The University of Newcastle, Australia
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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.

Josh Jeffress

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

Virus molecule

News • 3 Jul 2020

NSW Health COVID-19 clinic at Callaghan campus 

NSW Health has asked that the University facilitate a pop-up COVID-19 testing clinic on our Callaghan campus, starting from next week (6 July).

UNSA logo

News • 29 Jun 2020

UNSA: Your New Student Association

The University of Newcastle Students’ Association (UNSA) signifies a new era in student representation.

Festival of Autonomy update

News • 23 Jun 2020

Postponement: Festival of Autonomy 2020

The 2020 Festival of Autonomy planned for August has been provisionally postponed until late Oct/Nov 2020 due to COVID-19 restrictions.

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

News • 10 Jun 2020

University of Newcastle climbs into coveted Top 200 in the world rankings

In just one year, the University of Newcastle has climbed ten places to sit among the world’s Top 200 universities in the prestigious 2021 QS World University Rankings, results released today confirmed.

News • 5 Jun 2020

University of Newcastle and TAFE NSW join forces for stronger Hunter and Central Coast post-COVID recovery

The University of Newcastle and TAFE NSW have today committed to strengthening their 30-year partnership to ensure people in the Hunter and on the Central Coast can maximise their education options and be seamlessly supported as they enter tertiary education, re-train or up-skill following the COVID-19 crisis.

Karen Thrift Prize for Poetry and Lyrics

News • 4 Jun 2020

Call for Entries: 2020 Karen Thrift Prize for Poetry and Lyrics

The University of Newcastle's School of Humanities and Social Science is thrilled to announce the launch of the 2020 Karen Thrift Prize for Poetry and Lyrics.

researcher standing by water

News • 28 May 2020

Newcastle researcher making a mark with a NASA satellite mission

After a highly competitive international selection process, Professor Shin-Chan Han and his satellite geodesy group has been selected for NASA’s Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (GRACE) Follow-On mission. The University of Newcastle team joins as one of 20 science team members to the mission for the next four years.

News • 21 May 2020

University partners with nib to support students’ health and wellbeing

Hundreds of University of Newcastle international students impacted by COVID-19 have received health and hygiene care packages, generously donated by long-standing University partner – nib health funds (nib).

Campus retail

News • 19 May 2020

Retail changes happening at Ourimbah

Some changes to the delivery of retail services and the operation of student associations across the University are coming to fruition.