The University of Newcastle, Australia is a leading institution with a reputation for high-quality teaching and learning as well as exciting, contemporary academic programs. Students are taught by academics who are leaders in their field and graduate ready to make an impact across the globe.
The university is a research-intensive institution, ranked in the top 175 universities in the world (QS World University Rankings 2024). It excels in subject areas such as automation and control, mining and mineral engineering, nursing, architecture, education, and many more, offering a total of 12 subjects ranked inside the world's top 200 (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022). It is ranked 30th in the world for Impact (Times Higher Education Impact Rankings, 2023), and 95 per cent of its research is ''at'' or ''above world standard'', according to the 2018 Excellence in Research Australia report.
Those who choose to study at the University of Newcastle, gain opportunities for additional post-study work opportunities. The Australian Government allows students who meet study and skills criteria to stay temporarily in Australia after they complete their study and gain valuable work experience. To promote living and working in regional areas, students are eligible to stay for up to three years to seven years depending on the level of Australian study qualification.
Newcastle and Central Coast locations have a lot of benefits for international graduates. Each has the variety of amenities of a large city, with fantastic modern campuses supported by a friendly team of service staff and resources. International scholarships are also available. Additionally, each location is more affordable than major Australian cities, and both campuses and surrounding areas are safe and secure, meaning students can focus on their studies and university experience in comfort and confidence.