Studying at the University of Newcastle will connect you with the top tier of researchers, opening up incredible opportunities to advance your career, pursue breakthrough discoveries and solve the world’s most formidable problems.

PhD Pathway Stories

Our PhD candidates conduct their research across a number of different pathways, each in pursuit of achieving real-world impact. With the support of exceptional supervisors and world-class facilities, they become life-ready graduates who are community-minded, resilient and ready for work.

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Our research strengths

Our research strengths

The University of Newcastle continues to build its global reputation for delivering world-class research and innovation.

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Upcoming dates

  • 04 Jun Semester 1 - Concludes
  • 07 Jun Semester 1 – Formal Examinations
  • 30 Jun HDR Semester 1 - Concludes
  • 01 Jul HDR Semester 2 - Commences
  • 02 Jul Semester 1 - Results released
  • 12 Jul Semester 1 – Rescheduled Examinations
  • 19 Jul Semester 2 - Commences
  • 30 Jul Semester 2 - Last day to add a course through myHub without approval
  • 13 Aug Semester 2 - Census date
  • 31 Aug HDR Semester 2 - Census date
  • 20 Sep Semester 2 - Recess
  • 05 Oct Semester 2 - Resumes
  • 29 Oct Semester 2 - Concludes
  • 01 Nov Semester 2 - Examinations
  • 26 Nov Semester 2 - Results released
  • 31 Dec HDR Semester 2 - Concludes

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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.