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University of Newcastle

Check whether the University of Newcastle is right for you as an international student.

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Newcastle, Australia
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Study abroad at The University of Newcastle, Australia

The University of Newcastle (UoN), also referred to as Newcastle University, is a public university located in Callaghan, New South Wales, Australia. There are also campuses in Ourimbah, Port Macquarie, Singapore and Sydney.

Over 37,000 students study at the University of Newcastle, including more than 7,000 international students from 115 countries. The University is made up of several faculties including business and law, education and arts, engineering, health and medicine, science, and English.

UoN Student Living is the University's on-campus accommodation precinct at the Callaghan and Ourimbah campuses. Student Living provides a range of support services for students, including 24-hour support and well-being services, a dedicated health and well-being coordinator, academic support and 24/7 security.

There are over 80 student clubs and societies that you can join covering a range of areas, including politics, faith, culture, charity and sports.

Why study at Newcastle University?

  • Highly ranked

    Ranked in the top 10 in Australia and 214 in the world (QS World University Rankings 2019)

  • Great location

    Newcastle has been ranked one of the most livable cities in the world

Life as an international student

Orientation (known as “O Week”) is your first week at UoN as an international student before classes start. It includes information sessions that will give you practical information about living and studying at the University, as well as a range of social activities and off-campus outings to help you get to know the area and make new friends.

During your time at UoN, you’ll have access to a range of support systems and services like student information hubs, careers guidance and advice, clubs and societies, and student mentors. You can also access programs to build skills, free legal advice, 7 state-of-the-art libraries, health and welfare advisers, disability support and financial support.

The University has developed a great range of social and academic programs that can help you make new friends, take a break from studies, or give your future the extra edge with their unique iLEAD Plus program.

Student life & facilities

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  • Library
    • Computer labs
    • Group Study Rooms
  • Fitness Centre
    • Spin Studio
    • Climbing Walls
    • Machines
    • Free Weights
    • Fitness Classes
    • Swimming Pool
    • Personal Trainers
    • Fitness Center Physiotherapist
  • Praying Rooms
    • Workshops
    • Chaplaincy
    • Skills classes
    • Language Center
    • Group Praying Rooms
    • Pre sessional English Academic skills courses
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    • No. of Swimming pools 1
    • No. of Badminton Courts
    • No. of Squash Courts 4
    • No. of Climbing Wall 1
    • No. of Basketball Courts 1
    • No. of volleyball courts 1
  • Healthcare & Medical
    • Maternity Care
    • Physiotherapy
    • Travel Vaccinations
    • Campus Pharmacy
    • Counselling & Mental Health Services
    • Campus Doctor
    • Emergency Contraception
  • Transport
    • Campus Bus Service
    • Campus parking
    • On-Campus Shuttle
  • Food & Restaurants
    • Bars 3
    • Restaurants
    • Cafe’s
  • IT Support
    • Campus Wireless Connectivity
  • Clubs & Organisations
    • No. of Clubs & Organizations 150
  • Sports Facilities
    • Sport facilities 3
  • Tutoring Support
    • Student Tutoring & Support
    • Academic Tutoring & Support

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Fees and funding

At The University of Newcastle, Australia, the price of tuition varies for each student, based on your level of study, program of study, and the individual courses that you take. The deposit may not cover the full cost of your first term of fees.

You may also be qualified to apply for a scholarship based on your home country, academic performance, or area of study. Scholarships include financial support for students from diverse backgrounds, rewards for academic excellence and funding for research students.

Scholarship ranges from $1,500 - $18,000

Architecture and Built Environment Postgraduate Coursework Scholarship

Amount: Up to AUS$6,000 per year Basis of Award: Tiered entry based on previous study

Engineering and Technology Postgraduate Coursework Scholarship

Amount: Up to AUD$6,000 per year Basis of Award: Tiered entry based on previous study

Built Environment and Engineering Undergraduate Golden Jubilee International Scholarship

Amount: AUS$140,000 in total Basis of Award: Full scholarship open to 2 International students globally

Global Leaders Scholarship for Business / Law Undergraduate and Business Postgraduate

Amount: AUS$10,000 in total Basis of Award: Students from Latin America and other regions

Built Environment and Engineering International Undergraduate Scholarship

Amount: AUS$5,000 per year Basis of Award: Tiered entry based on previous study


University of Newcastle

University Dr, Callaghan NSW 2308, Australia

Situated on the sunny East Coast of Australia, Newcastle is one of the world's most beautiful coastal cities. It attracts entepreneurs, artists, technologists, and visionaries. Newcastle is quickly evolving into a global leader in city development.

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Visa requirements for the University of Newcastle

Many international students will require a visa to study in Australia, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.

Australia student visa requirements