Gifting Day 2022

News • 24 Jan 2022

Let’s Shape Tomorrow

9 March 2022 is Gifting Day: a social impact campaign bringing people together to create something extraordinary in just 24 hours! Together, we can all help shape a better tomorrow.

Ngarrama widget

News • 21 Jan 2022

University of Newcastle launches Ngarrama – a night of reflection

On the eve of Australia Day, the University of Newcastle, in partnership with Awabakal Ltd and with support from the City of Newcastle, is proud to host Ngarrama — a free public event to engage the community in meaningful reconciliation through truth telling and historical acceptance.

Academic High Performers Scholarships

News • 14 Jan 2022

New academic scholarships support Year 12 high achievers

A new University of Newcastle scholarship program will support the aspirations of high achieving Year 12 students who begin university study this year.

A close-up picture of Sam, a participant in the Mid-Career Transition to Teaching Program. He is wearing a blue collared shirt and a black jacket with trees in the background

News • 12 Jan 2022

Mid-career transition to teaching program

Are you a STEM professional interested in teaching?The NSW Department of Education Mid-Career Transition to Teaching Program supports experienced professionals in Mathematics, Science, and Technological and applied studies to become teachers.

NUW Alliance logo

News • 15 Dec 2021

NUW Alliance welcomes the evolution of the Greater Cities Commission

The NUW Alliance–a grouping off our leading Australian universities,The University of Newcastle, the University of Wollongong, UNSW Sydney and Western Sydney University-welcomes the evolution of the Greater Cities Commission.

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.

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.

Adam Boyle

News • 27 Oct 2021

Scale-up CEO shares his exciting story of building through to acquisition

Newcastle scale-up CEO shares his story of building out a global tech firm through to their recent acquisition at I2N's Startup Stories


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.