University of Newcastle, Australia

About University of Newcastle, Australia

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At the University of Newcastle, Australia, our students are inspired to bring new into the world. For over 50 years, it has been our mission to deliver superior education to talented students from all walks of life. The University of Newcastle is ranked 214 in the world and top ten in Australia by QS World University Rankings 2019. Fifteen of our disciplines were ranked in the world's top 200 by QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018. 

Our degrees are shaped around global learning, work placements and entrepreneurial approaches to develop the problem-solvers and innovators of the future. With state-of-the-art facilities, including our newly opened $95 million New Space facility, the University offers innovative and inspiring approaches to delivering education across all of our locations - Newcastle (Callaghan), Newcastle CBD, Central Coast, Sydney, Port Macquarie and Singapore. With over 37,000 students representing 115 countries, the University's learning community is vibrant and dynamic, offering students a world-class academic experience and a diverse, cultural and social learning environment.

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Courses at University of Newcastle, Australia

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Scholarships at University of Newcastle, Australia

Be sure to see if you qualifiy 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.

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Accommodation Information for Students

We know students need secure, affordable and comfortable accommodation when they are studying. Whether you’re interested in living on or off campus, we have services to help you.

On campus accommodation

More than 900 students, including many international students, live on campus at the University of Newcastle. You will find a diverse community of friends who study, play sports, and relax together. You can choose to live in a private or a shared room, and we can provide your meals or you can cook your own meals. Our nine campus residence buildings are close to class and 20-minutes to town and the beach.

Visit UON Student Living to learn more about living on campus.

Click here to see a summary outlining the cost of living on campus compared to accommodation off campus.

Off campus accommodation

If you want to live off campus, there are many rooms, apartments, and houses available for rent around the university.

The university offers assistance in finding off-campus accommodation. Visit our database to find a variety of off-campus options.


Some families who live near the university host students in their homes for short or long stays. The university arranges each Homestay to ensure that all homes and host families are safe and friendly.

Click here to Learn more about Homestay.

Permanent accommodation

Further to the off-campus database you can also search for rental properties which are managed by real estate agents on the following websites:, or

Temporary accommodation

If you want to live off campus, you may choose to stay at a hostel or hotel for about a week while you find a room or apartment for the school year.

Click here to see our list of hostels, backpackers, hotels and other short-stay accommodation.

Study Abroad Information

The University of Newcastle is a comprehensive institution with three main campuses: Newcastle - Callaghan, Newcastle City, and the Central Coast - Ourimbah. As a student at UON, you will choose from a wide variety of courses and become immersed in our diverse community and beautiful natural setting.

If you choose to study at one of our Newcastle campuses, Newcastle itself is one of the most livable cities in the world and is perfectly located for students wishing to spend their free time travelling to Australia's other must-see destinations.

Click here to find out more about Study Abroad and Exchange.

Fast Facts about University of Newcastle, Australia

Our seven state of the art libraries are designed to be spaces where you can learn, research, explore and create.

No matter what you study or at which campus, you will have access to more than 1.3 million items including 380,000 books and eBooks and over 80,000 electronic journals. 

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