Thinking about studying at the University of Newcastle? Applications are now open through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) for degree programs commencing in 2008.
The University of Newcastle offers more than 90 undergraduate degree programs across a broad range of disciplines at three campuses - Newcastle, the Central Coast and Port Macquarie.
Vice-Chancellor, Professor Nicholas Saunders, said the University of Newcastle had a proven record of producing top class graduates.
"Whether you are in your final year of high school, changing career or furthering your education, the University of Newcastle has a degree program that can help you achieve your goals," Professor Saunders said.
"More than 82 per cent of our graduates are in full-time work within four months of completing a degree, which shows how valuable a University of Newcastle degree can be. Our graduates also have higher than average employment rates and starting salaries.
"The University of Newcastle was also recently confirmed as being one of the top 400 universities in the world, and in the top 100 for engineering, technology and computer science."
To help potential students make an informed choice about their future, the University of Newcastle will open its doors for a series of Information Days in August and September. Three Information Days at the University's campuses in Newcastle, the Central Coast and Port Macquarie will help people get a feel for what is on offer.
Visitors will be able to collect information about the degree programs on offer, talk face-to-face with staff and current students, and take a tour of the campus. For more information, go to www.meetyourfuture.com.au.
Information Days will be held at the following locations:
- Newcastle - Saturday 8 September, 10am to 3pm
- Central Coast - Saturday 15 September, 10am to 3pm
- Port Macquarie - Saturday 25 August, 10am to 1pm
Applications for on-campus study at the University of Newcastle must be made through UAC, and for the first time will only be accepted online at www.uac.edu.au. On-time applications close Friday 28 September 2007.