How to apply
Find out all you need to know about applying to study at the University of Newcastle.
The University of Newcastle provides high quality education to prepare you for your future career. It's a place where you'll gain access to world-class programs, collaborative learning environments, scholarships, industry connections and real-world experience.
What’s more, South Asian students get to experience a multicultural, diverse and safe city to study in and the opportunity to gain extra post study work right opportunity once you graduate.
For study and living, Newcastle and the Central Coast are more affordable than most major cities in Australia. The University of Newcastle makes it very easy for students to adjust to university life, whether you choose to live on or off campus.
We have a dedicated support team to help students adjust to the new environment. With self-contained apartments, dormitory-style shared accommodation or apartment towers with a cinema, communal commercial kitchens and music rooms, we have many options for student living.
The good news is that Newcastle is more affordable when compared with most Australian capital cities across categorised including groceries, leisure activities and accommodation.
*Prices sourced from Cost of Living comparisons at budgetdirect.com.au
The best way to learn the practical skills required after graduation is to apply your theoretical knowledge in real-world environments. Work Integrated Learning (WIL) aims to help you acquire these skills while earning credit for your degree.
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.
Build on your classroom theory with practical experience and increase your employability with Work Integrated Learning (WIL). These skills are learnt in actual or virtual workplace environments including clinical or professional placements, practicum or internships, as well as field work, community engagement activities and project-based learning.
The University of Newcastle also supports international students to study abroad as part of their education through numerous exchange partnerships we have with universities around the world.
With over 100 undergraduate degrees you’re sure to find an exciting and rewarding career that’s right for you.
If you are making a career change or chasing that next promotion, there is a qualification to suit your needs.
Tandin Wangmo is currently the Head of Office and the National Project Coordinator for the Regional Office of South Asia, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), working out of Bhutan
Kanishk Kumar (MBA, 2011; Master of Marketing, 2011) is a business development and market entry consulting professional, with a reputation for helping businesses grow.
Development studies, community services, Faith Curtis, study development, University of Newcastle, Australia
Driven by his eagerness to discover the unknown, Harsimranjeet jumped from one end of the spectrum to the other at the University of Newcastle.
News • 21 Jan 2021
Recognised by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) as a world-leader in microplastics research, University of Newcastle’s Dr Thava Palanisami has been invited to speak at the Geneva Beat Plastic Pollution Dialogues and showcase University of Newcastle-based research on the world-stage.
News • 10 Aug 2020
A talented nanomaterials researcher, Ahmad Tabish, has been selected for the highly competitive Distinguished Talent Visa under the Government’s newly launched Global Talent Independent Program.
News • 20 Sep 2019
Leading the charge in translating basic materials research into real-world products, Professor Ajayan Vinu has been awarded the highly coveted C.N. Rao Distinguished Lecture on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology at the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT) Bombay – the highest ranked university in India*.
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.