Program Details

A semester at the University of Newcastle runs fourteen weeks. Students are able to choose from the full range of courses in Architecture, Art and Design, Arts and Social Science, Economics and Music, Nursing and Science and Mathematics.
Newcastle, Australia
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Fall Semester, Spring Semester

Program Overview

Program Description:

The University of Newcastle combines a country setting with the advantages of city living. Situated on a breathtaking stretch of Australia's coastline north of Sydney, the port city of Newcastle boasts wonderful beaches, low cost of living, a favorable climate, and casual lifestyle. Established in 1965, the university has two campuses, Callaghan (the large campus) in Newcastle, and Central Coast Campus at Ourimbah (between Newcastle and Sydney).

Today, more than 26,000 students including 3,500 international students from 80 countries can choose from undergraduate and postgraduate courses offered by eleven facilities. Both campuses have facilities to match their setting: well-stocked libraries, student clubs, shops, cafes, sports facilities, modern lecture halls, and laboratories. The University of Newcastle is a dynamic, research-intensive University ranked in Australia's top 10. The University has an international reputation for expertise in innovative approaches to teaching and learning. Besides that, The University of Newcastle is in the top 4 biomedical universities in New South Wales (Times Higher Education Supplement 2005).

Setting Description:
The University of Newcastle is located in an area that combines a country setting with all the advantages of city living, approximately 500 acres with 300 acres of natural bushland complete with Australian wildlife. Situated on a breathtaking stretch of Australia's coastline, Newcastle boasts wonderful beaches, a very favorable climate and a casual lifestyle. To the north is Port Stephens, a popular center for big game fishing and sailing, surfing and sailboarding. To the west are the internationally famous wineries of the Hunter Valley, many of them more than a century old.
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