The University of Newcastle, Australia

News • 10 Jun 2020

University of Newcastle climbs into coveted Top 200 in the world rankings

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.

News • 5 Jun 2020

University of Newcastle and TAFE NSW join forces for stronger Hunter and Central Coast post-COVID recovery

The University of Newcastle and TAFE NSW have today committed to strengthening their 30-year partnership to ensure people in the Hunter and on the Central Coast can maximise their education options and be seamlessly supported as they enter tertiary education, re-train or up-skill following the COVID-19 crisis.

News • 21 Oct 2019

Prioritising our planet

The University of Newcastle has officially launched its Environmental Sustainability Plan 2019-2025.

Professor Kevin Hall

News • 18 Oct 2019

New funding will see University of Newcastle students study across Indo-Pacific region

More than 400 students from the University of Newcastle will have the opportunity to work on projects across the Indo-Pacific region, thanks to the latest funding announced under the Australian Government’s New Colombo Plan.

STEMM building artist impression

News • 24 Jul 2019

University unveils plans for $200 million STEMM investment

The University of Newcastle today unveiled plans for a flagship facility at its Callaghan campus, heralded as its largest infrastructure spend to date. The $200 million investment by the University, which incorporates the main building and surrounding precinct works, will redefine the way its staff and students collaborate.

Ruvimbo Vusango

News • 23 Jul 2019

International students welcomed at the University of Newcastle

Accepting an offer to study at the University of Newcastle was an easy decision for international student Ruvimbo Vusango, who made the trip from Zimbabwe four years ago.

News • 3 Jul 2019

Schools Visit Day serves up a taster of University life

More than 2000 high school students from across the state experienced ‘a day in the life’ of a University student today, as the annual Schools Visit Day took place across Callaghan campus.

Students on set with The Living End

Featured story • 21 Jun 2019

Creative collaboration with The Living End animates a new era

Creating a music video for an iconic Australian rock band is something 40 University of Newcastle students can proudly tick off their bucket list, after producing the official music video for The Living End’s new single ‘Not Like The Other Boys’.

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 • 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.