News • 4 May 2021
The University of Newcastle today recognised the recipients of the prestigious Vice-Chancellor’s Training Priority Scheme, aimed at providing a pathway for Honours students to undertake a PhD and gain teaching skills to enhance their academic career prospects.
News • 21 Apr 2021
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.
News • 2 Mar 2021
The University of Newcastle has been awarded $2.59m to provide students an opportunity to participate in innovative Indo-Pacific cultural experiences.
News • 15 Feb 2021
As part of Orientation or ‘O’ Week celebrations, the University of Newcastle will welcome new students to its campuses via a series of welcome addresses, campus tours, demonstrations and social gatherings, commencing today.
Featured story • 3 Nov 2020
We find ourselves in the aftermath of the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic which wreaked havoc on the Australian economy. Although the unemployment rate peaked in July 2020, job security is still at an all-time low.
Featured story • 2 Nov 2020
The hospitality and arts sectors have been heavily impacted by COVID-19 over the majority of 2020. How this will play out in the future is yet to be determined. However, the demand for graduates in most other professions has now rebounded to roughly what it originally was pre-COVID.
Featured story • 2 Nov 2020
In early April 2020 the COVID-19 pandemic resulted in 700,000 people losing their jobs in one week during one of the most savage job market downturns in Australian history.
News • 28 Aug 2020
As a driving force for equity in higher education, the University of Newcastle has launched Australia’s first scheme to offer people from a refugee background the opportunity to gain early entry to study Law.
News • 26 Aug 2020
Take a sneak peek into the new $72.5 million Central Coast Research Institute (CCRI) and University of Newcastle Central Coast Clinical School (UONCCCS) with new vision been made publicly available today.
News • 29 Jul 2020
The University of Newcastle Vice-Chancellor Professor Alex Zelinsky AO today updated staff on measures to help our institution achieve financial sustainability amidst the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.
News • 22 Jul 2020
A ground-breaking opportunity was announced today by the University of Newcastle for students who have overcome major life challenges to study Medicine.
News • 10 Jun 2020
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.
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.