University of Canberra

About UC

The University in, of and from Canberra

The University of Canberra is a young, dynamic, professionally oriented university with a clear public purpose serving the people and communities of Canberra and the surrounding regions – city to coast, alpine to tablelands. Our location in Australia’s capital city, surrounded by dynamic areas of regional Australia, defines who we are and the unique offerings we take to the world. While our home is Canberra, our reach is global.

We have a fierce ambition. Our continued success in research and education has been internationally recognised, resulting in UC becoming the world's fastest rising university in the nation and the world (QS, 2019).

UC has been named in the top one per cent of universities worldwide, placed in the 193rd position of the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020, and is ranked 34 in the world's top 100 young universities by the 2019 Times Higher Education Young University Rankings.

Our graduates enjoy a 90 per cent employment rate and higher starting salaries than the Australian university average, and many of our 86,000 alumni hold influential positions in public and private sectors in 120 countries.

We are a leading sports institution and have strong ties with elite sporting teams. We proudly own WNBL team the University of Canberra Capitals and our women’s rugby sevens squad competes in the Uni 7s Series. We support W-League team Canberra United and the ACT Brumbies Super Rugby team call our campus home.

Through a transformative campus development plan, the University will continue to evolve into an interactive, connected hub of scholars, learners and innovators.

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WHY STUDY AT THE UNIVERSITY OF CANBERRA?

YOU DESERVE THE BEST

·Ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide *

·Ranked in the Top 10 Universities in Australia *

·Ranked in the Top 50 universities in the Asia Pacific **

* Times Higher Education World Rankings 2019 

** Times Higher Education Asia Pacific Rankings 2019

PATHWAYS TO GLOBAL CAREER SUCCESS

·Experience some of the highest rates of Graduate Employment in Australia

·UC Graduates earn some of the highest starting salaries in Australia

·Be workforce ready with Work Integrated Learning built into every degree

A DESTINATION YOU’LL LOVE

·One of the world’s most liveable cities and the top cities in the world to visit (OECD)

·One of the top cities in the world to visit (Lonely Planet 2018)

·One of the top ‘student cities’ in the world (QS)

MONEY MATTERS

·Generous scholarships of 10–25% available to eligible international students with automatic assessment when you apply

·World-class degrees at prices you can afford

·One of the most affordable on-campus accommodations provides in Australia (from $144pw)

·International students consistently identify UC as one of the best universities for obtaining part-time work while studying

·Canberra is one of the few capital city destinations offering extended post-study work visas *

A CAMPUS OF TOMORROW

·State of the art rehabilitation hospital now open

·All-inclusive new health precinct offering the ICON Cancer Care Centre, Medical and Counselling hubs and student-led medical clinics

·A vibrant, cultural and welcoming campus with engaging student life and experiences

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Visit https://www.canberra.edu.au/