The University of Newcastle, Australia

December 2014

News • 19 Dec 2014

Academic collaboration boosts international relationship

The University of Newcastle (UON) and De La Salle University of the Philippines have signed a Memorandum of Agreement under the Australia Awards Scholarships institutional partnership framework, to offer study and exchange opportunities for undergraduate and post-graduate students.

From the VC's Desk • 19 Dec 2014

Celebrating our successes

During our recent graduations at UON Singapore I had the pleasure of hosting our new graduates, staff, alumni and friends of UON at a wonderful graduation dinner. There was a great buzz in the room as our graduates celebrated an important milestone with their families.

UON accolades for teaching excellence • 16 Dec 2014

UON awarded for exceptional teaching

The University of Newcastle has received two Australian Awards for University Teaching, recognising quality teaching practice and outstanding contributions to student learning.

News • 16 Dec 2014

UON accolades for teaching excellence

The University of Newcastle has received two Australian Awards for University Teaching, recognising quality teaching practice and outstanding contributions to student learning.

The Conversation

The Conversation • 15 Dec 2014

How Christmas pudding evolved with Australia

Dr Nancy Cushing and Dr Julie McIntyre, historians from the University of Newcastle's (UON) School of Humanities and Social Science, look at how Christmas pudding evolved with Australia in The Conversation.

VC's Awards 2014

News • 9 Dec 2014

Vice-Chancellor's Awards Winners

Each year the University of Newcastle celebrates the remarkable achievements of our staff at the Vice-Chancellor's Awards ceremony.

Italian PM meets UON Staff at a post-G20 function

Current Staff • 9 Dec 2014

UON staff meet Italian PM

A number of UON staff met Italy's Prime Minister at a post-G20 function in Sydney in November.

Staff mobile usage

Current Staff • 8 Dec 2014

Changes to Telstra mobile services

Important information regarding new mobile and data plan services for staff

Lync logo

Current Staff • 8 Dec 2014

Lync rollout complete

A busy two month period for IT Services has seen Microsoft Lync deployed to more than 6500 staff.

Wollotuka Yarning Circle

News • 8 Dec 2014

Wollotuka Yarning Circle on Constitutional Recognition

The Wollotuka Institute will host a 'yarning circle' at the Birabahn Building on December 11 to discuss constitutional recognition.

Current Staff • 8 Dec 2014

Widening our Wifi

Over recent months IT Services has continued to boost the University's wireless capacity.