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The University of Canberra (UC), Australia’s Capital University, is a vibrant, young university, with a high staff-to-student ratio which makes it an inviting and friendly place to study. The University of Canberra specialises in professional preparation for professional people and its degrees and qualifications are respected and recognised internationally. The University offers a rich portfolio of career-enhancing electives and double degrees in a number of disciplines. 


The objective is to produce professionals who are self-confident, knowledgeable, intellectually and emotionally equipped with essential communication, critical thinking, problem solving, IT and teamwork skills sought by all employers. It all adds up to a valuable competitive advantage that prepares our graduates to hit the ground running in their chosen career. 


University of Canberra students are in high demand with employers across Australia and around the world. The 2014 Good Universities Guide has awarded the University of Canberra the maximum five stars for getting a job and graduate outcomes for the 13th year in a row. Many of the University’s 60,000 plus graduates occupy senior positions in the professions, the corporate world, and government service in Australia and other countries. 

  • Faculty of Arts and Design
  • Faculty of Education, Science, Technology & Maths
  • Faculty of Business and Government & Law 


  • Faculty of Health
  • Institute for Governance and Policy Analysis
  • University of Canberra College




Their vibrant, friendly campus is home to a wide array of cafés, eateries and fitness facilities. The natural park-like environment teems with native fauna. They also play host to the famous touring music festival – Groovin' the Moo.

The university of Canberra have embarked on a comprehensive development plan that will see their campus transform into an integrated learning community where academics, students and the public come together in a seamless knowledge-sharing space.



Study Skills

Study Skills supports students enrolled at the University of Canberra and University of Canberra College. Through drop-in study sessions in the Library students can help them from Study Skills staff with assignment writing, finding information and research skills, referencing, avoiding plagiarism, time management and exam preparation. Study Skills also runs orientation sessions, study skills and EndNote workshops and a four-day Intensive English program.


Peer Assisted Learning Sessions

PALS are group study help sessions for common core-first year units. PALS are run by trained student leaders who integrate content and learning skills in activity-based workshops.


Careers UC

Careers UC provides students with advice on getting part-time, vacation, and graduate employment, as well as running workshops to develop skills such as writing a resume or conducting an effective interview.


Medical and Counselling Centre

The Medical and Counselling Centre provides confidential services for all students, including medical consultations, accident and emergency care, travel advice and vaccinations, sports medicine, a dental screening service, counselling, and more. 

Notable Alumni

Wil Anderson, comedian

Adam Boland, producer Sunrise, Weekend Sunrise and The Morning Show - Channel Seven.

Simon Corbell, ACT Attorney-General, Minister for Police and Emergency Services

Nathan Deakes, Olympic athlete and World Champion in 50 km Walk

Scott Fava, Western Force rugby union player

George Gregan, former Captain, Australian national rugby union team

Justin Heazlewood, aka The Bedroom Philosopher, comedian/folk singer

Kelly Hoare, member of the Australian House of Representatives


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