Outside a building at University of Waikato in New Zealand

News • 15 Jan 2024

Announcing the University of Waikato partnership seed fund projects for 2023

We are delighted to announce the seven exciting projects selected for the inaugural round of the University of Newcastle and University of Waikato partnership seed fund.

Group photo of the Memorandum of Understanding signing

News • 30 Nov 2023

Republic of Korea collaboration: Universities combine with Port of Newcastle on green ammonia research centre

The University of Newcastle and Port of Newcastle have today signed a tripartite agreement with Pusan National University in the Republic of Korea that will see the development of a collaborative research centre for green ammonia power generation.

The new Central Coast Campus in Gosford concept design

News • 1 Nov 2023

University of Newcastle award contract for new Central Coast Campus to Hansen Yuncken

Work to deliver the University of Newcastle’s new, high-tech Central Coast Campus in Gosford is another step closer, with the appointment of the main works contractor Hansen Yuncken.

Attendees at the Pacific Regional Environment Programme

News • 18 Sep 2023

Strengthening partnerships for resilience in the Pacific Islands region

Last week, representatives from the University of Newcastle attended the 31st Meeting of our partner organisation, the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP).

Fellows from Vanuatu's Ministry of Education with Dr Angela Page

News • 31 Aug 2023

Women in Leadership: Developing capacity within disability inclusive education in Vanuatu

Four research teams at the University of Newcastle are successful recipients of the highly competitive and prestigious Australia Awards Fellowships.

Left to right: Sherol George, Vanuatu Skills Partnership, Dr Angela Page, School of Education, Angelinah Eldads Vira, Ministry of Education and Training

News • 1 Aug 2023

University of Newcastle successful recipients of four prestigious Australia Awards Fellowships

From inclusive education in Vanuatu to cyber security training in Samoa, four research teams at the University of Newcastle have been successful recipients of the highly competitive and prestigious Australia Awards Fellowships.

Deputy Vice-Chancellors Professor Anderson and Professor Upton and Pacific Engagement Coordinator Dr Fuller with representatives from the University of South Pacific Alafua campus.

News • 10 May 2023

University representatives visit Samoa to strengthen collaboration with Pacific partners

University representatives recently returned from a week in Samoa where they engaged with several key partners to strengthen our Pacific Node collaboration activities.

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.