) offered by the University of Newcastle's Business School is an intensive one-year, management and leadership program to enable participants to scale new heights in their careers.

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News • 10 Jul 2019

National Priority Pool funded research to investigate student perspectives on success

The University of Newcastle has been awarded a second grant in the latest Higher Education Participation and Partnerships Program National Priorities Pool (HEPPP NPP) scheme.

Complaints Management

News • 13 Jun 2019

New Phase of Research Investigates Complaints Management in Public Organisations

The second phase of ground-breaking research into measuring the return on investment (ROI) on effective customer complaints management has begun.

ROI - Complaints

News • 1 Jul 2018

Study finds return on investment in complaint handling can be as high as 1000%

Professor Tania Sourdin (Newcastle Law School), Dr Jamie Carlson (Newcastle Business School), Emeritus Professor Martin Watts, and Ms Christine Armstrong (PhD Candidate) have found that return on investment in complaint handling can be as high as 1000%.

Professor Penny Jane Burke

News • 15 Apr 2019

Research team to develop an International Literature Review on Equity in Higher Education

A research team from University of Newcastle and University of Melbourne have been awarded a grant from the Australian Department of Education and Training, under the HEPPP National Priority Pool scheme, to develop an International Literature Review on Equity in Higher Education. This work will be a significant asset for the Australian field of Equity in Higher Education.

Events

Event • 28 Jan 2020 at 9:00am

Mathematics in Industry Study Group (MISG) Workshop

The MISG workshop aims to provide practical, working solutions to real-life problems using methods from the mathematical sciences.Visit the MISG website.Since 1984, the annual MISG workshop has brought together leading…

E101

Event • 3 Feb 2020 at 9:00am

Entrepreneurship101

Learn what it takes to launch a startupPerhaps you have an idea for a business but don't know where to start. Or you just want to familiarise yourself with lean…

Event • 3 Feb 2020 at 6:00pm

Port Macquarie Alumni Catch Up

On the eve of the Port Macquarie Graduations, the University of Newcastle invites you to an evening at the Black Duck Brewery!Catch up with your classmates and fellow alumni over…

Andrew Rothwell

Event • 5 Feb 2020 at 8:00am

Startup Stories - Andrew Rothwell (Tyro Payments)

It was in Sydney’s northern beaches that Andrew Rothwell realised his two passions: the great outdoors, along with maths and physics. This passion has served him throughout his career as…

2020 STEM Careers Expo 17 March 2020

Event • 17 Mar 2020 at 10:00am

Careers & Employment Expo: STEM

The STEM Careers Expo is primarily targeted at Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics students. The STEM Careers Expo is designed to promote graduate programs, vacation work opportunities, cadetships and internships…

Commonplace Exhibition Image

Event • 19 Mar 2020 at 5:30pm

Commonplace Exhibition: Closing Event

Commonplace is an exhibition of collaborative drawing projects by Beth George, Michael Chapman and others. The drawings explore the relationships between empathy, embodiment, memory and architectural space and have been…

2020 Newcastle City Campus Careers Expo

Event • 31 Mar 2020 at 10:00am

Newcastle City Campus Careers Expo

The Newcastle City Campus Careers Expo is primarily targeted at Business, Law & Creative Industries students. The Newcastle City Campus Careers Expo is designed to promote graduate programs, vacation work…