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
12 ? Medical and Health Sciences areas rated at ‘well above standard’
'Well above standard' ? for human movement and sport science research

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As guests sit around a circle at the launch ceremony of the speech pathology event at Kempsy they are welcomed to be a part of the smoking ceremony

News • 20 Sep 2021

Partnering towards a brighter journey ahead

The Guyati, Garraka wa Witing Speech Pathology Project is a ground-breaking program to address the critical shortage of speech pathology services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in rural NSW.

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News • 24 Jun 2021

Graduation marks milestone for students on their academic journey

In recognition of their significant academic achievement, students across the University of Newcastle’s Callaghan and Ourimbah campuses will mark the culmination of their studies at graduation ceremonies over the next week.

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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.

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