About the University

Callaghan Campus 

The University of Newcastle is a comprehensive, international university and one of Australia's leading research institutions. It operates on two main campuses in Newcastle (Callaghan) and the Central Coast (Ourimbah). Both campuses are set in natural bushland on the beautiful East coast of Australia. The University of Newcastle is ranked in the top 10 research Universities in Australia, and ranked in the top 100 Universities in the world for engineering/technology and computer sciences (Shanghai Jiao Tong University rankings 2007).

The University of Newcastle is committed to the highest possible standards in teaching, learning and research. Our high academic standards, superb recreational facilities, natural surroundings, award-winning buildings and excellent access to the latest technology are all part of the reason why students choose to study at the University of Newcastle.

Over our history of more than 40 years, the University of Newcastle has been characterised as a university of distinction. Our reputation is shaped by internationally recognised strength in research and an enduring commitment to quality teaching and learning, environmental sustainability, and equity and diversity.

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