Community and Alumni

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Turn the spotlight on an innovator, creator or game-changer

Turn the spotlight on an innovator, creator or game-changer

Monday, 18 June 2018

The University of Newcastle’s alumni network of more than 142,000 dynamic and diverse achievers are making their mark in their chosen fields all around the world.

Community encouraged to create new opportunities for worthy students

Community encouraged to create new opportunities for worthy students

Wednesday, 13 June 2018

The University of Newcastle is appealing to the community to help transform the lives of students who have exceptional talent, but through circumstances beyond their control, have had limited opportunities to excel and succeed.

Local blacksmith forging a culture of reuse

Local blacksmith forging a culture of reuse

Wednesday, 13 June 2018

The Hunter and surrounding community is invited to bring their old metal items and have them repaired at the inaugural blacksmith repair day being hosted in Branxton this Saturday 16 June by local blacksmith artist and sculptor, Will Maguire.

University members recognised in Queen's Birthday 2018 Honours

University members recognised in Queen's Birthday 2018 Honours

Tuesday, 12 June 2018

University of Newcastle Conjoint Fellow Dr Frederic Fryer and Reverend Gregory Kerr, two former staff and twelve alumni have been named in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours list, recognising their outstanding community contributions.

UON continues to move up QS World University Rankings

UON continues to move up QS World University Rankings

Thursday, 7 June 2018

The University of Newcastle is now ranked 214th in the prestigious 2019 QS World University Rankings announced today.

Reconciliation Week 2018 - Don't keep history a mystery!

Reconciliation Week 2018 - Don't keep history a mystery!

Thursday, 31 May 2018

by Professor Victoria Haskins, School of Humanities and Social Science (History)

National Reconciliation Week (NRW) is embedded in history. The start date, 27 May, marks the anniversary of the famous 1967 Referendum when an overwhelming yes vote overturned the exclusion of Indigenous Australians in the national census: a powerful symbolic moment in Australian history as a statement of the desires and hopes of all Australians for an inclusive and just society. The week’s end date, 3 June, marks another day of great significance, being the date of the landmark High Court decision of 1992 in the case Mabo v Queensland, overturning the “legal fiction” of terra nullius.

Official celebrations of a landmark education facility

Official celebrations of a landmark education facility

Friday, 25 May 2018

They say a lot can be achieved in a year, and there is no better proof than the twelve months that have passed since the doors opened at NeW Space – the University of Newcastle’s landmark education facility.

eHealth program targets young people’s ‘big six’ behaviours to reduce chronic disease risk

eHealth program targets young people’s ‘big six’ behaviours to reduce chronic disease risk

Friday, 25 May 2018

University of Newcastle researchers have collaborated on a world-first eHealth initiative aiming to target young people’s ‘big six’ behaviours to help reduce their chronic disease risk.