The University of Newcastle, Australia is a leading institution with a reputation for high-quality teaching and learning as well as exciting, contemporary academic programs. Students are taught by academics who are leaders in their field and graduate ready to make an impact across the globe.
The university is a research-intensive institution, ranked in the top 200 universities in the world (QS World University Rankings 2023). It excels in subject areas such as automation and control, mining and mineral engineering, nursing, architecture, education, and many more, offering a total of 15 subjects ranked inside the world's top 200 (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021). It is ranked number one in Australia for industry collaboration (Innovation Connections IC Report 2014 – 2020), and 95 per cent of its research is ''at'' or ''above world standard'', according to the 2018 Excellence in Research Australia report.
Those who choose to study at the University of Newcastle, gain opportunities for additional post-study work opportunities. International students who meet certain academic and skills-based criteria, are granted permission by the Australian Government to start and continue working in Australia after graduation. Graduates of the Sydney campus are eligible to stay and work in the region for up to two years. Similarly, Newcastle campus graduates can stay for up to three years, and up to four years from the university's Central Coast campus.
Newcastle and Central Coast locations have a lot of benefits for international graduates. Each has the variety of amenities of a large city, with fantastic modern campuses supported by a friendly team of service staff and resources. International scholarships are also available. Additionally, each location is more affordable than major Australian cities, and both campuses and surrounding areas are safe and secure, meaning students can focus on their studies and university experience in comfort and confidence.