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Student Experience

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Graduate job ready, world ready and future ready.

Our real-world approach to education means you’ll gain hands-on experience whilst you learn and have the opportunity to experience life in the workplace long before you graduate. Our flexible degrees put you in the driver’s seat and strike the perfect balance between practice and theory, enabling you to thrive in the workplace of tomorrow.

Work Integrated Learning (WIL) is broadly defined as any learning activity or program that provides students with industry experience.

We work hard to foster close industry connections and collaborations with industry partners who can provide you with work placement positions and training opportunities.

Information Technology

As an information technology student, you will be given the opportunity to complete a real-world industry capstone project in teams, producing and implementing an IT system for a local business, government or community organisation.

In addition, students can undertake internships at a range of companies, such as Dialog Information Technology, Pursuit Technology, CycleLifeHQ, Birdsnest, Australian Sports Commission, Agsafe, Kiah Consulting, ALLBIDS, ThoughtPatterns Consulting, ESKAPEE, Carers ACT, the Department of Defence’s Chief Information Officer Group, Emanate Technology, Getaboutable.com and Clearz Defence.

Business Informatics

As a business informatics student, you will regularly connect with the world of professional practice via guest lecturers, expert industry-based tutors and a focus on practical scenarios and case studies in your coursework.

You’ll undertake group project work developing real-world IT strategies for real clients and you’ll participate in a final year work placement.

Previous Business Informatics students have undertaken internships and cadetships with organisations such as PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), Fujitsu Australia, Birdsnest, the University of Canberra, and more.

Software Engineering

As a software engineering student you will be given the opportunity to complete a real-world industry capstone project in teams, producing and implementing an engineering solution for a local business, government or community organisation.

In addition, students can undertake internships at a range of companies, such as Intelledox, Omni Executive, Pursuit Technology, Qirx, Fujitsu Australia, Birdsnest, Agsafe, ThoughtPatterns Consulting, ESKAPEE, HydroAlgorithmics, ALLBIDS, VerveEd.com, Emanate Technology, Xero Australia and the Australian Taxation Office.

Engineering

As a network and software engineering student you will undertake a minimum of 12 weeks of professional work placement as part of the faculty’s commitment to Work Integrated Learning (WIL), which will enhance your employability and ensure you are armed with the right mix of skills and knowledge to take a confident leap into your future career.

In addition, students can undertake internships at a range of companies, such as Intelledox, Omni Executive, Pursuit Technology, Qirx, Fujitsu Australia, Birdsnest, Agsafe, ThoughtPatterns Consulting, ESKAPEE, HydroAlgorithmics, ALLBIDS, VerveEd.com, Emanate Technology, Xero Australia and the Australian Taxation Office.

Academic clubs and societies are an integral part of student life at the University of Canberra. No matter what course you’re studying, there is sure to be something suited to your interests. UC’s student clubs and societies provide an opportunity for you to connect with your classmates, network with industry, and lay the groundwork for your future career.

Science related academic societies include;

  • UC IT Student Society
  • UC Engineering Society
  • UC Student Developer Organisation
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  • Project manager
  • ICT consultant
  • Big data specialist
  • Data scientist
  • Database administrator
  • Information security analyst
  • Cyber security specialist/forensics
  • Business or systems analyst
  • System architect/technical architect
  • User interface designer
  • Artificial intelligence/machine learning engineer
  • Web/mobile app developer
  • Software engineer
  • Games developer
  • IT test engineer
  • Robotics specialist
  • Support analyst
  • System administrator
  • Digital marketing/social media manager
  • Network administrator/engineer
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  • Robotics Engineer
  • Artificial Intelligence Engineer
  • Control Systems Engineer
  • Research Scientist/Engineer in Autonomous Systems and Robotics
  • Research Scientist/Engineer in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • Robotic System Developer
  • Machine Learning Data Scientist
  • Chief Technology Officer
  • Software Engineer
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  • IT security analyst
  • Business analyst
  • Systems analyst
  • IT project manager
  • ICT consultant
  • Web developer
  • IT systems test engineer
  • Information analyst
  • Data scientist
  • Systems architect
  • Information systems manager
  • IT auditor
  • IT business manager
  • Solutions engineer
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  • ICT consultant
  • Database administrator
  • Cyber security specialist/forensics
  • Artificial intelligence/machine learning engineer
  • Software engineer
  • Games developer
  • IT test engineer
  • Robotics specialist
  • System administrator
  • Network administrator/engineer
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  • ICT consultant
  • Data scientist
  • Database administrator
  • Cyber security specialist/forensics
  • System architect/technical architect
  • User interface designer
  • Artificial intelligence/machine learning engineer
  • Web/mobile app developer
  • Software engineer
  • Games developer
  • IT test engineer
  • Robotics specialist
  • System administrator
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  • Data scientist
  • Data engineer
  • Data analyst
  • Data warehouse operator and manager
  • Machine learning specialist
  • Enterprise data engineer
  • Computer network analyst
  • Business analyst
  • Statistician
  • Software developer
  • Consultant