The University of Newcastle, Australia

News and events


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.

Film Still

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.

News • 12 Apr 2019

Callaghan graduates cross the stage toward a new chapter

More than 4000 students will celebrate the culmination of their studies over the next week, with the annual graduation ceremonies set to commence at the University of Newcastle’s Callaghan campus.

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.


ON Prime finals

Event • 9 Dec 2019 at 9:30am

CSIRO ON Prime Finals

Want to see your research make a difference in the world? ON Prime empowers Australian researchers to attract resources and create impact.Join us for the ON Prime finals where you…

Confronting Violence Against Women event thumbnail

Event • 9 Dec 2019 at 5:30pm

Public Talk: Confronting Violence Against Women in Our Communities

This free public event is part of the 16 Days Of Activism To End Violence Against WomenPresented by the Gender REsearch Network of the University Of Newcastle, this event will…

Event • 13 Dec 2019 at 12:00am

Year 11 Business Plan Challenge

In its 16th year, the University of Newcastle Year 11 Business Plan Challenge has again been a great success with 573 student entries from across the state. After much deliberation,…


Event • 14 Dec 2019 at 9:00am

Initiate 48

Initiate 48 will connect you with entrepreneurs, mentors, and other like-minded high school students to transform your dream into a reality. You will learn everything from the lean business model…

Undergraduate students at Callaghan Campus

Event • 19 Dec 2019 at 10:00am

Undergraduate Info Sessions

If you have questions about studying in 2020, we are here to help!Come on campus and talk to our team about degrees, changing preferences, scholarships, accommodation, alternative entry options and…


Event • 18 Jan 2020 at 10:00am

Global Diversity CFP Day (Newcastle)

Are you a member of an underrepresented or marginalised group?Have you always wanted to become a tech conference speaker?Let 2020 be the year that you make that dream a reality!Call…

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.Since 1984 the annual MISG workshop has brought together leading applied mathematicians, statisticians,…

Event • 3 Feb 2020 at 9:00am


Entrepreneurship101Make your own path.Perhaps you have an idea for a business but don't know where to start. Or you just want to familiarise yourself with new business development fundamentals to…

STEM Careers Expo

Event • 17 Mar 2020 at 10:00am

2020 STEM Careers Expo

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…

NeW Space Careers Expo

Event • 31 Mar 2020 at 10:00am

NeW Space Careers Expo

The NeW SPACE Careers Expo is primarily targeted at Business, Law & Creative Industries students. The NeW Space Careers Expo is designed to promote graduate programs, vacation work opportunities, cadetships…