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#1in the world for reducing inequalities
(THE Impact Rankings, 2021)

In the top 10 universities in Australia

(THE, 2021)

#1 in ACT for graduate employment

(GUG, 2021)

Risen to the top 16 young university in the world

(The YUR, 2021)

News and stories


Canberra's own Para-athlete of the Year

Bachelor of Sport Science student James Turner has had an exceptional year - winning a gold medal at the Tokyo Paralympics and breaking a few world records along the way.

24 Dec 2021

Success is what you make of your situation

UC Student Success Coordinator Lara Drew never saw herself going to university, let alone building a career in one.

23 Dec 2021

Capturing the spirit of those who step up

Published by the ACT Volunteer Brigades Association, Ablaze preserves the experiences of the volunteer fire fighters who served in the Black Summer of 2019-2020. University of Canberra community members and brigade volunteers Allison Ballard, Martin Greenwood and Katie Tabke share stories of an unforgettable fire season, the monumental human force that stood against it – and people who keep showing up for each other.

21 Dec 2021
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First international students return to Canberra following COVID-19 pandemic

The students – six from UC and 17 from the ANU – landed at Sydney Airport from China over the weekend, and will spend the coming weeks preparing for the upcoming semester.

12 Jan 2022

Interdisciplinary team investigates new fossil site to better understand past climate changes

Scientists from the University of Canberra and the Australian Museum have received a rare glimpse into yesteryear, after investigating a new fossil site in central New South Wales.

11 Jan 2022

UC and partners to play significant role in strengthening Australia-Japan scientific relationship in 2022

The University of Canberra will host a symposium bringing Australian and Japanese researchers together, with support from the Australian Government through the Australia-Japan Foundation (AJF).

22 Dec 2021
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