Quality Education

Obtaining a quality education is the foundation to improving people’s lives and sustainable development.


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Anne's story

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.

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Building positive relationships and serving the community are vital

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Donor's collective generosity brings big impact

Our Mid-Year Shaping Futures Scholarship Appeal saw an overwhelming response from our staff, alumni and community who collectively and very generously donated over $150,000!

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Engineering legend inspires next generation

When alumnus Mr CHOO Heng Thong (Bachelor of Engineering 1977) graduated from the University of Newcastle he had been forever impacted by the leadership and friendship of leading engineering educator Emeritus Professor Alan Roberts AM.

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Framework launched in commitment to Indigenous education and research

The University of Newcastle has unveiled a major piece in its longstanding commitment to Indigenous higher education, innovation and engagement with the launch of its Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education and Research Framework, coinciding with national Close the Gap Day.

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Gifting Day 2022

It’s a gift to bring together passionate people who make our world a better place.

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Honouring a lifetime of service

As decorated Royal Australian Air Force personnel, the late couple, wife Krista and husband David Thompson lived their lives in service to others. Their lifetime of giving continues through their decision to leave a gift in their will to support disadvantaged students through the David Thompson Scie

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No poverty Zero hunger Good health and well-being Quality education Gender Equality Clean water and sanitation Affordable and clean energy Decent work and economic growth Industry, innovation and infrastructure Reduced inequalities Sustainable cities and communities Responsible consumption and production Climate action Life below water Life on land Peace, justice and strong instituions Partnerships for the goals

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.