Numerous cheating scandals have plagued Australian higher education in recent times, and it has become apparent that there is a potentially large and unaddressed problem with students using online essay mills, cheat sites, file sharing sites and ghostwriters to complete their assessments. Despite the best efforts of educators to create personalised, sequential, ‘real-world’ assignments, the… Read More


  A total of 109 Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning were awarded on Friday 16 September to university academics as part of the Government’s prestigious 2016 Australian Awards for University Teaching program. Rachel Bacon, Assistant Professor, Nutrition and Dietetics, received her citation for innovation, leadership and scholarship in work-integrated learning, preparing graduates for… Read More


On Thursday 8 September 2016, the University hosted various events in support of R U OK? Day. Visit the UC Alumni website to read about CEO of R U OK? and UC alumni Brendan Maher.  … Read More


The University of Canberra’s aim is to promote a safe and respectful environment for all staff and students. The University has zero tolerance for sexual assault or harassment and we support the national Respect. Now. Always. campaign. In 2016, staff and students were invited to show their support for the campaign and a campus culture… Read More


Students rarely get opportunities to lead their own learning within their degree. Students as Partners explores an approach that positions students as change agents who share responsibility for teaching and learning with university staff – extending beyond student engagement that fosters active learning. Students as Partners shifts the traditional view of students learning from academics… Read More