As a student at the University of Newcastle, you are immersed in a diverse community and beautiful natural setting. With a total student population of over 35,000, you will have the opportunity to interact with many Australians and around 7,500 international students. University of Newcastle offers an exciting orientation for its international students that allows them to meet their fellow classmates, explore campus, and take part in group organized surfing lessons. Located only 7 miles from the city center & beaches, Newcastle itself is one of the most livable cities in the world and is rated in the Top 10 cities in the world to visit by Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2011. In addition to a spectacular coastline and surf beaches, Newcastle has excellent cafes and restaurants, bars and pubs, boutique shopping and a diverse arts scene.
Areas of Study include: Art, Performing Arts, Business, Humanities, Film, Tourism/Leisure, Philosophy, Political Science, Religion, Sociology, Anthropology, Engineering, IT/Computing, History, Languages (Chinese, French, German, Japanese), Architecture, Digital/Media Studies, Public Relations, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental, Geography, Geology, Marine, Math, Physics, Psychology, Sport, and Statistics.
Read more about courses offered in the University of Newcastle Course Catalog. When searching courses, Semester 1 is February-June and Semester 2 is July-November. It is strongly recommended that students check the 'assumed knowledge' and 'course requisites/compulsory components' listed in the online undergraduate handbook.
You can also read the helpful Academic Guide.
The University of Newcastle offers three housing opportunities for international exchange students:
- On-campus housing - UON Student Living
- Off-campus housing
Read more about housing at the University of Newcastle
Financial Aid and Scholarships
Students who will be receiving financial aid during their program abroad must meet with the Financial Aid Office prior to departure. Appointments can be made online
with the Financial Aid Office.
For detailed information on study abroad scholarship opportunities and application procedures, please see our Scholarships page
Paid to Clemson
Estimated Additional Costs
|Study Abroad Fee
|Subtotal - Paid to Clemson
*Personal travel, meals, etc. spending amounts will vary by student and will be affected by how often a student goes out, travels, and the items they purchase.
||Paid directly to University of Newcastle
|Passport and Photos
|International Health Insurance
|International Student ID Card
|Cost of Living Expenses*
|Subtotal - Additional Costs
||$13,737.00 + tuition
When figures are not available from the host university, Clemson Abroad uses information from the site below for food and transportation costs:
Visa Costs: Depending on your destination country, visa costs will vary. You should always include shipping costs to the embassy or consulate. Some countries require an in-person appearance at the consulate as part of the application process. Therefore, travel expenses should also be added to your visa cost estimate.