|Year of establishment||1951|
|Address||University Drive, Callaghan NSW 2308, Australia|
|City||Newcastle, New South Wales|
University of Newcastle
The University of Newcastle (UON), informally known as Newcastle University, is an Australian public university established in 1965. It has a primary campus in Callaghan, a suburb of Newcastle, New South Wales. The university also operates campuses in Ourimbah, Port Macquarie, Singapore, Newcastle CBD and Sydney CBD. Historically, the University of Newcastle Medical School has implemented the problem-based learning system for its undergraduate Bachelor of Medicine program – a system later mandated for use by the Australian Medical Council throughout Australia. It pioneered use of the Undergraduate Medicine and Health Sciences Admission Test (UMAT) in the early 1990s. UMAT has since been accepted widely by different medical schools across Australia as an additional selection criteria. The University of Newcastle is a member of Universities Australia and the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.
Equity and social justiceWe provide opportunities for people with ability, regardless of their background and experiences. We lead in providing education for indigenous Australians.
ExcellenceWe deliver the highest quality in everything we do and benchmark ourselves against the world's best.
EngagementOur staff, students and alumni are a resource for our whole community. We are partners and collaborators in world-class research, teaching and learning, and our skilled graduates contribute to our regions, Australia and the world.
InnovationWe challenge standard practice and received wisdom. We are world leaders in generating new knowledge and translating innovative ideas into real benefits to society.
IntegrityWe are open, ethical, rigorous and committed to the highest standards in academic enquiry. We are champions of academic freedom and professional responsibility.
SustainabilityWe are leaders in environmental sustainability. We make a significant contribution to the economic, social and environmental capacity of our communities.
The University of Newcastle is a Public university located in Newcastle.
The University of Newcastle was founded in 1951.
The current president of University of Newcastle is Paul Jeans.
According to verified online sources, the University of Newcastle enrolls a total of 30220 students.
According to the main website, the University of Newcastle has a total student population of 23732 undergraduate students and 6488 graduate students.