Bob Purser with inaugural Meg Purser Scholarship recipient Courtney Yeandle.

News • 17 Jun 2022

Inaugural Meg Purser Communications Scholarship awarded

A passion to make a positive impact in the community has seen second year University of Newcastle communications student Courtney Yeandle named as the inaugural recipient of the Meg Purser Scholarship.

Graduate throws hat in the air

News • 12 Apr 2022

University of Newcastle tips hats to latest cohort of graduates

University of Newcastle students will gather in Callaghan’s Great Hall over the coming days as nearly 2,300 graduates receive their degrees this week.

Students walking in a bush setting at Callaghan campus

News • 25 Jan 2022

Offers of study bring positive start to 2022 for students

More than 2600 future students have received an offer to study at the University of Newcastle as the institution’s main round offers are released.

Three PhD Graduates outside the Great Hall

News • 13 Dec 2021

Graduates ready to change the world

Students from across the University of Newcastle will mark the culmination of their studies at the institution’s Callaghan graduation ceremonies this week.

Two people walking on the beach

News • 7 Dec 2021

NUmates wins Excellence in Student Engagement award

The University's NUmates program has been recognised for fostering an amazing student experience, taking out the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) Award for Excellence in Student Engagement.

Shaun Nay, Erich Kisi, Mark Copus and Dominic McAtamney holding MGA Thermal bricks

News • 12 Nov 2021

MGA Thermal wins AFR Higher Education Award for research commercialisation

MGA Thermal, a spin-out company of our University, has been announced as the winner of the inaugural Research Commercialisation award from the 2021 Australian Financial Review Higher Education Awards.

Students in a classroom at the City Campus

News • 4 May 2021

Scholarships to boost academic careers for 132 PhD students

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.

students walking together on campus

News • 21 Apr 2021

University of Newcastle named the leading university partner for a better world

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.

Student with high density apartment buildings in Hong Kong

News • 2 Mar 2021

Students to strengthen Australia’s ties with Indo-Pacific through cultural immersion program

The University of Newcastle has been awarded $2.59m to provide students an opportunity to participate in innovative Indo-Pacific cultural experiences.

Students arriving at University for the first time

News • 15 Feb 2021

Back to Uni for Newcastle students and it’s ‘COVID new normal’

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.

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.


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.