Postgraduate student with laptop

Featured story • 3 Nov 2020

Skills and job trends now and into the future

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.

Postgraduate student working on laptop in cafe

Featured story • 2 Nov 2020

5 ways to future-proof yourself in a recession

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.

Two postgraduate students walking and talking

Featured story • 2 Nov 2020

How to boost your employability during the COVID-19 pandemic 

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.

student, Gabby, sitting at NUSpace

News • 28 Aug 2020

Transformative early entry into Law supports people from a refugee background

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

First look inside Central Coast’s future of health education and clinical research

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

Vice-Chancellor updates University of Newcastle staff about savings measures

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

New pathway will boost access and equity for aspiring Medicine students

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

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.

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