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News • 21 Jan 2020

Smoking increases risk of complications after surgery, joint WHO study finds

People who smoke cigarettes are at a significantly higher risk of post-surgical complications including heart and lung injuries, infections and delayed or impaired wound healing, a new study has found.

beach side law clinic

News • 17 Jan 2020

Beachside clinic offers free legal advice to the community and bushfire victims

In the midst of the bushfire crisis, the University of Newcastle Legal Centre’s annual Law on the Beach pop-up clinic will soon kick off, offering people free legal advice on any law-related matter, including bushfire insurance claims.

Australia Day Library hours

News • 7 Jan 2020

Australia Day Library hours

All Libraries are closed on Australia Day and the public holiday Monday.

News • 16 Dec 2019

Honorary degrees awarded to renowned leaders

Prominent politicians, an acclaimed journalist, and a champion for the visually impaired are among those who will receive Honorary Doctorates at the University of Newcastle’s graduation ceremonies this week.

News • 16 Dec 2019

Students celebrate success at Callaghan graduation

More than 1,000 University of Newcastle students will doff their caps and celebrate the results of thousands of hours of study this week at its graduation ceremonies.

hydro harvester and researchers

News • 11 Dec 2019

Hydro Harvester is making a splash to solve global water shortage

In what could be a game-changer for solving the world’s water shortage problem, an atmospheric water generator (AWG) developed at the University of Newcastle is one step closer to commercialisation.


News • 9 Dec 2019

University Closedown 2020

As part of the University’s Christmas and New Year closedown, the University will be closed from 5pm on Wednesday, 18 December 2019 and will reopen at 9am on Monday, 6 January 2020.

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.

two students holding a trophy

News • 15 Nov 2019

Supercars Giveaway

Tag a mate on social media and go in the draw to win a VIP Supercars experience!

(L-R) Rosey Hart, Vice-Chancellor Professor Alex Zelinsky AO and Andrew Menken

News • 24 Oct 2019

University of Newcastle commits $5 million to attract top research talent

Budding research students aiming to make a meaningful impact with their studies are to receive significant funding support, thanks to a new $5 million scholarship fund from the University of Newcastle.

News • 21 Oct 2019

Prioritising our planet

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

Parent Study Room

News • 11 Oct 2019

New Parents with Children Study Rooms

Are you a parent or carer studying at UON?