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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Thinking of a career in health or have a general enquiry?

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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.

Read more about the benefits to UC students


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. Students prepare a roast vegetable, egg, feta cheese and rice salad

    New guide helps international students eat healthy

    A new resource is helping international students at the University of Canberra prepare and cook healthy meals

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  2. Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours) student Nicky Robinson applies markers to a participant for her research on using sports tape to ease hip pain in women

    UC studies role of sports tape in easing hip pain

    Research underway at the University of Canberra is investigating whether sports tape can ease hip pain in females

    More on UC studies role of sports tape in easing hip pain
  3. Kids at an ACT pool

    Canberra to lead the way putting kids’ health first

    Shaping Spaces for Gen Z at the University of Canberra tackled issues of children’s health including obesity, mental health and positive development

    More on Canberra to lead the way putting kids’ health first
  4. Julia Gillard

    UC staff, students and friends celebrated in Aus Day honours

    From a Paralympian athlete to a former Prime Minister, more than 10 University of Canberra affiliates were recognised for their contribution to Australia in their fields

    More on UC staff, students and friends celebrated in Aus Day honours

Important Dates

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  • 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

  • Friday, 7th Apr 2017

    Last day to withdraw from semester 1 units with a WD grade listed on your academic record (HECS-HELP or tuition fee liability will be incurred)