Key statistics

Total UG Students Total PG Students International Student Student Faculty Ratio
22,445 8,150 18% 22:7

 

The University of Newcastle (UoN), informally known as Newcastle University, is an Australian public university established in 1965. It has a primary campus in Callaghan, a suburb of Newcastle, New South Wales. The university also operates campuses in Ourimbah, Port Macquarie, Singapore, Newcastle CBD and Sydney CBD.

Ranked in the top 250 of the world’s universities1, the University of Newcastle, Australia, is a leader in university education, with a reputation for high quality teaching and learning and exciting, contemporary academic programs. Students are taught by researchers who are leaders in their field and graduate ready to make an impact across the globe. Over two thirds of the graduates find employment within four months of finishing their degrees. Personal face-to-face learning is supported by cutting-edge facilities and the latest in digital learning technologies; while a vibrant campus culture makes the experience of UON the perfect balance of study and lifestyle. No matter the degree, both undergraduate and postgraduate courses at the University of Newcastle Australia (UON) provide students with practical, real-world experience that is highly sought after by all employers. UON’s degrees are recognised both nationally and internationally, providing a unique mix of theory, with experience in a practical setting and links with industry.

The   three main campuses are located on the beautiful New South Wales coast – at Newcastle, the Central Coast and Port Macquarie – and its  presences in Singapore and Sydney are growing rapidly. With over 40,000 students, UON’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 operates on two main campuses, the largest set on a 140 hectare natural bush land site is at Callaghan, about 12 kilometres west of the Newcastle city centre. The other, located on an 85 hectare site adjacent to national parkland, is on the Central Coast at Ourimbah, about halfway between Newcastle and Sydney. The University’s Conservatorium of Music, Legal Centre and Graduate School of Business are all located near Civic Park in the centre of Newcastle. The University of Newcastle has recently opened its Sydney Presence in the heart of Sydney’s CBD. Postgraduate programs in the high demand areas of business and professional accounting are offered at the Sydney Presence.

UON Student Living is the University of Newcastle's on-campus residential precinct at the   Callaghan and  Ourimbah  campuses, with a range of facilities and living environments to suit undergraduates, postgraduates, couples and students with special needs. Awarded the Asia Pacific Association for Student Housing award for Excellence in Student Experience, UON Student Living provides an unparalleled student living environment. UON Student Living are global leaders in student accommodation with the   unique   Res Life program, 24  hour support services, facilities, customer-support initiatives and preferential living options.

If you are looking for an exciting and intellectually stimulating place to study - one that introduces you to the real Australia - look no further than Newcastle. Newcastle is Australia's second oldest city (after Sydney), is New South Wales' second largest city, and the sixth largest city in Australia. Newcastle combines a country setting with all the advantages of city and beachside living. Voted as one of Lonely Planet’s Top 10 Cities, Newcastle is a favourite for its relaxed coastal lifestyle, diverse nightlife, award-winning dining and arts culture. Newcastle boasts three coastal baths, a thriving small bar scene and a stack of local Australian designers. Smaller than Sydney, Newcastle is a favourite for those that move in search of a city vibe that isn’t overwhelming. The people are friendly, the beaches are postcard perfect and the coffee culture is taken seriously.

Notable alumni

Steve Abbott, Actor and comedian, better known as his comedic character, The Sandman.

•           David Berthold, theatre director.

•           Scott Bevan, ABC News journalist and television presenter.

•           Jonathan Biggins actor, singer, writer and comedian.

•           Russell Blackford, philosopher and literary critic.

•           Paul A. Broad, former CEO of Infrastructure NSW

•           John Doyle, actor, broadcaster and comedian, better known as Rampaging Roy Slaven, one half of broadcasting duo Roy and HG with Greig Pickhaver.

•           Sandra Eades, Australia's first Aboriginal medical practitioner and researcher to be awarded a Doctorate of Philosophy, and NSW Woman of the Year for 2006

•           Ross Gittins - economist and journalist

•           Pete Gray, environmental activist.

