Faculty of Health

The Faculty of Health at the University of Canberra educates clinicians, professionals and researchers to be leaders in the ever changing sectors of health and sport. With a focus on innovative education methods, the Faculty is continuously evolving with the environment and producing high quality graduates and leading health research.

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Students

University of Canberra is committed to building a strong and sustainable Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and sport industry workforce.

If you are an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander person interested in studying a health or sport course, please contact Rachel Harrigan or phone 6201 2608.


John James Memorial Foundation

The John James Foundation, Canberra’s leading medical charity’s mission is to:

“To sustain and build our reputation and contribution as a leading medical charity, through Providing specialist medical facilities, healthcare support and services to those in need”.

It contributes to the practice of medicine and to those studying medicine by supporting training in the medical sciences and by providing healthcare equipment and facilities. As part of this commitment, funding is made available to Faculty of Health students at the University of Canberra who undertake regional and remote clinical placements. It is used to assist students in covering the cost of accommodation and transport for the duration of their placement.

The University of Canberra would like to formally acknowledge the generous support the John James Foundation has provided over the last few years assisting University of Canberra students in their health placements and working together towards building a thriving community.

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A Taste of Uni

More than 370 high school students from rural and regional NSW high schools recently visited the University of Canberra for the UC 4 Yourself Expo.

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High school students at the UC 4 Yourself Expo


News

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    University of Canberra Hospital a step closer to operation

    The University of Canberra Hospital is a step closer to welcoming patients, staff and students with construction of the facility now complete

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    Scholarship to drive UC dementia study

    A PhD scholarship from Dementia Australia is helping one University of Canberra student examine how art programs can ease health issues linked with dementia

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    UC supports STEMM's talent

    The University of Canberra is championing a campaign to celebrate the talents of women in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and medicine education and careers

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    Researchers bust age-old supplements myth

    Cognitive decline as people age isn’t going to be halted by pills and supplements, according to a University of Canberra study

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Important Dates

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  • Friday, 9th Mar 2018

    Census date for Semester 1 2018

      • 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

  • Monday, 2nd Apr 2018

    Semester 1 class free period begins