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. Government funds new clinical school

    Government funds new clinical school

    The ACT Government will spend $2.7 million on establishing a new clinical school for nursing, midwifery and allied health which will be run in conjunction with the University of Canberra's Faculty of Health

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  2. Sugar cubes sit in a bowl and on a spoon

    Fruit-based sugar helps hit the sweet spot: UC research

    Research led by the University of Canberra finds food or drink that contained fructose has less impact on blood sugar and insulin levels than other types of sugar

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  3. Hundreds flock to Health Open Day

    Hundreds attend Health Open Day

    More than 200 people attended the University of Canberra’s first Health Open Day to see how a degree in health or sport can kick-start their career

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  4. Two children wearing winter jackets are walking along a road

    A city for healthy kids is a capital idea: UC report

    New recommendations to make cities healthier places for children to grow have been released by University of Canberra experts

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Important Dates

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  • Monday, 3rd Jul 2017

    Winter Term final examination timetable released to staff and students

  • Friday, 21st Jul 2017

    Winter Term teaching period ends

  • Monday, 24th Jul 2017

    Winter Term examination period begins

    2017 Semester 1 Deferred examination period begins