Lack of Local Training and Skills Will Doom Australia


Homegrown solutions to technology skills shortage. Compounding the current critical shortage of high-tech qualified workers, Australian-based businesses and workers educated and trained in ...

Censorship of Science Rampant


Is there suppression of ecological and conservation science? “Science suppression” is keeping the media, public and even policymakers in the dark on topics ...

Local School F1 Wizards


Mount View students world-beaters in F1 in Schools. A combined team of Year 11 Mount View High School and Year 10 Penrith Christian School ...

Conflict Simulator in Nurse Training


Ground-breaking conflict simulator helps train budding nurses. A world-first virtual reality (VR) simulation is helping train nursing students at the University of Newcastle ...

Aspect Hunter School now in Muswellbrook


Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) will open a new ‘satellite’ class in 2020 for the Upper Hunter region. A ‘satellite’ class is an autism-specific class ...

Thornton’s Century of Public Education


Thornton celebrates a 100 years of public education. It’s 1919: the Treaty of Versailles is signed, officially ending Australia’s involvement in World War ...

Throsby’s Life-long Learning Model Adopted By UoN (at last)


Passion-based learning lets students decide how they want to learn. In a world-first for higher education, the University of Newcastle will place ...

Eternal War on Mozzies


$50,000 funding awarded to promising projects biting the problem of mosquitoes. From eucalyptus oil diffusers, to aromatic plants seeds dispensed through a gumball machine, ...

Hunter Student at Festival of Choral Music


Talented locals join more than 3,000 NSW public school students on stage at the Sydney Opera House next week for the 2019 Festival of Choral ...

Cessnock’s STEM Excellence


Council’s teaming up with STEM Industry School Partnerships Program. The Cessnock Local Government Area is the home of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) ...

AI in Schools ~ Report


New report seeks to empower students and teachers to thrive in an Artificial Intelligence world. A new report by researchers from ...

Green Thumbs Aren’t for Texting


Enviro grant plants seed of change at Coal Point school. Coal Point Public School received $3000 last year to transform overgrown sections of its ...

The Wise Students of HunterWiSE


Local students’ passion for STEM shines brightly at Hunter awards. Female high school students with a passion for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) ...

UoN Central Coast 30 Years on


Central Coast celebrates 30 years of the ‘community campus’. Staff, students and alumni from the University of Newcastle’s Ourimbah campus celebrated the ...

UoN News ~ Master of Data Science


New Master of Data Science degree to foster the jobs of the future. Bringing together industry representatives and experts, the University of Newcastle is ...

Touch of Royalty at UoN Today


New dual degree targets growing job opportunities in medical technology field. Professor Dr Her Royal Highness Princess Chulabhorn Mahidol of Thailand, and eight delegates, ...

UoN Alumni Awards Achievers in 2019


The University of Newcastle announced its 25 achievers for the 2019 Alumni Awards. One of the achievers will be named as the overall ...

UoN Students meet Jack Ma


University of Newcastle scholars meet Alibaba’s Jack Ma on life-changing trip to China. Newcastle uni students met co-founder of Alibaba Group and ...

Fern Bay PS Honours Rebecca Young


Fern Bay students honour a sporting great and one of their own. Fern Bay Public School will honour former student and Australian rugby league ...

Upcoming UoN Public Talks


STEM champion set to inspire Hunter women  The X Factor: Why We Need More Women Engineers, will be presented by Professor Elanor Huntington ...

UoN Vice-Chancellor’s Scientific Honour


University of Newcastle Vice-Chancellor, Professor Alex Zelinsky AO, has been elected as a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA) in recognition ...

Uni News ~ Tech Innovators


Disaster Master the best ‘hack’ for resilience. Disaster Master, a mobile-based application that gamifies challenges based on real disaster situations to educate ...

2019 Cessnock Mayoral Academic Scholarships


Nine students accepted Mayoral Academic Scholarships on Tuesday (7 May 2019) at the Cessnock Performing Arts Centre. The scholarships worth $2500 will ...

Kids Dealing with Social Media


Four things teachers can do to help young people critically navigate social media. By Luci Pangrazio. Social media is an ...

Uni News


New degree unlocks job opportunities in growing cyber security industry With Australia’s cyber security industry estimated to triple in size over the ...

All-aboard for Mayfield Lass


Anna Gibson, a  21-year-old University of Newcastle student, has a scholarship to represent the City on the 10-day sailing expedition from Sydney to ...

On-the-go legal advice for international students


An app offering students multi-lingual legal information has been launched at the annual Lord Mayor’s Welcome for international students at Sydney Town Hall.  ...

Never Too Late for a New Path


Inspired upbringing ignites passion for the natural world. When Susan Grace-MacDonald was a young girl ...

Jets player kicks University goals


Kicking more than football goals, Newcastle Jets Westfield W-League squad player, Tara Andrews, is among the cohort of students who will graduate in ...

Graduation Day 2019 at UoN


Callaghan graduates cross the stage toward a new chapter. More than 4000 students will celebrate the culmination of their studies over ...


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