Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls
Gender equality is not only a fundamental human right, but a necessary foundation for a peaceful, prosperous and sustainable world.
Centre of Excellence for Equity in Higher Education
Centre of Excellence for Equity in Higher Education. For all enquiries please contact email@example.com
Gender, Leadership and Social Sustainability (GLASS)
The GLASS research unit has built a broad but critical gender based research agenda investigating diverse issues such as climate change, violence against women, leadership and social sustainability.
International Network on Gender, Social Justice and Praxis
The Network is focused on promoting more equitable access to and participation in higher education and lifelong learning around the world, particularly for women.
I am a great believer in access to education, especially for women. It can be empowering and transformative. The scholarships offered by the University can make tertiary education a reality, not just a dream, for young women in our region.
Celebrating Pride online
The 5th annual University of Newcastle Pride kicks off this week with celebrations running through to Wear it Purple Day on Friday 27 August. While we can’t be on campus to raise the flag, we hope you'll take the opportunity to mark Pride online.
Female Founders Program applications now open
The contribution of Newcastle’s female entrepreneurs to the city’s innovation ecosystem is poised for growth with the launch of a new support and mentoring program designed to encourage more female-led startups.
NUspace and Civic Park light up orange to start 16 Days of Activism to End Violence Against Women
The University of Newcastle’s NUspace building and Civic Park will light up in orange this Thursday to mark the start of the 16 Days of Activism to End Violence Against Women.
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 Chan
The University of Newcastle is proud to be at the forefront of gender equity in the workplace. Our Progress to Equity plan outlines more that we can and must do.
Newton-John Alumni Medal
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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.