•           Christian Heim, composer and psychiatrist

•           John Hughes, writer and teacher.

English language requirements

 If English is not your first language, you need to demonstrate that your English language skills meet the minimum level required for your chosen course. You can do this by fulfilling one of the following: 1. For undergraduate study: a recognised senior secondary (high school) qualification conducted in English, English subjects in secondary qualifications specified by the University or tertiary studies (at least one year of full-time university study) in English at a recognised institution.

 2. For postgraduate study, show that you have successfully completed tertiary studies in which the language of the institution and of instruction, examination and assessment was English. You need to have started these tertiary studies no more than five years before the date of application.

 3. Complete an accepted English proficiency test with results that meet the minimum entry requirements for your course. English language test scores are valid for two years.

Accepted tests are the: −

 IELTS (International English Language Testing System

TOEFL iBT (Test of English as a Foreign Language: internet based)

− Pearsons Test of English (PTE)

 − TOEFL PB (Test of English as a Foreign Language: paper based)

− Cambridge English Scale – from 2015 for Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) and Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE)

4. Complete an approved English course at the University of Sydney Centre for English Teaching (CET), with results that meet the minimum entry requirements for your course.

IELTS The  score  should not be less than 6.5 with the minimum score of 6.0 required in each component (L for Listening, R for Reading, S for Speaking and W for Writing )

Please refer to the university website foe details as requirements vary from course to course.

Eligibility for Australian University

•             Almost all Australian Universities accept the 3-year graduation system for entry into most postgraduate courses. For instance, Indian bachelor degree like B.A., B.Com. or B.Sc. (ordinary) is equivalent to an Australian Bachelor (Ordinary) Degree.

•             However, some courses and universities may require a qualification equivalent to Australian Bachelor (Honours) Degree, which requires either a honors graduation degree like B.A. (H), B. Com (H) etc or 16 years of formal education, which would mean another year after graduation or a four year degree course like B.E., B. Tech and other such courses.

•             For most Universities, a good first degree from a leading university in India or its equivalent is essential.

 

Different universities in Australia have different requirements for admission. But here are some of the general requirements ask by the universities.

To get an admission  in Australia, students must fulfil the following criteria: -

•  For Undergraduate

  1. completion of 12 years of elementary and secondary education
  2. School mark sheets and other documents as mentioned by university on its website/brochure
  3. A good IELTS score

•   For Post Graduates

  1. relevant undergraduate degree from a recognized university or an equivalent diploma or certificate in the field of science
  2. proficiency in English
  3. work experience (as needed by some universities)
  4. A good IELTS score          

Top MBA colleges in Australia have following requirements for admission:-

•             Bachelor’s degree – students must have a bachelor’s degree from a reputed university to take admission in Australian universities.

•             Work Experience – many universities ask for relevant work experience for admission

•             IELTS Exam or TOEFL – Students need to take either of the exams for admission to an MBA course in Australia

•             Letter of Reference – It is mandatory to present a letter of reference from college lecturers or concerned authority that elevates admission process.

To apply for a PhD program in an Australian university, a student needs to have completed a 3-4 year minimum graduation degree, along with a 2 years master program. The student also needs to have a high English Language proficiency score. To apply for the course, the student also needs to submit his reference letters, research proposal, synopsis, etc. for which, if accepted, they receive a letter of proposal approval from the university.

UNDER GRADUATE COURSES

A

Bachelor of Aboriginal Professional Practice

Bachelor of Aboriginal Professional Practice / Bachelor of Laws (Honours)

Bachelor of Aboriginal Studies (Honours)

Bachelor of Arts

Bachelor of Arts (Honours)

Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Laws (Honours)

Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Science

B

Bachelor of Biomedical Science

Bachelor of Biotechnology

Bachelor of Biotechnology (Honours)

Bachelor of Business

Bachelor of Business (Honours)

Bachelor of Business / Bachelor of Commerce

Bachelor of Business / Bachelor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Bachelor of Business / Bachelor of Laws (Honours)

C

Bachelor of Commerce (Honours)

