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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Why study at the University of Newcastle?

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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Upcoming events

Looking Ahead Lecture Series

Event • 22 Sep 2020 from 5:15pm - 6:30pm

Climate Change In Challenging Times

Join revolutionary Professor Paul Dastoor as he explores how the current COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of the global environment and the urgent role that scientific research and technology development must play in building a sustainable future.

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Event • 15 Sep 2020 from 11:00am - 11:30am

Career Conversations: Digital Creativity in the 21st Century

Explore the possibilities of a career in digital creativity and emerging technologies with Dr Rewa Wright.

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Event • 17 Sep 2020 from 11:00am - 11:30am

Career Conversations: Merging creativity and technology

What is a creative technologist? Find out in this webinar that is for students who are techies with creative talent or creatives with a knack for tech who are contemplating a career in this growth industry.

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Upcoming dates

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 Trimester 3 - Concludes

Last day to drop a course without academic penalty

Nov 13th Semester 2 - 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

Nov 23rd Summer Term 1 - Commences

Last day to add a course through MyHub without approval

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 11th Summer Term 1 - Census date

Last day to withdraw or drop a course without financial penalty

Jan 11th Summer Term 2 - Commences

Last day to add a course through MyHub without approval

Jan 13th Singapore Trimester 3 - Rescheduled Examinations

January 13th - January 19th

Special exam period

Jan 22nd Summer Term 2 - Census date

Last day to withdraw or drop a course without financial penalty

Jan 25th Trimester 1 - Commences
Feb 5th Trimester 1 - Last day to add a course through myHub without approval
Feb 8th Summer Term 1 - Examinations

February 8th - February 12th

Feb 8th Summer Term 2 - Examinations

February 8th - February 12th

Feb 19th Summer Term 1 - Results released

Fully graded date

Feb 19th Trimester 1 - Census date

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

Feb 19th Summer Term 2 - Results released

Fully graded date

Feb 22nd Semester 1 - Commences
Mar 5th Semester 1 - Last day to add a course through myHub without approval
Mar 19th Semester 1 - Census date

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

Apr 2nd Semester 1 - Recess

April 2nd - April 16th

Apr 16th Trimester 1 - Concludes
Apr 19th Trimester 1 – Examinations

April 19th - April 23rd

Apr 19th Semester 1 - Resumes
May 7th Trimester 1 - Results released

Fully graded date

May 10th Trimester 2 - Commences
May 21st Trimester 2 - Last day to add a course through myHub without approval
Jun 4th Semester 1 - Concludes

Last day to drop a course without academic penalty

Jun 4th Trimester 2 - Census date

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

Jun 7th Semester 1 – Formal Examinations

June 7th - June 19th

(Undergraduate and Postgraduate)

Jun 14th Winter Term - Commences

Last day to add a course through MyHub without approval

Jun 25th Winter Term - Census date

Last day to withdraw or drop a course without financial penalty

Jul 2nd Semester 1 - Results released

Fully Graded Date (Undergraduate and Postgraduate)

Jul 9th Winter Term - Concludes

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

Jul 12th Winter Term - Examinations

July 12th - July 15th

Jul 12th Semester 1 – Rescheduled Examinations

July 12th - July 17th

(Undergraduate and Postgraduate)

Jul 16th Winter Term - Results released

Fully graded date. Subject to change.

Jul 19th Semester 2 - Commences
Jul 30th Trimester 2 - Concludes

Last day to drop a course without academic penalty

Jul 30th Semester 2 - Last day to add a course through myHub without approval
Aug 2nd Trimester 2 - Examinations

August 2nd - August 6th

Aug 13th Semester 2 - Census date

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

Aug 20th Trimester 2 - Results released

Fully graded date

Aug 23rd Trimester 3 - Commences
Sep 3rd Trimester 3 - Last day to add a course through myHub without approval
Sep 17th Trimester 3 - Census date

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

Sep 20th Semester 2 - Recess

September 20th - October 4th

Oct 5th Semester 2 - Resumes
Oct 29th Semester 2 - Concludes

Last day to drop a course without academic penalty

Nov 1st Semester 2 - Examinations

November 1st - November 13th

Nov 12th Trimester 3 - Concludes

Last day to drop a course without academic penalty

Nov 15th Trimester 3 - Examinations

November 15th - November 19th

Nov 26th Semester 2 - Results released

Fully graded date

Dec 1st Trimester 3 - Results released

Fully graded date

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Medicine
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A new pathway will give disadvantaged students who complete Open Foundation or Newstep programs up to six places in the University’s Medical Program.

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