The University of Newcastle, Australia

Study an undergraduate degree At Newcastle

Whether you’re fresh out of school and ready for what’s next, or further down the road and looking to change course – choose from over 100 undergraduate degrees and take the first step towards an exciting future.

Top 10 ? University in Australia
89% ? of our graduates find employment within four months of graduating - above the Australian university average
5-star ? maximum rating for student retention and social equity
Over 23,000 ? Work Integrated Learning experiences delivered each year at the University of Newcastle

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The University of Newcastle offers a wide range of study areas so you can pursue your passion. Choose a degree that excites and motivates you, or combine two and create a path of your own.

Why study at Newcastle?

Student lifestyle

More than 142,000 University of Newcastle students have called Newcastle their home over the course of our 54-year history. Newcastle has a lot to offer from some of the best beaches in the world to a thriving arts scene.

Learn more about the Newcastle lifestyle

Experiences across the globe

Whether it is overseas learning, study tours or international work placements there are options for UON students across every area of study.

Check out the video highlights from our students above.

Learn more about International study opportunities


We have over 100 scholarships available which support around 1000 new students at the University of Newcastle per year.

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Upcoming dates

  • 01 Nov Campus Walking Tour
  • 08 Nov Semester 2 - Concludes
  • 11 Nov Semester 2 - Examinations
  • 15 Nov Campus Walking Tour
  • 28 Nov Central Coast Schools Visit Day
  • 29 Nov Campus Walking Tour
  • 04 Dec Semester 2 - Results released
  • 06 Dec Campus Walking Tour
  • 13 Dec Campus Walking Tour
  • 16 Dec Semester 2 - Rescheduled examinations
  • 09 Feb Semester 1 - Postgraduate applications close
  • 24 Feb Semester 1 - Commences
  • 06 Mar Semester 1 - Last day to add a course through myHub without approval
  • 20 Mar Semester 1 - Census date
  • 10 Apr Good Friday
  • 11 Apr Easter Saturday
  • 12 Apr Easter Sunday
  • 13 Apr Easter Monday
  • 13 Apr Semester 1 - Recess
  • 25 Apr ANZAC Day Public Holiday
  • 27 Apr Semester 1 - Resumes
  • 01 May Labour Day Public Holiday, SIngapore
  • 05 Jun Semester 1 - Concludes
  • 08 Jun Queen's Birthday Public Holiday
  • 09 Jun Semester 1 - Examinations
  • 03 Jul Semester 1 - Results released
  • 05 Jul Semester 2 - Postgraduate applications close
  • 20 Jul Semester 2 - Commences
  • 31 Jul Semester 2 - Last day to add a course through myHub without approval
  • 14 Aug Semester 2 - Census date
  • 28 Sep Semester 2 - Recess
  • 05 Oct Labour Day Public Holiday
  • 12 Oct Semester 2 - Resumes
  • 30 Oct Semester 2 - Concludes
  • 02 Nov Semester 2 - Examinations
  • 27 Nov Semester 2 - Results released

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International enquiries

If you are a prospective international undergraduate student interested in studying at the University of Newcastle, please contact us directly via International Enquiries


Have questions about applying for an undergraduate course through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC)? Grace, a current UON student, has some helpful tips.

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