University of Newcastle

Now more than ever, the world needs new. New thinking and new ideas will deliver the new approaches required to address the world's great challenges. At the University of Newcastle, Australia, we empower our students to bring new to the world.

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University of Newcastle

Now more than ever, the world needs new. New thinking and new ideas will deliver the new approaches required to address the world's great challenges. At the University of Newcastle, Australia, we empower our students to bring new to the world.

University of Newcastle Undergraduate Ratings And Rankings

The ratings for University of Newcastle are published in The Good Universities Guide 2019 edition. 5 STARS are awarded for results that fall amongst the top 20% of results in the country.

Student Retention
Student Retention

6% of University of Newcastle students were retained after their first year of study.

Student Retention

This rating shows what proportion of students were retained at a higher rate than the national average. For many universities, less than one percent of the student cohort is retained at a higher rate than the national average.

Social Equity
Social Equity

27% of University of Newcastle students were from low socioeconomic or disadvantaged backgrounds.

Social Equity

The proportion of domestic students enrolling at each university who come from low socioeconomic or disadvantaged backgrounds.

Student Demand
Student Demand

65% of students at University of Newcastle achieved entrance scores that are in the medium to high range.

Student Demand

Shows where high-achieving domestic students choose to study by comparing the proportion of commencing students with high ATAR scores at each university.

Student teacher ratio
Student teacher ratio

At University of Newcastle, there are 22 students per 1 teaching staff member.

Student teacher ratio

The number of students per teaching staff member.

Staff Qualification
Staff Qualification

80% of University of Newcastle staff hold a Ph.D, Doctorate by research or Doctorate by coursework.

Staff Qualification

This rating looks at the proportion of staff who hold a Ph.D, Doctorate by research or Doctorate by coursework.

Starting Salary
Starting Salary

Graduates from University of Newcastle earn a median salary of $58,800

Starting Salary

The median salary of graduates from different universities.

Getting a job
Getting a job

70.7% of University of Newcastle graduates are employed full-time four months after completing their course.

Getting a job

The proportion of graduates who were employed full-time four months after completing their course.

Overall experience
Overall experience

80.5% of University of Newcastle students were satisfied with the overall quality of their educational experience.

Overall experience

This rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the overall quality of their educational experience.

Skills development
Skills development

80.9% of University of Newcastle students were satisfied with the skill development they experienced through their studies.

Skills development

The proportion of students who were satisfied with the skill development they experienced through their studies.

Student support
Student support

74.5% of University of Newcastle students were satisfied with the support they received from their institution.

Student support

The proportion of students who were satisfied with the support they received from their institution.

Teaching quality
Teaching quality

81.8% of University of Newcastle students were satisfied with the quality of teaching they experienced.

Teaching quality

The proportion of students who were satisfied with the quality of teaching they experienced.

Learning resources
Learning resources

86.8% of University of Newcastle students were satisfied with the learning resources provided by their institution.

Learning resources

The proportion of students who were satisfied with the learning resources provided by their institution.

Learner engagement
Learner engagement

58.2% of University of Newcastle students felt they were engaged with learning at their institution.

Learner engagement

The proportion of students who felt they were engaged with learning at their institution.

First generation
First generation

25% of University of Newcastle students came from families where their parents’ education is known and did not exceed Year 12.

First generation

The proportion of domestic students commencing a bachelor degree whose parents’ education is known and did not exceed Year 12.