In the heart of the city, our Newcastle City campus provides an integral link with industry across creative industries, business and law. The campus is a hive of innovation in the city centre. Our state-of-the-art facility NUspace delivers a ‘next generation’ university experience, while our innovation hub is where you can engage with entrepreneurs, innovators, startups and developers to produce ideas that challenge the conventional.
The original campus for the University of Newcastle, Callaghan is a beautiful mix of award-winning, architecturally designed buildings sitting across 140 hectares in a natural setting. Our relaxed campus environment allows you to study free from distraction.
With the centre of Newcastle just 10km away, the campus is well connected to key regional employers and industry, including the John Hunter Hospital and Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI). The campus is the central hub for education, humanities, social science, and the fields of science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine (STEMM), as well as nursing and health.
Halfway between Newcastle and Sydney sits the Central Coast region, with beautiful waterways, national parks and coastal towns. Our campus at Ourimbah offers study programs in business, education, humanities and social science, oral health therapy, podiatry and nursing and the sciences (food, coastal and marine and exercise and sports).
Our students benefit from strong links with local industry, and partnerships with the Central Coast Local Health District for specialised health degrees, world-class research and testing facilities, as well as growing opportunities for research. In 2021, the Central Coast Clinical School will take on its first students and expand our campus locations into Gosford.
Our Sydney campus, in the middle of Sydney’s central business district, offers world-class facilities and innovative styles of learning. A range of ELICOS English Language programs and postgraduate programs are offered at this campus including information technology, business administration and professional accounting.
The courses have been developed and designed with industry professionals and include applied learning to better prepare students for actual industry settings. Both the campus and programs are designed to meet the business needs of today, so that students can solve the challenges of tomorrow.
Over the course of our 55-year history, more than 148,000 students have called Newcastle their home. And why wouldn't you want to? Our laid-back lifestyle, picture perfect beaches and thriving arts scene are just some of the reasons to love Newy.
Are you keen to take your studies around the world? There are opportunities for international experiences across every area of study, whether it’s an overseas exchange program, study tour or work placement.
Newcastle is one of the more affordable University cities in Australia to study at and with many different scholarship opportunities for international students, this can greatly reduce the cost of tuition and other study-related expenses.
We have over 100 scholarships available which support around 1000 new students at the University of Newcastle per year.
We are the largest provider of alternative entry programs in Australia
Top Regional University
One of the top regional universities in Australia
The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.