Study abroad in an idyllic, beachside Australian city! On our Semester in Newcastle Program, you’ll get to study at an excellent university with a stunning, ecologically sustainable campus and experience the true Aussie lifestyle. The city of Newcastle boasts wonderful beaches for surfing and swimming, a low cost of living, a very favorable climate, and a casual lifestyle. The University of Newcastle is recognized internationally for both its academic excellence and its stunning, ecologically sustainable campus. On Semester in Newcastle, you’ll get:
Low-cost program in a laid-back city - Our Semester in Newcastle is one of the most affordable study abroad programs in Australia, and Newcastle boasts a casual lifestyle.
Stunning bushland campus – Imagine walking to class on a cobblestone path that winds through lush low-growth forest, or past beautiful gardens with exotic flora and fauna. That barely scratches the surface of what makes the campus in Newcastle unique.
A true Australian University – Through the University’s active student union and numerous social and sports clubs, you’ll meet tons of Aussie and international students and get right into the groove of a true Australian education experience.
Breadth of academics – From Digital Arts and Alchemy to Water Engineering and Australian Flora, you’ll find not only the expected courses in your major but also some you wouldn’t find anywhere else.
Adventure Orientation – This stellar orientation in Australia will acquaint you with the local culture and get you accustomed to the Aussie way of life.
If you've always wanted to study abroad in Australia, we've got a lot of reasons to study in Newcastle with our study abroad program. Here are just a few of the key highlights that make this program unique:
Semester in Newcastle at the University of Newcastle has fantastic housing options. You can live on campus for a true dorm experience, or off campus for a more independent lifestyle. Here are your options:
On-campus residence hall
Courses include applied sciences, business, creative arts, cultural studies, education, engineering, environmental science, health, and law, among others.
For a complete list of course offerings, please click here.
3-4 courses (12-15 US credits)
Start Date: February 13
End Date: July 5
Start Date: July 12
End Date: November 22
*Cost may change at any time due to the current exchange rates.
*This is NOT an extra fee, but is a non-refundable deposit applied towards your total program fee. You will be directed to pay this after completing your online application.
"Newcastle is a great place to study. it is a smaller city but there are places to go and things to see and it's really nice to go to the beach whenever you want. The University is very accommodating and a great learning experience. The people there are incredible and many of them will be my friends for life"