Bachelor of Commerce

Bachelor of Commerce / Bachelor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Bachelor of Commerce / Bachelor of Laws (Honours)

Bachelor of Communication

Bachelor of Communication (Honours)

Bachelor of Communication / Bachelor of Laws (Honours)

Bachelor of Computer Science

Bachelor of Computer Science (Honours)

Bachelor of Construction Management (Building) (Honours)

Bachelor of Creative Industries

Bachelor of Creative Industries / Bachelor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship

D

Bachelor of Design (Architecture)

Bachelor of Development Studies

Bachelor of Development Studies (Honours)

Bachelor of Development Studies / Bachelor of Business

Bachelor of Development Studies / Bachelor of Social Science

E

Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood and Primary)

Bachelor of Education (Primary)

Bachelor of Education (Secondary)

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Chemical)

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Chemical) / Bachelor of Business

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Chemical) / Bachelor of Mathematics

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Chemical) / Bachelor of Science

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil)

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil) / Bachelor of Business

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil) / Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Environmental)

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil) / Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Surveying)

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil) / Bachelor of Mathematics

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Computer Systems)

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Computer Systems) / Bachelor of Business

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Computer Systems) / Bachelor of Computer Science

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Computer Systems) / Bachelor of Mathematics

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Computer Systems) / Bachelor of Science

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Electrical and Electronic)

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Electrical and Electronic) / Bachelor of Business

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Electrical and Electronic) / Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Computer Systems)

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Electrical and Electronic) / Bachelor of Mathematics

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Electrical and Electronic) / Bachelor of Science

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Environmental)

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Environmental) / Bachelor of Scienc

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Mechanical)

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Mechanical) / Bachelor of Business

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Mechanical) / Bachelor of Mathematics

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Mechanical) / Bachelor of Science

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Mechatronics)

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Mechatronics) / Bachelor of Business

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Mechatronics) / Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Electrical and Electronic)

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Mechatronics) / Bachelor of Mathematics

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Software)

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Surveying)

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Surveying) / Bachelor of Business

Bachelor of Environmental Science and Management

Bachelor of Environmental Science and Management (Honours

Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science

Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science (Honours)

F

Bachelor of Fine Art (Honours)

Bachelor of Food Science and Human Nutrition

Bachelor of Food Science and Human Nutrition (Honours)

Bachelor of Food Science and Human Nutrition / Bachelor of Business

H

Bachelor of Health Science (Honours)

I

Bachelor of Industrial Design

Bachelor of Information Technology

Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours)

Bachelor of Information Technology / Bachelor of Business

L

Bachelor of Laws (Honours) / Diploma of Legal Practice

Bachelor of Laws (Honours) Combined

M

Bachelor of Mathematics

Bachelor of Mathematics (Honours)

Bachelor of Mathematics / Bachelor of Computer Science

Bachelor of Mathematics / Bachelor of Science

Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science (Honours) (Diagnostic Radiography)

Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science (Honours) (Nuclear Medicine)

Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science (Honours) (Radiation Therapy)

Bachelor of Medical Science (Honours)

Bachelor of Medical Science / Doctor of Medicine (Joint Medical Program)

Bachelor of Music

Bachelor of Music (Honours)

Bachelor of Music / Bachelor of Arts

N

Bachelor of Natural History Illustration

Bachelor of Natural History Illustration (Honours)

Bachelor of Nursing

Bachelor of Nursing (Honours)

Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics (Honours)

O

Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours)

Bachelor of Oral Health Therapy

P

Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours)

Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours)

Bachelor of Podiatry

Bachelor of Psychological Science

 

S

Bachelor of Science

Bachelor of Science (Honours)

Bachelor of Science / Bachelor of Laws (Honours)

Bachelor of Social Science

Bachelor of Social Science (Honours)

Bachelor of Social Science / Bachelor of Laws (Honours)

Bachelor of Social Work (Honours)

Bachelor of Speech Pathology (Honours)

T

Bachelor of Technology (Renewable Energy Systems)

V

Bachelor of Visual Communication Design (Honours)

