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Friday, March 5, 2021

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‘COVID new normal’ for returning Newcastle Uni students

The University of Newcastle greeted new students to its campuses today, via a series of welcome addresses, tours, demonstrations and social gatherings. The traditional event, known as Orientation or ‘O’ Week, is aimed...

Newcastle students embrace STEM experience

Newcastle students joined hundreds of others from throughout Australia to participate in the National Youth Science Forum (NYSF) this week. Local pupils acquired their taste of the fantastic STEM opportunities on offer in...

Schoolies urged to stay COVID-safe

Hunter 'schoolies' are being urged to stay COVID-safe ahead of end of school celebrations.  School leavers from across Newcastle, and surrounding regions, are due to arrive in Byron Bay and other parts of...

Foodbank says record numbers going hungry

Young Australians are going without food, with 65% of 18 to 25-year-olds going hungry at least once a week. Foodbank 2020 Hunger Report findings released earlier this week revealed the nation’s Gen Zs...

Council urges caution as students return to school

Lake Macquarie City Council is reminding the community to take care when driving in school zones as students get ready to return to school this week. Parents, carers and all road users are...

Honeysuckle City Campus receives green light

Newcastle will soon be home to a new university campus after plans were approved last week. Stage 1A of the Honeysuckle City Campus is set to provide a boost to the local economy, while...

NSW students return to the classroom full-time

Students across NSW will be back in the classroom full-time from next Monday, 25 May. Premier Gladys Berejiklian and Minister for Education Sarah Mitchell agree the success of the phased return to face-to-face...

Refugee students receive educational scholarships

Ten Hunter students who came to Australia as refugees have received scholarships that will help during their education. The senior school students were provided the scholarships 'virtually' by the Mentor Support Network (MSN)...