Man standing in front of smart screen and teaching children

News • 10 Mar 2023

UNI STEPS – Connecting students and communities with higher education

With one successful year now complete, the UNI STEPS program continues to grow and offer unique learning experiences for schools and communities in our regions.

Rebecca Hazell, Director of Advancement, and Ma and Morley Scholars Cav and Alannah

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.

Jessica Haugh in a graduation gown stands next to the Vice-Chancellor wearing his official gown. They are standing on a grassy area and there are people in the background behind them. The sky is blue

News • 12 Dec 2022

Ready to make a difference: University of Newcastle 2022 graduates

The first cohort of students to graduate from the Bachelor of Renewable Energy Engineering will make history this week as they cross the stage during the University of Newcastle’s graduation ceremonies.

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News • 8 Nov 2022

University of Newcastle receives $479,000 in funding for Women in STEM program

The University of Newcastle has welcomed $479,000 in funding as part of the Federal Government’s Women in STEM Cadetships and Advanced Apprenticeships Program.

Children's University On Campus Days

News • 25 Jul 2022

Children’s University Newcastle welcomes students back onto campus for our Discovery Days

Last month, Children’s University Newcastle (CU) welcomed over 1,000 students back onto our campuses to participate in On Campus Discovery Days. Partnering with 35 schools, events were held at Ourimbah, Callaghan, NUSpace and Manning Education Centre, Taree showcasing our diverse locations and facilities to students across NSW.

News • 28 Feb 2022

EndNote 20 is here

News • 24 Feb 2022

Laptops for Loan

flowers room

News • 23 Feb 2022

Flowers Room is open

library sleep pod

News • 19 Jan 2022

New Sleep Pod at the Library

new look library guides

News • 19 Jan 2022

Library Guides have had a refresh!

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News • 12 Nov 2021

Open Foundation puts students at the core of curriculum and teaching

According to the Department of Education Higher Education Statistics (2019), the University of Newcastle is the largest provider of pathways programs in Australia, with Open Foundation the largest and oldest.

Yapug on the Central Coast

News • 16 Aug 2021

Supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students on the Central Coast to gain entry into University

In response to an external review of enabling pathways, a new version of the Yapug enabling pathway program will be delivered for the first time on the Central Coast in 2022. Yapug is a pathway program designed to enable Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to gain knowledge and skills for entry into university while immersing them in Indigenous knowledge, history and culture.


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.