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News • 28 Oct 2019

Industry partnerships help fund research to future proof the cinema industry

Research will enhance the cinema going experience.

Sami Bayly with illustration of an ibis

News • 3 Sep 2019

Ugly is Beautiful for Innovation Award Winner

A love of weird and wonderful animals has inspired a remarkable beginning for alumnus and Newcastle natural history illustrator, Sami Bayly.

Alumnus Chrystal Moore

News • 3 Sep 2019

Scholarship Recipient Making Headlines for Science Research

Alumnus Chrystal Moore (Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies, 2016) is a Shaping Futures Scholarship recipient now making a difference in her dream job.

News • 19 Jul 2019

Virtual concert set to transform performance possibility

The University of Newcastle will host Newcastle’s first ever virtual concert this week, as students test the boundaries of immersive performance.

News • 12 Jul 2019

New research highlights Australian music’s global export value and strong international success

The Australian music industry makes an estimated $195 million from international markets each year according to a ground-breaking report led by researchers from the University of Newcastle, which examines the cultural and economic value of Australian music exports.

Honeysuckle Stage 1A building design

News • 20 Feb 2019

‘Stage within a city’ unveiled for Honeysuckle campus

A sleek, sophisticated, transparent building with smart glazing will create a ‘stage within the city’ for the University of Newcastle, which revealed the design for the first building on its Honeysuckle City Campus Development today.

Dante Zaballa's parking attendant

News • 1 Nov 2018

Newcastle's global animation festival returns

A line-up of the world’s best bite-sized animations will be featured at this year’s Newcastle International Animation Festival (NIAF), with audiences being served up six awe-inspiring sessions across the 9th, 10th and 11th of November.

Victoria Theatre interior

News • 22 Oct 2018

Virtual reality project brings the opulent Victoria Theatre back to life

A project from School of Creative Industries researcher Dr Gillian Arrighi has brought to life the lavish original 1891 interior of a forgotten Newcastle icon, the Victoria Theatre, through a virtual reality recreation.

News • 15 Oct 2018

Creative industries festival will eXcite Newcastle's CBD

Short film screenings, concerts, pop up music ensembles and more will enliven Newcastle’s CBD, as students from the creative industries come together to exhibit their final works in a first-of-its-kind week-long festival – Festival X, where X marks the spot.

News • 2 Nov 2017

UON Collection artwork by Margaret Olley travels to Orange Regional Gallery

A beloved Margaret Olley painting from the University of Newcastle Collection will be featured in 2018 exhibition at Orange Regional Gallery.

2020 Newcastle City Campus Careers Expo

Event • 31 Mar 2020 at 10:00am

Newcastle City Campus Careers Expo

The Newcastle City Campus Careers Expo is primarily targeted at Business, Law & Creative Industries students. The Newcastle City Campus Careers Expo is designed to promote graduate programs, vacation work…