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.
Click here for more information and a full list of available scholarships.
Services Offered for International Students
- Course and Career Counselling services
- Special enrolment and orientation
- Halal food
- International student clubs and associations
- On-campus accommodation
- On campus medical facilities
- Religious Facilities - Christianity
- Religious Facilities - combined facilities
- Religious Facilities - Muslim prayer rooms
- Social Activities
- Special English language
- Sporting facilities
- Sporting facilities - variety of clubs
- Sporting facilities - Gym
- Sporting facilities - Swimming pool
- Sporting facilities - Team sports
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.
Further to the off-campus database you can also search for rental properties which are managed by real estate agents on the following websites: www.domain.com.au, www.realestate.com.au or http://hamilton.ljhooker.com.au/.
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.