News • 15 Oct 2021

Open Access Week 2021

Join us for a full week of Open Access events from Monday the 25th to Friday 29th October.

Start it Up Square

News • 27 Sep 2021

Start It Up Pitch Competition winners announced

The University's 2021 Start It Up Pitch Competition took place online on Tuesday last week and saw five entrepreneurial student finalists pitch to a panel of esteemed judges.

library webinars

News • 21 Sep 2021

Library Webinars

During the break why not check out the Library webinars you may have missed?

The late Vera Deacon OAM standing in front of a collection of books at the University's Special Collections office

News • 20 Sep 2021

Vale Vera Deacon: celebrating regional history

Vera Deacon OAM (1926 – 2021) brought Newcastle’s history to life.Vera Deacon left an indelible mark on her beloved city of Newcastle and most certainly the University of Newcastle. Vera tirelessly championed the safeguarding of our region's history and shared her stories and passions with many.

click and collect

News • 30 Aug 2021

Click and Collect service

A Click and Collect service for Library items is now in place.

Professor Maynard sitting holding a book in front of a cabinet of memorabilia collected as an historian

News • 8 Mar 2021

Reclaiming History: the unconventional legacies of a leading Aboriginal historian

Emeritus Professor John Maynard’s reputation as a trailblazer is well-deserved so it is only fitting that this historian, whose journey began with researching his own family’s history, is honoured in the InauguralJohn Maynard Aboriginal History Lecture.

artefacts

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.

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.

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

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.

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