More Case Studies


UON Dental Van demand is booming

Overwhelming demand from the Central Coast community will mean the University of Newcastle's Oral Health Van will double its available appointments in 2015.

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Improving the future of Central Coast business

Central Coast businesses owners and managers volunteered their time as part of a small group to discuss issues that affect their business, at the Forum held at the University of Newcastle – Central Coast, at Ourimbah in June 2013.

Researchers from the Newcastle Business School, who are located on the Central Coast, and from the disciplines of Accounting, Management and Marketing, participated in the discussions.

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Beijing and Shanghai Alumni Dinners

Ten final-year business and commerce students from the University of Newcastle spent a month in China as part of their degree's Work Integrated Learning (WIL) placements. Three students spent time in Shanghai while the other seven travelled to Beijing.

The dinner was an opportunity for the students to gain a broad perspective of what it is like to live and work in China by hearing first-hand experiences from local alumni.

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Speech Pathology students improve the lives of the aged

A new initiative in the Speech Pathology discipline is creating excellent work integrated learning opportunities while enhancing the lives of residents of a local aged care facility.

Under the direction of Dr Sally Hewat, Head of the Speech Pathology Program, a student unit was established at Maroba aged care facility in Waratah.

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Law School students volunteer in Thailand

The Newcastle Law School sent six of its final year Law students to Thailand on a work integrated learning placement with Bridges Across Borders Southeast Asia Community Legal Education (BABSEA CLE).

This non-profit, non-governmental organisation seeks to promote access to justice and sustainable development throughout the Southeast Asian region.

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