POST GRADUATE COURSES

Accounting, Economics and Finance

Master of Applied Finance

Graduate Certificate in Applied Finance

Master of Professional Accounting

Master of Professional Accounting (Advanced)

Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting

Master of Professional Accounting / Master of Business Administration

Architecture

Master of Architecture

Business and Marketing

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Graduate Certificate in Business Administration

Master of Business Administration / Master of Applied Finance

Master of Business Administration / Master of Human Resource Management

Master of Business Administration / Master of International Business

Master of Business Administration / Master of Marketing

Graduate Certificate in Co-operatives Management and Organisation

Master of Human Resource Management

Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management

Master of Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship

Graduate Certificate in Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship

Master of International Business

Master of Marketing

Graduate Certificate in Marketing

Creative Industries

Master of Creative Industries

Digital Media and IT

Master of Digital Media

Graduate Certificate in Digital Media

Master of Information Technology (MIT)

Graduate Certificate in Advanced Computing Technologies for Business

Disaster Management

Graduate Certificate in Disaster Risk Reduction

Master of Disaster Resilience and Sustainable Development

Education

Master of Educational Studies

Graduate Certificate in Educational Studies

Master of Leadership and Management in Education

Master of Special Education

Master of Teaching (Primary)

Master of Teaching (Secondary)

Engineering

Master of Engineering Management

Master of Professional Engineering

Family Studies

Master of Family Studies

Graduate Certificate in Family Studies

Generalist Studies

Master of Studies

Graduate Certificate in Studies

Health and Medical Sciences

Master of Clinic Epidemiology

Graduate Certificate in Clinic Epidemiology

Master of Clinic Medicine (Leadership and Management)

Master of Health Science

Graduate Certificate in Health Science

Master of Medical Statistics

Graduate Diploma in Medical Statistics

Master of Public Health

Master of Traumatology

Humanities

Master of Applied Linguistics

Graduate Certificate in Applied Linguistics

Master of Social Change and Development

Graduate Certificate in Social Change and Development

Law

Juris Doctor (JD) / Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice

Nursing and Midwifery

Master of Applied Management (Nursing)

Graduate Certificate in Clinic Nursing

Master of Mental Health Nursing

Master of Midwifery Studies

Master of Nursing (Advanced Practice)

OH&S

Master of Workplace Health and Safety

Graduate Certificate in Workplace Health and Safety

Project Management for the Built Environment

Master of Project Management for the Built Environment

Graduate Certificate in Project Management for the Built Environment

Property Management

Master of Property

Graduate Certificate in Property

Psychology

Master of Business Psychology

Master of Clinic Psychology

Sustainability and The Environment

Master of Environmental and Business Management

Graduate Certificate in Environmental and Business Management

Master of Environmental Management and Sustainability

Graduate Certificate in Environmental Management and Sustainability

Master of Environmental Risk Assessment and Remediation

Graduate Certificate in Pollution Impact Assessment

POST GRADUATE RESEARCH COURSES •

PhD (Aboriginal Studies

PhD (Accounting and Finance)

PhD (Anatomical Pathology)

PhD (Anatomy)

PhD (Architecture)

PhD (Behavioural Science in Relation to Medicine)

PhD (Biological Sciences)

PhD (Building)

PhD (Chemical Engineering)

PhD (Chemistry)

PhD (Civil Engineering)

PhD (Classics)

PhD (Clinical Pharmacology)

PhD (Communication and Media Arts)

PhD (Community Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology)

PhD (Computer Engineering)

PhD (Computer Science)

PhD (Cultural Studies)

PhD (Design)

PhD (Drama)

PhD (Economics)

PhD (Education)

PhD (Electrical Engineering)

PhD (Engineering)

PhD (English)

PhD (Environmental and Occupational Health)

PhD (Environmental Engineering)

PhD (Environmental Remediation)

PhD (Environmental Science)

PhD (Exercise and Sport Sciences)

PhD (Experimental Pharmacology)

PhD (Family Studies)

PhD (Fine Art)

PhD (Food Science)

