University of Newcastle

Studying at University of Newcastle

Now, more than ever, the world needs new thinking, new ideas and new approaches to face the challenges of tomorrow. Whether it’s a new perspective or a bold new plan for change, new takes the right people to chase it and the right place to cultivate it. At the University of Newcastle (UON), degrees are shaped around global learning, work placements and entrepreneurial approaches to study – all designed to help students bring their new to the world. From international exchanges that make your mark on the world stage to opportunities to create a social enterprise around your passion, UON offers a supportive learning environment that is innovative and future focused.

Among the world's best, UON is ranked in the top 250 universities globally by Times Higher Education (2016-17) and QS World University Rankings (2017), and has 13 disciplines ranked in the world’s top 200 by QS (2017).

At UON, you’ll also have the opportunity to benefit from world-class research and innovation that creates new thinking, new ideas and new breakthroughs, both in Australia and around the world. Connecting your degree with research that delivers impact is a part of the UON experience. UON is proud that its researchers rank among the world’s best.

Domestic students can apply for UON undergraduate and postgraduate courses through UAC. International Year 12 students can apply for UON undergraduate courses through UAC.

Admission criteria

The minimum qualifications you need before you can be selected for admission to a course of study.

English language proficiency

English language proficiency is an admission requirement for all tertiary courses offered through UAC.

Scholarships and schemes

Equity programs to help you access your potential.

About University of Newcastle

Enrolment, campus information and fees and charges.


Port Macquarie – 16 August 2018
Central Coast (Ourimbah) – 4 August 2018
Newcastle (Callaghan) – 25 August 2018

About UON.


tel: 1300 ASK UON (1300 275 866)
(02) 4921 5000
+61 2 4921 6595 (international)


For all other contact details, visit the UON website.