The University of Newcastle, Australia

April 2014

Faculty of Business and Law • 30 Apr 2014

Associate Professor Akhtar Hossain awarded Best Paper

Newcastle Business School academic Associate Prof Akhtar Hossain has won an award for his paper discussing Islamic banking and finance.

Nathalie Gentle

News • 30 Apr 2014

Nathalie ‘develops’ passion for learning

Nathalie Gentle's three children call her a nerd, but she doesn't mind at all.  Today, Wednesday April 30, Nathalie will graduate with first class honours from the Bachelor of Development Studies; receive the University Medal; and will also deliver the graduate address.

Nikki Payne

News • 30 Apr 2014

Open Foundation opens door to medicine degree

Indigenous student Nikki Payne never imagined undertaking university study, let alone a degree in medicine.

GradCallaghan

News • 30 Apr 2014

Week 2 Callaghan graduation ceremonies

Hundreds of students will cross the Great Hall stage this week during week two of the Callaghan April/May graduation ceremonies.

Rockefeller Foundation acknowledges history of violence research

Faculty of Education and Arts • 29 Apr 2014

UON history of violence research acknowledged

The Director of the Centre for the History of Violence at the University of Newcastle, Professor Philip Dwyer, has been awarded an Academic Writers Residency by The Rockefeller Foundation to conclude work on  "The Dark Side of Empire: Violence and Colonialism in the Old and New Worlds, c1780-1820."

women health

News • 29 Apr 2014

Go to WHoA! – Gen Ys helping to shape health care future

More than 17,000 young women bucked the stereotypical 'Generation Me' tag last year to complete a wide-ranging medical survey that will help shape the future of Australia's health care services.

Nathan West never planned to go to university, until he attended an Open Day at the University of Newcastle.

Future Students • 28 Apr 2014

Open Days opening the doors to study

Nathan West never planned to go to university, until he attended an Open Day at the University of Newcastle. He decided to make tertiary study part of his future and has just been awarded the prestigious Roberta Sykes Scholarship to study at Oxford or Cambridge.

Come and find out more about our Open Foundation program and see if it’s right for you

Future Students • 28 Apr 2014

Can Open Foundation change your life?

Come and find out more about our Open Foundation program and see if it's right for you. We're holding information sessions in May where you can ask questions, learn about our flexible options and even register your interest in starting in second semester this year.

We'd love to chat to you at one of the major career expos in May and June.

Future Students • 28 Apr 2014

Come and see us at a Career Expo

Going to uni is a big decision. To make sure you have all the information you need to make the right decision for you, we'd love to chat to you at one of the major career expos in May and June.

Bachelor of Business (Honours) student Daniel Frost

Future Students • 28 Apr 2014

Interest, self-belief and commitment a recipe for success

This is the advice from Bachelor of Business (Honours) student Daniel Frost, who's seen his fair share of hurdles in achieving his dream of a career in business and human resource management.

The Newcastle Robotics Laboratory’s NUbots have qualified for RoboCup 2014 in Brazil!

Future Students • 28 Apr 2014

Soccer playing robots say ola’!

The Newcastle Robotics Laboratory's NUbots have qualified for RoboCup 2014 in Brazil!

Where will an Arts degree take you?

Future Students • 28 Apr 2014

Where will an Arts degree take you?

Almost anywhere you like! Studying a Bachelor of Arts at the University of Newcastle gives you a unique opportunity to follow your passions, explore new and exciting areas of study, and develop valuable and transferable career skills.