The University of Newcastle, Australia
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.

News • 15 Nov 2019

Free legal clinic to support community’s vulnerable older people

Some of the most vulnerable people in our society – older people – are benefiting from a new free community legal service established by Newcastle Law School in Newcastle and Gosford.

News • 21 Oct 2019

Prioritising our planet

The University of Newcastle has officially launched its Environmental Sustainability Plan 2019-2025.

Professor Kevin Hall

News • 18 Oct 2019

New funding will see University of Newcastle students study across Indo-Pacific region

More than 400 students from the University of Newcastle will have the opportunity to work on projects across the Indo-Pacific region, thanks to the latest funding announced under the Australian Government’s New Colombo Plan.

News • 18 Oct 2019

Worldwide transcribathon of 17th century literature begins in Newcastle

Get involved in this international transcribathon.