University Communications and Media

University Communications and Media is the central coordinator for all external media enquiries.

Contacting Communications and Media

Please contact the team to:

  • organise interviews
  • request a comment
  • coordinate access to campus for photography and filming (news only)

Useful information

Looking for expert opinion?

¬ť∂Ļ…Ámadou of Newcastle is home to world-leading experts across a range of disciplines.

Search through our researcher profiles below, journalists can contact experts directly or contact the Communications and Media team to arrange an interview.

The Communications and Media team also supports our many experts with media training and promoting their research through a range of channels.

Quick search for experts on hot topics

Latest news

News ? 19 Jun 2024

Professor Jenny May appointed National Rural Health Commissioner

University of Newcastle’s Professor Jenny May, AM, has been appointed Australia’s National Rural Health Commissioner.

News ? 18 Jun 2024

University of Newcastle welcomes new Director of Infrastructure and Facilities

¬ť∂Ļ…Ámadou of Newcastle is pleased to announce Kevin McCarthy’s recent appointment as the new Director of Infrastructure and Facilities Services.

News ? 18 Jun 2024

Bladder cancer MRI trial taking place in the Hunter

Clinical researchers from the John Hunter Hospital, Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) and the University of Newcastle are investigating a way to use Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) in the diagnosis of bladder cancer.

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Upcoming events

Event ? 12 Jul 2024 from 10:00am - 12:00pm

Campus Tours Callaghan

Come and explore the vibrant atmosphere of the University of Newcastle's Callaghan Campus in Australia. This in-person event is a fantastic opportunity to get a firsthand experience of our beautiful campus.

Event ? 12 Jul 2024 at 10:00am

Campus Tours Ourimbah

Whether you are a prospective student, a parent or carer, or simply curious about the university experience, this tour is an ideal way to get a firsthand look at everything Ourimbah Campus has to offer.

Event ? 12 Jul 2024 at 12:00pm

Campus Tours Central Coast Clinical School

Join us for an exciting in-person tour of the Central Coast Clinical School! This event is a fantastic opportunity to explore our state-of-the-art facilities and learn more about the cutting-edge medical education and research happening on campus.

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¬ť∂Ļ…Ámadou of Newcastle is regularly approached for sponsorship. Each opportunity is considered against the University's objectives and values. Please submit your request for sponsorship for consideration.

Filming at the University

TV news or current affairs crews wishing to film at the University should contact the Media Team on +61 2 4921 5577 or email

Professional photographers and film-makers can also apply to the Media Team to photograph or film at the University. ¬ť∂Ļ…Ámadou's security and privacy requirements will apply.

Promotional opportunities

Come along to our Callaghan campus and meet our students personally with space for sampling and brand activations available in popular student hang-outs such as Park on the Hill, the Auchmuty Courtyard, The Brennan Room and the Hunter Courtyard. This is the ideal opportunity for brands looking to grow their audience, promote an upcoming event, or to launch an exciting new product.

Have your brand associated with our trend-setting scholars and our energetic campus culture. Interested?

Activations can be booked at any time during semester periods and they don’t need to be complicated – but to be effective, you do need to think about how you will engage our student audience. Here are a few tips to consider:

  • Make your activations simple and easy for students to interact with so they recollect your product.
  • Free giveaways and samples always work well.
  • Include a competition for students to win a prize.

Visit our online for rates and to make your booking enquiry.

If you would prefer a bespoke activation for your brand submit your request to our Venue Management Team via

Looking ahead

Looking ahead

¬ť∂Ļ…Ámadou of Newcastle
Strategic Plan 2020-2025

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