The University of Newcastle, Australia

News • 5 Feb 2019

Community at core of Port Macquarie graduation

When April Collins was still in high school, she visited her tiny, newborn niece in hospital. The experience sparked a passion which has continued to shine – a passion to help bring new life into the world.

News • 1 Dec 2018

Young Sustainability Innovators Challenge 2018

With the theme: Sustainable Society, UON Singapore organised a Young Sustainability Innovators Challenge (YSIC) targeting pre-university students from Junior Colleges, Institute of Technical Education, Polytechnics, International Schools and Private Education Institutions in Singapore.

The main objective of this challenge is to kindle the idea of developing a sustainable society among the younger generation by encouraging the creation of products and/or services that are significant and innovative.  At the same time, influence a sustainable and scalable technological and social impact in Singapore.

News • 30 Oct 2018

Oral health students test their nerve in the virtual world

The dentist’s chair may soon be less daunting, with a ground-breaking simulation from the University of Newcastle providing Oral Health Therapy students a unique opportunity to practice administering dental injections in a virtual environment before they enter the patient clinic.

News • 5 Jul 2018

Oral health graduate filling the gap in Indigenous communities

It was Jackie Cunningham’s first international placement in Cambodia with the University of Newcastle that solidified her decision to pursue a career improving oral health in disadvantaged communities.

News • 5 Jul 2018

Deep passion for the ocean inspires environmental graduate

Inspired by her love of the ocean and coral reef, University of Newcastle research student, Laura Bradbury, is on an exciting path to improve the environment for future generations.

Students studying

News • 3 Jul 2018

New postgraduate programs for jobs of the future

Three new postgraduate programs specially designed to prepare students for jobs of the future will be offered at the University of Newcastle (UON).

News • 9 May 2018

Behind the scenes of Baraya with triple j's KLP

With the launch of the University of Newcastle’s new-breed music label Baraya Records, our students have been granted unique access to real-world industry professionals.

News • 28 Feb 2018

First cohort of Ma & Morley Scholars poised to change the world

The next generation of globally-aware and socially conscious Australian leaders are poised to embark on their life-long journey as the inaugural cohort of Ma & Morley Scholars at the University of Newcastle.

News • 24 Oct 2017

Support for international students in the Hunter

The University of Newcastle is partnering with the NSW Government as part of a program to support and engage with the state’s international students.

Shaun McCarthy

News • 15 Sep 2017

Academic honoured for making the law accessible to all

A University of Newcastle (UON) academic has been recognised for his quality teaching practice and outstanding contributions to student learning, specifically for his leadership of the successful clinical program at the Newcastle Law School.

Students on campus

News • 28 Aug 2017

UON scores four top marks in 2018 Good Universities Guide

The 2018 Good Universities Guide, published today, has awarded the University of Newcastle (UON) its highest number of five star ratings ever - for four categories.

QS World University Rankings

News • 8 Jun 2017

UON soars into the top one per cent of universities worldwide

The University of Newcastle (UON) has been ranked in the top one per cent of universities worldwide, announced today by the prestigious QS World University Rankings.