The University of Newcastle, Australia
Region: Oceania
Country/Region: Australia
Found Year: 1965
Address: University Drive
Introduction

At the University of Newcastle, our vision is to be a world-leading university for our regions. We strive to deliver an exceptional student experience, preparing graduates to be ready for life in an increasingly interconnected society. Our research focuses on the issues and opportunities relevant to the future of our regions and our world. Across our campuses in Newcastle, the Central Coast, Port Macquarie, Sydney and Singapore, the University of Newcastle enrols more than 37,000 students from diverse backgrounds. We focus on Equity in higher education and on developing the next generation of socially-oriented leaders, entrepreneurs and innovators. We are the number 1 university in Australia for Indigenous enrolments and have a 5-star rating for social equity (Good Universities Guide, 2020). Our University has long been known as a champion of innovative approaches to education. We strive for a dynamic teaching culture that delivers world-class educational outcomes. As competition for the best and brightest students increases, our long history of offering innovative, problem-based learning across our programs means we are poised to meet the education challenge. We are also a research-intensive university and proud of the great things we have achieved in collaboration with our partners in industry, business, government and the community - here and around the world. Our sights are set firmly on the future as we work hard to build our research capacity and maintain our position as a competitive destination for the world's best researchers and global innovation leaders. The significance of our research is reflected in the Australian Government's Excellence in Research Australia assessment, which awarded the University the highest possible '5' rating across 30 research fields, placing us in the top 8 Australian universities for research quality 'well above world standard. We’re ranked 9th in Australia for research income across the sector (HERDC) (The Audited Higher Education Research Data Collection returns 2018) and 1st for industry collaboration. (2014-2019, Innovation Connections IC Report, AusIndustry.)

Academic Ranking of World Universities
301-400
Academic Ranking of World Universities
The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) is recognized as the precursor of global university rankings and the most trustworthy one. ARWU presents the world's top 1000 research universities annually based on transparent methodology and objective third-party data.
301-400
2017
301-400
2018
401-500
2019
301-400
2020
301-400
2021
Global Ranking of Academic Subjects
All Subjects
Subject
Rank
Best Ranked Subjects
Subject Rank
Automation & Control
13
Nursing
26
Mining & Mineral Engineering
27
Water Resources
76-100
Psychology
101-150
Business Administration
101-150
Hospitality & Tourism Management
101-150
Geography
151-200
Key Statistics
31329
Total Enrollment
5568(17.8%)
International Students
24132
Undergraduate Enrollment
3307(13.7%)
International Students
7197
Graduate Enrollment
2261(31.4%)
International Students