Over 550 students graduate at the Ourimbah campus of the University of Newcastle this week and will join a network of over 130,000 alumni. It’s an incredibly significant and exciting day for our students and their families, and for the University as we recognise an important milestone in the University’s 50th year. This year we […]
The University of Newcastle is celebrating the achievements of 460 UON students and 48 TAFE students at our Central Coast campus with our 26th Central Coast graduation ceremony. Additionally, around 50 students will receive Certificates of Attainment from the English Language and Foundation Studies Centre (ELFS). Students at our Central Coast campus will graduate over the next two days, 2 and […]
The federal government’s Commonwealth Scholarship scheme will benefit elite universities at the expense of institutions that attract students from poor, disadvantaged and regional backgrounds, a leading vice-chancellor says.
There is good news too for those who may be still considering their future career options. There is time to secure a place at a world-class university (according to both the Times Higher Education World University and QS World University Rankings) with 85 degree programs still open for late round applications.
As the new government settles in, there has been heated speculation around major changes to the higher education system. Education minister Christopher Pyne’s comments to the media have raised questions across the sector about the Coalition’s vision for universities in Australia
13 unis make the top 100 under 50 by Julie Hare – The Australian
World’s top 100 universities under 50: ranked by Times Higher Education – The Guardian
Aussie universities are the real achievers by Bruce McDougall – The Daily Telegraph
Opinion article* published in The Conversation written Professor of Nutrition and Dietetics at University of Canberra Lauren Williams and Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Faculty of Education and Arts, University of Newcastle, Professor John Germov.
A University of Newcastle city campus has been locked in with Australian Government backing of $30 million announced today by the Federal Minister for Higher Education and Skills, Sharon Bird, and Member for Newcastle, Sharon Grierson.
Following 13 years with the University of Newcastle, the last four at the helm as Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research), Professor Mike Calford will head south to lead the Illawarra Institute for Health and Medical Research.