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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Category: Study Abroad Class Eligibility: 1-Freshman, 2-Sophomore, 3-Junior, 4-Senior
Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 2.5 Language of Instruction: English
Program Type: Direct Enrollment Area of Study: Anthropology, Architecture, Art, Biochemistry, Biological Sciences, Biology, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Design Studies, Economics, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Environmental and Natural Resources, Film Studies, Geography, History, Mathematical Sciences, Mechanical Engineering, Music, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Religion, Sociology, Statistics, Theatre
Program Description:
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Program Overview

 

Newcastle

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. 
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Location

Newcastle, Australia

Eligibility

Coursework

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.

Pre-Approved Courses

Housing

The University of Newcastle offers three housing opportunities for international exchange students:
  • On-campus housing - UON Student Living
  • Off-campus housing
  • Homestays
Read more about housing at the University of Newcastle.

Financial Info

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.

Program Cost

Paid to Clemson
  Per Term
Study Abroad Fee $744.00
Subtotal - Paid to Clemson $744.00
Estimated Additional Costs  
  Per Term
Tuition Paid directly to University of Newcastle
Airfare $2,814.00
Passport and Photos $155.00
Visa $470.00
Books/Supplies $673.00
International Health Insurance $265.00
International Student ID Card $78.00
Accommodations $4,840.00
Meals* $2,875.00
Local Transportation $152.00
Cost of Living Expenses* $200.00
Miscellaneous $1,215.00
Subtotal - Additional Costs $13,737.00 + tuition
*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. 

When figures are not available from the host university, Clemson Abroad uses information from the site below for food and transportation costs:
http://www.numbeo.com/cost-of-living/in/Newcastle

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.


Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2024 03/01/2024 ** Admissions Open Until Deadline TBA TBA
Academic Year 2024-2025 03/01/2024 ** Admissions Open Until Deadline TBA TBA
Calendar Year 2025 10/01/2024 ** Admissions Open Until Deadline TBA TBA
Fall 2025 03/01/2025 ** Admissions Open Until Deadline TBA TBA
Academic Year 2025-2026 03/01/2025 ** Admissions Open Until Deadline TBA TBA

** Applications are typically reviewed on a rolling basis until the program deadline or until the program is full.