Important information before you arrive at the University of Newcastle, Australia

Before you leave

We look forward to welcoming you to the University of Newcastle.

There are a number of things which you can undertake prior to leaving home which will make your transition into study at the University of Newcastle easier. To assist in this process the International Office will send you a series of pre-arrival newsletters in the weeks before your commencement. These newsletters will contain useful information and links to maps, accommodation and orientation details.

Please read through the 'University of Newcastle Pre-Arrival Checklist' which has helpful hints and tips for before you leave home.
Study in Australia has some great information about living in Australia and things that will also assist you in commencing your studies.

The Australian Customs and Border Protection Service Guide for Travellers; Know Before You Go - Fact Sheet is another very useful tool for students preparing to travel to Australia.

The Australian Government is committed to ensuring you have a great education experience in Australia. Further information about students' rights and obligations under the ESOS Framework can be found in the ESOS Framework Student Fact Sheet.