"I’ve been fortunate enough to build on skills I acquired throughout my engineering degree and have put them to use in feature films such as Happy Feet, Beowulf, Alice in Wonderland and Tangled. I hope to continue advancing the role of engineering in the film industry."
Yasser – Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) graduate
World class education in Australia
Australian education is reputed around the world for its quality and high standards. Here at the University of Newcastle, we pride ourselves on the excellent courses we deliver and on the opportunities we offer our students and graduates.
All our programmes prepare students for the real world and many offer the opportunity to gain hands-on experience through internships and projects within local and international organisations. Our teachers are among the best in Australia and our staff researchers rank in the top 1% in their field.
Excellent study environment and facilities
Here at the University of Newcastle, we are renowned for our vibrant research culture and we enjoy strong and increasing success in research performance.
All our campuses offer purpose-built facilities that replicate industry standards, so all students can learn their trade like in the workplace. Our laboratories, health clinics, Conservatorium, sound and television studios and editing suites are just some of the world-class facilities available on our campuses.
Socialise with international students
The University of Newcastle attracts students from all over the world and offers many opportunities that extend far beyond the degree you will study with us. Here, you will be exposed to a unique experience, meet interesting people and make lifelong friends.
Students on campus have many opportunities to socialise in bars and cafes, exercise in our gym facilities, join clubs and societies and as well as political and spiritual groups. The sports facilities on the Callaghan campus are among the finest in Australia and include fields, a rowing pavilion, a swimming pool, a climbing wall, and more than 100 group fitness classes each week.