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 University of Canberra Library recently played host to fifteen Charles Sturt University Library and Information students accompanied by their Lecturer, Dr. Hamid R. Jamali. All Students are studying by distance education at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, all with varying levels of experience. The Library presented an information session that included an overview… Read More

  Now in its second year, Library Liaison in its current model is all about helping the faculties, academics, researchers and research students. One of the Liaison Librarians – Judy Currier or Murray Turner – can provide information about how the Library can support your faculty with its services and resources. The liaison teams can… Read More

      On Thursday 30 March, Beki Smith was announced as the much anticipated Athlete in Residence for the University for 2017. Beki is an Olympic race walker and an Indigenous athlete and is continuing the work of the 2016 Athlete in Residence, Paralympian Richard Nicholson. The Athlete in Residence program is celebrating its… Read More

  Are you looking to brush up on your university teaching skills and to create more engaging learning experiences for your students? UC’s Certificate of Teaching is a short online course in tertiary teaching essentials which can act as an introduction for new teaching staff or a refresher for the more experienced.  This short, self-paced… Read More

  International Women’s Day was celebrated at UC on March 8 with various events throughout the day, including the launch of the University’s bold new gender initiative, BroadAgenda. Based within the University’s Institute for Governance and Policy Analysis and a product of the 50/50 by 2030 Foundation, BroadAgenda is a blog for ‘broads, blokes, brawn… Read More