Choosing to study at the University of Newcastle can give you a competitive advantage for your future career. Here are some of the top reasons to study with us.
At the University of Newcastle, these scenarios are more than just wishful thinking. We are turning these ideas, and many others, into reality. We know that a better tomorrow lies in our ability to find new solutions to some of the world’s greatest challenges. That is why our world-class researchers drive discoveries and innovations that challenge conventional thinking, break new ground, and change lives. Together with our industry and community partners, we are making a difference in our communities and around the world.
With Career Services, you can access advice to help make decisions about your future career, as well as develop your job search skills through workshops, practise interview sessions and update your resume. You can also learn the valuable skill of how to pitch to employers about your abilities in less than a minute. Our Career Connect program will link you with learning opportunities and experiences outside the classroom, giving you the tools to prepare for your transition into the workforce and the confidence to connect with future employers.
Student Central can provide you with information about your enrolment, academic progress, visa rights and responsibilities. Download the MyUni app for the latest information about university life. Our specialised team of Learning Advisors offer hints and tips, workshops and resources to help students learn more effectively, including English language support.
Our libraries are designed to be spaces where you can learn, research, explore and create. Our libraries at Newcastle Callaghan and Central Coast campuses have spaces open 24 hours every day. In Sydney our library is open until 10pm on weekdays. We also have a library located at our Newcastle City campus, to support student needs.
A medical centre is located at both Newcastle and Central Coast campuses. In addition to this, the Callaghan campus has a pharmacy (for fast prescriptions, travel medicine and general supplies), a physiotherapy clinic, and a pathology service for blood tests.
The University of Newcastle offers safe, friendly and secure campuses with a range of innovative facilities for you to make the most of your study experience in Australia. You will learn from world-class educators and interact with local and international students and experience the Australian culture and way of life.
With more than 100 clubs, societies and social groups, there is plenty to do on and off campus. Challenge yourself, or just have fun, with a range of clubs below: • Academic and degree-based clubs • Charity and philanthropy clubs • Cultural clubs – from countries and regions around the world that are open for all to join • Fun, social and special interest clubs • Political and social justice clubs • Spiritual, philosophical and faith clubs • Sporting and exercise clubs – more than 25 sports to get involved with at The Forum
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