Study with us

The University of Newcastle, Australia, is a leader in university education, with a reputation for high-quality teaching and learning, and exciting, contemporary academic programs.

Study options

How to apply Learn more about applying to study at the University of Newcastle

Why study with us?

Choosing to study at the University of Newcastle can give you a competitive advantage with your future career. Here are the top reasons to study with us.

1. Study at a university ranked top 200 in the world

You will have access to world-class programs, inspiring and collaborative learning environments, and opportunities to put theory into practice with real-world experiences. Learn from our passionate and talented teaching staff who have strong industry connections and experience.

2. Gain additional post-study work opportunities

The Australian Government allows students that meet study and skills criteria to stay in Australian after they complete their study and gain valuable work experience. To promote living and working in regional areas, students are eligible to stay for up to two years if they complete their studies at our Sydney campus, for up to three years from our Newcastle campus, or for up to four years from our Central Coast campus.

3. Build your professional networks and connect with our industry partners

We offer you the chance for practical work experience as part of your study, greater connection with local, regional and national industry partners, and the opportunity to grow your professional network. You can open more doors with us.

4. Experience more career opportunities and earn higher salaries

Over 90% of our undergraduate and 94.8% of our postgraduates gain employment within four months and completing their studies. Our students start post-study work with higher salaries than the Australian average meaning you will have a better chance of success with us.

5. Study free from distraction in a welcoming setting

Newcastle and the Central Coast have the convenience and benefits of a big city, without the usual distractions from study. In Sydney, our strong industry partner connections benefit postgraduate study programs. Our campus environments enhance study effectiveness.

6. Engage in practical learning experiences while you study

Our focus on practical learning experiences is built into our study programs. It ensures you will be well prepared for work environments, and ready to take on new challenges.

7. Enjoy a more affordable Australian study experience

For study and living, Newcastle and the Central Coast are more affordable than most major cities in Australia. We also run workshops and classes to help you find part-time work while you study. With a range of international scholarships, there are many affordable ways to study with us.

8. Be part of a vibrant student community

Our community and domestic students love studying at our beautiful campuses. With friendly support and services teams, we help make your stay safe and secure, so you can focus on your study and have fun in Australia

Top 200 ? university in the world Find out more
Top 200
15 subjects ranked in the top 200 in the world
Top 8 ? in Australia for research 'well above world standard'
95% ? of our research is 'at' or 'above world standard'
Top 9 ? in Australia for research income (HERDC), $133.5M in total

Got a question?

Our friendly international support staff can answer any question you have, no matter how big or small. You can fill out our simple enquiry web form, email or phone +61 2 4913 8300

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.