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. An older person using a treadmill at a gym

    UC research: exercise delivers brain boost for over 50s

    Combining aerobic and resistance exercise has been found to boost the brain power of older Australians

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  2. R-L: Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull,, Kate Palmer of Australia Sports Commission, and Professor Deep Saini and Peter Dawkins.

    UC to help set up India’s national sports uni

    The University of Canberra and Victoria University will collaborate in the establishment of India’s equivalent to the Australian Institute of Sport

    More on UC to help set up India’s national sports uni
  3. 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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  4. 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

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Important Dates

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  • Friday, 12th May 2017

    Semester 1 teaching period ends

  • Monday, 15th May 2017

    Semester 1 examination period begins

  • Dateto be announced

    Last day to submit a change of course form for Winter Term 2017