Program Details

Semester in Newcastle offers two 14-week semesters, starting in July and February. The University of Newcastle is well known for academic excellence and innovative teaching, and you’ll find almost anything you’re looking for, whether you want to stay with
Newcastle, Australia
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester

Program Overview

Program Description:

The University of Newcastle is a highly ranked institution with a stunning, ecologically sustainable campus. Here, you’ll work hard and play hard, experiencing the true Aussie lifestyle. The city of Newcastle has stunning beaches for surfing and swimming, a low cost of living, a favorable climate, and a casual lifestyle. The perks continue: Our Semester in Newcastle is our most affordable program in the Land Down Under. Enjoy your smart investment as you take your studies and social life to the next level. Best of all, you can easily travel to larger cities like Sydney, which is less than three hours away by train.

Setting Description:
A lively port city on a breathtaking stretch of Australia's coastline, Newcastle boasts wonderful beaches for surfing and swimming, a low cost of living, a very favorable climate, and a casual lifestyle—and it's only 2.5 hours from Sydney. It is located in New South Whales, Newcastle is the largest coal exporting harbor in the world. With a population of 350,000, Newcastle offers all the usual city comforts, such as restaurants, cafés, parks and gardens, theaters, art galleries, shopping centers, and nightclubs, while retaining the charms of a smaller beach community. Lonely Planet named Newcastle a Top Ten city in the World in “Best in Travel Guide” in 2011. It is a city full of heritage that is known for its relaxed coastal lifestyle with a blend of imagination, sophistication and culture. Many walks of life call Newcastle home, including artists, sports champions, entertainers, musicians, authors and researchers. The University of Newcastle offers a great study environment – it has
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