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  • Locations: Newcastle, Australia
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring, Year (SH)
  • Host University Website: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: UW-Stout applicants only
  • Cost Estimate: Fall, Spring
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2018 03/01/2018
Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Spring 2019 10/15/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.

Indicates that deadline has passed
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: English Minimum GPA: 2.5
Class Eligibility: Junior, Senior, Sophomore Housing Options: Apartments, Off-Campus, Residence Halls
Language Courses Offered: Yes Internships Available: No
Faculty Led: No Exchange Program: No
Program Description:


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The University of Newcastle has high academic standards, superb recreational facilities, natural surroundings, award-winning buildings and excellent access to the latest technology. They are ranked as one of the world's top 100 universities for engineering technology and computer sciences (Shanghai Jiao Tong University rankings by field 2007).

Located on a 140-hectare site of natural bush lands, 12 kilometers west of the city of Newcastle, Callaghan campus has a reputation for being one of the most naturally beautiful campuses in Australia. Callaghan is the original campus and the place where the majority (around 16,000) of the students are based.

This program is sponsored by UW-Platteville. For more information, please visit their website here

Location: Newcastle, Australia

The University of Newcastle is located in Newcastle, a city located on the coast in New South Wales, Australia.  It is a lively port city on a breathtaking stretch of Australia's coastline with wonderful beaches, a low cost of living, a favorable climate and casual lifestyle. It's also about 2 hours from Sydney, the capital of New South Wales.

Newcastle has a population of 350,000 with a thriving business and commercial sector. It is packed with a selection of restaurants, cafes, parks and gardens, theaters, art galleries, shopping centers and nightclubs. Newcastle is also a popular tourist destination.

A few kilometers south of the city is Australia's largest seaboard lake, Lake Macquarie, scene of many national and international sailing events.  Less than one hour's drive to the north is the impressive harbor of Port Stephens, a popular center for big game fishing, sailing, surfing, and sail-boarding. To the west are the internationally famous wineries of the Hunter Valley, many of them more than a century old. To the south is the beauty and beaches of the Central Coast.



All students will enroll in two required courses: Australian Culture Course (course of your choice that has significant course content about Australia life and culture) and Cross-Cultural Understanding. Students will choose an additional 2-3 courses on for a total of 13-17 credits for the semester. Please explore UW-Platteville's website for more information and to find courses offered at the Callaghan Campus). 



Accommodation: For accommodation information at the University of the South Pacific, please visit UW-Platteville’s website.

Passport and Visa: Please visit the Education Abroad website for information on passports and visas.  



The Cost Estimates at the top of this program website are used to determine the costs for the term you would like to go abroad. For information on financing your education abroad program visit the Financial Aid, Grants and Scholarships link on our website.