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. Iconic children’s literature artwork at UC

    Canberrans have the chance to view the largest and most significant collection of original artworks showcasing an important period in Australian children’s literature at UC.

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  2. Expert panel

    Expert panel discuss the upcoming elections

    Expert panel discussed what the key federal and ACT election issues will be for the public and why in the latest Canberra Conversations

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  3. UC signs $1.7bn residential development agreement

    A cutting-edge, sustainable residential development will rise at the University of Canberra campus over the next two decades thanks to a new agreement with one of Australia's leading land developers.

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  4. UC graduate Rene Linssen

    UC degree for prize-winning grad

    2015 Vogue Living Alessi Emerging Designer Prize winner, René Linssen has graduated from the University of Canberra with a Bachelor of Industrial Design

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Important Dates

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  • Friday, 13th May 2016

    Semester 1 teaching period ends

  • Monday, 16th May 2016

    Semester 1 examination period begins

  • Friday, 27th May 2016

    Last day to submit a change of course form for Winter Term 2016