Are scientists story-tellers? Deputy Vice-Chancellor Academic, Professor Geoff Crisp, talks about his background in chemistry, his new approach to teaching to inspire students to think differently and contest the status quo, and how that influences his current role here at UC to create a sense of belonging for all staff and students.    … Read More

The University of Canberra is pleased to be partnering with Column 72 to develop this ground-breaking program to ensure IT graduates are equipped to handle challenges of the future. The Mainframe Trainee Program is an exciting initiative that combines traditional university study with three years of practical learning to ensure students are industry-ready when they… Read More

UC started NAIDOC Week celebrations on a high with Family Day festivities taking place on the concourse on Sunday the 8th of July. This was the second year UC has hosted the NAIDOC event which featured live entertainment, free rides, food stalls, arts and crafts and free kids activities. It was a great day out… Read More

  A delegation headed by the Director General of the Royal Institute of Management (RIM), Bhutan visited UC from 7 June – 8 June  to discuss renewing the UC-RIM MBA program. Discussions also took place in relation to Canvas, Marketing and Study Abroad. Established in 2011, the partnership between UC and RIM has continued to provide postgraduate education with over… Read More

UC Sociology student, Fred Leftwich, was recently awarded aRoberta Sykes Indigenous Education Foundation Scholarship. This prestigious scholarship will allow Fred to undertake a Master of Humans Rights degree at the London School of Economics and Political Science, starting in September. Fred plans to conduct research on the concept of ‘shared sovereignty’ while based at the London… Read More

The longstanding partnership between the University of Canberra and Ningbo University (NBU) began over 10 years ago. Currently, the Faculty of Business, Government & Law delivers the Master of Business Administration (MBA) in partnership with NBU in China. On Wednesday 23 May 2018, thirty-seven graduates celebrated the completion of their MBA at the graduation event,… Read More

Beneath a new umbrella (Advance HE), the Higher Education Academy (HEA) remains an internationally accredited form of fellowship and, as such, an avenue for demonstrating commitment to professionalism in learning and teaching in higher education. With recognised attainment against the UK Professional Standards Framework, Professor Sally Burford (Senior Fellow) and Assistant Professor Rati Jani (Fellow) have… Read More

UC has recently celebrated graduation events held with our partners TAFE Queensland and Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU). The UC-HKBU graduation event was held in Hong Kong on Saturday 24 March, and was attended by 57 graduates, as well as their friends and families. UC’s course delivery partnership with Hong Kong Baptist University, began in… Read More

At UC, we pride ourselves on embracing a culture of inclusion, belonging, diversity and respect. On Wednesday 21 March, the University of Canberra participated in the annual Harmony Day celebrations. Harmony Day recognises our cultural diversity and what it is that makes Australia a great place to live, with the central message that ‘everybody belongs’. Teams… Read More

A person can die and still go on. So said Philip K. Dick, author of this year’s University of Canberra Book of the Year, Do Andriods Dream of Electric Sheep?, four decades ago. But does that mean he could actually be interviewed ‘live’ 35 years after his reported death? If so, what might he have to… Read More

Studiosity (previously known as YourTutor) is an Australian service funded by SSAF offering two forms of study support for UC students studying online and on-campus: 1. Writing Feedback: Students can submit assessment drafts for writing feedback on structure, writing style, grammar, referencing and more. Studiosity supports Harvard, APA and Chicago referencing styles. Studiosity’s subject specialists provide feedback within 24 hours. Writing Feedback… Read More

Study Skills Drop-ins for assistance with understanding and structuring assessment tasks as well as support in finding resources, writing and referencing will continue to run in the Library (Short Loans area) during Winter Term from 10.30 am to 3.30 pm. Academic Skills and Knowledge (ASK) Advisors, who provide support in the above areas as well as with… Read More