Nihon University's Newcastle campus on track for completion next year

Matthew Kelly
By Matthew Kelly
Updated August 10 2020 - 12:30am, first published 12:29am
Campus vision: What the front entrance of the Nihon University campus will look like when completed in mid-2021.

The $41 million transformation of the former Newcastle courthouse into a Japanese university campus remains on track for completion mid-next year despite COVID-19, convict-era mine workings and giant termite nests.

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Matthew Kelly

Matthew Kelly

Journalist

Matthew Kelly has worked as a journalist for more than 25 years. He has been working as a general reporter at the Newcastle Herald since 2018. In recent years he has reported on subjects including environment, energy, water security, manufacturing and higher education. He has previously covered issues including the health and environmental impacts of uncovered coal wagons in the Hunter Valley, the pollution of legacy of former industrial sites and freedom of information issues.

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