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. Kellie Toohey helps a woman stretch during the Cancer Rehabilitation exercise program for cancer

    Sweating towards beating cancer

    Hundreds of chemotherapy patients have joined in exercise classes and research at the University of Canberra tackling the harsh treatment regime and the cancer head-on

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  2. A group of primary school students running along a footpath

    Rise in number of Aussie kids at risk of diabetes

    The risk of developing type 2 diabetes is growing among school age kids, and University of Canberra researchers say PE lessons could turn things around

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  3. Gabby Robberds Scholarship winners Hannah Martin and Jessica Callagahan

    UC students awarded Gabby Robberds Scholarship

    Two University of Canberra students have been awarded this year’s Gabby Robberds Scholarship, which helps young children with cerebral palsy

    More on UC students awarded Gabby Robberds Scholarship
  4. Government funds new clinical school

    Government funds new clinical school

    The ACT Government will spend $2.7 million on establishing a new clinical school for nursing, midwifery and allied health which will be run in conjunction with the University of Canberra's Faculty of Health

    More on Government funds new clinical school

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Important Dates

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  • Friday, 1st Sep 2017

    Census date for Semester 2, 2017

    • Last day to pay your HECS-HELP or Tuition fees for Semester 2 (late fees may apply)
    • Last day to add Semester 2 units with lecturer approval (late fee may apply)
    • Last day to submit a FEE-HELP assistance form for Semester 2
    • Last day to submit a HECS-HELP form for Semester 2
    • Last day to submit a SA-HELP form or pay SSAF for Semester 2
    • Last day to withdraw from Semester 2 units without a WD grade and incurring a HECS-HELP or tuition fee liability
    • Last day to submit a Semester 2 Scholarship application
  • Friday, 1st Sep 2017

    High Degree by Research Annual Progress Report go live

  • Dateto be announced

    Last day to nominate for Semester 2 course completion for March Graduation Ceremonies