The University of Newcastle is a progressive, dynamic institution recognised for research achievement, teaching innovation and access to higher education for disadvantaged groups. Our reputation as a higher education institution of distinction is built on the achievements of many members of the University's community.
Since 2000,GradSchool has been offering graduate students around Australia and internationally, convenient access to a comprehensive range of online University of Newcastle postgraduate degree programs and courses. GradSchool is Australia's No.1 graduate school for online postgraduate coursework studies.
Our comprehensive range of online postgraduate courses – which represent every faculty in the University – offers you the freedom to study when and where you want, allowing you to achieve your personal goals and advance your professional career while juggling a busy lifestyle.
We realise your time is better spent studying than downloading and printing, so we provide you with all the essential course materials you’ll need in hardcopy form. Our course facilitators lead discussions in virtual classrooms, enabling all students to contribute whenever they are available.
The University of NewcastleRecent Highlights
-- A strongly positive report from the Australian Universities Quality Agency that recognised the University as a vibrant and well-managed institution with enthusiastic students and staff
-- Growing demand to study at the University with a record enrolment in 2008 of 30,340 students
-- Recognition for our academic staff with seven Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning from the Australian Learning and Teaching Council, three Quality Teaching Awards from the State of New South Wales, eight externally funded research fellowships and the appointment of an additional Laureate Professor
-- Continued research funding success with almost $25 million in new project funding from the Australian Research Council and National Health and Medical Research Council
-- Expanded work-based learning opportunities for our students, including sending 40 Bachelor of Communication students for work experience at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and Paralympics
-- Greater collaboration and engagement with our communities through a wide range of public lectures, conferences and community-based projects particularly relating to Indigenous and environmental issues
-- Establishment of the University Committee on Environmental Sustainability and confirmation of the University as a leader in the Australian higher education sector in sustainable development
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