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


  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