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 • 10 Feb 2023
Inaugural Central Coast HSC art exhibition gives young artists a platform to share their work
The University of Newcastle is proud to present the inaugural Coast Next Gen Art Exhibition on the Central Coast, which invites the community to come together in celebration and support of young emerging artists.
News • 1 Feb 2023
2023 Ma & Morley scholars begin their transformative experience
This year, 25 Scholars will begin their life-changing experience as part of the University of Newcastle’s Ma & Morley Scholarship Program.
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.
News • 19 Jan 2023
Award-winning night of reflection Ngarrama returns
Building on the success of the inaugural event, the University of Newcastle is proud to welcome the wider community once again to Ngarrama.
News • 11 Jan 2023
NSW and ACT universities take sector leading steps to strengthen early offer admissions
The New South Wales Vice-Chancellors’ Committee (NSWVCC), the peak body for universities in NSW and the ACT, has initiated a sector-leading approach to introduce a new set of underlying principles for early offer admissions in 2024.
News • 1 Dec 2022
Schools improve overall wellbeing with an inexpensive program that gets kids moving
Many young people’s mental health declined during the pandemic. Changing school culture to increase children’s physical activity at school helps to reverse this trend, researchers have found.
News • 23 Nov 2022
University dives into new swimming Performance Hub
Elite swimmers in the region will now be able to train in Newcastle with the University of Newcastle today officially opening its new NUsport Performance Hub, created in partnership with Swimming NSW and the NSW Institute of Sport.
News • 12 Oct 2022
University of Newcastle moves up in World University Rankings
The University of Newcastle has continued to excel as a global leader for the region, moving up a band in the latest Times Higher Education World University rankings, to rank in the top 200-250 universities in the world out of almost 1,800 institutions.
News • 24 Aug 2022
Countdown’s on: Full campus activation ready to launch for Newcastle Open Day – City Campus and Callaghan
Up to 4,000 prospective students will get their first taste of university life this Saturday at the University of Newcastle’s annual Newcastle Open Day.
News • 28 Jul 2022
Central Coast to host University of Newcastle’s first in-person Open Day since 2019
University Open Day to host campus tours, hands-on demonstrations and info sessions
News • 17 Jun 2022
Inaugural Meg Purser Communications Scholarship awarded
A passion to make a positive impact in the community has seen second year University of Newcastle communications student Courtney Yeandle named as the inaugural recipient of the Meg Purser Scholarship.
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.