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University of Newcastle

Education

Explore our wide range of undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees, as well as our enabling programs and diplomas, and enjoy the exciting career opportunities ahead.

Research

The University of Newcastle is home to some of the world’s best researchers.

Our teams have won national and international awards for their work in engineering, cancer prevention, education, humanities, Indigenous studies and more.

These accolades recognise their contributions to the advancement of new knowledge and the calibre of talent we have here at the University.

Career

When you study at the University of Newcastle, you will have the opportunity to put theory into practice. Career-ready placements can help make valuable connections, gain hands-on experience, and graduate work-ready. You can also see at a glance what jobs are available via CareerHub.

University of Newcastle Scholarships

Below you will find scholarships related to University of Newcastle. Distinction can be made between scholarships provided by the University and those provided by independent providers.

Provided by university
Grant
32000 AUD
Deadline
Anytime
International Excellence Scholarship
Merit-based

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University of Newcastle
Newcastle, Australia
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Anytime
Australia Awards Pacific Scholarships
Merit-based

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Australian Government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
40000 AUD
Deadline
13 Oct 2024
Veterans’ Fund Indigenous Scholarships
Merit-based

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American Australian Association (AAA)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
120000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
Future Leaders Scholarship
Merit-based

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Westpac Bicentennial Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
24 Nov 2024
Destination Australia Cheung Kong Exchange Program
Merit-based Need-based

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Australian Government Department of Education
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
15000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
Destination Australia
Merit-based

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Province of Lower Austria
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
2000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
International MVC Scholarship
Merit-based

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Meridian Vocational College
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
2000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
MVC Vocational Education Scholarships
Merit-based

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Meridian Vocational College
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
2000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
MVC Young Chef’s Club Award
Merit-based

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Meridian Vocational College
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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ServiceScape
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
MVC Access Scholarships
Merit-based

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Meridian Vocational College
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
32192 USD
Deadline
30 Aug 2024
International PhD Scholarships
Merit-based

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QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
Merit-based

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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
25 Aug 2024
Women Scholarship for International Students
Merit-based

Read more about eligibility

educations.com
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Location not available
Provided by university
Grant
32000 AUD
Deadline
Anytime
International Excellence Scholarship
Merit-based

Read more about eligibility

University of Newcastle
Newcastle, Australia
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Anytime
Australia Awards Pacific Scholarships
Merit-based

Read more about eligibility

Australian Government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
40000 AUD
Deadline
13 Oct 2024
Veterans’ Fund Indigenous Scholarships
Merit-based

Read more about eligibility

American Australian Association (AAA)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
120000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
Future Leaders Scholarship
Merit-based

Read more about eligibility

Westpac Bicentennial Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
24 Nov 2024
Destination Australia Cheung Kong Exchange Program
Merit-based Need-based

Read more about eligibility

Australian Government Department of Education
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
15000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
Destination Australia
Merit-based

Read more about eligibility

Province of Lower Austria
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

Read more about eligibility

ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
2000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
International MVC Scholarship
Merit-based

Read more about eligibility

Meridian Vocational College
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
2000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
MVC Vocational Education Scholarships
Merit-based

Read more about eligibility

Meridian Vocational College
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
2000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
MVC Young Chef’s Club Award
Merit-based

Read more about eligibility

Meridian Vocational College
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

Read more about eligibility

ServiceScape
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
MVC Access Scholarships
Merit-based

Read more about eligibility

Meridian Vocational College
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

Read more about eligibility

U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
32192 USD
Deadline
30 Aug 2024
International PhD Scholarships
Merit-based

Read more about eligibility

QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
Merit-based

Read more about eligibility

OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
25 Aug 2024
Women Scholarship for International Students
Merit-based

Read more about eligibility

educations.com
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

Read more about eligibility

The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

Read more about eligibility

Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

Read more about eligibility

The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

Read more about eligibility

American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Location not available

For a complete overview of scholarships for University of Newcastle, visit our scholarship search.

University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2025
179 -6
2024
173 19
2023
192
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2025
-
2024
201
2023
201
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2024
-
2023
401 -100
2022
301
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2025
-
2024
-
2023
231
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Student services

Academic skills are essential for success at university, but many students need help to develop these skills.

Academic Learning Support can help you with skills such as planning your study, reading and notetaking for assignments, or academic writing.

We also help students to improve their maths and stats skills.

You can get expert advice from a Learning Advisor, study with other students in PASS, or get help any time with your assignments from Studiosity.

Housing services

Student Living is the University of Newcastle’s award-winning accommodation precinct at Callaghan and Ourimbah campuses. Home to over 1,800 students from all over the world, our nine residences offer a variety of living options. Whether you're looking for your own apartment or a shared room, private or common facilities, if you want to cook for yourself or have your meals served - we've got it all here!

Library services

Our Library is the heart of the University—a vibrant space where people gather, learn and most importantly, come together as a community. You can support the Library by leaving a gift in your will, donating to the Vera Deacon Regional History Fund, by making a unique gift, or speak to us about bespoke options.

ICT services

Information technology (IT) lies at the heart of a modern education and at the University of Newcastle you have access to world-class IT infrastructure and services.

Students at all campuses – including if you are studying remotely – can connect with the University’s suite of computer accounts, and have free access to cutting-edge software and cloud storage.

If you’re on-campus, there are thousands of computers and devices available for your use, as well as wireless and wired networks.

Medical services

The health and safety of students, whether on campus or undertaking study related activities off campus, is extremely important at the University of Newcastle: To help the University manage and respond to health and safety incidents and issues, it is essential all injuries, illnesses, hazards and near misses are reported as soon as possible.

If you notice a hazard, witness or are involved in an incident or sustain an injury, please report it in AIMS, the University's online incident reporting system.

Campus life

Explore our beautiful campuses and discover what it’s like to study at the University of Newcastle. Let our tour guides walk you through the must-see teaching and learning spaces on campus, then dive deeper into some of our other fantastic locations.

More than just a place to get your education, the University is a community.

Whether you’re after a bite to eat, unique cultural experiences, a group or team to join, or just a quiet place to do a bit of late-night study, the University is home to world-class spaces and venues.

The University is also easily accessible by a wide range of transport options, with support in place to ensure everyone is confident getting around our campuses.

Sports facilities

NUsport affiliated sport and active recreation clubs play a vital role in enhancing the student experience at the University of Newcastle. Our clubs boast a diverse range of activities providing members with opportunities to participate, compete, coach, lead and learn.

Student clubs

With over 100 registered clubs and societies, there’s bound to be a group of like-minded people for you to meet and bond with. It's never too late to join a club (or ten); we'd love for you to get in touch with the clubs that interest you, check out their events and become a member or executive of their community!

Starting a Student Club or Society

Or, if you don’t see a club that sparks your interest, you can always start a new club and be supported by (and find more info at) the University of Newcastle Students’ Association (UNSA), or NUsport (Sporting Clubs).

Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia

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