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: Canvas – the learning… Read More


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 projects, a review… 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


  The Library recently hosted a delegation of six librarians from the University of Santo Thomas in the Philippines on June 30. A tour of the library was followed by a morning tea where our visitors were able to chat informally with staff and ASK Advisors. The Library then presented an information session that included… Read More