The University of Newcastle is a leader in university education, with a reputation for high quality teaching and learning and exciting, contemporary academic programs.
Demonstrating our commitment to relevant teaching is our approach to problem-based learning, first pioneered by us some 25 years ago, which underpins our degree programs in medicine, engineering, architecture, nursing, social work and law.
Our Strategic Plan focuses on delivering accessible, high quality programs through innovative models. With an emphasis on good teaching and an outstanding student experience, we will continue to produce globally competitive graduates and maintain our place among the best in Australia for teaching and learning.
Among our staff are experts who rank in the top one per cent in their field in the world, as well as national and state recipients of Teacher of the Year winners of the prestigious Australian Awards for University Teaching.