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Getting to Know James Hadfield

Next month UON student James Hadfield will be riding his bike over 200km into the NSW countryside as part of the Sunsuper Ride to Conquer Cancer. The ride benefits the Chris O’Brien Lifehouse. We caught up with James, who is hoping to raise over $3,000 for the cause.

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China Festival 2014

Come along to Newcastle’s biggest China Festival, as Beaumont Street transforms into a bustling Chinatown on 28 September.

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Vanuatu Coral Reef Trip

Volunteers have the opportunity to head to Hideaway Island in December to take part in UON’s Coral Reef Regeneration program in Vanuatu.

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Partnership to Support Students

Students facing difficult circumstances are set to benefit from a partnership between the University of Newcastle and The Smith Family that aims to improve access and participation in tertiary studies.

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Getting to Know Tim Roberts

The director of UON’s Tom Farrell Institute for the Environment talks to us this week about his ‘environmental awakening’, his fascination with research and some of the many achievements from his forty years at the University.

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