University of Newcastle

Australia

About UON

Built on the principles of equity, excellence and engagement, the University of Newcastle has a reputation as a world-class institution making an impact within its own region, throughout Australia and across the globe.

In 2015 Times Higher Education ranked the University of Newcastle number 2 in Australia and number 30 in the world for universities under 50 years of age. More recently, the university has been ranked in the top one per cent of universities worldwide in the QS World University Rankings 2016.

Campuses

The Callaghan campus is the university’s main and largest campus. It is located in the Newcastle suburb of Callaghan situated approximately 12 kilometres from Newcastle CBD. Many of the university's operations are run out of the Callaghan campus, including student administration, course and degree program planning, and the university's Teaching and Learning division. All the major faculties are based on the campus. Various other facilities are available on the campus, including several sporting fields, a sports and aquatic centre, and five on-campus residential colleges. Here are some amenities near our campus.

Information
Year
Founded
1965
Student
Population
23838
Staff
Population
1050
Male to Female
Ratio
44 : 56
International
Students
16.%
Social
Accreditations
Strengths
Business Studies
ARWU, Business Administration
9th
Medicine
CUG, Medicine
9th
Nursing & Health Science
ARWU, Nursing
9th
Chemical Engineering
CUG, Engineering - Chemical
10th
Linguistics
CUG, Linguistics
10th
Biological Science
ARWU, Biological Sciences
11th
Education
CUG, Education and Training
11th
Architecture
CUG, Architecture and Built Environment
12th
Civil Engineering
CUG, Engineering - Civil and Structural
12th
Geography
ARWU, Earth Sciences
12th
Mathematics
CUG, Mathematics
12th
Psychology
ARWU, Psychology
12th
Sociology
CUG, Sociology
12th
Pharmacy
CUG, Pharmacy and Pharmacology
13th
Electrical Engineering
CUG, Engineering - Electrical and Electronic
14th
Hospitality & Tourism
ARWU, Hospitality & Tourism Management
14th
Environmental Science
CUG, Environmental Sciences
15th
Material Science
CUG, Materials Sciences
15th
Mechanical Engineering
ARWU, Mechanical Engineering
15th
Sports Science
CUG, Sports-Related Subjects
15th
Scholarships
Newcastle International Excellence Scholarship (Information Technology and Computer Science)
$15000 for tuition
More than 50 available
Newcastle International Excellence Scholarship (Management, Accounting and Finance)
$15000 for tuition
More than 50 available
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Notable alumni

Khaw Boon Wan Coordinating Minister, Singapore
Khaw Boon Wan is a Singaporean politician, currently the Chairman of the governing People's Action Party and Coordinating Minister for Infrastructure in the Cabinet. He was awarded the Colombo Plan Scholarship to study a combined degree program in Engineering and Commerce at the University of Newcastle in Australia, and graduated in 1977.

Dr Cheong Koon Hean Chief, Housing Development Board (HDB)
After graduating with first class honours in architecture from the University of Newcastle – where she won the University Gold Medal – the Colombo Plan scholar joined the former Public Works Department as a planner and architect in 1981. She rose up the ranks to now head the Housing Development Board of Singapore.
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