Now offering three new majors, UON’s Bachelor of Biomedical Science leads to more career options than ever before. You could find yourself in a lab, conducting research that saves lives from cancer. You could follow a path into journalism, sharing the latest scientific research breakthroughs with the world. Or you could use biomedical science as […]
A mere three days before his handover to President Trump, former US President Obama signed off on a final round of sentence commutations and pardons. During his eight-year administration, Obama delivered 1385 commutations and pardons – a record his staff described as evidence of ‘remarkable mercy’. The highest profile of these final commutations was that […]
As part of an international architecture collaboration between University of Newcastle, UTS, and the University of Calgary in Canada, this week a group of 11 students studying architecture and landscape architecture had the chance to explore the Stockton sand dunes and its mythical Tin City. Tin City is located in the amazing Stockton Bight, the […]
Determined to experience another culture, Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Chemical / Bachelor of Business student Joel Karibika spent a semester on exchange at the prestigious University of Connecticut. The Global Engineering Education Exchange, known as the Global E³, is an international partnership agreement that allows engineering students of the University of Newcastle to study abroad […]
Last month thirteen UON students studying architecture and construction management got the opportunity to travel to Hong Kong and China to study urban living environments in the fourth densest populated city in the world. Here, Chris Hanlon a recent Bachelor of Design (architecture) graduate who’s now working in industry explains how it gave him a […]
UON Mechanical Engineering graduate Yasser Hamed is a Crowds Supervisor for Walt Disney Animation Studios in Los Angeles. He is part of an Academy award-winning team that has entertained millions around the globe with feature films including Beowulf, Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs, Alice in Wonderland, Tangled and Big Hero Six. We had the […]
Second year architecture student Alexandra Dangaard joined a select group of 7 UON undergrad and masters students who travelled to Yogyakarta, Indonesia recently with UON Associate Professor Michael Chapman to learn a centuries old craft – how to build with bamboo. Taught by bamboo masters, they worked with locals and other architecture students from Indonesia, […]
Danielle Minett was lucky enough to be selected as one of 14 students to participate in a Study Tour to America hosted by Dr. Kit Messham-Muir where she met artist Kiel Johnson – and organised for him to come to Newcastle.
The world of work has become an increasingly difficult environment for young people. Youth unemployment in Australia is persistently higher than for other age groups. Dr David Farrugia explores how communities can help youth navigate changing labour markets.
We need a major revamp of teacher education from the inside out that actually changes the model to provide all children with the education that is right for them. By Professor John Fischetti, Head of School/Dean of Education.
Pi Day is upon us again, for those who note today’s date in the format 3/14 (March 14). But rather than talk about Pi Day itself, as I did last year, this year I want to talk about Pi and mathematical notions of beauty. By Laureate Professor Jon Borwein.
Our gastrointestinal tract is sometimes described as our ‘second brain’. Laureate Professor Nicholas Talley, Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research (Acting) and Pro Vice-Chancellor Faculty of Health and Medicine explains.