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.

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15 subjects ranked in the top 200 in the world
Ranked 197 ? in the world
94.8% ? of our postgraduate graduates find employment within four months of graduating
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.

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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 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 25th Winter Term - Census date

Last day to withdraw or drop a course without financial penalty

Jul 2nd Semester 1 - Results released

Fully Graded Date

Jul 9th Winter Term - Concludes

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

Jul 12th Winter Term - Examinations

July 12th - July 15th

Jul 12th Semester 1 – Rescheduled Examinations

July 12th - July 17th

(Undergraduate and Postgraduate)

Jul 16th Winter Term - Results released

Fully graded date. Subject to change.

Jul 19th Semester 2 - Commences
Jul 19th Trimester 2 - Course Experience Survey

July 19th - August 15th

Dates may be altered for some courses

Jul 26th Singapore Trimester 2 - Course Experience Survey

July 26th - August 29th

Dates may be altered for some courses

Jul 30th Trimester 2 - Concludes

Last day to drop a course without academic penalty

Jul 30th Semester 2 - Last day to add a course through myHub without approval
Aug 2nd Trimester 2 - Examinations

August 2nd - August 6th

Aug 13th Semester 2 - Census date

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

Aug 20th Trimester 2 - Results released

Fully graded date

Aug 23rd Trimester 3 - Commences
Sep 3rd Trimester 3 - Last day to add a course through myHub without approval
Sep 17th Trimester 3 - Census date

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

Sep 20th Semester 2 - Recess

September 20th - October 4th

Oct 4th Semester 2 - Course Experience Survey

October 4th - November 21st

Dates may be altered for some courses

Oct 5th Semester 2 - Resumes
Oct 29th Semester 2 - Concludes

Last day to drop a course without academic penalty

Nov 1st Semester 2 - Examinations

November 1st - November 13th

Nov 1st Trimester 3 - Course Experience Survey

November 1st - November 28th

Dates may be altered for some courses

Nov 12th Trimester 3 - Concludes

Last day to drop a course without academic penalty

Nov 15th Trimester 3 - Examinations

November 15th - November 19th

Nov 22nd Singapore Trimester 3 - Course Experience Survey

November 22nd - December 23rd

Dates may be altered for some courses

Nov 26th Semester 2 - Results released

Fully graded date

Dec 1st Trimester 3 - Results released

Fully graded date

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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.