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.

Our range of undergraduate, postgraduate and research programs use innovative education methods to ensure that you graduate straight into an exciting and successful career in health or sport.

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Improving everyone's quality of life, including yours

Professor Michelle Lincoln

The Faculty of Health at the University of Canberra educates health professionals and researchers to be leaders in the ever-changing health sector. Sport, at both the community and elite levels, is also a major focus. Essentially, courses in Health and Sport are about improving the quality of life for individuals and the broader society. Read more >

Professor Michelle Lincoln, Executive Dean, Faculty of Health

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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 email Rachel Harrigan or phone 6201 2608.


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  1. Contextualising nurse-patient care

    A simulation of a typical nurse-patient interaction to demonstrate the process of patient care for an elderly or chronically ill patient has resulted in the development of a multifaceted videographic that may have far reaching benefits for the nursing profession.

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  2. 1.	The students with the women's community group from the Khora Ko Mukh Macchapucchare Rural Municipality, where they had a session on using the Poshan Nanglo concept for better nutrition. Photo: Lachhu Thapa/REACH For Nepal

    Making a difference in Nepal

    UC students and the REACH for Nepal Foundation went on their first collaborative trip, working to improve community health in rural Nepal.

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  3. Margaret Cargo

    Researcher receives NHMRC grant to support Indigenous engagement and leadership

    A crucial new project from the University of Canberra will seek to improve the design, delivery and the effectiveness of programs for the Indigenous community, thanks to funding from the National Health and Medical Research Council.

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  4. Professor Dick Telford, Michael Shelley and Lisa Weightman

    Professor Dick Telford: Changing our world for the better

    At 73 years of age Dick Telford is showing no sign of slowing down. In fact, if anything, these days his life is driven by his passion to improve ‘physical literacy’ in children.

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