The University of Newcastle, Australia

News • 21 May 2020

University partners with nib to support students’ health and wellbeing

Hundreds of University of Newcastle international students impacted by COVID-19 have received health and hygiene care packages, generously donated by long-standing University partner – nib health funds (nib).

News • 16 Dec 2019

Honorary degrees awarded to renowned leaders

Prominent politicians, an acclaimed journalist, and a champion for the visually impaired are among those who will receive Honorary Doctorates at the University of Newcastle’s graduation ceremonies this week.

News • 16 Dec 2019

Students celebrate success at Callaghan graduation

More than 1,000 University of Newcastle students will doff their caps and celebrate the results of thousands of hours of study this week at its graduation ceremonies.

Dr Chris Kewley and Dr Elsa Licumba at the launch of CARE-P

News • 28 Nov 2019

Boundless opportunities on the African horizon

A new centre that will drive Australia-Africa education, research and innovation with the hope of improving life in both continents has been launched by the University of Newcastle.

News • 21 Oct 2019

Prioritising our planet

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

Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor & Vice-President Global Engagement and Partnerships, Professor Kevin Hall; Head of School for Architecture and Built Environment, Professor Sue-Anne Ware; CIFAL Newcastle Executive Director, Dr Temi Egbelakin; and Mr Alex Mejia, Manager of UNITAR’s Decentralised Cooperation Program and leader of the CIFAL Global Network.

News • 30 Sep 2019

CIFAL Newcastle signs agreement at UN Headquarters

CIFAL Newcastle is officially part of the CIFAL Global Network, after a new cooperation agreement between the University of Newcastle and UNITAR was signed at the United Nations headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.

University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce Campus

News • 30 Sep 2019

Australian and Thai universities launch new two-degree program to develop talent in age of global disruption

The University of Newcastle, University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce and Nurture Higher Education (UK) today announced the launch of a two-degree program in Bangkok, enabling students to earn a degree from each university without studying abroad and attend graduation ceremonies in two countries.

Professor Ajayan Vinu

News • 20 Sep 2019

Newcastle nanotechnologist awarded prestigious international lecture

Leading the charge in translating basic materials research into real-world products, Professor Ajayan Vinu has been awarded the highly coveted C.N. Rao Distinguished Lecture on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology at the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT) Bombay – the highest ranked university in India*.

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.

Professor Billie Bonevski presenting flowers to Her Royal Highness Princess Chulabhorn

News • 15 Jul 2019

New dual degree targets growing job opportunities in medical technology field

Professor Dr Her Royal Highness Princess Chulabhorn Mahidol of Thailand, and eight delegates, visited the University of Newcastle today to signify a commitment to develop a new dual degree program between the University and Chulabhorn Royal Academy in Thailand.

WHO health Centre

News • 20 May 2019

WHO and Hunter researchers to fight global health problems

The World Health Organisation (WHO) will collaborate with Newcastle health researchers to drive the global efforts fighting non-communicable diseases, including cancers, diabetes, respiratory diseases, heart disease and mental health.

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