Three PhD Graduates outside the Great Hall

News • 13 Dec 2021

Graduates ready to change the world

Students from across the University of Newcastle will mark the culmination of their studies at the institution’s Callaghan graduation ceremonies this week.

rural health care

News • 9 Dec 2021

University welcomes incentives to boost rural, regional and remote health services

The University of Newcastle has welcomed today’s Federal Government announcement of HECS-HELP debt refund as an incentive for healthcare workers to work in rural, remote and regional communities.

Indo Pacific

News • 7 Dec 2021

New Colombo Scholars to help strengthen ties with Indo-Pacific

Four exceptional University of Newcastle students are ready to spread their wings abroad in 2022 after being named New Colombo Plan (NCP) Scholars through the most prestigious undergraduate scholarship in the country.

NUspace lit up orange

News • 25 Nov 2021

NUspace and Civic Park light up orange to start 16 Days of Activism to End Violence Against Women

The University of Newcastle’s NUspace building and Civic Park will light up in orange this Thursday to mark the start of the 16 Days of Activism to End Violence Against Women.

Written inviatation in gold cursive hand writing

News • 22 Nov 2021

Purai Members recognised in College Excellence Awards

Purai Global Indigenous History Centre congratulates five of its members for being included as outstanding recipients of the College of Human and Social Futures Awards.

Two pairs of hands over a set of papers

News • 19 Nov 2021

Tax clinic established at Newcastle Business School to assist the disadvantaged and vulnerable

Disadvantaged and vulnerable members of the Hunter community will have access to free tax advice and assistance following the announcement by Assistant Treasurer the Hon. Michael Sukkar of the expansion of the National Tax Clinic program. The Newcastle Business School in partnership with the Newcastle Law School at the University of Newcastle has been awarded $300,000 under the program.

2021 Employability Excellence Awards

News • 18 Nov 2021

Power of partnerships celebrated in 2021 Employability Excellence Awards

Entrepreneurialism, excellence and the power of partnerships are being celebrated as part of the University of Newcastle’s 2021 Employability Excellence Awards.


News • 17 Nov 2021

University researchers shine in the 2021 Highly Cited Researchers list

The University of Newcastle has once again made a strong showing in the Highly Cited Researchers list, with six researchers recognised this year for their ongoing research influence.

News • 12 Nov 2021

Resisting youth inactivity focus of funding success

Teachers from 90 high schools across New South Wales will be upskilled to tackle physical inactivity in students, following a significant National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Partnership Program funding success.

Alumni Excellence Awards recipients

News • 4 Nov 2021

Pioneers and innovators celebrated in 2021 Alumni Excellence Awards

One of Australia’s most highly regarded and influential engineers, an international social changemaker and trailblazers in STEM education, mental health and climate change action are among the 2021 University of Newcastle Alumni Excellence Award recipients announced today.

News • 28 Oct 2021

Hunter, Illawarra and Far West residents invited to share energy goals

As world leaders commence conversations in Glasgow for the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference, residents of the Hunter, Illawarra and Far West are being asked to contribute their thoughts on the future of energy in New South Wales.

19th century artwork depicting Aborigines spearing fish, others diving for crayfish, a party seated beside a fire cooking fish at what is now known as Mereweather Beach, NSW

News • 27 Oct 2021

Truth Telling: The role of Purai Global Indigenous History Centre in the shaping of an equal future

Let’s take away the buildings, peel back the tarmac, silence the thrum of industry, fill in the tunnels that undermine the City of Newcastle and begin with what was.


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.