Reason to study at the University of Canberra, and why you should stay in the city of Canberra.


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Why Study at UC?

As a university, the University of Canberra (UC) prides itself on effectively preparing students for the jobs of today and tomorrow. Our success in achieving this can be evidenced by the fact that our graduate employment and salary rates (as per QILT) are among the highest across all universities and superior to those of the Group of 8 universities.

UC’s competitive fees, wide range of scholarships and excellent graduate employment outcomes mean that you get more for each dollar spent at UC, …

James Cook University’s landmark The Science Place building has become the first educational building in Australia to achieve a prestigious LEED® Gold rating for its environmentally sustainable design. The innovative building at JCU’s Douglas campus cost around $85M to build.


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James Cook University’s landmark The Science Place building has become the first educational building in Australia to achieve a prestigious LEED® Gold rating for its environmentally sustainable design.

The innovative $85M building at JCU’s Douglas campus is also the first LEED Gold Certified building rated for its construction in Queensland*.

Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) is the most widely used green building rating system in the world, …

Robert Gordon University (RGU), a pioneer of work-based learning degrees, has been awarded £4.2 million by Skills Development Scotland to significantly expand the range of courses on offer and the number of places available.


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Robert Gordon University (RGU), a pioneer of work-based learning degrees, has been awarded £4.2 million by Skills Development Scotland to significantly expand the range of courses on offer and the number of places available.

In March 2017 RGU became the first university in Scotland to confirm its Graduate Apprenticeship (GA) offering with 30 fully-funded places available on two courses, BSc (Hons) IT Management for Business and BSc (Hons) Software Development for Business.

This latest award will see RGU deliver 135 additional fully-funded GAs, …

The Macquarie University Arts Precinct Project (MUAPP) is a transformational project for the Faculty of Arts that will consolidate ten of twelve departments into a precinct that showcases the unique nature and focus of each department.


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An exciting new arts precinct is being created at Macquarie University as part of the Campus Development Plan.

The Macquarie University Arts Precinct Project (MUAPP) is a transformational project for the Faculty of Arts that will consolidate ten of twelve departments into a precinct that showcases the unique nature and focus of each department.

“The development of the new arts precinct is an exciting project to happen in the rich history of our Faculty, …

The toys-to-life figurines that filled stockings this Christmas, such as Nintendo’s amiibo, are giving children mixed messages about digital security, Deakin University research has found.


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The toys-to-life figurines that filled stockings this Christmas, such as Nintendo’s amiibo, are giving children mixed messages about digital security, Deakin University research has found.

The study by Dr Thomas Apperley, digital learning researcher with Deakin School of Education’s Research for Educational Impact team, has highlighted the impact the playful use of data has on how young people understand data security.

The issue of data security was found through an analysis of popular contemporary toys-to-life gadgets and figurines available in Australia, …

Information you need to know about university offers in Australia, and at Australian Catholic University (ACU) in particular.


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It’s time – offers are starting to roll out. Whether you’ve received an offer or you’re still waiting, here’s what you need to know.

How are offers determined?

It’s universities rather than the Tertiary Admission Centres, who decide who will be made an offer. This decision is based on whether or not you satisfy entry requirements, and the demand for the course. You can receive a maximum of one offer in each offer round. …

Early childhood educators from across Australia have been learning new ways to introduce pre-schoolers to STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) concepts with the University of Canberra’s STEM Education Research Centre (SERC).


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Early childhood educators from across Australia have been learning new ways to introduce pre-schoolers to STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) concepts with the University of Canberra’s STEM Education Research Centre (SERC).

Educators from early learning centres have engaged with digital technology in ways that integrate educational apps into play-based contexts to further young children’s grasp of foundational concepts in STEM.

The training is part of the Federal Government’s Early Learning STEM Australia (ELSA) pilot program, …

A team of engineering students from the University of Dundee scooped up first place in a prestigious competition held at Suzhou Institute of Biomedical Engineering and Technology (SIBET) in China.


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A team of engineering students from the University of Dundee scooped up first place in a prestigious competition held at Suzhou Institute of Biomedical Engineering and Technology (SIBET) in China this week.

More than 100 teams from around the world took part in this year’s biomedical instrumentation innovation competition, which sees teams design new medical devices.

This year saw the competition being opened up to international teams for the first time, …

An update of the international scholarship opportunities that La Trobe are offering in 2018. Please note that students will be automatically assessed for all scholarships on offer by their admissions staff after an application has been submitted.


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SCHOLARSHIP UPDATE 2018

We would like to take a moment to wish you a wonderful new year filled with abundance, joy and treasured moments.Below is an update of the international scholarship opportunities that La Trobe University will offering in 2018. Please note that students will be automatically assessed for all scholarships on offer by their admissions staff after an application has been submitted.

  La Trobe College Excellence Scholarships

We offer the La Trobe College Excellence Scholarship to high-achieving international students wanting to study at La Trobe University.The scholarship covers up to 25% of the tuition fees for the whole duration of a student’s study period and is available to students undertaking approved undergraduate and/or postgraduate coursework program. …

University South Australia’s Mawson Lakes campus will be transformed into a national testbed of renewable energy technologies with the construction of a $7.7m facility incorporating solar power, flow batteries, a hydrogen fuel cell stack and thermal energy storage.


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University of South Australia’s Mawson Lakes campus will be transformed into a national testbed of renewable energy technologies with the construction of a $7.7m facility incorporating solar power, flow batteries, a hydrogen fuel cell stack and thermal energy storage.

The State Government has given the project the green light today, providing $3.6m from its Renewable Energy Fund to help build the facility.

When the project is completed by 2019, UniSA’s Mawson Lakes campus will house one of the largest flow battery and hydrogen fuel cell systems of any university in Australia. …