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 […]
Emma Beckett is a PhD Candidate in Food Science at the Human Molecular Nutrition Laboratory, School of Environmental and Life Sciences at the University of Newcastle at our Ourimbah campus. She is in Lindau, Germany, to attend the 65th Lindau Nobel Laureates meeting and this is part three of her blog. Today I found out […]
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.
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
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.
Planning needs to occur on how Australia can grow a future university workforce to meet the challenges of a fiercely competitive global research and education system, writes Vice-Chancellor, Professor Caroline McMillen.
University of Newcastle Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic), Professor Andrew Parfitt, today reaffirmed Newcastle’s support for the nation to reach the target of 20 per cent of university undergraduate enrolments to be students from a low SES background by 2020.
More opportunities for local students and stronger industry and professional links are two of the priorities that have been highlighted by the University of Newcastle’s and Hunter TAFE’s blueprint for tertiary education in the Hunter and Central Coast.