Semester in Newcastle -
University of Newcastle

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Green Campus

Authentic, local experience on a bushland campus

On our Semester in Newcastle - University of Newcastle program, study at an excellent university with a stunning, ecologically sustainable campus, and experience the true Aussie lifestyle, complete with local Aussie friends. Fondly referred to as Newy, Newcastle is a port city located in New South Wales, home to roughly 400,000 people. With a beautiful trail to Nobby’s Lighthouse, Newy hosts a superb mixture of beaches, historical architecture, and a diverse arts scene, which makes its charm even more apparent.

What to Expect

Average Courseload:
3-4 courses (12-16 U.S. credits)
GPA Requirement:
Visa Requirement:
YES - Pre-departure


Welcome orientation in Cairns, home of the Great Barrier Reef
Easy access to mountains, national parks, beaches, and rainforests
100 campus-based sport and social clubs provide plenty of opportunities to meet local and fellow international students
Authentic Aussie experience in a medium-sized, down-to-earth, coastal Australia city
Study on two unique campuses: Callaghan (covered in bushland) and Newcastle City - with a free shuttle!

Learn More About This and Other Programs

  • Semester in Newcastle - University of Newcastle
    I appreciated having multiple points of contact (both stateside and in Australia) to address academic and social concerns. Even before the semester began, CIS Abroad provided information that enhanced my preparedness and put my parents’ minds at ease.
    Maddie Grossman Elizabethtown College Semester in Newcastle - University of Newcastle
  • Semester in Newcastle - University of Newcastle
    Studying abroad has helped me realize how much I am capable of and how much there is to learn from all different parts of the world. It is what you make it to be, and no matter what, it is truly an experience of a lifetime.
    Kendra Stubblefield University of Colorado - Colorado Springs Semester in Newcastle - University of Newcastle

Dates & Prices

Additional Information:

Price Range


On Campus - 3 courses: $18,790
On Campus - 4 courses: $19,790

FALL 2024

On Campus International House - 3 courses: $17,190
On Campus International House - 4 courses: $17,790
On Campus Towers - 3 courses: $17,990
On Campus Towers - 4 courses: $18,590

Program Deposit

There is a non-refundable program deposit of $1,000. This deposit will be deducted from the total cost of the program. Paying the deposit secures your spot on the program.

Please note: As with all study abroad programs, you should count on a few additional expenses.

CIS Abroad reserves the right to alter fees at any time due to currency fluctuations and/or fee changes made by our partner universities.


Please WAIT to book flights until you have received confirmed dates in your acceptance paperwork. Dates posted here are subject to change.

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