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Elley Walmsley EMBA, Professor Kerryn Phelps AM, Samantha Bremmell WiMBA and Susan Hood Empower Network.

News • 6 Mar 2020

International Women’s Day with the Equal Futures Project

With over 500 attendees, the International Women’s Day Breakfast run by the Equal Futures Project was a sold out event. The Equal Futures Project are Hunter based business leaders who are committed to diversity and achieving a more equitable and inclusive society.

Madeline Muddle

News • 11 Mar 2020

Student success in national essay competition

NLS student wins first prize in CLTA Corporate Law Student Essay Prize

image of Professor Lisa Toohey

News • 24 Feb 2020

Trade law researcher awarded prestigious Fulbright scholarship

Professor Lisa Toohey has been awarded a prestigious Fulbright scholarship to further her research abroad. Professor Toohey’s research investigates the changing political dynamics in the Asia-Pacific region, and the impact they are having on the relations between Australia and the United States.

University Scholars Leadership Symposium

News • 1 Feb 2020

Highlights from the 2019 EMPOWER Professional Development Grant Recipients

In 2019 the Faculty of Business and Law Empower Network supported 11 undergraduate students in pursuing professional development in the area of their studies or interest. They attended international conferences, women’s leadership courses, software workshops and student competitions.

GLAMx Lab

News • 5 Feb 2020

The GLAMX Lab – offering new skills to students from across the University

The GLAMX Lab offers the opportunity for students to learn hands-on skills to students and increase their employability.

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.

Events

Event • 1 Apr 2020 at 12:00am

Fairy Tales: Meanings, Messages, and Morals

Location: Free online short course | Duration: 3 Weeks | Effort: 2-3 hours per week |Cost: FREE - Certificate for US$49 | Subject: Literature |Learn more about the course.About this…

Community Garden Catchup

Event • 1 Apr 2020 at 12:00pm

Community Garden Catch-Up

Whether you're an experienced green thumb or want to meet some new people while watering our gorgeous Callaghan garden, the Community Garden Catch-up is for you!Bring your friends or make…

Sally Mulda, Abbott’s Camp 2016

Event • 3 Apr 2020 at 5:30pm

TRUTH: THEN / NOW / EVERYWHEN | Opening

OPENING FRIDAY 3 APRIL FROM 5:30PMTRUTH: THEN / NOW / EVERYWHEN emerged from a theoretical exhibition presented in the context of a submission to the editor at a prominent Australian…

Professor John Maynard with his latest publication

Event • 4 Apr 2020 at 11:30am

CANCELLED - The Aboriginal Soccer Tribe: Newcastle Writers Festival

Sadly, given the COVID-19 situation and the cancellation of the Newcastle Writers’ Festival, this event will not be taking place.John Maynard reveals the previously untold history of Aboriginal athletes and…

Professor John Maynard - 2019 Annual History lecture

Event • 4 Apr 2020 at 1:30pm

CANCELLED - Wisdom of the Elders: Newcastle Writers Festival

Sadly, given the COVID-19 situation and the cancellation of the Newcastle Writers’ Festival, this event will not be taking place.Munya Andrews, Tjanara Goreng Goreng and John Maynard with host, Larissa…

Taken from the cover of NLA 2018 publication, 'Cook and the Pacific.'

Event • 4 Apr 2020 at 3:00pm

CANCELLED - Captain Cook and the Frontier Wars: Newcastle Writers Festival

Sadly, given the COVID-19 situation and the cancellation of the Newcastle Writers’ Festival, this event will not be taking place.3:00 PM - 4:15 PMFREEHow are Indigenous Australians responding to the…

Event • 6 Apr 2020 at 9:00am

Entrepreneurship101

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

Event • 6 Apr 2020 at 6:30pm

CANCELLED - Voice, Treaty, Truth 2020 Public Forum

Sadly, we have decided to cancel the Purai Public Form on Voice Treaty Truth, given the COVID-19 situation and the cancellation of the Newcastle Writers’ Festival, and will reschedule for…

Sexual assault kit

Event • 16 Apr 2020 at 12:00am

CANCELLED - Conference: Sexual Violence, Medicine, and Psychiatry

Please note this event has been cancelled.An international, interdisciplinary symposium on the relationship between medicine, psychiatry and sexual violence to be held at the University of Newcastle on 16 –17…

Event • 29 Apr 2020 at 5:30pm

Academy of Clinical Educators (ACE) Event - Principles of Good Assessment

Professor. Dr Lambert SchuwirthDirector: Prideaux Centre for Research in Health Professions Education, Flinders University College of Medicine and Public Health, Adelaide, AustraliaProfessor, Innovative Assessment Maastricht University, The NetherlandsProfessor of Medical…

Tim Ross (Photo by Alex Mayes)

Event • 29 Apr 2020 at 6:30pm

Tim Ross | Designing a Legacy: Newcastle

Almost everyone says goodbye to their family home at some stage. It’s hard enough at the best of times. Now imagine if your family home is designed by one of…

note pad, measuring tape a a salad bowl featured with the words The Science of Weight Loss

Event • 6 May 2020 at 12:00am

The Science of Weight Loss: Dispelling Diet Myths

Location: Free Online Short Course | Duration: 6 Weeks | Effort: 2-3 hours per week | Cost: FREE - Certificate for US$49 | Subject: Food and Nutrition | Level: IntroductoryArm…

Community Garden Catchup

Event • 6 May 2020 at 12:00pm

Community Garden Catch-Up

Whether you're an experienced green thumb or want to meet some new people while watering our gorgeous Callaghan garden, the Community Garden Catch-up is for you!Bring your friends or make…