The benefits of accreditation with AACSB include:

  • Improved student and teaching experience
  • A complement to our evidence-based approach
  • The prestige of the accreditation
  • Accredited courses are attractive to students

There are 15 Standards for Business Accreditation that the school must address.

All AACSB standards are assessed within the context of our school mission.


Our mission is to advance responsible and impactful business knowledge.

To achieve our mission, we develop life ready graduates and build global and local partnerships through ethical and innovative practices.

Faculty sufficiency and qualifications

One of the critical aspects of our AACSB accreditation is ensuring that we have the best qualified staff to deliver our programs and contribute excellent research. The AACSB guidelines for the Faculty sufficiency and qualifications are well aligned with the University and Faculty requirements.

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The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.