Address: TAFE NSW – Hunter Institute, 266 Maitland Road, Tighes Hill, NSW 2297, Australia
Tel: +612 4923 7425

Hunter Tafe teacher and students
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HUNTER TAFE – OUR TEACHERS, OUR DIFFERENCE – Why choose the Hunter region?

Newcastle in Australia’s Hunter Valley was voted ninth in Lonely Planet’s Top Ten Cities in the world and Hunter TAFE is the largest regional training provider in Australia!

Studying the Hunter region:

Hunter TAFE has a huge range of courses on offer for International students with over 100 CRICOS registered courses to choose from. Hunter TAFE is also home to the fully accredited Newcastle TAFE Newcastle English Language Centre with courses ranging from Intensive English for beginners to advanced students and to the Certificate in Advanced English.

Living in Newcastle:

Living and studying in the Hunter region offers international students all the convenience of a big city without the overcrowding. Newcastle is Australia’s second oldest city and seventh largest city and is only 150km north of Sydney. It is located in the heart of the Hunter Region and bordered by a stunning coastline, beautiful beaches, vineyards and bushland.

The Hunter region is famous for its great climate, spectacular surf beaches, art galleries, cafes, restaurants, wineries and diverse shops and markets.

Working in the Hunter region:

Whether working to gain postgraduate experience, or need a casual job to help support living expenses, there are plenty of ways to find work that suits every situation. Online career and recruitment websites can provide regularly updated work listings, searchable by industry. Recruitment firms also help to place people in casual or short-term work.

Student Accommodation

Hunter TAFE offers students the best experience in Newcastle accommodation at NewSA. Also, as a Hunter TAFE student you get a 10% discount on rates.

The complex boasts 45 student rooms in a secure complex on the main bus route, directly opposite Newcastle TAFE campus.

You are within easy reach of the beaches and sports grounds, theatres and cinemas, café districts and restaurants, major shopping centres, the harbour foreshore, entertainment centre and much more.

Lifestyle Package – first 25 free! *

Enrol in a Hunter TAFE course and you could get a free lifestyle package!*

So what’s included?

  • Gym Membership
  • Surf Lessons
  • Whale and Dolphin Watching
  • Aboriginal Cultural Experience
  • Wildlife Experience

Paid Internships – Gain work experience in Australia

Gain exposure into the professional Australian work environment

Australian Internships ensure candidates receive training compatible with their educational background.

Internships – Gain work experience and improve career opportunities.

Become more competitive with an internship in Australia

    • Potentially find your future employer
    • Test your knowledge and skills
    • Find role models
    • Strengthen your CV
    • If you do well, you have a network
    • It can be the experience of a lifetime

English Language Studies

Hunter TAFE is home to the award-winning Newcastle English Language Centre. This Centre operates 51 weeks of the year with a full range of study options available to all students, even those on visas other than student visas.


      • D2D partnership with University of Newcastle
      • English Study Tours
      • SVP approved qualifications
      • Study and live in a safe, clean and inexpensive city.


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