News and events
News • 24 Feb 2021
“Great lawyers are known to come out of Newcastle, and I am confident that today is no exception.”
News • 15 Jan 2021
After a challenging 2020, the University of Newcastle Legal Centre’s pop-up clinic at Merewether beach is returning to offer free legal advice to individuals struggling with any law-related matters.
News • 14 Dec 2020
There is light at the end of the tunnel for 550 students who will celebrate the culmination of their studies at the University of Newcastle Callaghan graduation ceremonies this week.
News • 3 Dec 2020
Purai member and University of Newcastle’s Law School Professor, Amy Maguire, spoke about a world-first claim by Indigenous people which connects climate change impacts to human rights on 2020 Human Rights Day.
News • 1 Dec 2020
BMG and University of Newcastle to launch Australian-first Indigenous scholarship program to inspire a new generation of music executives
Global music company BMG has expanded on its successful partnership with the University of Newcastle’s School of Creative Industries in the Faculty of Education and Arts to launch its first round of Indigenous scholarships, creating more pathways to employment for the next generation of students.
News • 24 Nov 2020
Professor Tania Sourdin predics that simple civil cases will be decided by computer systems in the future
News • 23 Nov 2020
A new study, released in Scientific Reports in Nature, found behavioural responses to pandemics are more shaped by perceived risk than actual mortality or hospitalisation risk.
News • 17 Nov 2020
A world-leading researcher and advocate for Indigenous health, a 'match-maker’ for species conservationists, a 'Power 50' in the Australian music industry and the co-host of Australia’s first all Indigenous breakfast show are among the 2020 University of Newcastle Alumni Excellence recipients.
News • 12 Nov 2020
The students, staff, businesses and community partners who inspire the University of Newcastle’s reputation for producing work-ready graduates have been recognised in the institution’s inaugural Employability Excellence Awards.
News • 10 Nov 2020
A new initiative aimed at boosting tourism in Newcastle will launch on Thursday.
News • 4 Nov 2020
A free legal clinic to support some of the most vulnerable people in our society – older people – will officially launch at an event on Thursday with the NSW Attorney General, The Hon. Mark Speakman SC MP.
News • 27 Oct 2020
The University of Newcastle, Binus University and Nurture Higher Education (UK) have partnered to offer a unique joint teaching program for Indonesian students.
Event • 19 Jul 2021 from 12:00pm - 9 Sep 2021 until 1:30pm
These Academic English language Workshops will help you to develop important skills in the areas of Reading and Writing, Speaking and Listening, and Grammar.
Event • 6 Aug 2021 - 27 Sep 2021
Please contact us for updates. At the University Gallery, spanning twenty-five years of practice by NT artist, Neridah Stockley, A Secular View explores the artist’s lyrical style and distinctive visual vernacular.
Event • 9 Aug 2021 from 10:00pm - 19 Oct 2021 until 11:00pm
These Writing skills and Study skills Workshops will help you to develop important skills in the areas of academic writing, working as part of a group, making presentations and exam preparation strategies.
Event • 11 Aug 2021 - 28 Oct 2021
Lewis has turned her art studio into a laboratory to explore an intriguing collection of historic tempera recipes and has identified one hundred ingredients used by artists before the commercialisation of paint.
Event • 18 Aug 2021 from 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Workshops to help you adjust to studying from home by introducing some key study and digital skills.
Event • 28 Aug 2021 - 28 Oct 2021
Responding to the severe 2017-2020 Eastern Australia drought and bush fires, Heywood conducts a speculative investigation and imagination of the Anthropocene’s “agitated physicality”.
Event • 13 Sep 2021 from 1:00pm - 24 Sep 2021 until 3:00pm
These workshops are designed for new PhD / MPhil candidates seeking general guidance and skills development.
Event • 28 Sep 2021 - 23 Oct 2021
The Bawaka Collective is a long-term, award winning, collaborative research project between Yolŋu elders from Bawaka (NE Arnhem Land), The University of Newcastle and Macquarie University that centres understandings to nourish and share people-as-place
Event • 28 Sep 2021 from 2:00pm - 4:00pm
The Students with a Disability Super Fair is for all students studying any degrees wanting to discover employers who have either a dedicated graduate program for students with a disability or offer otherwise attractive and inclusive opportunities.
Event • 29 Sep 2021 from 12:00pm - 12:30pm
Want or need to upskill but not sure where to start? Join us online for a free webinar as we talk to the University’s LinkedIn Learning partners, staff and a current student as they discuss how short courses and further study can help you obtain the skills you need.
Event • 5 Oct 2021 from 10:00am - 10:15am
Career Chat sessions are compact and designed to keep you up to date with the latest developments in the world of employment.
Event • 5 Oct 2021 from 10:00am - 11:00am
Join us, to learn some practical tips for searching NOVA and discover the variety of research conducted at the University of Newcastle, including peer reviewed publications and Thesis.
Event • 5 Oct 2021 from 12:00pm - 1:00pm
In this information session, Multiplex will provide more details about their Graduate & Cadet Program, career opportunities and pathways, and some of the iconic projects past and present that the Multiplex team have had the pleasure bringing to life.
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.