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 priorities

Our research priorities

Our Looking Ahead Strategic Plan outlines four Engagement Priorities that guide our research, education and partnership efforts.

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Upcoming dates

  • 29 Oct Semester 2 - Concludes
  • 01 Nov Semester 2 - Examinations
  • 26 Nov Semester 2 - Results released
  • 31 Dec HDR Semester 2 - Concludes
  • 21 Feb Semester 1 - Commences
  • 04 Mar Semester 1 - Last day to add a course through myHub without approval
  • 18 Mar Semester 1 - Census Date
  • 11 Apr Semester 1 - Recess
  • 15 Apr Good Friday
  • 16 Apr Easter Saturday
  • 17 Apr Easter Sunday
  • 18 Apr Easter Monday
  • 25 Apr ANZAC Day Public Holiday
  • 03 Jun Semester 1 - Concludes
  • 06 Jun Semester 1 - Examinations
  • 13 Jun Queen's Birthday Public Holiday
  • 01 Jul Semester 1 - Fully Graded date
  • 18 Jul Semester 2 - Commences
  • 29 Jul Semester 2 - Last day to add a course through myHub without approval
  • 12 Aug Semester 2 - Census Date
  • 26 Sep Semester 2 - Recess
  • 03 Oct Labour Day Public Holiday
  • 28 Oct Semester 2 - Concludes
  • 31 Oct Semester 2 - Examinations
  • 25 Nov Semester 2 - Fully Graded Date

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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.