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Queensland Student Information Manual

Welcome from the Vice-Chancellor & President

Dear Students,

Welcome to the University of Canberra! We are delighted that you have decided to join us for your higher education journey.

The University of Canberra is a young, up-and-coming university with a bold vision. Our main campus is located in Bruce, but you can study for a University of Canberra degree in locations across Queensland, Sydney, Melbourne and even overseas.

Our network of partner campuses across eastern Australia brings the best of vocational and higher education study together to provide students with access to select courses in a variety of locations.

By studying for a University of Canberra degree in Queensland, you will be taught by experienced staff with strong ties to business and industry.

We aim to be amongst Australia's most innovative tertiary institutions, continue our ascent in world rankings, and extend our regional, national and international reach.

The 2016 Times Higher Education World University Rankings and QS World University Rankings place the University of Canberra in the top four per cent of universities globally and among the world’s top 100 universities under the age of 50.

The University’s teaching is enriched by our research culture that focuses on outcomes that lead to early improvements in the world around us. The two together reflect our dynamic, innovative and collaborative intellectual environment.

Our graduates are in high demand and many of our more than 78,000 alumni occupy senior positions in public and private enterprise in Australia and around the world.

I invite you to explore our accomplishments, the opportunities on offer and most of all, our bold vision for the future.


Professor Deep Saini
Vice-Chancellor and President