News and events
News • 30 Jul 2021
A significant funding boost for Australian researchers will help secure the nation’s economic future, regardless of the uncertain relations between global powerhouses China and the United States.
News • 24 Jun 2021
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.
News • 10 Jun 2021
Given the scientific consensus that an urgent and significant reduction in greenhouse gas emissions is required to avoid catastrophic environmental and economic consequences, Newcastle Law School encourages its students, alumni and staff to support efforts to promote immediate and sustained action to reduce emissions. Here are some recent developments that illustrate how members of the Newcastle Law School community have been taking up this challenge.
News • 20 May 2021
When deciding where to study, many students consider a university’s global ranking. Most ranking schemes are based on universities’ research outputs, while some also consider a university’s reputation with employers and with other universities. The University of Newcastle in Australia always does well in such rankings – for example, the latest QS World University Rankings put it in the top 200 universities in the world.
News • 8 Mar 2021
Emeritus Professor John Maynard’s reputation as a trailblazer is well-deserved so it is only fitting that this historian, whose journey began with researching his own family’s history, is honoured in the InauguralJohn Maynard Aboriginal History Lecture.
News • 24 Feb 2021
“Great lawyers are known to come out of Newcastle, and I am confident that today is no exception.”
News • 15 Jan 2021
After a challenging 2020, the University of Newcastle Legal Centre’s pop-up clinic at Merewether beach is returning to offer free legal advice to individuals struggling with any law-related matters.
News • 3 Dec 2020
Purai member and University of Newcastle’s Law School Professor, Amy Maguire, spoke about a world-first claim by Indigenous people which connects climate change impacts to human rights on 2020 Human Rights Day.
News • 1 Dec 2020
BMG and University of Newcastle to launch Australian-first Indigenous scholarship program to inspire a new generation of music executives
Global music company BMG has expanded on its successful partnership with the University of Newcastle’s School of Creative Industries in the Faculty of Education and Arts to launch its first round of Indigenous scholarships, creating more pathways to employment for the next generation of students.
News • 24 Nov 2020
Professor Tania Sourdin predics that simple civil cases will be decided by computer systems in the future
News • 4 Nov 2020
A free legal clinic to support some of the most vulnerable people in our society – older people – will officially launch at an event on Thursday with the NSW Attorney General, The Hon. Mark Speakman SC MP.
News • 13 Oct 2020
A panel of experts have ‘filtered’ the most compelling policy and technology responses to COVID-19 worldwide, as governments continue to grapple with the devastating impacts of the pandemic.
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