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The University of Canberra is Australia’s Capital University. It offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in coursework and research. Located in Australia’s capital city, it has a student population of 12,000 and international students from 81 countries. The University specializes in what it calls Professional Preparation for Professional Careers. This combines work-integrated learning with a high standard of course work and theory, and means that students in most courses find themselves working hands-on in their chosen field before graduation. This preparation is one reason for the popularity of UC graduates with employers, and their excellent starting salaries. The University of Canberra is a single campus set on 120 hectares of native bushland, with tall trees, resident kangaroos and abundant bird life. It is within walking distance of a major shopping centre with cinema complex, restaurants and all amenities. It’s also just ten minutes from Canberra’s city centre. UC is two hours by car from the beautiful white surf beaches of Australia’s south coast, and the same distance from the Snowy Mountains for winter skiing or summer hiking. It is a great central location from which to explore one of the world’s great tourist destinations.

When you are not in class you can laze on the lawn, use the computer labs open 24/7, or study in the library. For the more active souls, you can use the gym, walk by the lake or join one of the many sports teams. ‘The Hub’ is the commercial centre of UC where you can drink, eat, have your hair cut, do your banking, mail things home, buy your books, and plan your travels around Australia.Combine our applied learning approach, academic excellence, and vibrant campus life, and its clear why our university is a great choice for you!

Faculty/Program List

Faculty List

  • Applied Science
  • Arts
  • Design
  • Architecture
  • Business, Government
  • Law
  • Education
  • Health, including
  • Information Sciences
  • Engineering

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University Of Canberra Researcher Named Recipient Of Humanities Award


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The ’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 ’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 Hospital: Specialist Centre for Rehabilitation, …

Why Study at the University of Canberra?


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Why Study at UC?

As a university, the (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 ’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 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 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, …

At-A-Glance
Location:Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Population:325,000
Student Population:12,00
Strengths:Health Science (Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy), Sport Studies
Campus location:Canberra
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