Uni Newcastle 

Academic information

Faculty focus: This is a priority exchange for MUSIC, FINE ARTS and DRAMA students. Students from other faculties will be considered on the basis of space and availability.

Discipline focus: Music, Fine Arts, Drama (Business, Humanities, Languages, Science) 

Credit details: 10 units per course  / 40 units per semester


Financial information

Tuition: paid directly to Mount Allison
Accommodation (one term):
$160 AUD/week (shared), $180-$340 AUD/week (single)
Meal plan (one term): some of the above prices include meals
Transportation:  $2,500-$3,000 CAD (from Halifax) 
Visa: $535 AUD (TU575 Student Non-Award Sector VAC1 Visa)
Insurance: mandatory Australian insurance (approx. $220 AUD/semester)      



UoN offers a range of on-campus accommodation at both the Callaghan and Ourimbah Campuses. For more information about living on campus, including different residential colleges, costs, how to apply, virtual tours of different room types, etc., click on the adjacent Accommodation link.

UoN endeavours to give an equal opportunity to all accommodation candidates and for this reason utilises a 'first-in-best-dressed' policy. Due to limited on-campus housing it is strongly recommended that students apply early and also consider researching off campus housing options. Applying early does not guarantee acceptance.


Visa information

To study in Australia, non-Australians will require a student visa. Once you have been accepted to study at the University of Newcastle, you will be issued by e-mail an electronic Confirmation of enrolment (eCOE). Use this eCOE to apply for the TU575 Student Non-Award Sector VAC1 Visa. Contact the nearest Australian Embassy or High Commission for more information. 

For applicants in Canada, contact:

Australian High Commission
50 O'Connor Street, Suite #710 
Ottawa, ON  K1P 6L2
Tel. (613) 216-7603