Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
Education, Innovation and Engagement
Alice Springs (Mparntwe) Education Declaration
“Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures, knowledge and experiences are fundamental to Australia’s social, economic and cultural wellbeing.”
Language connects us to each other and to our land. People in the Hunter and around the country are using a unique community program to keep Indigenous language alive.
NUW Alliance to launch six cities region vision
The NUW Alliance - a grouping of four leading Australian universities, The University of Newcastle, the University of Wollongong, UNSW Sydney and Western Sydney University – launches its Six Cities Region Vision featuring 3 pillars of focus – Sustainability, Infrastructure and Women.
New tobacco use research shows community is key to enhance smoking cessation targets
University global experience pivots for home truths
A renowned scholarship program at the University of Newcastle will look very different this year, with students heading across New South Wales for a transformative cultural experience.
Building positive relationships and serving the community are vital
Archive fever – Archive phobia: A seminar on archival research for students researching Indigenous histories
Professor Victoria Haskins’ journey into archival research began with a box of diaries, letters and photographs sitting in her aunty’s garage in Woolgoolga, NSW. The discovery of these forgotten papers sparked her fascination with archival research and the histories that can be drawn out from docum
OPINION: Recognising racism must be the starting place for reconciliation
The house I live in is on Guringai country. The backyard blends into the dense bush of the National Park. There is a bush track that leads up a steep hill to the ridgeline. The track leads to a marked Aboriginal site, where water still pools in grinding grooves.
The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.