About Us

The University of Newcastle was founded in 1965 and is located in Newcastle, New South Wales. We also operate from other campuses and offer Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctorate programmes to students from all over the world. The University has matured from a locally-focused institution to one that is global in its outlook and our graduates are sought-after by employers at home and overseas.

We are an internationally renowned research centre and are ranked in the top 3% of Universities in the world. Our graduates have exceptionally high levels of employment, with 72% finding full-time jobs within four months of graduating. Today more than 37,000 students are enrolled in programs across five faculties. Over 85 undergraduate programs are on offer and our range of postgraduate study options is continually growing.

Our campuses offer cutting-edge facilities, opportunities to socialise and make friends, and access to world-leading researchers and academics. Working with communities locally and internationally, the University strives to achieve – creating opportunities, delivering results and raising the bar across every field.