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. A nurse calms a patient sitting in a hospital room

    Major boost for mental health research at UC

    Helping people with psychosis avoid other preventable physical illnesses is the focus of a new research project funded by the NHMRC

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  2. Two disease maps of the ACT at low scale showing high variation in disease rates across Canberra

    Disadvantage and disease hidden in plain sight: UC study

    Reliance on large scale disease mapping may be hiding the real story of disadvantage and heart disease in Canberra’s suburbs

    More on Disadvantage and disease hidden in plain sight: UC study
  3. Mark Wagg mentors a group of anatomy students

    Extra bodies in anatomy labs a win-win

    Senior students are providing extra sets of hands and sharing a wealth of knowledge with new anatomy and physiology students in a successful student mentoring program

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  4. Seniors having coffee

    UC project gives Canberra seniors a chance at love

    University of Canberra occupational therapy students have played matchmaker, hosting a speed dating event for a group of older Canberrans

    More on UC project gives Canberra seniors a chance at love

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Important Dates

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  • Sunday, 24th Dec 2017

    Class Free Period begins

  • Sunday, 24th Dec 2017

    University closes for 2017

    Class Free Period begins

  • Monday, 25th Dec 2017

    Christmas Day (Public Holiday)