PhD (Gender and Health)

PhD (General Practice)

PhD (Geology)

PhD (History)

PhD (Human Geography)

PhD (Human Physiology)

PhD (Immunology and Microbiology)

PhD (Industrial Design)

PhD (Information Systems)

PhD (Information Technology)

PhD (Law)

PhD (Leisure and Tourism)

PhD (Linguistics)

PhD (Magnetic Resonance in Medicine)

PhD (Management)

PhD (Marine Science)

PhD (Mathematics)

PhD (Mechanical Engineering)

PhD (Medical Biochemistry)

PhD (Medical Genetics)

PhD (Medical Radiation Science)

PhD (Medicine)

PhD (Midwifery)

PhD (Modern Languages)

PhD (Music)

PhD (Natural History Illustration)

PhD (Nursing)

PhD (Nutrition and Dietetics)

PhD (Nutritional Biochemistry)

PhD (Occupational Therapy)

PhD (Oral Health)

PhD (Paediatrics)

PhD (Pharmacy)

PhD (Philosophy)

PhD (Physical Geography)

PhD (Physics)

PhD (Physiotherapy)

PhD (Podiatry)

PhD (Politics)

PhD (Psychiatry)

PhD (Psychology - Science)

PhD (Religious Studies)

PhD (Reproductive Medicine)

PhD (Social Inclusion)

PhD (Social Work)

PhD (Sociology and Anthropology)

PhD (Software Engineering)

PhD (Speech Pathology)

PhD (Statistics)

PhD (Surgical Science)

PhD (Surveying)

PhD (Sustainable Resource Management)

PhD (Theology)

M Philosophy (Aboriginal Health Studies)

M Philosophy (Aboriginal Studies)

M Philosophy (Accounting and Finance)

M Philosophy (Anatomical Pathology)

M Philosophy (Anatomy)

M Philosophy (Architecture)

M Philosophy (Behavioural Science in Relation to Medicine)

M Philosophy (Biological Sciences)

M Philosophy (Building)

M Philosophy (Chemical Engineering)

M Philosophy (Chemistry)

M Philosophy (Civil Engineering)

M Philosophy (Classics)

M Philosophy (Clinical Pharmacology)

M Philosophy (Communication & Media Arts)

M Philosophy (Community Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology)

M Philosophy (Computer Engineering)

M Philosophy (Computer Science)

M Philosophy (Cultural Studies)

M Philosophy (Design)

M Philosophy (Drama)

M Philosophy (Economics)

M Philosophy (Education)

M Philosophy (Electrical Engineering)

M Philosophy (English)

M Philosophy (Environmental and Occupational Health)

M Philosophy (Environmental Engineering)

M Philosophy (Environmental Remediation)

M Philosophy (Environmental Science)

M Philosophy (Exercise and Sport Science)

M Philosophy (Experimental Pharmacology)

M Philosophy (Family Studies)

M Philosophy (Fine Art)

M Philosophy (Food Science)

M Philosophy (General Practice)

M Philosophy (Geology)

M Philosophy (History)

M Philosophy (Human Geography)

M Philosophy (Human Physiology)

M Philosophy (Immunology and Microbiology)

M Philosophy (Industrial Design)

M Philosophy (Information Systems)

M Philosophy (Information Technology)

M Philosophy (Law)

M Philosophy (Leisure & Tourism)

M Philosophy (Linguistics)

M Philosophy (Magnetic Resonance in Medicine)

M Philosophy (Management)

M Philosophy (Marine Science)

M Philosophy (Mathematics)

M Philosophy (Mechanical Engineering)

M Philosophy (Medical Biochemistry)

M Philosophy (Medical Genetics)

M Philosophy (Medical Physics)

M Philosophy (Medical Radiation Science)

M Philosophy (Medicine)

M Philosophy (Midwifery)

M Philosophy (Modern language)

M Philosophy (Music)

M Philosophy (Natural History Illustration)

M Philosophy (Nursing)

M Philosophy (Nutrition and Dietetics)

M Philosophy (Nutritional Biochemistry)

