The University of Newcastle, Australia

Industry and community

Graduate Research invites partners from commercial, public sector, community and not-for-profit organisations to engage with the University of Newcastle.

Business and Industry Scholarships

Business and Industry Scholarships provides industry with an opportunity to engage with research students studying at the University of Newcastle. This collaborative relationship across sectors enables our future leaders to transform innovative research into workplace practice, deepening the partnership between the University and the private sector.

The University works collaboratively with industry, business and government to research and develop innovative solutions to real-world problems.  In conjunction with industry partners, University of Newcastle researchers have made remarkable contributions to the knowledge and understanding of issues of global significance across multiple areas. This is your opportunity to get involved.

The Dean of Graduate Research will determine the award of these scholarships with priority given to applications where an eligible research student has been pre-identified.

Engagement Opportunities

Opportunities exist to engage with doctoral students via the University's research education and doctoral training centres, including in the mining equipment, technology and services (METS) sector through the Advanced METS Doctoral Training Centre - please see details below.

In addition, the University invites organisations to provide internships through the APR Internship program - details on this initiative are also included below.

HDR candidates may register for advertised opportunities on the Current Students webpages.

Advanced METS Doctoral Training Centre

Advanced METS Doctoral Training Centre

The METS DTC facilitates closer links between academia and industry in the mining equipment, technology and services (METS) sector.

Partners have opportunities to engage with researchers and businesses to develop new technologies and innovations.



Australian Postgraduate Research (APR) Intern is Australia’s only all sector—all discipline PhD internship program, transforming Australian businesses through university research collaborations.