To inspire, enrich and transform humanity

At the Faculty of Education and Arts, we are highly respected for our teaching quality and research, with learning methods that ensure our graduates have high-level professional skills, leaving the University confident, skilled and life-ready.

The Faculty of Education and Arts has been integrated into the new College of Human and Social Futures.

We are committed to supporting a respectful workplace culture that nurtures professional development. Our goal is to be a global workplace of choice for academic and professional staff in the creative industries, education, humanities and social sciences.

Our Schools

Mapping the injustices of our past

Professor Lyndall Ryan focuses on our dark history with the Colonial Frontier Massacres Map.

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Top 150 ? in the world - Sociology
Top 250 ? in the world for English language and literature
94% Employed ? within four months of graduation Find out more Over 89% ? satisfaction for teacher education learning resources Find out more

Research

We produce world-class scholarship, often in collaboration with international colleagues and those from other faculties within the University.

Our researchers have established an enviable reputation for the quality of their work, with many of our people regarded as world leaders in their fields.

Scholarships

Scholarships

The Faculty supports equity and excellence. In addition to the many scholarships on offer to all University of Newcastle students, there are a range of scholarships available exclusively to students undertaking our degrees.

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Faculty highlights

Latest news

Benjamin Crocker Big Kids

News • 18 Dec 2020

University of Newcastle design students win big at national awards

University of Newcastle students have been recognised nationally for their brilliant graphic design skills, taking out more wins than ever before in the national AGDA 2020 Design Awards.

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News • 17 Dec 2020

New scholarship aims to improve health and wellbeing in Indigenous communities

To help address the health needs in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities across rural NSW, the University of Newcastle has launched a new Indigenous scholarship in the field of Speech Pathology.

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News • 14 Dec 2020

Future of Madness Network wraps up a big first year

The Future of Madness Network led by Professor Catharine Coleborne has had a busy year, despite the interruptions and challenges presented by the pandemic.

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Upcoming events

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Event • 27 Jan 2021 from 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Promoting your research career - applying for awards

Join this session for top tips for award application writing, submission and recommendations for promoting your research career.

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Event • 27 Jan 2021 from 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Join the Dots - Media & Marketing

Join like-minded creative business people, innovators, researchers and entrepreneurs to stay informed and connected.

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Event • 3 Feb 2021 from 8:00am - 9:00am

Startup Stories - Lachy Gray (Yarno)

Hear the experiences of an entrepreneur and business owner – the highs, the lows, the wins, the mistakes, the inside story.

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