Experience a university that celebrates you.
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.
An undergraduate degree is your first degree. Can't find what you're looking for below? Make sure you have a look at our full list of undergraduate degrees.
A postgraduate program is a pathway to further the knowledge gained in an undergraduate degree. Can't find what you're looking for below? Make sure you have a look at our full list of postgraduate programs.
These individual courses form part of your undergraduate or postgraduate degree.
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Get career ready
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.
Career Connect is designed to help you build the essential knowledge, skills and experience that employers demand. Statistics show that extra-curricular activities, transferable skills and industry knowledge are must-haves when seeking employment.
Work Integrated Learning
Often referred to as practicum, clinical placement, internship or fieldwork, we offer students hands-on knowledge in their field of study. The programs are forged on professional partnerships and ensure students are work-ready, engaged with their chosen career, and excited about their future.
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.
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
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.
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.
Preyaan Ray discovered the University of Newcastle whilst living in India and hasn't looked back since! Find out more about his study experience.
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.