Our three colleges offer over 180 undergraduate and postgraduate programs across subject areas covering engineering and built environment, education and arts, business and law, science, and health and medicine.
The University's Language Centre offers a wide range of intensive English training programs.
The University of Newcastle College of International Education (UNCIE) is the official on-campus pathway college for international students, offering various Foundation and Diploma courses.
No matter what you choose to study, you will learn from world-class teaching staff at innovative facilities, interact with local and international students and experience Australian culture and way of life.
The University's world-class research and strong national and international partnerships drive innovation that challenges conventional thinking, breaks new ground, and changes lives.
Working alongside our industry and community partners, we are making a difference in Australia and around the world. By involving our students in the search for new knowledge we are giving them opportunities to be part of solutions to the world’s greatest challenges.
Our researchers benefit from world-class facilities and flagship research institutes consisting of the Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI), Newcastle Institute for Energy and Resources (NIER), and 19 Priority Research Centres.
Global is our dedicated international student team. Located at Callaghan Campus with team members also at our new Sydney campus and our Central Coast Campus, Ourimbah, they are always available to help you, no matter where you are in your journey. The University’s Career Services can connect you with volunteer opportunities at the University or community organisations, expanding your network and giving you valuable experience. They also provide free career counselling, job application assistance, practise interview sessions and even help students create the perfect LinkedIn profile. The University of Newcastle has security officers who are trained to help ensure that students are safe across all campuses.
Our libraries are designed to be spaces where you can learn, research, explore and create. Our libraries at Newcastle Callaghan, Newcastle City and Central Coast campuses have spaces open 24 hours. In Sydney our library is open until 10pm weekdays. At each library you can ask staff for assistance and find spaces to collaborate or meet as groups, as well as quiet zones for focused study.
At the University of Newcastle you have access to world-class IT infrastructure and services. Students at all campuses – including studying remotely – can connect with our suite of computer accounts, and have free access to cutting-edge software and cloud storage. If you’re on-campus, there are thousands of computers and devices available for your use, as well as wireless and wired networks.
A medical centre is located at both Newcastle and Central Coast campuses. The Callaghan campus also has a pharmacy (for prescriptions, travel medicine and general supplies), a physiotherapy clinic, and a pathology service for blood tests. The Central Coast campus has an oral health centre that provides services including oral examinations, oral hygiene, periodontal and preventative treatments.
Located at our Newcastle Callaghan campus, NUsport at The Forum offers state-of-the-art health and fitness facilities and programs to help maintain your physical and mental wellbeing. Located just a few minute’s walk from Q Building (Newcastle City Campus), NUsport at The Forum Harbourside offers leading health and fitness facilities in a convenient location – so you can stay healthy while you study.
With more than 100 clubs, societies and social groups, there is plenty to do on and off campus. Challenge yourself, or just have fun, with a range of clubs below:
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