The University of Newcastle, Australia, is a comprehensive, research-intensive university ranked in the top three per cent of universities in the world, with campuses in Newcastle, the Central Coast and Port Macquarie, and presences in Sydney and Singapore.
Ranked in Australia’s top 10 universities for research, its strength is in health and medical, energy and the environment, and science and engineering.
Teaching and research at the University is across five faculties – Engineering and Built Environment; Science and Information Technology; Education and Arts; Business and Law; and Health. Online postgraduate study at the University is delivered via GradSchool.
Widely recognised for its progressive approach to teaching and learning, the University provides more than 36-thousand undergraduate and postgraduate students with innovative problem-based learning programs. The University of Newcastle is renowned for preparing confident, well equipped, career-ready individuals with some of the highest graduate starting salaries in Australia.
The University has partnered with Hunter New England Health and the community to form the Hunter Medical Research Institute – the only major medical research institute in regional Australia.
The world-class energy and resources facility, the Newcastle Institute for Energy and Resources (NIER)- at the University’s Callaghan campus – brings together more than 300 University researchers to work with external partners in the areas of sustainable energy production and minimising energy use.
Newcastle leads the Australian higher education sector in Indigenous education. As one of the largest providers of enabling (foundation) programs in Australia and through our strong partnerships with TAFE NSW, the University offers multiple pathways for students to enter university.