students walking together on campus

News • 21 Apr 2021

University of Newcastle named the leading university partner for a better world

The University of Newcastle, Australia has been named #1 in the world for partnering for a more sustainable future in the 2021 Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings.

John Howard and Alex Zelinsky

News • 14 Apr 2021

Former Australian Prime Ministers celebrated at graduation

Two former Australian Prime Ministers were recognised for their contributions to the nation, in particular the higher education sector, by the University of Newcastle today.

Tea and Coffee

News • 12 Apr 2021

Free night rations at the library

As the seasons change, we know you're still in our spaces studying late.

April graduations

News • 9 Apr 2021

Scene set for Great Hall graduation celebrations

More than 1550 graduates will enjoy the opportunity to celebrate their study achievements when they graduate in the University of Newcastle’s Great Hall from today.


News • 29 Mar 2021

DJ Comp back in business

With dancing given the green light in NSW once again, aspiring student DJs are preparing for a return to live performance with the 2021 University of Newcastle DJ Comp.

Illustration of skeletons holding cameras

News • 29 Mar 2021

Calling All Creatives: National Campus Competitions open for entries

The trio of National Campus Competitions return for 2021, giving all current students the shot to secure some serious prizes, praise and potential fame!


News • 29 Mar 2021

Moonlight Movies back at Bar on the Hill

We're bringing the Land of Far Far Away to you as we welcome you back from the mid-semester break with a free screening of the beloved Dreamworks classic - SHREK!

need it support on campus?

News • 23 Mar 2021

IT experts ready to help at Auchmuty Library

There's nothing worse than having an IT issue in a busy part of semester. That's why our IT experts are here to help!

Partner HNE library temporary closure

News • 12 Mar 2021

Temporary closure of partner Library at HNE John Hunter Hospital

The John Hunter Hospital Branch of HNE Health Libraries is temporarily closed until 16 April 2021.


News • 10 Mar 2021

Find out what students said about their University of Newcastle experience!

Completing surveys and telling us about your experience makes a difference. The 2020 SFUN Survey Report has highlighted the direct actions that have been taken to improve the university based on YOUR feedback.

Professor Maynard sitting holding a book in front of a cabinet of memorabilia collected as an historian

News • 8 Mar 2021

Reclaiming History: the unconventional legacies of a leading Aboriginal historian

Emeritus Professor John Maynard’s reputation as a trailblazer is well-deserved so it is only fitting that this historian, whose journey began with researching his own family’s history, is honoured in the InauguralJohn Maynard Aboriginal History Lecture.

Ourimbah Library

News • 5 Mar 2021

All your student needs now in one place at Ourimbah

If you need a student card, assignment help, career advice or have any other student questions, Ourimbah Library is the place to go!


The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.