University of Newcastle

University of Newcastle
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Dates, Deadlines, and Costs
TermApp DeadlineStart DateEnd DateCost
Academic YearApril 15late Julyearly JulyBudget
FallApril 15late Julylate NovBudget
Calendar YearOctober 15late Feblate NovBudget
SpringOctober 15late Febearly JulyBudget
Program Information
  • GPA
  • 2.5
  • Language of Instruction
  • English
  • Foreign Language Requirement
  • No
  • Class Eligibility
  • Graduate, Junior, Senior, Sophomore
  • Program Open To
  • UA Students
  • Credit Type
  • Transfer Credit
  • Level of Study
  • Graduate, Undergraduate
  • Housing Options
  • Apartment, Other, Residence Hall
  • Program Type
  • Exchange
Program Overview

The University of Newcastle is located in Newcastle, Australia, minutes from the coast and a couple hours from Sydney.  It houses over 35,000 students and is dedicated to access and equity. It has a strong connection to its local community and offers a variety of majors to meet the needs of any student.


Please note: Exchange places fill up quickly and are based on a first-come, first-served basis. To assure there are placements available, please contact the study abroad coordinator for this program before applying. Only students who have turned in a complete application will reserve a spot for this program.

The University of Newcastle is a comprehensive, international university and one of Australia's leading research institutions. Our high academic standards, superb recreational facilities, natural surroundings, award-winning buildings and excellent access to the latest technology are all part of the reason why the University of Newcastle is an excellent choice as your Study Abroad destination.

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The University of Newcastle, in the city of Newcastle, was founded in 1965. The city is located on the eastern coast of New South Wales (pop. 350,000) and enjoys a temperate climate with warm to hot summers (68-83F December–February) and mild winters (49-64F June-August). The area is noted for such natural assets as beaches, lakes and rivers, bordered by a hinterland of mountains, forests and agricultural fields. The Newcastle beaches are the site of Australia's annual national surfing championships.The campus lies within 300 acres of natural bushland—complete with Australian wildlife—at the city’s edge and provides a well-stocked library, computer facilities, student clubs, shops, cafes, sports facilities, modern lecture theatres and laboratories.




Accommodations include single-room residence halls or off-campus apartments. Students living off-campus can live in neighborhoods surrounding the university or in beachside apartments. The University's International Office has an accommodations area that assists students in finding off-campus housing. For those choosing to live on-campus, several different housing arrangements are available, all with single rooms but with a choice of catered or shared kitchens.

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