News • 7 Jul 2021

Welcome all new students

Welcome to University and the Library.Check our website for updates on events as they may be subject to change due to COVID restrictions.

Tea and Coffee

News • 12 Apr 2021

Free night rations at the library

As the seasons change, we know you're still in our spaces studying late.

Undergraduate Certificates

News • 12 Feb 2021

New Undergraduate Certificates have launched

An exciting new suite of short courses are now open for 2021 admissions. The University of Newcastle Undergraduate Certificates will provide an additional pathway for students wanting to study a degree, helping to retrain them in growth industries including science and information technology.

Employability Excellence Awards

News • 12 Nov 2020

Inaugural employability excellence achievers unveiled

The students, staff, businesses and community partners who inspire the University of Newcastle’s reputation for producing work-ready graduates have been recognised in the institution’s inaugural Employability Excellence Awards.

Students walking on campus

News • 20 Oct 2020

New preparation program gives students a hand-UPP

Domestic students transitioning into their undergraduate degree in 2021 will have access to free personalised learning support thanks to an initiative at the University of Newcastle.

Student reading a book in the library at the University of Newcastle

News • 5 May 2020

Building the recovery workforce through short courses

The University of Newcastle has unveiled a suite of short courses to give displaced workers a chance to upskill or reskill and help build a thriving workforce in the post COVID-19 recovery phase.

Film Still

News • 10 Jul 2019

National Priority Pool funded research to investigate student perspectives on success

The University of Newcastle has been awarded a second grant in the latest Higher Education Participation and Partnerships Program National Priorities Pool (HEPPP NPP) scheme.

News • 4 Jul 2019

Graduates mark 30 years of excellence on the coast

More than 1000 students will celebrate the culmination of their studies on Thursday, as the annual University of Newcastle and TAFE NSW graduation ceremonies at Ourimbah campus take place.

Professor Penny Jane Burke

News • 15 Apr 2019

Research team to develop an International Literature Review on Equity in Higher Education

A research team from University of Newcastle and University of Melbourne have been awarded a grant from the Australian Department of Education and Training, under the HEPPP National Priority Pool scheme, to develop an International Literature Review on Equity in Higher Education. This work will be a significant asset for the Australian field of Equity in Higher Education.

News • 7 Mar 2019

Teaching Innovation Investment Scheme

The DVC(A) is pleased to offer up to ten (10) Teaching Innovation Investments worth up to $5000 each.

Recognition of attainment ceremony

News • 12 Feb 2019

Students reach an education milestone on their pathway to success

More than 100 students are this week set to celebrate the completion of a University of Newcastle pathway program, which has opened the door to their dream of pursuing a university degree.

Kieran Shipp

News • 12 Feb 2019

Ma & Morley scholar on a journey from Dubbo to doctor

Driven by a desire to be a role model for his siblings and give back to his community, Kieran Shipp decided to quit his job and move away from his family to pursue his aspiration of becoming a doctor.


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.