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University of Newcastle was established in 1965 and is a leader in driving engagement, innovation and impact in areas of national and global significance, including health and medicine, sustainable energy and resources, and the humanities. It is ranked among the top 1% of universities in the world.

Over 37,000 students from diverse backgrounds study across campuses in Newcastle, the Central Coast, Port Macquarie, Sydney and Singapore, with a focus on developing the world’s next generation of socially oriented leaders, entrepreneurs and innovators.

The Integrated Innovation Network (I2N) supports entrepreneurs and businesses to make valuable connections, develop their ideas and thrive. It offers premium co-working spaces for globally-minded, innovative, and diverse startups and SMEs on a mission to drive positive change through technology.

Sydney School of Entrepreneurship collaborates with University of Newcastle to develop and deliver the Ideation unit, where emerging entrepreneurs learn to use design thinking to ideate a new venture.  We co-host learning activities, bringing visiting global entrepreneurs to the Hunter region.

Liam Scanlan UON

It felt like everyone was there for each other - even the teaching staff. It was a really friendly environment with a whole new perspective

Liam Scanlan Bachelor of Business, Innovation and Entrepreneurship
University of Newcastle