The University of Newcastle, Australia

News • 21 Jan 2020

Support for business owners impacted by bushfires

Small business owners whose business premises have been impacted by bushfires can access temporary coworking deskspace operated by several NSW universities, including the University of Newcastle's I2N Hubs at Newcastle City, Williamtown and Muswellbrook.

beach side law clinic

News • 17 Jan 2020

Beachside clinic offers free legal advice to the community and bushfire victims

In the midst of the bushfire crisis, the University of Newcastle Legal Centre’s annual Law on the Beach pop-up clinic will soon kick off, offering people free legal advice on any law-related matter, including bushfire insurance claims.

News • 16 Dec 2019

Honorary degrees awarded to renowned leaders

Prominent politicians, an acclaimed journalist, and a champion for the visually impaired are among those who will receive Honorary Doctorates at the University of Newcastle’s graduation ceremonies this week.

News • 16 Dec 2019

Students celebrate success at Callaghan graduation

More than 1,000 University of Newcastle students will doff their caps and celebrate the results of thousands of hours of study this week at its graduation ceremonies.

Professor Alex Zelinsky (University of Newcastle Vice-Chancellor and President), Carol Cooper (family), Lyn Morris (family), Bob Morris (family), Professor Jenny May (Director of University of Newcastle Department of Rural Health), Jenny Morris (family), Peter Morris (family)

News • 4 Dec 2019

Bequest to support education and training of rural healthcare professionals

Aspiring doctors and nurses from regional and remote areas will have greater opportunity to fulfil their career aspirations thanks to new scholarships being offered by the University of Newcastle.

News • 29 Nov 2019

Showcasing the latest engineering solutions

From a shark-proof wetsuit to an interactive boxing robot, a public exhibition taking place in Newcastle over the next nine days will showcase cutting-edge engineering and computing innovations from the University of Newcastle.

News • 27 Nov 2019

GivingTuesday 2019

Today is GivingTuesday, a globally recognised day to celebrate the generosity of our communities. Did you know Australians were ranked the second most generous people in the world1? Our amazing alumni certainly prove this!

Dogs Teeth Necklace

News • 26 Nov 2019

Museum Collection Online Database Project is now live

The University's Senta Taft-Hendry Museum Online Database Project is now live. An even larger portion of the University's Museum collection is now available to view as an online resource for public access and research. You can browse the database here.

News • 25 Nov 2019

Explore the University Museum Collection

Did you know that the University has a dedicated museum space on campus? Now you can explore the museum collection online through our collection database.

News • 25 Nov 2019

Summer Opening Hours - Watt Space

Holiday closure and reduced hours over the summer break period

Professor Jameson with the Jameson cell

News • 22 Nov 2019

OPINION: Newcastle know-how to our region and the world

If I told you Australia’s biggest-earning innovation for the past quarter century came from Newcastle, would you believe me? Indeed, it has outstripped earnings from other icons like WiFi and the Black Box, but is little known for its economic contribution to the country.

(L-R): Pro Vice-Chancellor Indigenous Strategy and Leadership Nathan Towney, Taylah Gray, Vice-Chancellor Professor Alex Zelinsky

News • 21 Nov 2019

The University of Newcastle launches Maligagu blueprint for Indigenous employment

Increasing the number of Indigenous people working at the University of Newcastle is just one of the goals of the Maligagu Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employment Strategy and Action Plan 2019 – 2021 officially launched by the institution today.

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