Two graduates throw their caps into the air at Ourimbah campus

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.

School students meeting Central Coast Mariners players

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.

Thanks to a generous grant from the J&K Wonderland Foundation, Associate Professor Jill Duncan and her team are investigating if recent advances in school autonomy are disadvantaging children with disabilities.

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.

Bachelor of Education (Primary) student Dannielle Wilson, with Joblink Plus Team Leader David Johnson, is looking forward to a career in teaching and is passionate about making her mark.

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.

Three women walk towards the camera laughing

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.

Teacher at front of classroom with student hands in the air

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.

Dr Kathleen McPhillips and Dr Tracy McEwan from the University of Newcastle

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.

A woman and a man engaged in a conversation

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.

NUspace City Campus

News • 23 Feb 2023

10th Newcastle Writers Festival Program Out Now

Jane Harper, Holly Ringland, Craig Silvey, Norman Swan, Grace Tame among 125 guests

Students discussing in a classroom

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.

A head and shoulders image of Prof Burke looking at the camera

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.

Professor John Fischetti and Professor Alex Zelinsky stand together smiling in the Crystalbrook Kingsley Hotel lobby

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.