The University of Newcastle, Australia

News • 21 Aug 2019

Age isn’t an issue – you can retrain the brain

Multi-tasking has traditionally been considered the domain of the young and frantic. But a new, large-scale study by researchers from Australia and California has shown that older people can keep pace with those in their twenties – it’s simply a matter of practice.

Three Minute Thesis contestant

News • 20 Aug 2019

The next wave of research stars in the limelight

With thousands of hours of research condensed into just three minutes, 15 bright and determined postgraduate students will take the stage at The Conservatorium on Friday (23 August) to compete in the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition.

News • 16 Aug 2019

Newcastle Music Festival Events a Huge Success

The University Gallery was thrilled to partner once again with the Newcastle Music Festival this year for two incredible nights at the gallery celebrating music and art, with sold out crowds.

News • 5 Aug 2019

Weight-loss trial to recharge men’s mental and physical health

The internationally renowned SHED-IT (Self-Help, Exercise and Diet using Information Technology) research program from the University of Newcastle has been redeveloped with a renewed focus on helping men lift their mood, not just lose weight.

News • 31 Jul 2019

Central Coast celebrates 30 years of the ‘community campus’

Staff, students and alumni from the University of Newcastle’s Ourimbah campus will come together on Wednesday 31 July to celebrate the 30th anniversary of providing transformative education on the Central Coast campus.

News • 19 Jul 2019

Virtual concert set to transform performance possibility

The University of Newcastle will host Newcastle’s first ever virtual concert this week, as students test the boundaries of immersive performance.

Partnership will fund new research into preventing healthcare-associated infections

News • 17 Jul 2019

Partnership will fund new research into preventing healthcare-associated infections

The University of Newcastle has partnered with global infection control specialists GAMA Healthcare to help fund new research into preventing and controlling infections in health and care settings.

Emma Beckett, University of Newcastle Achiever

News • 11 Jul 2019

25 Alumni Awards Achievers in 2019

The University of Newcastle is proud to announce its 25 achievers for the 2019 Alumni Awards.

Students meet Jack Ma at Alibaba

Featured story • 21 Jun 2019

Scholars meet Jack Ma on life-changing trip to China

Newcastle’s next wave of leaders were inspired to be more globally aware and socially conscious when they met co-founder of Alibaba Group and entrepreneur, Jack Ma, in China this week as part of a life-changing scholarship opportunity.

News • 4 Jul 2019

Graduates mark 30 years of excellence on the coast

More than 1000 students will celebrate the culmination of their studies on Thursday, as the annual University of Newcastle and TAFE NSW graduation ceremonies at Ourimbah campus take place.

News • 28 Jun 2019

RESPONSE exhibition @ Hunter Region Botanic Gardens

Response is a partnership between the University Gallery and the Hunter Region Botanic Gardens. 12 local artists respond to the natural environment of this important regional environment, installing sculptural works along the pathways of the gardens. Find their works installed on site until 4 August.

News • 20 Jun 2019

Changes at University of Newcastle’s Port Macquarie campus

The University of Newcastle has today announced changes to the programs it will offer at its Port Macquarie campus.The changes see a shift to postgraduate and research delivery at the campus.

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