Students Tyla Shaw and Ben Clifford chat with Professor Alex Zelinsky and The Hon. Tim Crakanthorp MP

News • 1 May 2023

Real-world, hands-on experience key to all students’ success

Practical and professional experience placements have been a regular feature for students studying engineering, medicine, nursing and education degrees for many years, and today the University of Newcastle has announced that from 2023 onwards all undergraduate programs will include a placement embedded in a workplace.

University of Newcastle Pro Vice-Chancellor Professor John Fischetti, University of Newcastle alumni Samson Usman, Newcastle Lord Mayor Nuatali Nelmes and University of Newcastle Vice-Chancellor Professor Alex Zelinsky

News • 27 Mar 2023

New initiative set to boost Newcastle's global reputation as a preferred destination to study

More than 1,200 newly arrived international students and their families were officially welcomed to the city by the Lord Mayor today and equipped with resources, services and programs to orientate them with everything Newcastle has to offer.

A head and shoulders image of Prof Burke looking at the camera

News • 31 Jan 2023

University of Newcastle Professor Appointed UNESCO Chair

The University of Newcastle’s Professor Penny Jane Burke has today been appointed a UNESCO Chair in Equity, Social Justice and Higher Education – a globally-prestigious role that will see her working to improve the lives of marginalised groups around the world, including victim-survivors of gender-based violence.

Professor John Fischetti and Professor Alex Zelinsky stand together smiling in the Crystalbrook Kingsley Hotel lobby

News • 23 Jan 2023

New International Hotel School ahead as part of plan to address tourism skills shortage

The University of Newcastle is set to open an International Hotel School as the next phase in a plan to address labour shortages that plague the tourism sector in the region and beyond.

A picture of people at a graduation ceremony, someone walking across stage to receive the degree is visible

News • 18 Nov 2022

University of Newcastle Graduations take to Singapore

More than 320 students from the Newcastle Australia Institute of Higher Education, a campus of the University of Newcastle, will graduate this weekend.

A large group of delegates from Waikato University and the University of Newcastle are grouped standing for a photo

News • 2 Nov 2022

Waikato University visit strengthens NU-WU partnership

Kia Ora ... you may start to hear this phrase a lot more as our ties with the University of Waikato strengthen.

University of Newcastle, Singapore Alumni with Lord Mayor Nuatali Nelmes receiving their keys

News • 28 Jul 2022

Six University of Newcastle Singapore Alumni honoured with key to the City of Newcastle

Six University of Newcastle Alumni who completed the Colombo Plan Scholarship Program have received keys to the city in recognition of their work to promote Newcastle internationally.

News • 9 Jun 2022

Industry breakfast inspiring regional innovation

The University of Newcastle is inviting business and industry representatives to explore powerful new pathways to innovation at their inaugural Industry PhD Breakfast event.

QS Rankings

News • 7 Apr 2022

University of Newcastle climbs global rankings across every broad subject area

The University of Newcastle continues to excel as a global leader, with new rankings, released today, showing the university improved across every broad subject area.

Clare and Brett official

News • 31 Mar 2022

Health trailblazers crowned with national honours

Two University of Newcastle and HMRI researchers who are trailblazing in their fields to improve the health and wellbeing of communities around the world, have been awarded prestigious National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) awards.

Singapore office opened

News • 18 Feb 2022

Singapore campus officially opened: University signals Asia-Pacific commitment

The University of Newcastle has officially opened its new campus office at the Singapore National Library.

Student James Abou-Ghaida

News • 10 Dec 2021

University of Newcastle welcomes back first flight of international students

After two years heavily interrupted by COVID-19, the University of Newcastle has welcomed international students back to campus.


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.