The University of Newcastle, Australia

Where could you go?

Our Department of Rural Health has six main site locations within our extensive NSW geographical footprint. Each of these main sites is equipped with offices, learning facilities and student accommodation. Students can choose to undertake their rural placements at one of our main placement sites, or within our NSW footprint more generally (see map below).


Tamworth

Tamworth

Experience a relaxed country lifestyle within a close-knit community, with close access to world-class learning facilities at our Tamworth Education Centre (TEC).

Taree

Taree

Taree is located at the heart of the picturesque Manning Valley. The town is surrounded by pristine beaches, waterways and nature reserves.

Armidale

Armidale

This tight-knit university town offers a blend of culture, state-of-the-art learning facilities, diverse placement opportunities and jaw-dropping natural beauty

Moree

Moree

This agricultural service town has an Art Deco flair and charming old-world ambiance. University of Newcastle students can access free student accommodation and travel assistance.

Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie

Students who undertake a rural placement in this stunning coastal town are often looking to mix study, travel and a relaxing beach lifestyle—all less than three hours’ drive from Newcastle.

Coffs Harbour

Coffs Harbour

This subtropical city is perfect for students looking for a coastal adventure further afield, along with modern convenience and a vibrant small-town atmosphere.

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Our NSW footprint:

University of Newcastle Department of Rural Health Footprint