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.

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. 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
  2. UC Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Deep Saini and a group of delegates from India

    Stronger international ties through sports leadership

    The University of Canberra launches a sports leadership program to forge closer ties between Australia and its South Asian neighbours through sport

    More on Stronger international ties through sports leadership
  3. UC nursing students pictured with Australian College of Nursing executive director leadership and policy Michelle Gunn

    UC Nursing Society takes care of graduate employment needs

    In partnership with the Australian College of Nursing, the UC Nursing Society is providing healthy employment and mentorship opportunities for graduates

    More on UC Nursing Society takes care of graduate employment needs
  4. PhD candidate Sean Dicks delivers his pitch

    Heritage, hip pain and fossils: UC’s battle for bucks

    Researchers have taken to the stage for the 2016 Pitch for Funds, summarising their work in just 90 seconds

    More on Heritage, hip pain and fossils: UC’s battle for bucks

Important Dates

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  • Friday, 10th Mar 2017

    Census date for Semester 1 2017

      • 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

  • Tuesday, 4th Apr 2017

    Semester 1 class free period begins