The University of Newcastle, Australia
Out(fit) Team, Winners in the Green Gown Awards Student EngagementShellie Smith, d’Arcy Newberry-Dupre, Miranda Cunningham

News • 30 Nov 2020

International recognition for University’s green initiatives

The University of Newcastle has been awarded three of the eight 2020 Australasian ‘Green Gown Awards’ in the categories of Climate Action, Benefiting Society and Student Engagement.

Malcolm and Lucy Turnbull with Alex Zelinsky

News • 4 Nov 2020

University hosts the Turnbulls with a clean and clear vision

Taking the opportunity to showcase our capability as an innovator in next generation resources, the University of Newcastle was delighted to host the Hon. Malcolm Turnbull and Ms Lucy Turnbull at its Callaghan campus this week (Tuesday 3 November).

Dr Andrew Magee at the beach in Newcastle

News • 4 Nov 2020

Global recognition for Newcastle climate scientist

University of Newcastle climate scientist Dr Andrew Magee has become the first Asia Pacific representative to be named a finalist in the history of the Allianz Climate Risk Research Award. The global award supports scientific research that improves our understanding of climate change-related risks.

News • 4 Nov 2020

Launch event: Older Persons Legal Clinic

A free legal clinic to support some of the most vulnerable people in our society – older people – will officially launch at an event on Thursday with the NSW Attorney General, The Hon. Mark Speakman SC MP.

News • 27 Oct 2020

Australian and Indonesian universities launch innovative two-degree program in Jakarta

The University of Newcastle, Binus University and Nurture Higher Education (UK) have partnered to offer a unique joint teaching program for Indonesian students.

Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health

News • 23 Oct 2020

$8.5m to continue largest women's health study

Australia’s largest and longest operating women’s health survey has secured $8.5m in funding.

Staff and students walking the rainbow crossing

News • 13 Oct 2020

Rainbow pedestrian crossing signifies University’s commitment to diversity

The University of Newcastle believes in a “show don’t tell” principle in our commitments to community and equity. That’s why, as part of the University of Newcastle’s Pride Week 2020, a permanent rainbow-coloured pedestrian crossing will today be unveiled on the Callaghan campus in front of the Chancellery building.

student measuring tree

News • 8 Oct 2020

Students band together to architect a future for koalas

A group of more than 20 University of Newcastle Architecture students have contributed their design skills to a project aimed at helping the endangered koala species.

UN representatives visiting Newcastle

News • 4 Dec 2017

Regional cities at the heart of achieving sustainable development goals

The United Nations (UN) Assistant Secretary General, Mr Nikhil Seth, will visit Newcastle this week to discuss how technology can help achieve the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s) at a local and global level.