The University has commenced implementation of new and upgraded tools and services that comprises its Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). The VLE will have a new Learning Management System (LMS), Canvas, at its core and will bring together several new or upgraded tools and services. These tools and services will include: Scenario-based learning software A… Read More

Update: May 1 Following the release of the Vice-Chancellor’s vision discussion paper in April and after a great deal of feedback from staff in workshops and meetings, UC Transformed will now be embedded into the developing Education Plan (2018- 2022) and will be known as Curriculum Review. Curriculum Review will include, among a range of… Read More

  As a component of the University’s new strategic plan, the Vice-Chancellor is strengthening the academic disciplines – paying particular focus on the science, technology and engineerings disciplines. Thanks to the hard work led by Professor Geoff Riordan, the ESTeM Faculty has now evolved to a point that it can be split into two separate… Read More

  Do you want to print a right cerebrum, a Star Wars Clone Trooper, an Easter egg dispenser bunny, or Cassini from NASA? The Library is excited to announce its new service: 3D Printing! 3D Printing will commence in Semester 2 this year. The service will be available to all UC staff and students and… Read More

  On 28 April, the UC Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Strategic Plan 2017-2022 was launched, which included an objective to ‘embed Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspectives and pedagogies in the University Curriculum.’ Now, a UC project designed to contribute to achieving that objective has been accepted into a national initiative on Connectedness Learning… Read More

  Over the last few months, the University has had confirmation of two new fellows being added to the ranks of the Higher Education Academy (HEA). Through application, Dr Tanya Lawlis (SFHEA) and Dr Adam Henry (FHEA) convincingly addressed five dimensions of educational practice associated with a teacher’s understanding and application of core knowledge, values… Read More

    Last week, over 2,400 students graduated from the University of Canberra with a degree (or two) in hand. Students graduated with degrees from all our faculties across the eight ceremonies. Amongst the graduates were the very first cohort of students from the Bachelor of Physiotherapy and the Bachelor of Pharmacy degrees, now fully… Read More

  The Week 7 ISEQ results came through with a total 36 per cent response rate. Students were asked whether they agreed or disagreed to two statements: I am making the most of my opportunities to learn in this unit Overall I am satisfied with my experience of this unit so far. The questions had… Read More

  Earlier this month, Nick joined a giant cigarette on campus to clean up any cigarette butts lying around the Cooper Lodge vicinity. Several staff joined Nick and the giant cigarette to fill paper bags up with butts. The University is a tobacco-free campus and aims to continually remind and implement the initiative to achieve… Read More