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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


WFH offers welcome change for gender diverse employees

The flexibility and safety of working from home as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic has proven beneficial for many trans and gender diverse members of the workforce.

17 Sep 2021

Keeping Canberra informed

University of Canberra alumna Lucy Bladen is sharing COVID-19 news and updates with the Canberra community.

10 Sep 2021

RUOK? Day 2021: One life-changing question

Just one conversation could change – or save – a life. As we all deal with an increasingly challenging time this year, it’s even more important to reach out and ask if the people around us are really ok.

08 Sep 2021
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UC researchers join project to provide electricity for rural Indian communities

A new research project from the University of New South Wales, the University of Canberra, and the Indian Institute of Management aims to create sustainable funding models to support the use of off-grid electricity in India.

15 Sep 2021

Free FAD tuition for a year one of the prizes offered as part of UC Creative Competition

Students in Years 11 and 12 from the ACT and NSW will have the opportunity to submit their best creative work and receive a bucketload of prizes as part of the 2021 Adobe Creative Competition at the University of Canberra.

14 Sep 2021

UC professor receives Pro Bono Service Award at ACT Law Awards

The University of Canberra’s Professor Maree Sainsbury was recognised at the ACT Law Awards 2021 for founding a free legal clinic for small businesses in the ACT – and highlighting the importance of pro bono work to the next generation of lawyers.

10 Sep 2021
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