UNE was formed in 1938 as the New England University College, a College of the University of Sydney. The University became fully independent in 1954 and pioneered teaching to external students by correspondence, making UNE Australia's most experienced provider of distance and now online education.
Their aim is to offer you the most flexible study options without losing any of the rigour required in a quality tertiary education. You can study on campus for a traditional face-to-face education experience, or from wherever you are; our new generation of online study is making tertiary education more accessible than ever.
UNE’s research is benchmarked against international quality standards. This is assessed independently, through a national research evaluation program conducted every three years by the Australian Research Council, called Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA).
UNE's administration areas are the directorates, operational areas, and offices that support the functions of the University.
The University Library includes Dixson Library, the Law Library and the UNE Heritage Centre, as well as the Library's virtual presence on the Internet.
The UNE Document Service Centre (DSC), managed by Fuji Xerox Australia, is a dedicated and onsite document production service for UNE Staff and Students, as well as providing service to the broader local community.
Medical Centre — located in Armidale city, the UNE Medical Centre is located within the Tablelands Clinical School building, adjacent to Armidale Hospital in Butler St. The centre is open to students, staff and the community.International students are able to access this facility and use their Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) for a number of different health services.
We are proud that students from more than 75 nations study on-campus, creating a multicultural atmosphere. Our campus is well equipped with first rate sporting facilities, shops, restaurants, medical facilities, childcare, a post office, and banking facilities. In addition to excellent study facilities, we provide an environment that facilitates the creation of lifelong friendships.
Clubs and Societies — there's a range of clubs and societies for students at UNE, from basic to abstract interests, that support and complement your degree and experience as a student.
The University of New England is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education.
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