University of Newcastle

Australia

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.

Get in touch

Our 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. See below for a list of amenities near our campus.

Information
Year
Founded
1965
Student
Population
23838
Staff
Population
1050
Male to Female
Ratio
44 : 56
International
Students
16.%
Hotline
+65 6333 1300
UON@therightu.com
Social
Accredited in Singapore
Strengths
Architecture
QS Architecture
Australia
6th
Pharmacy
QS Pharmacy & Pharmacology
Australia
6th
Medicine
ARWU Clinical Medicine
Australia
8th
Nursing & Health Science
QS Nursing
Australia
10th
Diagnostic Imaging
Times Clinical, Pre-clinical & Health
Australia
11th
Social Work & Policy
Times Social sciences
Australia
13th
Visual Arts
Times Arts & Humanities
Australia
21st
Food Science
Times Life sciences
Australia
22nd
Scholarships
Victoria Latin and Doctoral Scholarship
Up to $100 for tuition and living expenses
4 available
British Council IELTS Prize
Up to $60000 for tuition
6 available
Australia Awards Scholarships
100% for tuition and living expenses
Limited quantity
Endeavour Postgraduate Scholarship (Masters)
Up to $272500 for tuition and living expenses
Limited quantity
Endeavour Postgraduate Scholarship (PhD)
Up to $140500 for tuition and living expenses
Limited quantity
Hi, we are Newcastle's official agent in Singapore and we're available online to answer your questions
Ask a question
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.
Student Life
Media
Student Life at UON
Cutting edge research at UON