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The University of Newcastle, Australia (UON)

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Public
Very High
12,367
Yes
1,057
3,263

Overview

NOW, MORE THAN EVER, THE WORLD NEEDS NEW. 

New thinking, new ideas, and new approaches to address the world's great challenges. 

At the University of Newcastle, Australia, our students and researchers are inspired to bring new into the world. 

For over 50 years, the University of Newcastle has made it our mission to deliver superior education to talented students from all walks of life. Our degrees are shaped around global learning, work placements and entrepreneurial approaches to develop the problem-solvers and innovators of the future. 

With state-of-the-art facilities, including our $95 million NeW Space precinct, the University offers innovative and inspiring approaches to delivering education across all of our locations - Newcastle (Callaghan), Newcastle CBD, Central Coast, Sydney, Port Macquarie and Singapore. With over 37,000 students, the University's learning community is vibrant and dynamic, offering students and researchers a world-class academic experience and a diverse professional, cultural and social learning environment.

The University of Newcastle is ranked 214 in the world by QS World University Rankings 2019. Fifteen of our disciplines were ranked in the world's top 200 by QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018. 


The University of Newcastle's world-leading research and innovation creates new thinking, new ideas and new breakthroughs, not just in Australia, but around the globe. We're proud that our researchers are among the world's best. The significance of our research is reflected in the Australian Government's Excellence in Research Australia assessment, which awarded the University the highest possible '5' rating across 22 research fields, placing us in the top eight Australian universities for research quality 'well above world standard.' 


We've established strong partnerships with government and industry to drive innovation across areas of national and international significance. Our flagship research institutes, the Newcastle Institute for Energy and Resources (NIER) and the Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) deliver cross-disciplinary research translated into life-changing innovation. 


At the University of Newcastle, we are committed to equity, excellence and social justice, and we are delighted that Jack Ma, Executive Chairman and founder, Alibaba Group and supporter of the University through the Jack Ma Foundation, shares our core values. 

"My foundation and the University of Newcastle share the same values ... supporting Aboriginal culture, equity, social justice, excellence, engagement, innovation, integrity and sustainability," says Jack Ma.


Student Living is the University of Newcastle's on-campus residential precinct at our Callaghan and Ourimbah campuses, with a range of facilities and living environments to suit undergraduates, postgraduates, couples and students with special needs. Awarded the Asia Pacific Association for Student Housing award for Excellence in Student Experience, Student Living provides an unparalleled student living environment. Student Living are global leaders in student accommodation with our unique ResLife program, 24 hour support services, facilities, customer-support initiatives and preferential living options.


Programs available

Undergraduate Faculties/Departments and Programs

Accounting & Finance

Business Management and Entrepreneurship

Postgraduate Faculties/Departments and Programs

Computing, Maths and Technology

Communication & Creative Industries

University Highlights

Total students - 12,367

9%
91%

International students - 3,263

46%
54%

Total faculty staff - 1,057

509
548

Total students - 12,367

9%
91%

International students - 3,263

46%
54%

Total faculty staff - 1,057

548
509

Scholarships

Yes
The Scholarships above offer some form of financial aid to prospective students. Please always check the specific requirements and restrictions on scholarship availability.
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