The University of Newcastle, Australia

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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
90% ? of our undergraduate 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 the University of 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.

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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.

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

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Event • 1 Apr 2020 - 22 Apr 2020

Fairy Tales: Meanings, Messages, and Morals

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Event • 6 May 2020 - 17 Jun 2020

The Science of Weight Loss: Dispelling Diet Myths

Location: Free Online Short Course | Duration: 6 Weeks | Effort: 2-3 hours per week | Cost: FREE - Certificate for US$49 | Subject: Food and Nutrition | Level: IntroductoryArm…

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Event • 27 May 2020 - 17 Jun 2020

High Conflict in Law: An Introduction

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