The University of Newcastle, Australia

International student requirements

For International students looking to enrol to study at UON, you can either apply online, by sending in a paper application, or by speaking with an education agent in your home country:

Costs and documentation

There is no cost for applying, however you will need to supply either original or certified copies of the following:

  • Academic Transcript
  • Completion Certificate
  • Passport
  • CV/Resume
  • Letters of Work Experience

If your application is successful, we will send you a letter of offer, which will include your program of study, program fees, start date and any conditions you must meet before accepting your offer.

If your application is unsuccessful, we will send you a letter to inform you of that decision.

How to apply – International students

Taking a break from study


If you have not yet commenced your program of study, you can defer admission to the program for a period of up to one year. To defer online, enter your UAC application number and date of birth, and following the prompts.

There is a deadline for deferments, which will be advised upon offer.

A limited number of deferments will be allowed within the Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Medical Science/Doctor of Medicine and the Bachelor of Midwifery.

Deferral is not available in the following programs:

  • End-on honours programs
  • Graduate Diploma of Psychology
  • Master of Clinical Psychology

Students wishing to delay commencing study within any of the above listed programs will need to re-apply for admission.

Leave of absence

If you have failed a course, or you have withdrawn from the course after the census date, you are considered to have completed 10 units of study and can consider a Leave of Absence rather than a Deferral.

Learn more about a leave of absence