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Inaugural Women in STEMM Chair appointed

Inaugural Women in STEMM Chair appointed

Friday, 2 November 2018

In August, during National Science Week 2018, former Vice-Chancellor Professor Caroline McMillen launched a flagship initiative to support the University’s efforts to address inequity for women in STEMM (Role models matter, 10 August 2018).

Inaugural tEN award recipients 2018

Inaugural tEN award recipients 2018

Monday, 10 September 2018

I’m delighted to announce our tEN (the Educator Network) 2018 recipients of the DVC(A) Educator Innovation & Impact Awards and the Teaching Innovation Investment Scheme (TI2).

Launch of the NeW Education Framework and the Educator Network (tEN)

Launch of the NeW Education Framework and the Educator Network (tEN)

Tuesday, 17 July 2018

We are now in the implementation phase of the NeW Education Framework, with a range of initiatives that have kicked off or are in planning. I am delighted to share with you the abridged version of the Framework, and to launch the establishment of the Educator Network: Promoting Collaboration, Innovation and Excellence (tEN).

Navigating the course to agreement

Navigating the course to agreement

Wednesday, 6 June 2018

At last week’s enterprise bargaining meeting, the bargaining team undertook a stocktake of the progress that's been made to date. We are pleased to report that through good faith bargaining, we have achieved in-principle agreement for approximately 80 percent of clauses.

Sound results in an uncertain environment

Sound results in an uncertain environment

Monday, 28 May 2018

The University’s 2017 Annual Report was tabled in NSW Parliament this week. This statutory report provides the NSW Government, the people of NSW, our many stakeholders, our staff, and students with an overview of our overall performance in the year against our strategic plan; our many achievements and awards; and our financial performance, and health over the last 12 months.   I encourage staff to view this Report, which can be found here.

Turning to our students - May 2018

Turning to our students - May 2018

Wednesday, 9 May 2018

We are now well into the second quarter of the year, and work associated with re-imagining our University into the future has been gaining pace. The framework that underpins this important process is the Education Redesign project. Thanks to the good work of our stream leads and to the contributions from colleagues across the University, we now have a comprehensive Student Journey Map to guide our thinking and focus our efforts on the student experience as we redesign our approaches to our work. The map is complemented by the New Education Framework – approved by Council approved in early 2018 – which details a range of projects that will transform our course and program offerings and the ways in which we enable learning and teaching.

A two year deep dive into gender equity is just the beginning

A two year deep dive into gender equity is just the beginning

Tuesday, 8 May 2018

In late 2015, around the same time as the NeW Futures Strategic Plan was launched, UON was proud to be named among 30 Australian research institutions included in the first tranche of the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) Athena SWAN pilot.  Our involvement called for a two year deep dive into various data sources to establish a detailed view of our organisation through a gender lens.

Global connections that transform our regions

Global connections that transform our regions

Friday, 27 April 2018

The University of Newcastle holds a strong and proud connection with community. Since our founding days, the community and the institution have been transforming our region and influencing the lives of many, both nationally and as importantly - globally.