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Award winning film to address domestic violence

Award winning film to address domestic violence

Thursday, 24 November 2016

The University of Newcastle (UON) has invited local organisations to attend the screening of an award winning short film this White Ribbon Day to explore the role that higher education can play in furthering national discussions on the issue of domestic and family vi


Students plug in to Digital Days Out

Students plug in to Digital Days Out

Friday, 28 October 2016

Earlier this month, a large number Year 6 students plus family members and educators participated in the Digital Days Out (DDO) program that explored the notion of computational thinking and future educational opportunity through analog and digital challenges.


Regional students to benefit from UON grant success

Regional students to benefit from UON grant success

Monday, 17 October 2016

The University of Newcastle (UON) has been awarded five Higher Education Participation and Partnerships Program (HEPPP) National Priorities Pool (NPP) grants, to improve tertiary education pathways and success for students in regional and remote areas of Australia.


UON holds inaugural children's graduation

UON holds inaugural children's graduation

Friday, 14 October 2016

Almost 300 school students and their families from across the Hunter and Central Coast regions will attend the inaugural Children’s University Newcastle Graduation next week at the University of Newcastle (UON).


Drawing the Global Access Map

Drawing the Global Access Map

Wednesday, 28 September 2016

A new report launched at the Times Higher Education Academic Summit today highlights the challenges of comparing global universities' performance on widening participation.


Rural school receives first-ever university visit

Rural school receives first-ever university visit

Thursday, 22 September 2016

Laguna Public School near Cessnock received its first ever visit from the University of Newcastle recently, with the AIM HIGH Program delivering literacy and science activities over nine weeks.


Reflections on a week spent at CEEHE

Reflections on a week spent at CEEHE

Wednesday, 14 September 2016

Professor Jacqueline Stevenson from Sheffield Hallam University, UK, reflects on her recent visit to the Centre of Excellence for Equity in Higher Education.


CU Newcastle students celebrate a win

CU Newcastle students celebrate a win

Wednesday, 24 August 2016

A team of local primary students involved in the Children’s University Newcastle program won first place in the Solar Sprint Race Category at the Hunter Valley Electric Vehicle Festival held earlier this month.


RECAP OF VISIT TO SOUTH AFRICA

RECAP OF VISIT TO SOUTH AFRICA

Wednesday, 24 August 2016

Centre of Excellence for Equity in Higher Education (CEEHE) Director, Professor Penny Jane Burke, and Associate Director, Belinda Munn, have just returned from two weeks in South Africa.


Campus Visit for students in Out-of-home-care

Campus Visit for students in Out-of-home-care

Monday, 22 August 2016

An on-campus experience is being held at the University of Newcastle's (UON) Central Coast campus on September 20 for young people currently in out-of-home-care (OOHC).


International symposium celebrates women's Day

International symposium celebrates women's Day

Monday, 15 August 2016

The Centre of Excellence for Equity in Higher Education co-hosted an international symposium in South Africa that coincided with National Women’s Day to discuss issues around gender equity in higher education.


Students gearing up for race day

Students gearing up for race day

Tuesday, 26 July 2016

Children's University (CU) Newcastle students will be participating in this year's Hunter Valley Electric Vehicle Festival's mini electric vehicle race.


CEEHE Visiting Scholar

CEEHE Visiting Scholar

Tuesday, 26 July 2016

Professor Jacqueline Stevenson from Sheffield Hallam University (UK) will be visiting the University of Newcastle (UON) at the end of August.


ECR Grants Announced

ECR Grants Announced

Tuesday, 26 July 2016

Successful applicants of the Early Career Researcher (ECR) Development Fund have been announced.


Tune Up Your Math skills

Tune Up Your Math skills

Monday, 25 July 2016

A new resource has been created for students to access free maths help on demand.