The University of Newcastle, Australia

News • 19 Jun 2019

University continues to climb QS World University Rankings

The University of Newcastle is now ranked equal 207th in the prestigious 2020 QS World University Rankings, released today.

Daniel Bell

News • 4 Jun 2019

General Counsel appointed

Following an extensive executive search process, Daniel Bell has been appointed University General Counsel.

Matt Gijselman

News • 4 Jun 2019

Matt Gijselman appointed NUW Alliance CEO

The NUW Alliance has warmly welcomed new CEO Matt Gijselman, as it looks to embed the advances
made under outgoing CEO Bran Black.

Traditional smoking ceremony at the University of Newcastle

News • 28 May 2019

Tapping into tradition for land management

University staff and students recently joined members of the local Broke community to participate in the rare immersive experience of a cultural burn, facilitated by the Koori Country Firesticks Aboriginal Corporation.

Professor Alex Zelinsky AO

News • 27 May 2019

Vice-Chancellor receives scientific honour

University of Newcastle Vice-Chancellor, Professor Alex Zelinsky AO, has been elected as a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA) in recognition of his significant and ongoing contribution to the field of science.

Alan Broadfoot, Paul Adams and Kosi Latu

News • 23 May 2019

Partnership to protect oceans from oil spills

A remediation programme to protect island ecosystems from damage caused by oil pollution from World War II wrecks sunk in the Pacific Ocean has launched in Newcastle Harbour.

News • 17 May 2019

Virginia Cuppaidge artworks from the University Collection at Newcastle Art Gallery

The University of Newcastle Collection has a large archive of incredible artworks and artefacts. The stunning paintings Chrysalis Beginning 1989, and Skyspace 1981, by Virginia Cuppaidge, are two large scale works by the artist in the collection, currently on exhibition as part of Virginia Cuppaidge: the nature of abstraction at at Newcastle Art Gallery, 11 May - 21 July 2019.

Noni Purnomo

News • 13 May 2019

Noni Purnomo named Indonesia's Australian Alumnus of Year

Businesswoman, philanthropist and entrepreneur Noni Purnomo is the 2019 Australian Alumni of the Year.

News • 1 May 2019

From the Mudbrick House - Exhibition Catalogue Online

The University Gallery created an outstanding catalogue for the recent exhibition of local Newcastle artists Dino Consalvo and Lottie Consalvo From the Mudbrick House, held 20 March to 20 April. The catalogue is now available as a digital download.

News • 29 Apr 2019

Gender Balance in Awards

There is a stark gender imbalance in awards and industry recognitions. What are the causes and how can we fix it?

News • 17 Apr 2019

Early flu season prompts launch of innovative tracking system

Flu activity is already in full swing with influenza rates estimated to be two to three times higher than normal in Australia, prompting the annual online health surveillance system, FluTracking, to launch early this year.

News • 12 Apr 2019

Callaghan graduates cross the stage toward a new chapter

More than 4000 students will celebrate the culmination of their studies over the next week, with the annual graduation ceremonies set to commence at the University of Newcastle’s Callaghan campus.