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. Researcher Katie Speer and participant Martin, spar during the boxing training

    Veterans go toe-to-toe with PTSD in new research

    A University of Canberra research project aims to discover if boxing could be the latest weapon to combat PTSD and chronic disease

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  2. UC students focus on stroke and Parkinson’s research

    UC students focus on stroke and Parkinson’s research

    Two Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours) students from the University of Canberra have been selected to present their research at the Australian Physiotherapy Association’s national conference in Canberra

    More on UC students focus on stroke and Parkinson’s research
  3. Dr Philip Roberts on the P4F stage

    UC researchers win over investors in 90 seconds

    The University of Canberra’s annual Pitch for Funds has challenged 20 researchers and academics to convince investors to commit money to their projects

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  4. Nursing students wearing the HoloLens look at an empty chair where a patient avatar appears

    Hologram technology enhances nursing studies at UC

    New hologram technology is allowing University of Canberra nursing students to learn about physical assessment in an innovative way, working with holographic patients

    More on Hologram technology enhances nursing studies at UC

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Important Dates

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  • Friday, 3rd Nov 2017

    Semester 2 teaching period ends

  • Monday, 6th Nov 2017

    Semester 2 examination period begins

    2017 Winter Term deferred examination begins

  • Sunday, 19th Nov 2017

    Semester 2 Examination period ends

    2017 Winter Term Deferred examination period ends