The University of Newcastle, Australia is a research intensive university and a leading contributor to research in Australia and the world. Across many discipline areas, researchers are making discoveries that offer solutions to some of the world's greatest challenges. The University is ranked in the top 10 Australian universities based on research excellence and in 2012, it was ranked in the top three per cent of universities in the world by the QS and Times Higher Education global ranking
, and in the top four per cent of universities in the world by the Academic Ranking of World Universities.
The University has more than 37,000 students enrolled in programs across five faculties with over 85 undergraduate programs on offer and a growing range of postgraduate study options.