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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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14 subjects ranked in the top 200 in the world
Ranked 192 ? 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.



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 study options in Australia. We offer a range of scholarships up to AUD$60,000 depending on your degree and duration of study. This will help reduce your 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. You will be able to interact with local and international students. You will get to experience Australian culture and way of life.

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Newcastle student experience

Upcoming events

Students walking on Ourimbah campus

Event • 9 Dec 2022 from 10:00am - 11:00am

Ourimbah Campus Campus Tour

Live on the Central Coast? Our Ourimbah campus specialises in Exercise and Sport Science, Food Science and Human Nutrition, Podiatry or Oral Health, with a range of other degrees available too.

An image of Callaghan Campus

Event • 9 Dec 2022 from 10:30am - 12:30pm

Callaghan Campus Campus Tour (Including Accommodation Tour)

Come and check out our largest campus at Callaghan, in its beautiful bushland setting. Get a feel for your way around campus, from lecture theatres to libraries, cafés and bars, parks and sporting facilities, student hubs and support services, and of course our on-site accommodation precinct.

Upcoming dates

Dec 12th Semester 2 - Rescheduled Examinations
Dec 12th Callaghan graduation ceremonies

December 12th - December 14th

Dec 15th NSW and ACT ATARs released
Dec 15th Summer Ball
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.