Studying at the University of Newcastle will connect you with the top tier of researchers, opening up incredible opportunities to advance your career, pursue breakthrough discoveries and solve the world’s most formidable problems.

PhD Pathway Stories

Our PhD candidates conduct their research across a number of different pathways, each in pursuit of achieving real-world impact. With the support of exceptional supervisors and world-class facilities, they become life-ready graduates who are community-minded, resilient and ready for work.

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Our research priorities

Our research priorities

Our Looking Ahead Strategic Plan outlines four Engagement Priorities that guide our research, education and partnership efforts.

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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.