News and events
News • 4 Jun 2020
The tragic death of George Floyd on 25 May has once again emphasised the significance of bystander video distributed through social media as a police accountability mechanism, says University of Newcastle Criminologist, Dr Justin Ellis.
News • 4 May 2020
How did nineteenth-century migrants to Australia use music to make sense of their new surroundings? That is the question focused on in a newly published book authored by School of Creative Industries researcher and member of the Centre for 21st Century Humanities, Dr Helen English.
News • 9 Mar 2020
The Newcastle Writers Festival will again this year feature talks from historians, not only from the University of Newcastle, but also from the local area and beyond.
News • 6 Mar 2020
With another amazing line up of authors, academics, commentators and journalists, including a wealth from our University, tickets to this year’s Newcastle Writers Festival, on April 3-5, will be in hot demand!
News • 6 Mar 2020
An opportunity to work alongside some of the world’s biggest and best-established artists and music industry professionals is now a reality for students at the University of Newcastle.
News • 14 Feb 2020
School of Creative Industries lecturer and Centre for 21st Century Humanities member, Dr Helen English will join ABC Radio Newcastle Mornings presenter Kia Handley in a monthly radio interview about her research that is focused on understanding the benefits of engagement with creative activities, such as in music, dance or art, for older members of society.
News • 5 Feb 2020
The GLAMX Lab offers the opportunity for students to learn hands-on skills to students and increase their employability.
News • 3 Feb 2020
George Gittoes exhibition documents world's conflicts.
News • 31 Jan 2020
OPINION: With the Golden Globes and the Grammys behind us and the Oscars up next, the celebration of ‘class of 2019’ will soon give way to speculation about likely candidates for next year’s awards.
News • 28 Oct 2019
Research will enhance the cinema going experience.
Event • 4 Aug 2020 from 6:00pm - 1 Sep 2020 until 7:00pm
This course will help you expand your knowledge from the constraints of the traditional piano to an array of modern keyboards with various techniques to learn how to get the most out of your keyboard and devices.
Event • 5 Aug 2020 from 5:00pm - 2 Sep 2020 until 6:00pm
This short course will help you complete your songs, ready for release.
Event • 5 Aug 2020 from 6:30pm - 18 Aug 2020 until 7:30pm
Be a part of Australia’s first Ableton Push collaboration!
Event • 6 Aug 2020 from 5:00pm - 3 Sep 2020 until 7:00pm
Aimed at vocalists of all ages and facilitated by singer and vocal coach, in this course participants will record/film themselves singing to backing tracks for the digital world.
Event • 6 Aug 2020 from 6:00pm - 3 Sep 2020 until 7:00pm
This online course is aimed at those who want to pursue or learn more about song writing and share their music with the world.
Event • 9 Sep 2020 from 5:00pm - 23 Sep 2020 until 6:00pm
This 3-week course is designed to help artists navigate the various promotional strategies, release platforms and revenue streams.