Creating exceptional graduates making a global impact on the health industry

Our graduates are work ready. Study with us and you will be mentored by award winning educators, exposed to world class clinical research and learn on the job in clinical and community-based settings. We create lifelong learners who are valued in the sector and prized by employers.

A University of Newcastle degree opens career doors with 87.5% of students finding employment within four months of graduating (QILT Student experience survey 2018 and 2019). Why? Real-world, practical experience is embedded into all our programs. Welcome to Work Integrated Learning or WIL as we call it.

Real world experience

A recent graduate from the University’s Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours) program, Aaron is working to improve golfer performance using biomechanics.

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87.5% employed ? for Health Science graduates within four months
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'Well above standard' ? for human movement and sport science research

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News • 26 Apr 2021

Brawn fellows leading the world in health research

One man’s desire to honour his wife continues to change the lives of millions of people across Australia and the world.

Kelsey Tobin, the Clinic's dietitian

News • 12 Oct 2020

Students offer remote service to improve our diet

Students of the Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics program at the University of Newcastle are inviting people to video call or ‘Zoom’ in to a Telehealth clinic for advice on their diet.

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Featured story • 30 Sep 2020

COVID PenPal program nurtures unexpected iso friendships

A unique bond between kindy kids and aged care residents in the NSW Hunter region has culminated in a heart-warming musical meeting after months of written letters back and forth during the COVID-19 lockdown.

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