The University of Newcastle, Australia

Welcome to The University of Newcastle, Australia

We are focused on providing high-quality education that prepares you for your future career. The University's world-class research and strong national and international partnerships drive innovation that challenges conventional thinking, breaks new ground and changes lives.

Top 200
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10 subjects ranked in the top 200 in the world
Top 10 ? university in Australia
94.8% ? of our postgraduate graduates find employment within four months of graduating - above the Australian university average
95% ? of our research is 'at' or 'above world standard'

 Coronavirus (COVID-19) - University of Newcastle advice

At the University of Newcastle, students are at the heart of all that we do.

In the face of the coronavirus and the related travel restrictions, our priority is making sure all of our students – those who are already on campus and those who are unable to travel – are given all the support they need.

For the most up-to-date information, visit our dedicated website.

Scholarships

Worried about the cost of studying in Australia?
Do not let that stop you from applying at the University of Newcastle.
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.

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Why study in Newcastle?

We want to help you make the most of your study experience in Australia. You will learn from world-class teaching staff at innovative facilities, interact with local and international students and experience Australian culture and way of life.

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Newcastle student experience

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Get career ready

Get your future career off to a great start with extra services, elective programs and workshops. We know how to develop your leadership skills, boost confidence, and find practical experiences to help you succeed. See how our students gain an advantage and build their career opportunities while studying with us.

Student highlights

Upcoming dates

Jun 5th Trimester 2 - Census date

Last day to withdraw or drop a course without financial penalty.

Jun 8th Queen's Birthday Public Holiday
Jun 12th Semester 1 - Concludes

Last day to drop a course without academic penalty

Jun 15th Singapore Trimester 2 - Mid term break

June 15th - June 21st

Jun 15th Winter Term - Commences

Last day to add a course through MyHub without approval

Jun 26th Winter Term - Census date

Last day to withdraw or drop a course without financial penalty

Jul 6th Semester 1 – Formal Examinations (Note: no exams will be held on campus)

July 6th - July 17th

Jul 10th Winter Term - Concludes

Last day to withdraw without academic penalty. Subject to change.

Jul 13th Winter Term - Examinations

July 13th - July 16th

Jul 17th Winter Term - Results released

Fully graded date. Subject to change.

Jul 31st Trimester 2 - Concludes

Last day to drop a course without academic penalty

Jul 31st Semester 1 - Results released

Fully graded date.

Aug 1st Central Coast Open Day

Subject to change

Aug 3rd Singapore Semester 2 - Commences
Aug 3rd Semester 2 - Commences
Aug 3rd Trimester 2 - Examinations

August 3rd - August 7th

Aug 9th Singapore Trimester 2 - Last day of teaching

Last day to drop a course without academic penalty (WW grades). FF grades after this date.

Aug 14th Semester 2 - Last day to add a course through myHub without approval
Aug 21st Singapore Trimester 2 - Concludes
Aug 21st Trimester 2 - Results released

Fully graded date

Aug 24th Trimester 3 - Commences
Aug 28th Semester 2 - Census date

Last day to withdraw or drop a course without financial penalty.

Aug 29th Newcastle Open Day

Callaghan and City Campuses - Subject to change

Aug 31st Singapore Trimester 3 - Commences
Sep 3rd Singapore Trimester 2 - Results released (Fully Graded Date)
Sep 4th Trimester 3 - Last day to add a course through myHub without approval
Sep 7th Singapore Trimester 2 - Rescheduled examinations

September 7th - September 11th

Special exam period

Sep 11th Singapore Trimester 3 - End of late enrolment period

No courses can be added after this date without Course Coordinator approval

Sep 18th Trimester 3 - Census date

Last day to withdraw or drop a course without financial penalty.

Sep 25th Singapore Trimester 3 - Census date

Last day to withdraw or drop a course without financial penalty.

Sep 28th Semester 2 - Recess

September 28th - October 9th

Oct 12th Semester 2 - Resumes
Oct 12th Singapore Trimester 3 - Mid term break

October 12th - October 18th

Nov 13th Trimester 3 - Concludes

Last day to drop a course without academic penalty

Nov 13th Semester 2 - Concludes

Last day to drop a course without academic penalty

Nov 16th Trimester 3 - Examinations

November 16th - November 20th

Nov 16th Semester 2 - Examinations

November 16th - November 27th

Dec 2nd Trimester 3 - Results released

Fully graded date

Dec 6th Singapore Trimester 3 - Last day of teaching

Last day to drop a course without academic penalty (WW grade). FF grades after this date.

Dec 7th Singapore Trimester 3 - Examinations

December 7th - December 17th

Dec 11th Semester 2 - Results released

Fully graded date

Dec 17th Singapore Trimester 3 - Concludes
Jan 8th Singapore Trimester 3 - Results released

Fully Graded Results

Jan 13th Singapore Trimester 3 - Rescheduled Examinations

January 13th - January 19th

Special exam period

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