The University of Newcastle, Australia

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With over 100 undergraduate degrees and even more unique study options to follow, you’re sure to find an exciting and rewarding career that’s right for you. Chat to one of our student ambassadors about flexible study options, scholarships, peer assisted study sessions and real-world experience.

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10 subjects ranked in the top 200 in the world
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.

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Student lifestyle

Over the course of our 55-year history, more than 148,000 students have called Newcastle their home. And why wouldn't you want to? Our laid-back lifestyle, picture perfect beaches and thriving arts scene are just some of the reasons to love Newy.

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Experiences across the globe

Are you keen to take your studies around the world? There are opportunities for international experiences across every area of study, whether it’s an overseas exchange program, study tour or work placement.

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Scholarships

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

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Event • 8 Jul 2020 - 5 Aug 2020

When I Grow Up: Supporting Children's Aspirations

Location: Free online short course | Duration: 4 weeks | Effort: 1-2 hours per week | Cost: FREE - Certificate for US $49 | Subject: Education & Teacher Training |…

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Event • 13 Jul 2020 from 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Webinar: Master of Environmental Management and Sustainability

Join Senior Lecturer Dr Geoff MacFarlane to learn more about the Master of Environmental Management and Sustainability at the University of Newcastle and have your questions answered during a free…

Current Master of Disaster Resilience and Sustainable Development student Aileen

Event • 20 Jul 2020 from 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Webinar: Postgraduate Disaster Resilience and Sustainable Development

Join Associate Professor Ifte Ahmed and a current student to learn more about the Graduate Certificate in Disaster Risk Reduction and Master of Disaster Resilience and Sustainable Development at the…

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Upcoming dates

Jul 10th Winter Term - Concludes

Last day to withdraw without academic penalty. Subject to change.

Jul 10th Semester 1 - Results released

Fully Graded Date (Enabling Pathways)

Jul 13th Winter Term - Examinations

July 13th - July 16th

Jul 17th Winter Term - Results released

Fully graded date. Subject to change.

Jul 31st Trimester 2 - Concludes

Last day to drop a course without academic penalty

Jul 31st Semester 1 - Results released

Fully Graded Date (Undergraduate and Postgraduate)

Aug 1st Central Coast Open Day

Subject to change

Aug 3rd Semester 2 - Commences
Aug 3rd Singapore Semester 2 - Commences
Aug 3rd Trimester 2 - Examinations

August 3rd - August 7th

Aug 9th Singapore Trimester 2 - Last day of teaching

Last day to drop a course without academic penalty (WW grades). FF grades after this date.

Aug 14th Semester 2 - Last day to add a course through myHub without approval
Aug 21st Singapore Trimester 2 - Concludes
Aug 21st Trimester 2 - Results released

Fully graded date

Aug 24th Trimester 3 - Commences
Aug 28th Semester 2 - Census date

Last day to withdraw or drop a course without financial penalty.

Aug 29th Newcastle Open Day

Callaghan and City Campuses - Subject to change

Aug 31st Singapore Trimester 3 - Commences
Sep 3rd Singapore Trimester 2 - Results released (Fully Graded Date)
Sep 4th Trimester 3 - Last day to add a course through myHub without approval
Sep 7th Singapore Trimester 2 - Rescheduled examinations

September 7th - September 11th

Special exam period

Sep 11th Singapore Trimester 3 - End of late enrolment period

No courses can be added after this date without Course Coordinator approval

Sep 18th Trimester 3 - Census date

Last day to withdraw or drop a course without financial penalty.

Sep 25th Singapore Trimester 3 - Census date

Last day to withdraw or drop a course without financial penalty.

Sep 28th Semester 2 - Recess

September 28th - October 9th

Oct 12th Singapore Trimester 3 - Mid term break

October 12th - October 18th

Oct 12th Semester 2 - Resumes
Nov 13th Semester 2 - Concludes

Last day to drop a course without academic penalty

Nov 13th Trimester 3 - Concludes

Last day to drop a course without academic penalty

Nov 16th Semester 2 - Examinations

November 16th - November 27th

Nov 16th Trimester 3 - Examinations

November 16th - November 20th

Dec 2nd Trimester 3 - Results released

Fully graded date

Dec 6th Singapore Trimester 3 - Last day of teaching

Last day to drop a course without academic penalty (WW grade). FF grades after this date.

Dec 7th Singapore Trimester 3 - Examinations

December 7th - December 17th

Dec 11th Semester 2 - Results released

Fully graded date

Dec 17th Singapore Trimester 3 - Concludes
Jan 8th Singapore Trimester 3 - Results released

Fully Graded Results

Jan 13th Singapore Trimester 3 - Rescheduled Examinations

January 13th - January 19th

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