Semester one O-Week is fast approaching and will begin on Monday 5 February and runs until Friday 9 February. As an important aspect of the student experience, please help welcome commencing and returning students to the campus. The University will be filled with fun events and activities in which I encourage you to get… Read More

Jobs on Campus continues to thrive, with more than 260 students hired since June 2016. The Jobs on Campus initiative aims to connect on campus employers to enthusiastic and qualified University of Canberra students for all types of casual, short term and even full time roles. Recent feedback has been overwhelmingly positive, such as: “We… Read More

On 28 and 29 November, the University hosted 500 students visiting from rural and regional areas of NSW, to participate in valuable university experiences, faculty-led workshops and opportunities to interact with current UC staff and students. The students mainly from Year 10 are from backgrounds traditionally less likely to participate in higher education and are… Read More

The 2017 University’s Faculty of Arts and Design Graduate Exhibition titled Imagine, featured the applied work of over 160 students from various disciplines. Works were displayed from students studying architecture, interior architecture, graphic design and industrial design, as well as a range of works from students in media arts, heritage and museum conservation, web design… Read More

The University of Canberra has been a White Ribbon accredited workplace since 2013 and continues to support Australia’s only national, male-led campaign to end men’s violence against women. To honour and recognise White Ribbon Day on 25 November, staff and students from the University of Canberra came together last week for a morning tea and… Read More

Friday 27 October marked National Teachers’ Day, and so it was fitting that the University recognised recipients of the 2017 Teaching Excellence Awards and Citations (along with recently appointed Fellows of the Higher Education Academy). This year’s celebrated teachers enjoyed the company of colleagues and students who took this opportunity to publicly express their admiration… Read More

Dr Blooma John, School of Information Systems and Accounting, Faculty of Business Government and Law, introduced HoloLens to 150 students taking Information Systems in Organisations and Management Information Systems G, to give them insights into future technology. Microsoft HoloLens, a self-contained, holographic computer, enabled students to engage with digital content and interact with holograms in… Read More

Get Connected @ UC provided an opportunity for UC students to “speed network” with representatives from local businesses to help secure an internship or paid job. The event brought together more than 120 students from the University of Canberra, the Australian National University and Canberra Institute of Technology with 40 different employers. The event was… Read More

  Winter Term saw students undertake a 6-week, 6cpt internship program – with ten students heading to Malaysia and four to Thailand. The students were all recipients of the New Colombo Mobility Grants, an initiative of the Australian Government to lift knowledge of the Indo Pacific in Australia. UC was successful in securing multi-year funding… Read More