Vision & Mission

Our vision is to inspire every Australian school student to create a future in science and engineering. 


Through the provision of meaningful, hands-on experiences we aim to inspire more young people to make a difference in the world by choosing a career in Science and Engineering.

Science and Engineering.

Create our future. Make a difference.

Core Values

  1. People: we value safety, inclusiveness and teamwork. We respect individuals and are committed to empowerment and equity issues.

  2. Integrity: we value fairness, honesty, respect and transparency.

  3. Involvement: we value broad community involvement including families, schools, charities, community groups, educational institutions, professional organisations, businesses, industries and governments.

  4. Innovation: we value creative and imaginative solutions.

  5. Excellence: we value professional, high quality service and are committed to continuous improvement. We aim to be a leader in our field.

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.