Great things are happening at our popular Central CoaQuadrangle at Ourimbahst campus, renowned for its picturesque setting and relaxed and welcoming atmosphere.

Central Coast


The University of Newcastle is proud to celebrate 25 years on the coast – and 50 years in the region. With a strong community vibe, the Central Coast campus is shaping graduates into key members in our local community and the world.


Australia's number 1 young, dynamic university in Australia - THE 'Top 100 under 50', 2014 and QS 'Top 50 under 50', 2014

Come to learn

Mid year entry now open 

Applications are currently open to study at the University of Newcastle (UON) this July. Mid-year entry is available for a range of quality undergraduate degrees.

To receive an offer, make your first preference a UON eligible degree when you apply through Universities Admissions Centre (UAC).

The application fee is $62 for non-school leavers and $29 for recent year 12 students.

Not sure you have the qualifications to apply? There are a range of ways to gain entry to study at UON. If none of these apply to you, mid-year applications are also open for our alternative entry pathway: Intensive Open Foundation.

Our Location

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Nestled amidst beautiful bushland at Ourimbah, the campus is two minutes drive from the F3 Freeway and just an hour from both Sydney and Newcastle.

Our Central Coast Campus is located at Chittaway Road, Ourimbah.

The Central Coast region offers a relaxed, affordable and convenient lifestyle with access to beautiful beaches and beautiful national parks. The Central Coast also offers great shopping and markets, a range of sporting clubs and a host of hidden gems, like the Avoca Beach Picture theatre - a charming family-owned cinema that has been a Central Coast favourite for the past 60 years. For more information on what the region has to offer, visit Central Coast Tourism.