Newcastle's students enjoy the area's bustling culture, without the stress of more expensive Australian cities. You can socialise with friends in the city district or spend your free time relaxing in the beautiful natural surroundings.
Newcastle is perfect for students wishing to spend their free time travelling to Australia's other must-see destinations. Only two hours from Sydney, one hour from the Hunter Valley vineyards and just off the main coastal highway for exploring Australia's many picturesque sea-side towns.
Best of all, Newcastle offers the perfect climate for anyone looking to experience that famous Australian sunshine. Enjoy moderate winters and long playful summers, with an average summer temperature of around 28 degrees. This makes perfect weather for relaxing, playing - or even studying - on some of Australia's best beaches.