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A Diploma-to-Degree Pathway:

  • Gives you a Diploma and a Bachelor Degree in your field
  • Provides practical, career-focused skills to go with your degree
  • Allows you to apply for Streamlined Visa Processing (SVP)
  • Can lower the total cost of obtaining a degree
  • May allow you to apply for a Temporary Graduate visa – Post Study Work Stream. To check eligibility, visit the Department of Immigration and Border Protection website.

Available Courses
Diploma of Nursing (HLT54115)
Why study at Hunter TAFE and the University of Newcastle?
Hunter TAFE and the University of Newcastle support and empower thousands of students, across hundreds of courses and programs.
Placing you on the sunny east coast of Australia and in the world famous Hunter Valley region of New South Wales, studying at Hunter TAFE and the University of Newcastle is an experience like no other. Enjoy some of Australia’s best beaches, natural landscapes, cafés, arts, shopping and entertainment as part of your experience in the Hunter and Central Coast.
With over 8,000 international students from over 80 countries studying in the region, you can study, work and play in a vibrant, relaxed and friendly multicultural environment, with both local Australians and students of diverse cultures. And just two hours away, you can experience iconic Sydney, without worrying about its high cost of living.
Hunter TAFE and the University of Newcastle’s dedicated international support program will make sure you have everything you need, from prearrival to graduation, as well as having a lot of fun along the way! This all happens near some of Australia’s best beaches, in one of its friendliest, safest and most affordable cities.

Hunter TAFE Facts

  • ​Australia’s largest regional vocational education and training provider
  • Offers a range of programs across 17 career areas at 15 campuses and online throughout the Hunter and Central Coast
  • Award-winning training and courses with pathways to universities
  • The very latest computer labs, music and performance spaces, fitness centres, outdoor horticulture training areas, commercial kitchens and conference centres, multi-faith prayer rooms, free Wi-Fi hotspots, and an international student common room

UON Facts

  • ​Recently ranked in the top 3% of the world’s universities (QS World University Rankings 2013)
  • Offers a range of programs across five faculties: Business and Law; Education and Arts; Engineering and Built Environment; Health and Medicine; Science and Information Technology.
  • The largest student accommodation facilities in Australia
  • Study in either the bustling city campus, the lush natural landscape of nearby Callaghan, or tranquil Ourimbah
  • The very latest in sporting facilities, including playing ovals and gyms

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