The University of Newcastle, Australia

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.

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 100 ? in the world for Education
Top 150 ? in the world for Sociology
Top 250 ? in the world for English language and literature


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.

Latest news

Kate Ariotti

News • 9 Dec 2019

DECRA success for Dr Kate Ariotti

Early career researcher with the Centre for 21st Century Humanities, Dr Kate Ariotti has received $379,405 to enable her to conduct research into the history of the war corpse.

News • 9 Dec 2019

Discovery Project grant success for Centre for 21st Century Humanities researchers

Centre for 21st Century Humanities members Professor Victoria Haskins and Associate Professor Bill Palmer have both been awarded ARC Discovery Project grants.

Digital humanities symposiums speakers

News • 5 Dec 2019

Digital Humanities Symposium brings together top stylometry experts

A three-day symposium called ‘Digital research across the humanities’, at New Space was held on 28 to 30 November 2019, and was highly successful.

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