Re-registration 21 January 2015

Provider: University of Newcastle

Renewal of registration

Report on renewal of registration of the University of Newcastle

TEQSA has determined, under Section 36(1) of the TEQSA Act, that registration of the University of Newcastle a higher education provider be renewed for a period of seven years to 21 January 2022 in the provider category of Australian University.

Background to Decision

The University of Newcastle submitted an application for renewal of registration in the category of Australian University under Section 35 of the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Act 2011 (the TEQSA Act). Subsection 36(4) of the TEQSA Act enables TEQSA to renew a provider's registration for a period not exceeding seven years.

Main Reasons for Decision

As part of the renewal of registration process, TEQSA has assessed the application submitted by the University of Newcastle against the Threshold Standards. The scope of the assessment included all its Australian sites and site in Singapore.

The University of Newcastle has demonstrated to TEQSA that it meets the Threshold Standards on a continuing basis.