The University of Newcastle has a proud history of achievement and we celebrate our successes as individuals and as an institution.
For over 50 years, our outstanding educators have achieved a long list of accolades and our world-class researchers are recognised for their contribution to many fields of inquiry.
Our remarkable students continue to impress with stories of success both at home and on the world stage.
Among the world's best
The University of Newcastle is a research-intensive University focused on improving the quality of life in our regions and around the globe. Our academics, students and staff pursue innovative solutions to the world’s great challenges.
We are ranked among the top 1% of the world's universities, according to the QS World University Rankings 2017/18.
Our Engineering – Mineral and Mining discipline has ranked at top 30 in the world, for the second consecutive year, in the 2018 QS World University Rankings by Subject list.
The University has six subjects ranked in the world’s top 100 and an overall total of 15 subjects ranked in the world’s top 200. The University is ranked top 8 in Australia for research ‘well above world standard’ by Excellence in Research Australia, 2015.
These independent rankings are evidence of our commitment to excellence, purposeful research, uncommon innovation and the highest standards in educational outcomes.
Our performance on the world stage continues to improve as we move closer to realising our vision of being global leaders in each of our spheres of achievement - equity, education and research.