University of Canberra

The University of Canberra is and always has been committed to providing a transformative educational experience accessible to everyone, whatever their stage of life and background. This is a central element of our current strategic plan and an aspiration we are absolutely committed to.

Our much-valued predecessor, the Canberra College of Advanced Education (CCAE) transformed many lives with its focus on professional education, at a time when the political and economic climate gave many people opportunity—especially those not traditionally expected to enter tertiary education. This is a commitment that we continue today, within the globalised higher education sector.

UC still has a clear professional focus offering a range of applied degrees and a strong commitment to work integrated learning. Our education and research aims to help build just, prosperous and sustainable communities to redress disadvantage. We are also committed to building the national Reconciliation agenda, through tangible actions under our Reconciliation Action Plan.


  1. Professor Tom Calma AO

    Tom Calma reappointed as UC Chancellor

    Health and human rights campaigner Professor Tom Calma AO will continue as University of Canberra Chancellor for the next three years

    More on Tom Calma reappointed as UC Chancellor
  2. New lab brings the x-ray factor to UC

    A state-of-the-art laboratory will provide students studying medical imaging degrees at the University of Canberra access to equipment unavailable elsewhere in the ACT

    More on New lab brings the x-ray factor to UC
  3. Sayonara to our students studying abroad in 2017

    More than 200 students from the University of Canberra will complete part of their study program overseas in 2017 under two Federal Government initiatives

    More on Sayonara to our students studying abroad in 2017
  4. UC Lodge students’ new home away from home

    Hundreds of students enrolled at the University of Canberra in 2017 will call UC Lodge home from 1 February

    More on UC Lodge students’ new home away from home

Important Dates

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  • Friday, 10th Mar 2017

    Census date for Semester 1 2017

      • Last day to add  Semester one units with lecturer approval (late enrolment fee may apply)
      • Last day to withdraw from  Semester one units without a WD grade and incurring a HECS-HELP or tuition fee liability
      • Last day to request intermission (leave of absence)
      • Last day to discontinue your studies without academic or financial penalty
  • Dateto be announced

    Last day to nominate for Semester 1 and Winter Term course completion for September Graduation Ceremonies

  • Tuesday, 4th Apr 2017

    Semester 1 class free period begins