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.


News • 10 Dec 2021

Research investigates how the gut wages war on the brains of soldiers

Harnessing the unique relationship between the gut and brain, new research will interrogate Australian soldiers’ gut microbiome to optimise their cognitive and psychological performance in combat.

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.

Alumni Excellence Awards recipients

News • 4 Nov 2021

Pioneers and innovators celebrated in 2021 Alumni Excellence Awards

One of Australia’s most highly regarded and influential engineers, an international social changemaker and trailblazers in STEM education, mental health and climate change action are among the 2021 University of Newcastle Alumni Excellence Award recipients announced today.

Daniel Smith from team Everydrop demonstrates the prize-winning app

News • 18 Oct 2021

University of Newcastle announces the best “hack” for water security

The New Futures Hackathon for Water Security saw seven teams learn from water security experts from Hunter Water, City of Newcastle, Hunter H2O, and the University of Newcastle before embarking on a 10 hour “hack” to evolve their ideas into a viable, technological solution.

News • 15 Oct 2021

University of Newcastle researcher impresses at pitching competition

Associate Professor Sally McFadden was one of a number of pre-startups and startups linked to NSW universities who pitched their solutions to global challenges at the NSW Pearcey Awards University Pitch Competition securing prize money and mentorship.

Q Building

News • 13 Sep 2021

Leading Newcastle businesses back the region's innovation drive

The University of Newcastle today announced new partnerships with two Hunter industry leaders to drive forward the region’s innovation ecosystem.


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.