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 ? university in the world Find out more
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15 subjects ranked in the top 200 in the world
Ranked 197 ? in the world
93.3% ? of our postgraduate graduates find employment within four months of graduating
Top 5 ? in the world for Partnering for a Sustainable Future

 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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Worried about the cost of studying in Australia? Don't let that stop you from applying at the University of Newcastle.

We are 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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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.

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Upcoming events

JTDs advanced manufacturing

Event • 26 May 2022 from 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Join the Dots - Advanced Manufacturing

Your chance to meet some of Newcastle's most dynamic founders, researchers and supporters in the advanced manufacturing space

Startup Stories Wink Reports

Event • 1 Jun 2022 from 8:00am - 9:00am

Startup Stories – Johann Du Toit (Wink Reports)

Hear the experiences of an entrepreneur and business owner – the highs, the lows, the wins, the mistakes, the inside story.

Upcoming dates

Jun 1st Mid-year info session
Jun 3rd Semester 1 - Concludes
Jun 6th Semester 1 - Examinations
Jun 13th Queen's Birthday Public Holiday
Jun 16th Undergraduate: July Round 1 application deadline last chance to apply for Semester 2
Jul 1st Semester 1 - Fully Graded date
Jul 4th Winter - Course Experience Survey

Dates may be altered for some courses

Jul 11th Semester 1 - Rescheduled Examinations
Jul 11th Trimester 2 - Course Experience Survey

Dates may be altered for some courses

Jul 18th Singapore Trimester 2 - Course Experience Survey

Dates may be altered for some courses

Jul 18th Semester 2 - Commences
Jul 22nd NUPrep winter semester Fully Graded Date
Jul 29th Semester 2 - Last day to add a course through myHub without approval
Jul 30th Central Coast Open Day
Aug 12th Semester 2 - Census Date
Aug 27th Newcastle Open Day
Sep 19th Semester 2 - Course Experience Survey

Dates may be altered for some courses

Sep 19th Schools Recommendation Scheme (SRS) Applications close for 2022
Sep 26th Semester 2 - Recess
Sep 30th Early Bird UAC Applications Close
Oct 24th Trimester 3 - Course Experience Survey

Dates may be altered for some courses

Oct 28th Semester 2 - Concludes
Oct 31st Semester 2 - Examinations
Nov 3rd SRS: Course preference deadline for first SRS offers
Nov 11th SRS: First offers released
Nov 11th UAC: Nov Round 1 offers released
Nov 21st Summer 1 - Start Date
Nov 25th Semester 2 - Fully Graded Date
Dec 12th Semester 2 - Rescheduled Examinations
Dec 15th NSW and ACT ATARs released
Dec 16th UAC: Change preferences for Dec Round 2 offers
Dec 22nd UAC: Dec Round 2 offers released

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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.