Founded in 1965

University of Newcastle

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University of Newcastle

At the University of Newcastle, they’re dedicated to outstanding education and research. The University of Newcastle has a reputation as a world-class institution making an impact within its own region, throughout Australia and across the globe. It is ranked in the top three per cent of universities world-wide and we have only just turned 50. 

The University of Newcastle is a research intensive university and a leading contributor to research in Australia and the world. Across many discipline areas, our researchers are making discoveries that offer solutions to some of the world's greatest challenges. An established research leader in engineering, energy and resources, health and medicine, the University of Newcastle is translating outstanding research into great innovation, through the work of its flagship research institutes, the Newcastle Institute for Energy and Resources (NIER) and the Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) - and its Priority Research Centers. 

The University of Newcastle has state- of-the- art facilities located at its Callaghan, Ourimbah, Port Macquarie and Syney campuses and in our Newcastle City precinct. There is also the University of Newcastle in SingPORE and we have regional offices located in Orange, Tamworth, Taree, Armidale, Moree and Coffs Hrbour .


On-campus Based on university info

Campus name Number of weeks Min residence fee Max residence fee
Newcastle City Campus 43 $8,400 AUD $13,800 AUD
Central Coast Campus 43 $8,700 AUD $8,700 AUD
Newcastle (Callaghan) 43 $8,400 AUD $13,800 AUD

Off-campus Based on univly research


Shared house

$5,724 AUD


Shared house

$8,580 AUD


Entire house

$17,160 AUD

your annual rent (Off-campus) in Callaghan


On-campus accommodation: Student Living is the University of Newcastle’s award-winning accommodation precinct at Callaghan and Ourimbah campuses.  Also Home to over 1,800 students from all over the world, its nine residences offer a variety of living options. It provides various residential options like private apartments or a shared room, private or common facilities, if you want to cook for yourself or have your meals served, we've got it all there! 

Off-campus accommodation: there are lots of options close to the University including rooms, apartments and houses. The average rent is 600 to 700 AUD/month. Homestay: Some families who live near the University offer to host students coming from overseas in their homes for short or long stays. The University arranges each Homestay and ensures that all homes and host families are safe and friendly. In this program, you will enjoy the comforts of home in Australia. Our host families will provide you meals and include you in their lives. The campus has strong transport links, making it an ideal study location for many of our students, particularly those who study part-time and work close by.

University of Newcastle average tuition

$31,447 AUD




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