Rebecca Hawkins

  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

  Do you know what a DOI is? The Digital Object Identifier uniquely identifies things like journal articles, research reports and data sets, which is very helpful to find the materials required for research. An Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID) on the other hand, is very helpful for others to find you as a… Read More

  Teaching and Learning has been trialling the use of 3D printing and is now making 3D printing services available through the UC Library. Two printers have been purchased and are being serviced through an agreement with Aussie3D. As part of the introduction of the 3D printing service, an open event was held on Wednesday… 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

  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