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We have a huge range of courses on offer for International students with over 50 CRIC​OS registered courses to choose from.
With wide-ranging study areas, including Business, Accounting, Hospitality and Children's Services, you will find the course you are looking for at TAFE NSW. Courses start in February and July each year.
We even offer the opportunity to gain a Diploma and a Degree in Australia! These pathways will give you practical experience and can help lower the total cost of obtaining a degree.
Our Newcastle English Language Centre (ELICOS) is an authorised Cambridge English exam centre where you can study a variety of English language courses to improve your English and help you achieve your study goals. 
Our dedicated international team provides outstanding support and care to help you adjust, enjoy your study and feel part of the TAFE family.
We offer a range of orientation services, including airport pickup and information sessions to assist you with courses, finding accommodation, career development, counselling and study plans.
Our Multicultural unit can introduce you to specific cultural groups in the community as well as other TAFE students from the same country. We also host events like Harmony Day to celebrate the diversity of cultures across our region.
Free Wi-Fi is available to help you study and keep in touch with friends and family at home.
Whatever your needs or circumstances, our Institute has the people, resources, counselling and facilities to help you focus on your studies and training.

Contact us

Our office is open 8:30am to 5:00pm
Monday to Friday.​
Phone: +61 2 4923 7839
Fax: +61 2 4923 7781
TAFE NSW Newcastle
Block P, room P.G.19
Tighes Hill NSW 2297
Post: Locked Bag 45, HRMC NSW 2310