M Philosophy (Occupational Therapy)

M Philosophy (Oral Health)

M Philosophy (Paediatrics)

M Philosophy (Pharmacy)

M Philosophy (Philosophy)

M Philosophy (Physical Geography)

M Philosophy (Physics)

M Philosophy (Physiotherapy)

M Philosophy (Podiatry)

M Philosophy (Politics)

M Philosophy (Psychiatry)

M Philosophy (Psychology)

M Philosophy (Religious)

M Philosophy (Reproductive Medicine)

M Philosophy (Social Inclusion)

M Philosophy (Social Work)

M Philosophy (Sociology and Anthropology)

M Philosophy (Software Engineering)

M Philosophy (Speech Pathology)

M Philosophy (Statistics)

M Philosophy (Surgical Science)

M Philosophy (Surveying)

M Philosophy (Sustainable Resource Management)

M Philosophy (Theology)

The University of Newcastle provides on campus accommodation to its students and provides almost 1,000 beds in five residences; Edwards Hall, Evatt House, International House and a motel-type residence called Barahineban on the Callaghan Campus plus Blue Gum House on the Central Coast Campus.

Student can choose between catered, semi-catered or self-catered accommodation. More than 900 students, including many international students, live on campus at the University of Newcastle. You will find a diverse community of friends who study, play sports, and relax together. You can choose to live in a private or a shared room. The nine campus residence buildings are close to class and 20-minutes to town and the beach.

Temporary accommodation

If you want to live off campus, you may choose to stay at a hostel or hotel for about a week while you find a room or apartment for the school year.

If you want to live off campus, there are many rooms, apartments, and houses available for rent around the university.

The university offers assistance in finding off-campus accommodation.

Homestay

Some families who live near the university host students in their homes for short or long stays. The university arranges each Homestay to ensure that all homes and host families are safe and friendly.

You can also search for rental properties which are managed by real estate agents .

Scholarships

The University of Newcastle offers a number of postgraduate research scholarships to support international research candidates.

Master of Creative Industries (MCI) International Tuition Scholarship

University of Newcastle International Postgraduate Research Scholarships (UNIPRS)

University of Newcastle Postgraduate Research Scholarship (UNRS External)

Golden Jubilee Commemorative International

International Postgraduate Coursework

There are a number of other scholarships available to international students either offered by the Australian government or your home country.

Australian Universities provide wide range of scholarships to International meritorious students which help them to fund their studies. Scholarships are totally on the basis of the student’s academics. Scholarship covers tuition fees and may also cover the living expenses and travel.

Scholarships for coursework program mostly covers part of the tuition fees however, research programs provides funding  up to 100% for tuition fee and good amount of money to cover living expenses.

Apart from the university and college scholarships, Government scholarships are also available for international student. The criteria of the Government scholarship is quite competitive as compare to the university scholarships. As the numbers of applications received are very high, it is advisable to apply quite in advance to get timely response.

General criteria of university scholarships: Scholarships are being offered on the basis of the academics,

•             High Academics

•             Extracurricular activities

•             Social work

•             Engineering programs-

•             Req-60%-70% in year 12th /graduation

•             Amount-AUD 2000-AUD 7,000

•             Information Technology programs-

•             Requirement- 60%-70% in year 12th /or graduation

•             Amount- AUD 2000 to AUD 10,000

•             Business programs:

•             Requirement- 60%-70% in year 12th / graduation

•             Amount- AUD 2000 up to 50%

Universities may consider you automatically for scholarship however few universities require successful admission and few more documents before they consider you for scholarship.

Here is a list of Indian and international scholarships with relevant description. Most of them are available currently while some have tentative deadlines. The eligibility to apply for any scholarship may vary in terms of various factors like age, gender, institution, courses, location and academic excellence.

1.Australian Development Scholarship (ADS) is for international students who wish to study in Australian Universities and return to their home country to contribute to the national and regional development of their country. ADS are available for undergraduate degrees, postgraduate degrees, PhD degrees and vocational education and training courses.

