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If you’re passionate about helping others, a qualification in nursing offers you the chance to pursue a lifelong career full of passion and purpose.

Be empowered with the knowledge and skills required to practice as a registered nurse across a range of healthcare settings in Australia. Translate theory into practice through our simulated learning environments and experience the latest cutting-edge technology designed to mimic real-life scenarios.

Explore contemporary issues with a focus on leadership, governance and global health issues and graduate in demand and ready for a rewarding career in Australia’s largest and fastest growing industry.

Expand your skills as a registered nurse and boost both your leadership potential and confidence.

State-of-the-art facilities

Build your skills via our high-tech simulated nursing labs, and on-campus University of Canberra Hospital.

Strong industry connections

Gain unrivalled access and hands-on experience in leading hospitals, healthcare centres, and private practices across the ACT and beyond.

Real-world experiences

Begin your career while you study with hours of clinical placements across a range of local and regional healthcare settings.

Professional recognition

Professionally accredited by the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council (ANMAC). Graduates are eligible to apply for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

Career opportunities

Nurses work in a variety of roles.

  • Registered nurse
  • Paediatric nurse
  • Oncology nurse
  • Operating room nurse
  • Aged care nurse


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Mrs Kara AllenClinical Liaison Nurse
Assoc Prof Kasia BailAssociate Professor
Ms Julie BlackburnClinical Liaison Nurse
Mrs Belinda BredellClinical Liaison Nurse
Prof  Sharon BrownieProfessor of Nursing and Discipline Lead, UC Sydney Hills Campus
Ms Rachel CampbellClinical Liaison Nurse
Ms Rebecca CaulfieldLecturer
Mrs Elizabeth Cleary Lecturer
Asst Prof Mary-Ellen DohertyAssistant Professor
Assoc Prof Jane FrostAssociate Dean Work Integrated Learning
Dr Jo GibsonSenior Lecturer
Ms Natasha HallidayClinical Liaison Nurse
Mrs Courtney HayesLecturer
Ms Alicia HindLecturer
Ms Fiona JamesLecturer
Asst Prof Natasha JojoAssistant Professor
Mrs Vera KaakLecturer
Mrs Elyse LadbrookLecturer
Mrs Meredith LeonardClinical Liaison Nurse
Dr Joanne LewisAssociate Professor, Discipline Lead in Nursing
Ms Naomi MahonLecturer 
Ms Faith MaingiClinical Liaison Nurse
Asst Prof Amanda McKieAssistant Professor (Clinical)
Dr Holly NorthamSenior Lecturer
Prof Catherine PatersonProfessor, Clinical Chair  in Nursing
Mrs Steph PerrotSenior Lecturer
Professor Michael RocheProfessor of Mental Health-Clinical Chair
Mrs Elizabeth RobertsClinical Liaison Nurse
Assoc Prof John RolleyAssociate Professor
Ms Kathryn SainsburyLecturer
Dr Karen StricklandProfessor
Ms Emily WallisSenior Lecturer
Nicole JohnstonLecturer