The University of Newcastle is a world-class university where graduates get a world-class education.
University of Newcastle is currently ranked in the top 3 per cent of universities in the world, according to the latest QS World University Rankings and the Times Higher Education World University Rankings.
Students are taught by research leaders and have opportunities to participate in innovative research projects. Academic researchers lead the world in fields as diverse as geotechnical science, engineering, energy and resources, education, reproductive biology, applied mathematics, and health and medical sciences.
The University of Newcastle have three primary campuses along the New South Wales coast – Newcastle, the Central Coast and Port Macquarie – and their precincts in Sydney and Singapore are growing. More than 39,000 students from 118 countries have access to their facilities, including The Conservatorium and the Newcastle Legal Centre.
Their Newcastle campus features cutting-edge technology and facilities, all set among 140 hectares of bushland with wetlands and walking trails. Ideally located halfway between Sydney and Newcastle, our Central Coast campus offers access to modern facilities in a serene bush setting and our Port Macquarie campus is located on the picturesque North Coast, famed for its beautiful beaches.
The University of Newcastle's main campus at Callaghan is only 12 kilometres from beaches and the heart of Newcastle. The campus is a wonderful mix of award winning, architecturally designed buildings and world-class infrastructure scattered over 140 hectares of natural bushland. Their ongoing investment in state-of-the-art buildings and facilities will attract the best and brightest students, researchers, academic and professional staff. A campus-wide, fibre optic network provides excellent access to specialist and public online services.
The University of Newcastle plays an important part in the renewed sense of vibrancy in the Newcastle CBD and our Newcastle City campus is very much at the centre of the city's burgeoning arts scene.
NeW Space is a landmark education precinct in the heart of Newcastle's CBD, harnessing the latest in technology and innovation in teaching and learning to deliver a world-class student experience. NeW Space is part of UON’s City campus, offering University-supported activities across all faculties including:
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