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Newcastle International College Australia

Address: Callaghan NSW 2308, Australia

Description Newcastle International College Australia

  • Location: Newcastle, Australia
  • Age: 17+
  • Type of training: joint
  • Type of accommodation: residence, apartments
  • Language of instruction: English.

Newcastle International College is a direct path to study at the prestigious University of Newcastle. In preparatory college, foreign students undergo the Foundation program and in-depth study of more than a hundred specialized fields, including medicine. An international college has created a strong training program, because course participants are trained at a high level of difficulty, equivalent to 1 university course: this allows college students to enter the second year immediately after studying at the NIC.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Newcastle International College Australia

Program name
from 23 200 $AUD / year


  • Age: 17+
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Duration: 1 year.

The program begins with an orientation class, the purpose of which is to introduce students to the environment and help to integrate into the educational process. Students receive a timetable, are divided into groups, get acquainted with teachers. Directions:

  • Teacher Education
  • Communications and Media
  • Law
  • Engineering
  • Health.

After the end of the program, students confidently enter the 1st undergraduate course.

The program is also possible in an expanded version:

  • Duration: 12-16 months
  • Cost: $ 27,550 AUD.

The medical program lasts 8 months and costs $ 27,120 AUD.

Diploma programs

  • Age: 17+
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Duration: 12 months or 8 months on an accelerated program.

After the program, students are accepted to the second year of the university. Directions:

  • Business and Commerce
  • Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Media and Communications
  • Medical Engineering.

Accommodation, housing and food

International college students can live on the Newcastle University campus. The university’s residences have received several awards for a high level of comfort, canteens are located next to the hostels, 24-hour security is provided on the territory, free transport runs and there is parking. Students also gain access to the health center and participate in regular campus activities.

In addition, the college recommends the Reece Realty Newcastle Residence, located off campus:

  • Accommodation in Student Share Houses for 4-8 people: 100 $ AUD-200 $ AUD per week
  • Studios: 200 $ AUD-250 $ AUD.

You can stay in host families:

Price per week for students over 18

Price per week for students under 18

Administration fee

240 $ AUD

Administration fee

250 $ AUD

Accommodation and meals 3 times a day (21 meals)

265 $ AUD

Accommodation and meals 3 times a day (21 meals)

290 $ AUD

Accommodation and meals 3 times a day (16 meals)

250 $ AUD

Accommodation and meals 3 times a day (16 meals)

275 $ AUD

Access to the Internet

10 $ AUD

Access to the Internet

10 $ AUD


  • Guaranteed Admission to Australia's Leading University
  • The program is held in February, April (medicine), June and October
  • Affordable prices in the city for housing, food and transport
  • Individual approach from teachers
  • Small classes and good facilities.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

The academic year at Australian College is divided into 3 terms:

1 trimester

2 trimester


Start date: 02.17

Start date: 06/15

Start date: 19.10

Graduation: 22.05

Graduation: September 18

Graduation: January 29

Exams: 05.25-29.05

Exams: 09.21-25.09

Exams: 1.02-5.02

Vacations: 05.30-19.06.

Holidays: 09.26-16.10.

Vacations: 8.02-28.02.

The academic year on the program in medicine is slightly different:

1 semester

2 semester

Start Date: 2.04

Start date: 10.08

Graduation: 10.07

Graduation: 13.11

Exams: 07.13-17.07

Exams: 16.11-20.11

Vacations: 07.20-7.08.

Vacations: 20.11

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

  • Certificate of secondary education
  • Visa application
  • Academic Transcript
  • Medical certificate
  • Passport
  • Guardianship (up to 18 years).

Students older than 21 years with the documents on secondary and higher education are accepted without exams.

Language Requirements:

  • IELTS 5.0
  • TOEFL 35-45.

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Recommendations on when to apply

Language courses, schools and children's language camps Primary and secondary education - private schools Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA
- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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