The University of Newcastle, Australia (UON)

Corner of King St and Auckland Street, Newcastle City

  • #192 QS Global World Ranking
  • PublicStatus
  • Very HighResearch Output
  • 11,455Total Students
  • 1,093Faculty
  • 1,168Int'l Students

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At the University of Newcastle Australia, our students and researchers are working to solve the world’s great challenges. 

For over 50 years, we have made it our mission to deliver superior education to talented students from all walks of life. Our degrees are shaped around global learning, work placements and entrepreneurial approaches to develop the problem-solvers and innovators of the future. 

With state-of-the-art facilities, offer innovative and inspiring approaches to delivering education across all of our locations - Newcastle (Callaghan), Newcastle CBD, Central Coast, Sydney, Port Macquarie and Singapore. With over 37,000 students, the University's learning community is vibrant and dynamic, offering students and researchers a world-class academic experience and a diverse professional, cultural and social learning environment.

The University of Newcastle is ranked 207 in the world by QS World University Rankings 2020. Seven of our subjects were ranked in the world's top 150 by QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019. 

The University of Newcastle's world-leading research and innovation creates new thinking, new ideas and new breakthroughs, not just in Australia, but around the globe. We're proud that our researchers are among the world's best. The significance of our research is reflected in the Australian Government's Excellence in Research Australia assessment, which awarded the University the highest possible '5' rating across 22 research fields, placing us in the top eight Australian universities for research quality 'well above world standard.' 

We've established strong partnerships with government and industry to drive innovation across areas of national and international significance. Our flagship research institutes, the Newcastle Institute for Energy and Resources (NIER) and the Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) deliver cross-disciplinary research translated into life-changing innovation. 

At the University of Newcastle, we are committed to equity, excellence and social justice, and we are delighted that Jack Ma, Executive Chairman and founder, Alibaba Group and supporter of the University through the Jack Ma Foundation, shares our core values. 

"My foundation and the University of Newcastle share the same values ... supporting equity, social justice, excellence, engagement, innovation, integrity and sustainability," says Jack Ma.

We offer quality on-campus student living facilities to suit undergraduates, postgraduates, couples and students with special needs. Awarded the Asia Pacific Association for Student Housing award for Excellence in Student Experience, our Student Living team offers 24 hour support services and a unique ResLife program to make students feel welcome, included and comfortable in their new home. 

About

At the University of Newcastle Australia, our students and researchers are working to solve the world’s great challenges. 

For over 50 years, we have made it our mission to deliver superior education to talented students from all walks of life. Our degrees are shaped around global learning, work placements and entrepreneurial approaches to develop the problem-solvers and innovators of the future. 

With state-of-the-art facilities, offer innovative and inspiring approaches to delivering education across all of our locations - Newcastle (Callaghan), Newcastle CBD, Central Coast, Sydney, Port Macquarie and Singapore. With over 37,000 students, the University's learning community is vibrant and dynamic, offering students and researchers a world-class academic experience and a diverse professional, cultural and social learning environment.

The University of Newcastle is ranked 207 in the world by QS World University Rankings 2020. Seven of our subjects were ranked in the world's top 150 by QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019. 

The University of Newcastle's world-leading research and innovation creates new thinking, new ideas and new breakthroughs, not just in Australia, but around the globe. We're proud that our researchers are among the world's best. The significance of our research is reflected in the Australian Government's Excellence in Research Australia assessment, which awarded the University the highest possible '5' rating across 22 research fields, placing us in the top eight Australian universities for research quality 'well above world standard.' 

We've established strong partnerships with government and industry to drive innovation across areas of national and international significance. Our flagship research institutes, the Newcastle Institute for Energy and Resources (NIER) and the Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) deliver cross-disciplinary research translated into life-changing innovation. 

At the University of Newcastle, we are committed to equity, excellence and social justice, and we are delighted that Jack Ma, Executive Chairman and founder, Alibaba Group and supporter of the University through the Jack Ma Foundation, shares our core values. 

"My foundation and the University of Newcastle share the same values ... supporting equity, social justice, excellence, engagement, innovation, integrity and sustainability," says Jack Ma.

We offer quality on-campus student living facilities to suit undergraduates, postgraduates, couples and students with special needs. Awarded the Asia Pacific Association for Student Housing award for Excellence in Student Experience, our Student Living team offers 24 hour support services and a unique ResLife program to make students feel welcome, included and comfortable in their new home. 

University highlights

QS World University Ranking

  • 2012
    #268
  • 2014
    #298
  • 2015
    #=257
  • 2016
    #=256
  • 2017
    #=245
  • 2018
    #=224
  • 2019
    #=214
  • 2020
    #=207
  • 2021
    #=197
  • 2022
    #197
  • 2023
    #192

Ranking criteria

44.5
Overall
29.1
Academic Reputation
25.7
Employer Reputation
34.1
Faculty Student Ratio
86.7
Citations per Faculty
99.9
International Faculty Ratio
17.6
International Students Ratio
78.6
International Research Network
45.1
Employment Outcomes

Student & Staff

Total students
11,455

11%
89%

International students
1,168

40%
60%

Total faculty staff
1,093

538
555

Total students
11,455

11%
89%

International students
1,168

40%
60%

Total faculty staff
1,093

555
538
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Scholarships

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Campus locations

The University of Newcastle (UON), Newcastle City Precinct,

Corner of King St and Auckland Street , Newcastle City , New South Wales (NSW) , Australia , 2300

Gosford,

49 Mann Street , Gosford , Australia ,

The University of Newcastle (UON), Callaghan, Newcastle,

University Drive , Callaghan , New South Wales (NSW) , Australia , 2308

The University of Newcastle (UON), Central Coast Campus,

10 Chittaway Road , Ourimbah, Central Coast , New South Wales (NSW) , Australia , 2258

The University of Newcastle (UON), Port Macquarie Campus,

70 Widderson Street , Port Macquarie , New South Wales (NSW) , Australia , 2444

The University of Newcastle (UON), Singapore,

355 Jalan Bukit Ho Swee , Singapore , Singapore , 169567

The University of Newcastle (UON), Sydney Campus,

55 Elizabeth Street , Sydney , New South Wales (NSW) , Australia , 2000

UON Singapore,

6 Temasek Boulevard, #10-02/03, Suntec Tower 4, Singapore, 038986 , Singapore , Australia , 038986

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