University of New England

Rank 36
Location Armidale
Established 1938
Famous For Nursing, Health and Wellness


The University of New England is a prominent public research university that is located in Armidale, New South Wales. It was established in 1938 as the New England University College and became a fully autonomous university in 1954.

UNE is a comprehensive university offering several undergraduate and postgraduate programs across various disciplines, including business, education, law, health sciences, humanities, social sciences, science, and engineering. The university also strongly focuses on research in agriculture and rural development, environmental science, health, and social sciences. 

Services for International Students

The university offers many student support services to make the learning process and living environment comfortable and memorable for the students. A team of advisors at the Student Success Department provides academic support and guidance apart from the Career Development Centre, which helps students identify their career goals and offer guidance in meeting them. Students can also take up counselling and psychology services to manage their mental health. 


  • 951-1000th globally in the QS World University Rankings of 2024
  • 285th in the Best Global Universities category by US News Rankings



The University of New England offers a range of accommodation options, both on-campus and off-campus. Students who wish to stay on-campus can choose from the eight residential colleges offering accommodation for undergraduate and postgraduate students. These colleges provide a supportive community and have catered or self-catered options, apart from a range of facilities such as study rooms, common rooms, and sporting facilities. There are off-campus accommodation options also available, including private rental properties and shared accommodation.

About Location

The University of New England is located in the city of Armidale, which is situated in the New England region. Armidale is approximately 480 kilometres north of Sydney and 360 kilometres southwest of Brisbane. It is a picturesque university town renowned for its natural beauty, cultural diversity, and friendly community. The town has several amenities and services that can be explored by students, including shopping centres, restaurants, cafes, and recreational facilities. The town also has easy access to national parks, wineries, and other attractions.

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