The University of Newcastle (UoN) is a world-class institution located in Callaghan, a suburb of Newcastle, New South Wales (Australia). It is a member of Innovative Research Universities Australia.

UoN has the following Faculties:
- Faculty of Business and Law
- Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
- Faculty of Science and Information Technology
- Faculty of Education and Arts
- Faculty of Health
- English Language and Foundation Studies Centre

The University of Newcastle is ranked in the top 10 Australian universities for high quality research output.

Rankings:

- Placed among the World Top 300 institutions in the Times Higher Education - QS World University Rankings. It is ranked 215th in 2007, 286th in 2008, 266th in 2009.

- It is one of only 17 Australian institutions placed within the Top 500 universities in the Shanghai Jiao Tong University Academic Ranking of World Universities 2009. It is in the range of 10-13th nationally and in the top 70 position in the Asia-Pacific region.

- Placed among the world top 200 universities for Life Sciences & Biomedicine (152nd) and Engineering & IT (191st) in THE-QS Rankings 2009.

- 375th in the world and 61st in the Asia-Pacific region (ARWU 2008).

- The University of Newcastle is one of the world's top 100 Universities for engineering/technology and computer sciences (ARWU 2007).

- Placed as one of the top 100 global universities (ranked 97th) in August 2006 by Newsweek International.

- The University of Newcastle is ranked 337th in 2006, up from 362nd in 2005 and 398th in 2004 (ARWU 2006).

- 127th in a list of the world's top 200 universities (The Times Higher Education Supplement 2005). It is also rated 63rd among the World's top 100 Biomedicine Universities and top four in NSW.

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World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek
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