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

  1. Image of two soldiers in the field

    UC studies how to help soldiers perform at their best

    University of Canberra researchers will advise the Australian Army on how to best prepare soldiers for frontline combat as part of a project aimed at enhancing the performance of Australia’s military personnel

    More on UC studies how to help soldiers perform at their best
  2. Professor Deep Saini and Dr Qais Saleh AL-Duwairi sign the MOU document with Australian and Kuwaiti flags on their desk

    Kuwait partnership to map diabetes footprint

    A partnership between the University of Canberra and the Dasman Diabetes Institute will tackle growing rates of diabetes in Kuwait

    More on Kuwait partnership to map diabetes footprint
  3. 3MT winners Cynthia Mathew and Hayley Teasdale

    Three-minute time limit tests UC’s PhD candidates

    Some of the University of Canberra’s finest PhD candidates have put their research knowledge to the test for the 2017 Three Minute Thesis

    More on Three-minute time limit tests UC’s PhD candidates
  4. UC nutrition and dietetics students from the University of Canberra delivered the gardening program to the residents of Project Independence.

    UC students sow seeds with OzHarvest

    Nutrition and dietetics students from the University of Canberra have developed a gardening program to be delivered nationally while on a six-week placement with OzHarvest Canberra

    More on UC students sow seeds with OzHarvest

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Important Dates

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  • Sunday, 1st Oct 2017

    Last day to withdraw from Semester 2 units with a WD grade listed on your academic record (HECS-HELP or tuition fee liability will be incurred)

  • Monday, 2nd Oct 2017

    Classes resume for Semester 2

  • Monday, 16th Oct 2017

    Semester 2 final examination timetable released to staff and students