The University of Newcastle, Australia

News • 2 Sep 2020

An intriguing donation allowing students to preserve an important piece of history

A collection of intriguing fraternal society memorabilia – the largest of its kind in Australia – has been donated to the University of Newcastle, shedding a unique light on history dating back to 1829.

News • 11 Aug 2020

Missed in History

Wikipedia Edit-a-thon. Join the University Library for this virtual event on September 8, 2020 10am - 4pm on Zoom.

Illustration of butterflies by the Scott Sisters

News • 11 Aug 2020

New film captures historical story of Scott Sisters of Ash Island

Harriet and Helena Scott worked and grew up during the 1840s-1860s on Ash Island, which is now part of Kooragang Island, learning to be scientific illustrators.


News • 30 Jul 2020

Welcome to the Library

Welcome new and returning students. Why not take a Library tour?

student in library

News • 9 Jul 2020

City supports accredited training for COVID-19 affected workers

Newcastle small business workers now have access to free accredited online training as part of an initiative of City of Newcastle delivered through the University of Newcastle, TAFE NSW, and Novaskill.

News • 19 May 2020

Researchers map emerging disadvantage in Australia due to COVID-19 job loss

A new report reveals the areas that are most at risk of COVID-19 related job loss, with researchers pinpointing more than 100 locations of emerging disadvantage in Australia.

Image: Wangkatjungka Collaboration Desert Homelands – Waterhole, 2010 and Country and Country Where We Lived, 2010 installed at NUspace 2020

News • 4 May 2020

Two rare collaborative artworks from the edge of the Great Sandy Desert for NUspace foyer

Desert Homelands – Waterhole, 2010 and Country and Country Where We Lived, 2010 by the Wangkatjungka Collaboration

Library access and support

News • 27 Apr 2020

Access the Library

Find resources and support for your assignments and research

Commonplace Exhibition Image

News • 19 Mar 2020

University Galleries Events | COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 UPDATE FOR UNIVERSITY GALLERIES EVENTS:The health and wellbeing of our students, staff and visitors is our top priority and in accordance with the latest Government advice regarding COVID-19, some student and community events have been cancelled or postponed.

Virginia Cuppaidge, Skyspace 1981

News • 15 Feb 2020

Virginia Cuppaidge | Skyspace Paintings

VIRGINIA CUPPAIDGE: THE SKYSPACE PAINTINGS 1977 – 1982, is an exhibition of important work from Cuppaidge’s well known series at  Nicholas Thompson Gallery in Collingwood, Melbourne.

News • 14 Feb 2020

History of Gay and Lesbian Rights Features in Waiting for Equality Exhibition

The University of Newcastle’s criminology program has contributed to the Waiting for Equality Exhibition currently on display at Watt Space Gallery until March 4.

Welcome to the Library

News • 12 Feb 2020

The Library welcomes all students

Welcome to University and welcome to the Library.