Since our foundation as an independent university in 1965, the University of Newcastle has specialised in delivering world-class education to talented students from all walks of life. Our commitment to equity, performance in innovation and making a global impact has been recognised internationally, with the University currently ranked Top 200 in the world by QS World University Rankings. We are consistently ranked within Australia's top 10 universities, and we have 15 subjects recognised in the top 200 in the world. The University of Newcastle is home to more than 37,000 students from 115 countries around the globe, and we are proud to be the largest provider of enabling programs in Australia. Our degrees are shaped around global learning, work placements and entrepreneurial opportunities. We offer more than 250 undergraduate and postgraduate coursework programs and over 150 research masters and PhD programs across five Faculties - Business and Law, Education and Arts, Engineering and Built Environment, Health and Medicine, and Science. Through world-class research and strong partnerships with government and industry, the University drives innovation that challenges conventional thinking and changes lives. The University of Newcastle is No. 1 Innovation Connections for 'industry collaboration' (League table 2017 Innovation Connections program, Ausindustry) and top 8 in Australia for research 'well above world standard' (Excellence in Research Australia, 2015). With state-of-the-art facilities, the University of Newcastle offers innovative and inspiring approaches to delivering education across all of our locations: Newcastle, Central Coast, Sydney, Port Macquarie and Singapore. Our $95 million NU Space facility in the heart of Newcastle's CBD harnesses cutting-edge educational technology to deliver a world-class student experience.