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The University of Newcastle is a regional university providing high quality education to prepare you for your future career. You will learn from world-class teaching staff at innovative facilities.

Newcastle is a multicultural, diverse and safe city to study in. You will be able to interact with local and international students. You will get to experience Australian culture and way of life.

We offer scholarships, strong industry connections and real-world experience. Plus, you can gain extra post-study work right opportunities when you choose to study with us.

Top 200 ? university in the world Find out more
Top Regional University ? One of the top regional universities in Australia
93.3% ? of our postgraduate graduates find employment within four months of graduating
89.8% ? of our undergraduate graduates find employment within four months of graduating
No. 1 ? university in Australia for industry collaboration

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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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We offer a range of student services, programs and workshops to help you succeed. You can build your resume, improve your English skills, engage in practical experiences and more. See how our students boost their career opportunities while studying with us.

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Be part of a vibrant student community

We are a university that prides itself on cultural diversity. We welcome students from around the globe. With friendly support and services teams, we help make your stay safe and secure, so you can focus on your study and enjoy your time in Australia.

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Life on campus

We know students need secure, affordable and comfortable accommodation when they are studying.

We have many options for on-campus student living. Our campuses are home to over 1,800 students from all over the world. We offer self-contained apartments, dormitory-style shared accommodation and apartment towers with a cinema, communal commercial kitchens and music rooms.

If you are looking to live off campus, we have services to help you.

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How does Newcastle compare?

For study and living, Newcastle and the Central Coast are more affordable than most major cities in Australia.

For accommodation, Newcastle is

  • 46% cheaper than Sydney
  • 22% cheaper than Melbourne
  • 16% cheaper than Brisbane

*Prices sourced from Cost of Living comparisons at budgetdirect.com.au

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Student Highlights

11 Oct 2022 • Akshata Dhuraji

Akshata takes her development skills into the workforce

Akshata Dhuraji is in her final year of the Bachelor of Software Engineering and has taken the opportunity for work integrated learning to a hands-on experience.

05 Oct 2022 • Nikhil Achuthankutty

Scholarship changes Nikhil’s life and career path

Growing up in Mumbai, India, Nikhil Achuthankutty has always had a passion for marketing and wanted to study with a focus on marketing and management. Receiving the South Asian Scholarship made his study goals easier to achieve with a major part of his fees being paid off through this.

06 Sep 2022 • Preyaan Ray

Preyaan is taking his financial abilities internationally

Preyaan Ray discovered the University of Newcastle whilst living in India and hasn't looked back since! Find out more about his study experience.

Dr Suraj Ghimire
12 May 2022 • Dr Suraj Ghimire

Disease Prevention: Working on reducing adverse health impacts on our communities

Suraj is a current postgrad student enrolled in the Master of Public Health. Suraj wanted to gain additional insight into disease management and develop promotive and preventative equity focused health policies and practices.

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.