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UC’s Night of Nights

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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)

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News and stories


The missing piece: Exploring the use of private DNA databases in police investigations

Could your genetic information be the missing puzzle piece to a decades-old cold case? University of Canberra researchers explore the public’s perception of police use of private DNA databases in investigations.

30 Jun 2022

Mentoring for more

The UC Student Mentor program is open for applications - and University of Canberra Bachelor of Communication and Media student Arjun Sudhilal is the perfect example of why you should apply.

30 Jun 2022

Making end-of-life care more inclusive for the LGBTQIA+ community

University of Canberra Lecturer in Nursing, Alicia Hind has helped develop a toolkit for Palliative Care ACT, designed to better understand the needs of LGBTQIA+ people seeking end-of-life care.

29 Jun 2022
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Maths in a cultural context: how a global collaboration is helping students from the Cook Islands

Primary school students in the Cook Islands are benefiting from a global collaboration between the University of Canberra, Massey University and the University of Arizona that aims to help make maths more relatable.

24 Jun 2022

Can combining your food differently help you eat less? A UC researcher is on the case

University of Canberra PhD student Andrew Warrilow is seeking participants for his study on how macronutrients combine to make you feel full – and his research could inform prevention and treatment of overweight and obesity.

24 Jun 2022

UC brings quality physical education to classrooms

Take a look inside the one-of-a-kind pilot project delivering quality physical education in primary schools, facilitated by researchers at the University of Canberra.

23 Jun 2022
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