The University of Newcastle, Australia

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About The University of Newcastle, Australia

The University of Newcastle, Australia is one of the world’s top 200 universities (QS World University Rankings 2022), known for making a global impact and number 1 in the world for partnering for a more sustainable future (Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2021). The University embraces technology and best practice to deliver the best possible student experience. Their mission is to help students become life-ready graduates through practical learning, innovative styles of teaching, internationally recognised study programs and world-class research.

The University of Newcastle offers a wide range of undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees, as well as enabling programs and diplomas in a wide range of study areas including Business and Management, Computing, Maths and Technology, Education, Engineering, Health and Medicine, Law, Science and the Environment and more. More than 105 nationalities are currently represented among our 39,000+ students, bringing cultural richness and diversity to campus life and student experience.

We also believe in connecting your degree with research that delivers real impact, and we’re proud that our researchers are among the world’s best. As a student, you’ll benefit from ground-breaking research that creates new advances, not just in Australia, but around the world.

Whether you’re contemplating study options in different parts of the world, or seeking a new pathway towards success, we can prepare you for your chosen career in new and exciting ways.

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Why Choose the University of Newcastle, Australia?

Choosing to study at the University of Newcastle can give you a competitive advantage in your future career. Here are the top reasons to study with them.

  • Study at a university ranked as part of the top 200 in the world

You will have access to world-class programs, inspiring and collaborative learning environments, and opportunities to put theory into practice with real-world experiences. Learn from passionate and talented teaching staff who have strong industry connections and experience.

  • Gain additional post-study work opportunities

The Australian Government allows students that meet study and skills criteria to stay in Australia after they complete their studies and gain valuable work experience. To promote living and working in regional areas, students are eligible to stay for up to three years if they complete their studies at their Sydney campus, for up to four years from their Newcastle campus, or for up to five years from their Central Coast campus.

  • Build your professional networks and connect with our industry partners

The University of Newcastle offers the chance to tap into the University’s industry connections for practical work experience, greater connection with local, regional and national industry partners, and the opportunity to grow your professional network. You can open more doors with them.

  • Experience more career opportunities and earn higher salaries

89.8% of undergraduates and 93.3% of postgraduates gain employment within four months of completing their studies. Students start post-study work with higher salaries than the Australian average.

  • Study free from distraction in a welcoming setting

Newcastle and the Central Coast have the convenience and benefits of a big city, without the usual distractions from study. In Sydney, the university’s strong industry partner connections benefit postgraduate study programs.

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  • Engage in practical learning experiences while you study

Their focus on practical learning experiences is built into their study programs. It ensures you will be well prepared for work environments, and ready to take on new challenges.

  • Enjoy a more affordable Australian study experience

For study and living, Newcastle and the Central Coast are more affordable than most major cities in Australia. The university also runs workshops and classes to help you find part-time work while you study. With a range of international scholarships, there are many affordable ways to study with them.

  • Be part of a vibrant student community

The community of international and domestic students love studying at their beautiful campuses. The friendly support and services teams help make you stay safe and secure, so you can focus on your study and have fun in Australia.

University Awards and Achievements

  • A top 200 university in the world (QS World University Rankings 2022)
  • 15 subjects ranked in the top 200 in the world (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021)
  • Ranked 197 in the world (QS World University Rankings 2022)
  • 93.3% of postgraduate graduates find employment within four months of graduating – above the Australian university average (QILT Graduates Outcomes Survey 2019-2021)
  • Top 8 in Australia for research ‘well above world standard’ (Excellence in Research Australia, 2018)
  • 95% of the university’s research is ‘at’ or ‘above world standard’ (Excellence in Research Australia, 2018)
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University Scholarships

Worried about the cost of studying in Australia? Do not let that stop you from applying to the University of Newcastle.

Newcastle is one of the more affordable University cities in Australia to study at and with many different scholarship opportunities for international students, this can greatly reduce the cost of tuition and other study-related expenses.

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University Degrees

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The University of Newcastle, Australia

The University of Newcastle, Australia
University Dr, Callaghan
NSW 2308, Australia
Phone: +61 2 4913 8300
CRICOS provider code 00109J

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