A University of Newcastle academic has been recognized for his quality teaching practice and outstanding contributions to student learning.


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A University of Newcastle (UON) academic has been recognised for his quality teaching practice and outstanding contributions to student learning, specifically for his leadership of the successful clinical program at the Newcastle Law School.

Mr Shaun McCarthy, Director of UON’s Legal Centre, has today been presented with a 2017 Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning, awarded by the Australian Awards for University Teaching (AAUT).

An advocate for innovative and multidisciplinary initiatives within the Bachelor of Laws and Juris Doctor, …

The University of Newcastle (UON) ranks in the top 300 universities in the world, in the 2018 Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings.


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The University of Newcastle (UON) continues to stand strong among the world’s best, ranking in the top 300 universities in the world, in the 2018 Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings.

Now in their 14th year, the THE World University Rankings, evaluate universities worldwide across five key areas – teaching, research, citations, industry income and international outlook.

The 2018 THE ranking includes 1,102 of the world’s leading research universities, …

A new project from the University of Newcastle and Hunter Medical Research Institute is hoping to unlock whether sleep is the missing link in long-term, healthy weight loss.


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A new project from the University of Newcastle and Hunter Medical Research Institute is hoping to unlock whether sleep is the missing link in long-term, healthy weight loss.

Associate Professor Mitch Duncan, from the UON Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition, has been awarded almost $60,000 from Diabetes Australia for a trial called Sleep, Move and Eat, aimed at improving the efficacy of behavioural weight-loss interventions.

“Many Australians have poor sleep health, …

University of Newcastle's PhD candidate Stephanie Holm is the recipient of the prestigious Children’s Literature Fellowship from the State Library of Victoria


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PhD candidate Stephanie Holm has been announced as the recipient of the prestigious Children’s Literature Fellowship from the State Library of Victoria.

Miss Holm, PhD candidate in the field of Natural History Illustration, will receive funding to develop a graphic novel exploring representations of Australian fauna and flora in early Australian children’s book publishing.

“I’m incredibly excited and elated to have this opportunity. Illustrating and books are two of my greatest interests, …

Situated on the sunny East Coast of Australia, Newcastle is one of the world's most beautiful coastal cities - it attracts thousands of international students, every year. It has been ranked as the 5th Most Liveable City In The World


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University of Newcastle – Location and Lifestyle

Situated on the sunny East Coast of Australia, Newcastle is one of the world’s most beautiful coastal cities – it attracts thousands of international students, every year. It has been ranked as the 5th Most Liveable City In The World by the Lonely Planet Guide (2011). Once you’ve experienced it for yourself, you’ll understand why.

Newcastle’s international students enjoy the area’s bustling culture, without the stress of more expensive Australian cities. …

Read about the different types of accommodation that you can live on while studying at the University of Newcastle Australia


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ACCOMMODATION TYPES AT  THE UNIVERSITY OF NEWCASTLE AUSTRALIA

I am often asked about accommodation and what is available to students and the best type of accommodation to get. The University of Newcastle Australia have it explained perfectly! Note, temporary accommodation is a great way to start. Have somewhere to go to when you land and while you attend orientation week etc!

TEMPORARY ACCOMMODATION

International students who are intending to live off-campus generally choose to stay somewhere temporarily (approximately 3 – 10 days) while they source more permanent housing. …

Want to study overseas and live on campus? With no application fee to live on campus with University of Newcastle it's made easy for you!


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Want to live on campus at the University of Newcastle in Australia. Well, you can for a bit cheaper now that they’ve waived the application fee! 

 

The University of Newcastle (UoN) has waived the $100 application fee for living on campus. Students can apply now free of charge to be part of our vibrant living environment.

Living on campus at the University of Newcastle offers a range of unique benefits to students that simply can’t be found in other accommodation. …



Dave Lotimer is a Canadian student who recently finished his studies within the Law faculty at University of Newcastle.

Here is what he had to say about his journey….

DAVE LOTIMER (CANADA)

What better way to find out about the experience our international students have at UON than to let them tell you themselves? Our new student profile videos take you into the lives of a diverse range of students from a variety of countries. …