UNE was formed in 1938 as the New England University College, a College of the University of Sydney. The University became fully independent in 1954 and pioneered teaching to external students by correspondence, making UNE Australia's most experienced provider of distance and now online education.
The University of New England has ten Schools specialising in a wide range academic fields:
We work to ensure that our research is relevant and responsive to the challenges facing us today and insightful towards the future needs of individuals and communities at all levels.
We continue to build research excellence and develop a culture where achieving impact with our research is an integral part of our academic life that is both rewarding and rewarded, and institutionally acknowledged and supported.
Career Development can provide students with many services, including:
UNE's administration areas are the directorates, operational areas, and offices that support the functions of the University.
Each of UNE's eight Residential Colleges has a unique culture, and offers different accommodation options and facilities. If you're unsure of which college is right for you, you can compare accommodation options below, get to know the Colleges better through the College pages, or browse options by contract term instead.
The University Library includes Dixson Library, the Law Library and the UNE Heritage Centre, as well as the Library's virtual presence on the Internet.
The UNE Medical Centre is located within the Tablelands Clinical School building, adjacent to Armidale Hospital in Butler St. International students are able to access this facility and use their Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) for a number of different health services.
We are proud that students from more than 75 nations study on campus, creating a multicultural atmosphere. Our campus is well equipped with first rate sporting facilities, shops, restaurants, medical facilities, childcare, a post office and banking facilities. In addition to excellent study facilities, we provide an environment that facilitates the creation of lifelong friendships.
Sport UNE - Offers students a great range of oncampus sporting facilities, including rockclimbing, soccer, yoga, archery, hockey and basketball.