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The University of Newcastle is now ranked 214th in the prestigious 2019 QS World University Rankings announced today.

Moving up 10 places since last year, the University has achieved an impressive rise of 84 places in the QS Rankings since 2014.

Vice-Chancellor, Professor Caroline McMillen, said today’s ranking in the independent global university league table result was an outstanding achievement that reflected the university’s international reputation for excellence in quality education, …

The University of Newcastle has today launched its inaugural Doctoral Training Centre (DTC) focused on supporting the Mining Equipment, Technology and Services (METS) sector – the Advanced METS DTC.


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The University of Newcastle has today launched its inaugural Doctoral Training Centre (DTC) focused on supporting the Mining Equipment, Technology and Services (METS) sector – the Advanced METS DTC.

Fostering collaborative PhD projects, the Advanced METS DTC is aimed at delivering innovative and transformational technologies and developing skilled innovators of the future.

Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation), Professor Kevin Hall, said Australian METS companies were global leaders in providing products and services throughout the mining value chain. …

A leading academic in international business studies from the University of Newcastle has received national recognition for his quality teaching and sustained dedication to improving student learning outcomes.


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A leading academic in international business studies from the University of Newcastle has received national recognition for his quality teaching and sustained dedication to improving student learning outcomes.

Associate Professor Brendan Boyle last night received a 2017 Teaching Excellence Award from the Australian Awards for University Teaching (AAUT), for his innovative delivery modes that are helping students confidently complete their studies.

As an Irish expatriate and former international student himself, Associate Professor Boyle has used his own experiences to capitalise on the diversity of thought all students bring to his classroom. …

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. …