University Updates on Australian Bushfires



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Here’s updates from various Universities in Australia on how they’re impacted by the Bushfires.

Griffith University

Whilst bushfires continue to impact parts of Australia, at present there is no bushfire threat in South East Queensland where Griffith’s five campuses are located.

University of Canberra

Fortunately, Canberra has not been directly affected by the current bushfires. While we have experienced a short term decline in air quality as a result of smoke from the New South Wales fires, …

University Of Canberra Rises To World’s Top 40 Young Universities



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The University of Canberra has continued to rise to sit at number 34 in the 2019 Times Higher Education (THE) Young University Rankings.

The rankings list the world’s best universities aged 50 years or under, and the latest results cement the University of Canberra’s place among the world’s top 40 young universities.

Vice-Chancellor and President, Professor Deep Saini, said the ranking was welcome news.

“We are delighted with the latest results from the THE Young University rankings. …

Students Begin Classes, Placements At University Of Canberra Hospital



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The new University of Canberra Hospital (UCH) has welcomed its first students undertaking placements through the dedicated Clinical Education and Research Centre (CERC).

The CERC, a collaboration between ACT Health and the University of Canberra, is an innovative teaching facility that allows for valuable practical training and greater teaching and research opportunities between the two organisations.

Students studying a variety of health-related degrees at the University of Canberra began classes and placements at the new hospital earlier this month. …

University Of Canberra Soars In Young Universities Ranking



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The University of Canberra has cemented its place among the world’s top 100 young universities according to new rankings.

The University has soared to number 58 in the prestigious 2018 Times Higher Education (THE) Young University Rankings.

The ranking, which lists the best universities under 50 years of age, saw the University of Canberra climb 33 places after being named at number 91 last year.

Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Deep Saini said the ranking was terrific news. …

University Of Canberra Researcher Named Recipient Of Humanities Award



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The University of Canberra’s Dr Ana Tanasoca is the joint recipient of the 2018 Max Crawford Medal, Australia’s most prestigious award for early-career researchers in the humanities.

Dr Tanasoca, a postdoctoral research fellow at the University’s Centre for Deliberative Democracy and Global Governance, has been recognised for her work around the ethical and political problems that accompany dual citizenship and questions of multiple citizenship.

Dr Tanasoca’s research is captured in a new book,  …

University Of Canberra Hospital A Step Closer To Operation



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The community in Canberra and surrounding region is a step closer to accessing University of Canberra’s newest purpose-built public hospital with construction of the facility on the University’s Bruce campus now complete.

The hospital, which will open its doors in July, will provide great opportunities of learning and research for the University’s students and staff.

To mark the completion of the construction phase, Minister for Health and Wellbeing Meegan Fitzharris and other stakeholders toured the facility which will officially be known as University of Canberra Hospital: Specialist Centre for Rehabilitation, …

Why Study at the University 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, …

Early Childhood Educators Switch To New Technology From University of Canberra



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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, …

University of Canberra Celebrates World Rankings Rise



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The University of Canberra continues its rise up the global rankings to sit among the best universities in the world with the latest results.

The 2018 Times Higher Education (THE) World Rankings have placed the University of Canberra in the top two per cent of tertiary institutions worldwide.

An improved performance in research and teaching reputation, citation of publications by academic peers and international outlook saw the University climb to the 351-400 band for 2018, …

Hologram Technology Enhances Nursing Studies At University Of Canberra



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New hologram technology is allowing University of Canberra nursing students to learn about physical assessment in an innovative way.

The technology is being used to augment the nursing classroom experience, giving students the chance to interact with a holographic patient, exploring complex scenarios.

The University is trialling the use of the HoloLens, a Microsoft platform which has the potential to change nurse education, and boost the understanding of anatomy, physiology, and also physical assessment. …