ESOS Act and the National Code of Practice

The University of Newcastle's recruitment agents must understand and comply with the

  • National Code of Practice for Registration Authorities and Providers of Education and Training to Overseas Students 2007 (commonly known as The National Code 2007)

Streamlined visa processing

The University of Newcastle participates in the new Streamlined Visa Process (SVP),which means faster visa assessment for international students who hold a Confirmation of Enrolment from the University.

International Sanctions 

The University of Newcastle must comply with Australian laws relating to international sanctions (United Nations Security Council sanctions and Australian 'Autonomous Sanctions'). This may affect the University's interactions with recruitment agents and applicants from sanctioned countries, particularly in relation to applications for Research Higher Degree programs.