What our students say
NOTE: The International Foundation program will no longer be offered by the University of Newcastle beyond 2013. For international students requiring pathway to degree programs at the University of Newcastle, please visit the Newcastle International College (NIC) website.
Now studying: Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Commerce
"Foundation is an introduction to the Australian university system. Now I know what to expect in a lecture!"
From: The Philippines
Now Studying: Bachelor of Nursing
"I learned a lot of things in Foundation which gave me the knowledge and confidence to enter my undergraduate degree. It is so great to study here in Newcastle; the facilities are comprehensive and the environment is very clean and unpolluted."
Now Studying: Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science (Diagnostic Radiography)
"I chose Foundation as it was a faster route into University. The program provides an insight into my undergraduate studies and helped me be more certain about my chosen study path/career."
Now Studying: Bachelor of Business
"I enjoyed the flexibility of the program and the approachability of the teachers and staff. It gave me a head-start on other students in first year of my business degree and gave me more confidence. The cost of living is lower than Sydney. I love the coastal lifestyle, and living on campus means I have lots of Australian friends."