Our impact

By working with our industry, community and government partners, we translate new knowledge into innovations that make a real difference – to our communities, our economy and our planet.

World-class achievements

Top 200 ? university in the world Find out more
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15 subjects ranked in the top 200 in the world
Top 8 ? in Australia for research 'well above world standard'
NO. 1 ? University in Australia for Indigenous enrolments
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Acknowledgement of Country 0:40

The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal Nation, Darkinjung Nation, Biripai Nation, Worimi Nation, Wonnarua Nation and Eora Nation. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.

Committed to reconciliation

The University of Newcastle has a proud history of collaborating with Indigenous Australians. We are committed to Aboriginal reconciliation and to our responsibilities as educators in this process.

Our Indigenous Commitment

Our Indigenous Commitment

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education and Research Framework will see the University, our communities and our region work together to achieve excellence.

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Governance and leadership

Professor Alex Zelinsky AO

Professor Alex Zelinsky AO

The Vice-Chancellor and President is the principal executive officer of the University and is responsible for educational and administrative affairs.

Our stories

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.