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Scholarship helps advance knowledge of virtual communities for student communications

Scholarship helps advance knowledge of virtual communities for student communications

Tuesday, 12 December 2017

As a recipient of the 2017 International Development Scholarship for UON professional staff, Student Communications and Information Officer in Student Central, Jayne McCartney recently attended the Social Media Strategies Summit (SMSS): Higher Education Conference in Boston, where she learnt about ground-breaking work in the area of virtual communities, and collaborated with leaders in the field.

Newcastle researchers awarded $750,000 to help heart health

Newcastle researchers awarded $750,000 to help heart health

Monday, 11 December 2017

Six Hunter researchers will focus on helping Australians have better heart health by investigating the causes, treatment and prevention of heart disease, after securing more than $750,000 in funding from the Heart Foundation.

Scholarship boosts lessons in entrepreneurship and innovation

Scholarship boosts lessons in entrepreneurship and innovation

Monday, 11 December 2017

As a recipient of the 2017 International Development Scholarship for UON professional staff, Three76 Innovation Hub Operations Manager, Siobhan Curran recently spent two weeks in the U.S. and Canada to explore the best practices in entrepreneurship education and new venture creation.

Endeavour Mobility Grant funding to create new global opportunities

Endeavour Mobility Grant funding to create new global opportunities

Monday, 11 December 2017

Under the Endeavour Mobility program within the University of Newcastle (UON) Global Office, the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade has awarded UON a funding allocation of $268,500 to support 87 students to participate in 10 Endeavour mobility projects across nine countries globally for 2018.

Smart cities MOU strengthens University of Newcastle-China relationship

Smart cities MOU strengthens University of Newcastle-China relationship

Friday, 8 December 2017

The University of Newcastle has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with South China Agricultural University at the NSW-Guangdong Joint Economic Meeting (JEM), recognising the shared strengths of both institutions across a number of disciplines including architecture, environmental studies, agriculture, and energy.

World-first UON course draws international recognition

World-first UON course draws international recognition

Friday, 8 December 2017

A world-first online course from the University of Newcastle (UON) has received global recognition, taking out the prestigious edX Prize for Exceptional Contributions in Online Learning and Teaching at an international ceremony.

Campus Travel is now live

Campus Travel is now live

Friday, 8 December 2017

Monday 27 November saw the transition from the old travel system to the new system Campus Travel. If you are on Callaghan campus, drop by and say hello to the Campus Travel on site team in the Commonwealth Bank Building.

Creating new opportunities

Creating new opportunities

Thursday, 7 December 2017

Heather was overjoyed and relieved to receive a University of Newcastle Shaping Futures Scholarship this year thanks to our many generous supporters. Now, she has her sights set on giving back, both by supporting life-changing university scholarships and investing in local health as a community nurse.