2.The Australian Leadership Awards (ALA) acts as a supplement to ADS. The recipients undertake a Leadership Development Program which provides chances to augment their leadership capacity and extend their association while in Australia. The application intakes are generally around March-June.

3.The International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRS) allows foreign students to take on a postgraduate research qualification in Australia and gain experience working with leading Australian researchers. Funds are available for a period of 2 years for Master’s by research or 3 years for Doctorate by research. The application intakes are generally around July-October.

4.The Endeavour Postgraduate Award provides complete financial support for international students for 2 to 3.5 years to pursue masters or PhD either by coursework or research in Australia in any field of study. The application intakes are generally around April and closes by June.

5.The Endeavour Executive Award offers professional growth prospects of 1-4 months in Australia for achievers in business, industry, education or government from developing countries. The Awards centres on constructing skills and knowledge through a host work environment rather than enrolling recipients in a formal study program at a host organisation and are not intended to fund direct academic research. The application intakes are generally around April.

6.The Australia Leadership Awards Fellowships are research, short-term study and professional attachment programs offered by Australian organizations. The ALA Fellowships are a part of a regional program that aspires to develop leadership and build partnerships and linkages with developing countries.  The program is meant for those who are already leaders or have the potential to take up leadership roles that can influence socio-economic policy reform and development outcomes.

7.The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) Postgraduate scholarship program provides opportunities in science and engineering for exceptional students who enrol at any Australian tertiary institutions as a full-time postgraduate student for research leading to PhD.

8.The Academic-Year Ambassadorial Scholarships from Rotary Foundation of Rotary International provide funds for an academic year of study in Australia. This fund is meant to help pay costs related to round-trip transportation, course fee and living costs and at a flat grant amount of AU$27,000 for bachelors or masters or PhD in research or coursework.

Mostly, Indian scholarships and grants provided by the Indian government and non-governmental organizations are in the form of no-interest or interest free loans to assist Indian students to study abroad.

9.The Indian National Science Academy accepts applications from outstanding Indian Researchers and Senior Professional Scientists who have regular positions in Indian recognized S&T Institutions/Universities and actively engaged in research in frontline areas in all fields of Science & Technology including Agriculture and Medicine.

10.The Australia-India Strategic Research Fund (AISRF) allows Australian researchers from public and private sectors to contribute in leading-edge scientific research projects and workshops with Indian scientists and support the progress of strategic alliances between Australian and Indian researchers.

11.The Postgraduate Merit Scholarship is awarded by University Grants Commission to students pursuing PG first year regular non-professional degree course in any renowned university or a post-graduate college. The application intake deadline is on October.

12.Department of Science and Technology (DST), Govt of India offers the “Kishore Vaigyanik ProtsahanYojana” (KVPY)  program, which was started in 1999 encouraging students of Basic Sciences to take up research careers in Science.

 


Quick Facts


INSTITUYION TYPEPUBLIC

FOUNDING YEAR1951

CAMPUSURBAN

COST OF LIVING

Generally, the Department of Immigration and Border Protection requires $18,610 as the minimum cost of living to issue a student visa. Your living expenses in Australia will depend highly on which region you plan to live in. For example, more urbanized areas will have higher costs for accommodation. The type of accommodation is also important. Hostels and guesthouses range from $80 to $135 a week, while shared rentals and on-campus accommodation will cost $70 to $250. More expensive options are homestay ($110 to $270 per week) and rental ($100 to $400 per week). Aside from accommodation, your weekly expenses will most likely include groceries or eating out ($80 to $200), gas and electricity ($60 to $100), phone and internet ($20 to $50), public transport ($10 to $50) and entertainment ($50 to $100).

UNIVERSITY WEBSITE

http://www.newcastle.edu.au


RANKING OF UNIVERSITIES


Times Higher Education World Ranking (THE WUR Rank ) : 201-250
 
Academic  Ranking of World Universities (ARWU ) : 301-350 
 
QS World University Ranking : 224
 
CWTS Leiden Ranking : 241
 
U.S News & World Report : 313


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