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News • 13 Jul 2021

World-first needle-free diabetes test

A world-first, pain-free diabetes test developed at the University of Newcastle could be in the hands of consumers following $6.3 million in funding to establish the first manufacturing facility for the device.

News • 28 Jun 2021

Library Closure Updates

Due to the current COVID-19 situation the Central Coast and Sydney campus libraries are closed. Auchmuty and City campus libraries are open, including our 24 hours areas.

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News • 24 Jun 2021

Graduation marks milestone for students on their academic journey

In recognition of their significant academic achievement, students across the University of Newcastle’s Callaghan and Ourimbah campuses will mark the culmination of their studies at graduation ceremonies over the next week.

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News • 22 Jun 2021

Update on Chancellorship

The University of Newcastle announced today that Mr Paul Jeans has been reappointed as Chancellor, following the decision of the Hon. Mark Vaile not to proceed with his appointment.

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News • 21 Jun 2021

Update on Chancellor appointment

The Hon. Mark Vaile has reviewed his decision to take on the role of Chancellor of The University of Newcastle and has advised of his intention now not to proceed.

News • 15 Jun 2021

Mid Year Recess Library hours

Mid year recess starts June 19 - July 11 2021. Library hours will vary at each location, please check our Library hours.

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News • 15 Jun 2021

PhD Candidate awarded prestigious ATSE scholarship

University of Newcastle PhD candidate Hayden Robertson has been awarded the Ezio Rizzardo Polymer Scholarship from ATSE (Australian Academy of Technology & Engineering).

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News • 14 Jun 2021

Remarkable Australians recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours

The University of Newcastle congratulates all Australians recognised in the 2021 Queen’s Birthday Honours, in particular those belonging to the University’s esteemed community.

News • 11 Jun 2021

Safe return of international students to Newcastle

Statement from Vice-Chancellor Professor Alex Zelinsky AO on the safe return of international students to Newcastle

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News • 9 Jun 2021

2022 QS World Rankings

In a challenging year, the University of Newcastle has maintained its position among the world’s Top 200 universities in the prestigious 2022 QS World University Rankings, released today.

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News • 8 Jun 2021

Coastal Scientist a Young Tall Poppy

Associate Professor Hannah Power has been awarded a 2021 Young Tall Poppy from the Australian Institute of Policy and Science (AIPS).

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News • 6 May 2021

Healthtech founder inspires audience to believe, act and persist

Newcastle healthtech founder shares her inspiring story of taking Holland Healthcare global at I2N's Startup Stories


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