On Monday 26 March, the University Canberra hosted a welcome and information session for the 2018 Outstanding Scholars cohort. Outstanding Scholars are high achieving school leavers studying their first undergraduate course full-time at the University of Canberra. All current school leavers with an ATAR of 95+ who have accepted their offer at UC are invited to… 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


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