The University of Newcastle is ranked in the top 3% of universities world-wide. QS World University Rankings places the Institute at 207. It is also ranked among the top eight for research standard and top nine for research income. The staff are experts who rank in the top 1% in their field in the world, and are national and state recipients of Teacher of the Year winners of the prestigious Australian Awards for University Teaching. The University of Newcastle is a research-intensive University focused on improving the quality of life in surrounding regions and around the globe. The courses offered integrate study with practical experience, paid employment and research.
The University has a total of 10 subjects ranked in the world’s top 200: Mineral & Mining Engineering, Nursing (top 50), Architecture, Education (top 100), Civil & Structural Engineering, Medicine, Sociology (top 150), Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Geography, Psychology (Top 200). The University has students from more than 100 countries. The campus is spread across Newcastle, Central Coast, Sydney, Port Macquarie and Singapore.