Program Details

Semester in Newcastle offers two 14-week semesters, starting in July and February. The University of Newcastle is well known for academic excellence and innovative teaching, and you’ll find almost anything you’re looking for, whether you want to stay with
Location:
Newcastle, Australia
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester

Program Overview

Program Description:
Semester in Newcastle offers two 14-week semesters, starting in July and February. The University of Newcastle is well known for academic excellence and innovative teaching, and you’ll find almost anything you’re looking for, whether you want to stay within your major or branch out and take some courses unique to Australia. If you've always wanted to study abroad in Australia, we've got a lot of reasons to study in Newcastle with our study abroad program. Here are just a few of the key highlights that make this program unique: CISabroad Adventure Orientation Lower cost of living than most other Australian cities = more money for travel 6,000 international students from more than 80 countries Great location: 20 minutes to the beach, 2.5 hours to Sydney The University is ranked in the top 100 Universities in the world for engineering/technology and computer sciences Real ease of meeting local Australian students Both on- and off-campus housing options Extensive sports facilities on campus
Setting Description:
A lively port city on a breathtaking stretch of Australia's coastline, Newcastle boasts wonderful beaches for surfing and swimming, a low cost of living, a very favorable climate, and a casual lifestyle—and it's only 2.5 hours from Sydney. It is located in New South Whales, Newcastle is the largest coal exporting harbor in the world. With a population of 350,000, Newcastle offers all the usual city comforts, such as restaurants, cafés, parks and gardens, theaters, art galleries, shopping centers, and nightclubs, while retaining the charms of a smaller beach community. Lonely Planet named Newcastle a Top Ten city in the World in “Best in Travel Guide” in 2011. It is a city full of heritage that is known for its relaxed coastal lifestyle with a blend of imagination, sophistication and culture. Many walks of life call Newcastle home, including artists, sports champions, entertainers, musicians, authors and researchers. The University of Newcastle offers a great study environment – it has
Cost:
For current prices and dates please visit the CISabroad website.

Program Reviews

Overall Rating

5.0

Based on 2 Reviews

  • Great experience
    5.0
    10/10/17

    I loved every second of my time in Newcastle. The night life is amazing, the students are welcoming, and the food is delicious! I made so many lifelong friends during my stay and was able to travel all across the country. CIS abroad set up everything

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • Semester in Newcastle was AMAZING!
    5.0
    02/17/15

    Choosing to study abroad in Newcastle was the best decision I have ever made. The school is conveniently located by the beautiful Australian coast and I got to travel all over the country during my time there. I loved living in Newcastle so much that

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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