Newcastle offers a life-enriching study experience with a top 200 ranked university* and educational institutions that provide practical, real-world work experience and industry engagement. Every year, the city warmly welcomes students from over 113 nations to learn in state-of-the-art facilities and thrive amid a community of innovators, artists, and pioneers. With more affordable housing than other Australian cities, students will find this coastal smart city has a lot to offer. *QS World University Rankings 2023

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#1 University in Australia

The #1 University in Australia for industry collaboration. Source: Innovation Connections IC Data 2015 – 2022

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Hands-on Education

TAFE NSW campuses bring up-to-date, real world skills into the classroom.

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Skill development programs

To upskill, mentor and support individuals to achieve their goals.

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Quality Primary and High Schools

A wealth of private and public options including performing arts and sports.

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Diverse, welcoming communities

Where you’ll meet colourful personalities and find lifelong friends.

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Affordable living and property

In a range of neighbourhoods, with top-tier amenities and nature at your doorstep.


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