Free digital micro-credentials

News • 19 Jul 2021

Upskill and prepare for your career with micro-credentials from AWS Educate

Did you know being a student gives you access to free micro-credentials with AWS Educate?

Employability Excellence Awards 2021 nominations now open

News • 16 Jul 2021

Nominations for the 2021 Employability Excellence Awards are now open!

The University of Newcastle Employability Excellence Awards showcase the students, staff and community partners that contribute exceptionally to our University producing Work Ready Graduates.

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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 • 7 Jul 2021

Welcome all new students

Welcome to University and the Library.Check our website for updates on events as they may be subject to change due to COVID restrictions.

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.

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News • 18 Jun 2021

Council statement - Selection of The Hon. Mark Vaile AO as Chancellor

Given the interest in the selection of The Hon. Mark Vaile AO as our University’s 8th Chancellor, I wanted to update you on our University Council discussions last week.

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).


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.