College of Human and Social Futures
News • 12 Apr 2023
Ourimbah graduates ready to make their mark
When Matthew Craig crosses the stage during the University of Newcastle’s Ourimbah graduation ceremony this week, he will do so knowing he is graduating ready to make a difference in the lives of young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people across the Central Coast.
News • 4 Apr 2023
Maths with Mariners: the event inspiring kids to kick their learning goals
Central Coast Mariners have teamed up with the University of Newcastle to kick off an event set to inspire Central Coast high school students to engage with mathematics.
News • 30 Mar 2023
Global partnership supports inclusive education
A new research grant from the J&K Wonderland Foundation is enabling University of Newcastle researchers to investigate whether schools in NSW are becoming less inclusive for children with disability.
News • 30 Mar 2023
Opening doors to opportunity with joblink plus
An exciting collaboration between Joblink Plus and the University of Newcastle is supporting people to discover their unique passion and purpose through a range of new scholarships.
News • 8 Mar 2023
Celebrating women ‘Cracking the Code’ this International Women’s Day
This year, on International Women’s Day, we are celebrating 11 female staff, students, and alumni who are ‘Cracking the Code’ and paving a way towards gender equality.
News • 7 Mar 2023
Beginning teachers deliver same quality of teaching as experienced teachers
Early career teachers deliver the same quality of teaching as their more experienced colleagues, new research from the University of Newcastle’s Teachers and Teaching Research Centre (TTRC) reveals.
News • 6 Mar 2023
Catholic women’s cries for change to be heard at the Vatican on IWD
The most extensive global survey of Catholic women ever undertaken, detailing experiences of women in the church, will be presented by Australian researchers in-person at the Vatican this International Women’s Day.
News • 1 Mar 2023
Papers of Newcastle Aboriginal activist to see the light of day: Stan Masterson Collection
Newcastle is well-known for its energetic trade unionism dating back to the 1870s, more obscure is their support for Indigenous activists fighting injustice, but all this is about to change with the digitising of the papers of the late Stan Masterson through the University of Newcastle’s Special Collections Services.
News • 23 Feb 2023
10th Newcastle Writers Festival Program Out Now
Jane Harper, Holly Ringland, Craig Silvey, Norman Swan, Grace Tame among 125 guests
News • 23 Feb 2023
National University Teaching Awards recognise outstanding University of Newcastle educators
Two outstanding University of Newcastle academics have been nationally recognised for their outstanding contributions to student learning.
News • 31 Jan 2023
University of Newcastle Professor Appointed UNESCO Chair
The University of Newcastle’s Professor Penny Jane Burke has today been appointed a UNESCO Chair in Equity, Social Justice and Higher Education – a globally-prestigious role that will see her working to improve the lives of marginalised groups around the world, including victim-survivors of gender-based violence.
News • 23 Jan 2023
New International Hotel School ahead as part of plan to address tourism skills shortage
The University of Newcastle is set to open an International Hotel School as the next phase in a plan to address labour shortages that plague the tourism sector in the region and beyond.
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.