The University of Newcastle, Australia

News • 4 Aug 2020

The University of Newcastle achieves ‘best practice’ as a Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace

The University of Newcastle is marking World Breastfeeding Week (1-7 August) by celebrating its accreditation as a ‘best practice’ Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace (BFW).

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News • 30 Jul 2020

Local Engineering graduate lands an Ivy League spot

A University of Newcastle Electrical Engineering graduate, Sam Parker, has been accepted to Brown University – a prestigious Ivy League research university in the United States.


News • 30 Jul 2020

Welcome to the Library

Welcome new and returning students. Why not take a Library tour?

News • 29 Jul 2020

Vice-Chancellor updates University of Newcastle staff about savings measures

The University of Newcastle Vice-Chancellor Professor Alex Zelinsky AO today updated staff on measures to help our institution achieve financial sustainability amidst the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.

News • 29 Jul 2020

University of Newcastle joins back of jersey

The Newcastle Knights announced today that the University of Newcastle will take top position on the back of jersey for Indigenous Round.

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News • 28 Jul 2020

Professor Penny Jane Burke joins new Australian Equity in Higher Education Panel

Last week Professor Penny Jane Burke (Centre of Excellence for Equity in Higher Education) attended the first meeting of the new Federal government Equity in Higher Education Panel (EHEP) as one of two invited research experts in the field.

News • 22 Jul 2020

New pathway will boost access and equity for aspiring Medicine students

A ground-breaking opportunity was announced today by the University of Newcastle for students who have overcome major life challenges to study Medicine.

Looking Ahead Lecture Series

News • 21 Jul 2020

Lecture: The Paradox of a Pandemic

Join transformative leader Professor John Fischetti on 28 July 2020 as he explores the paradoxes of the COVID-19 pandemic in the first of our Looking Ahead Lectures.

News • 20 Jul 2020

University of Newcastle’s cloud-first success improves work and learning experience for thousands during COVID-19 isolation

The University of Newcastle has become the first University in Australia to migrate its digital data to the cloud in what represents a significant milestone to improve services and boost cybersecurity for students and staff.

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News • 9 Jul 2020

City supports accredited training for COVID-19 affected workers

Newcastle small business workers now have access to free accredited online training as part of an initiative of City of Newcastle delivered through the University of Newcastle, TAFE NSW, and Novaskill.

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News • 3 Jul 2020

Industrial designer and entrepreneur shares his story helping founders execute their ideas

Josh Jeffress shares his founder journey building Design Anthology at I2N's Startup Stories

Design Nuts

News • 16 Jun 2020

Edtech founder shares her story of empowering teachers and students

Kylie Burrett shares her startup journey as co-founder of edtech company Design Nuts at I2N's Startup Stories