The University of Newcastle is a great fit for students seeking the perks of a mid-sized city, amazing opportunities for outdoor exploration, and an engaging learning environment. Newcastle is located just two hours from Sydney and a short... read more
I learned to be more self sufficent, to budget better, how to talk to people who were different than myself and make friends with them and how to book a flight Maxx Gianni - University of Hartford View Entire Review
It was absolutely worthwhile!! I gained long-term international friendships, I learned more about myself which allowed me to grow, and I learned and got to appreciate a different culture in depth. A student - University of New Hampshire View Entire Review
I learned a lot about myself. It was the first time I was entirely on my own ever, and that initial isolation from close family & friends was terrifying. But because of that, I became a stronger person and my values & belief in myself is more solid than it ever has been. I love the person I became after study abroad! Catherine T - University of Massachusetts Amherst / UMass View Entire Review
I learned that I can get outside of my comfort zone and have an awesome time. Australia in general is an amazing place with even better people. TEAN as a program were super hands on in the best ways. They were there when I needed them but didn't overwhelm me at all. Jaclyn V - College of Charleston View Entire Review
I learned that I can survive on my own and that my future opportunities are not just in America, they are anywhere in the world I want to go. I learned so much about myself, a foreign culture, and even my own culture. I learned to appreciate life. Best experience of my life- thus far! melanie.mw.39 - University of Dayton View Entire Review
Studying at the University of Newcastle in Australia was the best experience of my life. I learned so much about the culture and the environment. I did things that I never thought I would do in a million years. It was an amazing experience and the people working at The Education Abroad Network help you every step of the way. The... Caitlyn M - Texas A&M - College Station View Entire Review
It was absolutely worthwhile! I have been exposed to many different cultures and a totally new way of life. The food and natural beauty was incredible. It is difficult to put into words how amazing of a learning experience I had. As a person I am more cultured and have a greater understanding of the way that other cultures o... Jenna W - University of Massachusetts Amherst View Entire Review
My experience abroad was the greatest adventure of my life. I met so many new people and had learning experiences I would have never had had I not gone abroad. TEAN was an incredible program. The orientation they offer was the best week of my life. Having the orientation was a great opportunity to meet other students who would b... Sarah Davis - University of New Hampshire View Entire Review
During my time abroad I became more independent and confident. I believe that studying abroad on my own was a huge factor in this. It forced me to really put myself out there in meeting new people and being adventurous. The entire experience was absolutely worthwhile and I would recommend it to anyone. Living in Australia for 5 ... Megan S - University of New Hampshire View Entire Review
I gained a different insight about other cultures and my own culture. I became very open-minded and accepting of others. I learned so much about Australia through the pre-semester orientation provided by The Education Abroad Network. I will never forget the phrase I heard during that first day that really made my mind open, "It ... Jamie E - University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh View Entire Review
Cultural awareness and open-mindedness. Absolutely worthwhile Emma V - University of Rhode Island View Entire Review
I can't imagine not having this experience. The people I met, the worlds I lived in have helped shape my identity and goals. Nicole R - University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh View Entire Review
I learned about other cultures, and that Australia has a long historical bond with the United States. I made amazing friends and it was definitely worth while! Ashley B - University of Massachusetts Amherst View Entire Review
of Newcastle is a great fit for students seeking the
perks of a mid-sized city, amazing opportunities for outdoor
exploration, and an engaging learning environment. Newcastle is located
just two hours from Sydney and a short distance from the Lower Hunter
Valley, a region famous for its wineries and sprawling national parks.
Participants will challenge themselves in the classroom while benefiting
from a wide variety of course offerings and exploring a city that
features five kilometers of waterfront attractions. Prior to settling
in, see the Great Barrier Reef with TEAN's 5-day Orientation Excursion based in Cairns. Even though it may be hard to tear yourself away from the
laidback lifestyle of Newcastle, you may also want to consider seeking
adventure elsewhere with one of our semester break trips to exotic
Thailand or the South Island of New Zealand.
The Education Abroad Network Full Ride Scholarship is designed to give a stand-out student the opportunity to study abroad. Studying abroad is a personal journey and the winning applicant will show us not only the journey they’ve been on to arrive at this point, but also the journey they envision studying abroad will entail. The scholarship can be used for any Summer or Fall 2018 TEAN program and covers tuition, program fees, orientation and housing (up to $26,000 value).
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