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International students
Newcastle in Australia’s Hunter Valley was voted ninth in Lonely Planet’s Top Ten Cities in the world! From our fantastic programs to teachers, you will love living in the Hunter and Central Coast. We can give you hundreds of reasons why to study at Hunter TAFE, but here is our best four:
1) One of Australia’s leading regional vocational education training providers
We might be one of the leading regional vocational education training providers, but we are also a friendly, personal, welcoming community. Each year more than 60,000 students enrol across 15 campuses throughout the Hunter and Central Coast regions. We are government owned and have operated since 1891, so you can relax knowing that every Hunter TAFE campus is affordable, professionally run and financially secure.
2) A range of recognised courses with pathways to Universities
From Certificates to Diplomas and short courses, we provide practical relevant training, combining your study in state-of-the-art facilities with industry work placements. At Hunter TAFE we offer, a TAFE NSW qualification which is highly regarded locally, nationally and internationally. Its credibility can open the door to many employment and study options. After you complete your studies with Hunter TAFE you may be eligible for further study at Universities throughout Australia.
3) Support
Our International Student Unit provides outstanding support and care from orientation to career counselling – the International Student Coordinator provides services to all campuses to help you adjust, enjoy your study and feel part of the Hunter TAFE family. You can also access support from the Hunter TAFE Multicultural Unit. We work hard to ensure that students of Hunter TAFE have access to a fantastic support network of programs relevant to the workforce of today and tomorrow. This is our commitment to you; all you need to bring is the ‘can do’ attitude.
4) A new lifestyle supported by an award winning location
From the beach, to the cafes, to the relaxed lifestyle, you will be excited to embark on your new journey with Hunter TAFE. We offer 15 vibrant modern campuses in Newcastle, Central Coast and the Hunter Valley making Hunter TAFE your best option to combine study with work and play. You’ll be surrounded by local Australians and students of different cultures.

Contact Us

Our office is open 8:30am to 5:00pm
Monday to Friday.​
Phone: +61 2 4923 7839
Fax: +61 2 4923 7781
Block P, room P.G.19

Newcastle Campus, 
Tighes Hill NSW 2297
Post: Locked Bag 45, HRMC NSW 2310
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