Newcastle city life
The city of Newcastle has a various offer of activities for weekends and after classes, that can help you relax or confirm your studies. Cultural experiences might take you to the Civic Theatre Newcastle, on tours in the native town, at the Newcastle Maritime Centre or the Newcastle Museum.
You can discover more about this city on one of the special tours for artists, the street art walking, the shoreline walking tour or the ghost tour. When you want to escape from the urban vibe or even take a photo with a koala bear, there are plenty of nature activities you can choose. A visit at the Blackbutt Reserve or the Hunter Wetlands Centre will relax and enrich your mind in the same time. There are also the options to go on bicycle tours, to explore the coast or to enjoy a day on a cruise.
Nightlife in Newcastle is active and you will enjoy clubs, pubs and locals where you can have fun and grab a late meal. Events such as concerts and festivals often happen in the city and there are big chances that you will get to see a movie or attend a cooking show during your stay.
International atmosphere in Newcastle
Newcastle is in the second most populated area from the New South Wales and is also known as the seventh largest city of Australia. Novocastrians, as locals are called, speak English. However, due to the international young atmosphere, you may also hear Macedonian, Italian, Mandarin, Greek or Arabic.
Most of the visitors and foreigners speak English and they “borrowed” the warm and welcoming attitude of locals. In Newcastle, you can make new friends or you can focus on your studies without worrying that you might be disturbed.
In Newcastle, summers are warm and the winters are mild to cool. At the end of autumn and beginning of winter usually rainfall appears. Temperatures are around 25.6°C (78.1°F) in January and 16.7°C (62.1°F) in July.