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.


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 woman suffering back pain

    Searching for answers in the complex world of chronic pain

    One in five Australians live with chronic pain – and a researcher from the University of Canberra is investigating the complexity of the issue to determine how it may affect people differently.

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  2. Matthew Boom won the National Storytelling Competition through Dementia Training Australia

    UC student highlights importance of physical activity in dementia care

    A University of Canberra physio student has won first prize in a national competition for promoting the positive impact physical activity has on people with dementia

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  3. 2018 ACT Women with Heart Award winners

    UC Assistant Professor receives Women with Heart Award

    University of Canberra Clinical Assistant Professor in Physiotherapy Dr Nicole Freene has been awarded a Women with Heart Award in recognition of her efforts to support the fight against heart disease.

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  4. Dementia and Art Program participants examine a painting at the National Gallery of Australia

    Dementia and art: saliva could determine the benefits of NGA program

    Saliva might be the perfect way to determine if social interaction, facilitated by an art program, is effective at improving quality of life of people living with dementia, according to a University of Canberra researcher.

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Important Dates

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  • Monday, 24th Sep 2018

    Semester 2 class free period begins

  • Friday, 28th Sep 2018

    Classes resume for Semester 2

  • Friday, 2nd Nov 2018

    Semester 2 teaching period ends