About UON

The University of Newcastle, Australia

UON is a world-class institution with an exceptional record of achievement making an impact within its own region and across the globe. Our research is world-class and diverse. Our alumni are leaders and our students are preparing to make a difference in the world. We are a multi-campus institution with a student population of over 35,500 including more than 6,600 international students from over 100 countries. We have state-of-the- art facilities and our teaching and learning spaces are award winning with architecturally designed buildings and world-class infrastructure.

Global recognition for Engineering & Surveying

  • Top 30 in the world for mining and mineral engineering¹
  • 94% employment rate for UON engineering & surveying graduates²
  • No.1 in Australia for overall quality in engineering & surveying²
  • No.1 in Australia and No.10 in the world for automation and control engineering¹

Employers include: Ericsson, Hatch Associates, Parsons Brinckerhoff, Boeing, Bohemia Interactive, Schneider Electric, Jacobs Engineering, ALS Global, Joy Global and Delta Energy Systems.

UON Programs

Pathways for UEC Students


Newcastle International College offers international students a clear pathway to a bachelor’s degree at the University of Newcastle. Based at the University’s Callaghan campus, students enjoy studying in a supportive environment in small class, while being on a university campus.

NIC’s specialised Diploma programs consist of eight academic courses (equivalent to Year 1 of a bachelor’s degree). Successful completion of a Diploma program with the required scores will enable students to progress to Year 2 of an undergraduate degree at the University of Newcastle.

NIC Pathway for Engineering students

UEC Student Scholarships

The University of Newcastle’s Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment in collaboration with Newcastle International College (NIC), is committed to helping high-achieving students through a special joint scholarship program.

Up to AUD 55,000 (~MYR 165,000) worth of scholarships will be awarded to selected top performing students. Each student will be awarded up to AUD 5,500 (~MYR 16,560) towards your studies at NIC and the University of Newcastle.

Find out more on the NIC website

1 World Academic Rankings of World Universities 2017 | 2 Qualitity Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT) 2017