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Five reasons to choose the University of Newcastle

1. Newcastle University ranked in the top 3% in the world

The University of Newcastle is ranked in the top 3% of universities in the world, according to two global independent ranking systems1.

This means out of more than 9,000 universities in the world we are in the top 300.

2. Our graduates get jobs

Our graduates are successful, career ready and in demand: nearly three quarters (70 per cent) find a full-time job within four months of completing their bachelor degree4, a testament that a degree from the University of Newcastle will make you competitive in national and international job markets.

3. World-class education

Choose from more than 90 high quality undergraduate degrees recognised as among the best in the world.

We attract individuals who want to make a difference in the world through our cutting edge technology and facilities and access to award winning teachers that blend the latest discipline education with professional training.

4. Be taught by research leaders

When you study with us, you will be inspired by innovative teachers who are recognised nationally and internationally in their fields of research and industry.

Our graduates acknowledge the high quality of our teaching staff, rating them in the top 25 per cent of Australian universities and giving them an overall satisfaction rating of 82 per cent5.

5. Our students are globally connected

You can make your mark on the world with a unique study experience that enables you to travel the world, experience new cultures and continue studying at the same time.

We have over 100 international partner universities and offer exchange, short course, volunteering, or internship programs, as well as travel grant and scholarship opportunities.

How we rank

To prepare you for a constantly changing and globally competitive future, we benchmark ourselves against the world's best. We are:

  • Ranked in the top 300 universities in the world according to two independent ranking systems1.
  • Australia's top university under 50 years of age2.
  • Ranked as a five star university for research1.
  • Equal seventh in Australia for research that is 'above world standard'3.
  • Ranked in Australia's top 10 universities for research income6.
  • Rated at or above world standard for more than 90 per cent of our research3.
  • 12 UON disciplines ranked in the top 200 universities across the globe7


1. QS World University Rankings 2013, Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2013
2. Times Higher Education '100 Under 50' 2014, QS 'Top 50 Under 50' 2013
3. Excellence in Research Australia 2012
4. Australian Graduate Survey 2013
5. Australian Graduate Survey 2012
6. Higher Education Research Data Collection
7. QS Subject Rankings 2014