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Nov 20 2019

Online Postgraduate Information Sessions

Join us to find out more about your postgraduate study options at the University of Canberra This is for anyone:Wanting to boost their career opportunities by adding to their qualifications.Aspiring to become a subject matter expert.Thinking about making a career changeWithout a professional degree, but with 5+ years of relevant professional experience looking to gain an academic qualification.Webinar sessions are interactive, online based information sessions, designed so you can learn about your study options and get your questions answered from the comfort of wherever you may be.You can register to attend as many webinar sessions that are of interest to you. Postgraduate Information sessionsTopic AboutDate/time*RegistrationYour Postgraduate Experience and Study Options at UC Join this webinar as we help you to navigate your postgraduate study options25 November 1:00 PM Register NowFunding your Postgraduate Study Choosing to pursue postgraduate study does not have to break the bank. Explore the possible options that will make postgraduate study more accessible and affordable.25 November 2:00 PMRegister NowThe postgraduate admissions process explainedJoin us in this webinar and learn more about the postgraduate admissions process.25 November 3:00 PMRegister NowWhy do a research degree?Considering a degree by research?Before embarking on your research student journey, join this webinar to find out more about the identifying a supervisor and research thesis topic, and the support available to your during your candidature.25 November 4:00 PMRegister Now Postgraduate Course SessionsTopic AboutDate/time*RegistrationArts and DesignMaster of ArchitectureConsidering becoming an Architect? Find out about this professionally accredited two-year course, which focuses on the contemporary issues informing urban architecture.26 November 4:00 PM Register NowMaster of Arts in Creative and Cultural FuturesLead the way in a rapidly changing cultural sector. Join this webinar to learn about the Master of Arts in Creative and Cultural Futures.27 November 4:00 PM Register NowBusiness, Government and LawMaster of Human Resource ManagementAre you looking for a career in Human Resources? Perhaps you are already working in Human Resources and want to upskill? 28 November 1:00 PM Register NowMaster of Professional AccountingThe UC Master of Professional Accounting course is the perfect study pathway for:- Internationally educated accountants, looking to meet the minimum entry requirements for working in Australia as established by the CPA (Certified Practicing Accountant) Australia, and CAANZ (Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand).- Students who already hold a postgraduate degree in another field but considering exploring switching careers and becoming an accountant.28 November 2:00 PM Register NowEducationMaster of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) & Foreign Language Teaching (FLT)Learn to teach a language and open a world of possibilities! No previous teaching experience or qualification required.20 November 1:30 PM Register NowMaster of EducationIf you are an Education graduate looking to take your career to the next level, join this webinar about the Master of Education.26 November 3:00 PM Register NowHealthGraduate Certificate in Sports AnalyticsBring your A-game and launch your career in sports analytics. Join this webinar to learn more about how sport is using data to drive decision making on the playing field.27 November 3:00 PM Register NowMaster of Public HealthLooking to make an impact on fields of disease prevention, health promotion, health policy, environmental health and health systems?27 November 1:00 PM Register NowScience and TechnologyMaster of Information Technology and SystemsMaster of Business InformaticsMaster of Data ScienceMaster of EngineeringConsidering a career in IT and Engineering? Join this webinar to learn more about what each of our postgraduate courses can equip you with to be job-ready, world-ready and future-ready.27 November 2:00 PM Register NowCan’t make it? Don't worry! Register anyway and you will receive a link to the recording after the session.We look forward to meeting you online.Secure your future with a UC postgraduate degree. *Times listed in AEDT – Australian Eastern Daylight Time

00:00 - 00:00 1 more date available
Nov 21 2019

Housing Affordability in the ACT - An Oxymoron?

Recent media reports paint a disturbing picture of housing affordability in the ACT, particularly for young people and families in rental accommodation or seeking to rent, as well those wishing to enter home ownership. Indeed, by some measures, the ACT rental market appears to be the worst in Australia.This IGPA Public Lecture will examine the policy context and framework under which housing affordability has deteriorated in Canberra where the Government exercises a much higher level of control over the supply compared to other jurisdictions.The Seminar is jointly convened by Professorial Fellow Jon Stanhope AO and Adjunct Professor Dr Khalid Ahmed PSM. The PanelDR CARLETON BRUIN CHRISTENSEN studied philosophy in both Australia and Germany. He has taught at various universities including Newcastle, Sydney, Frankfurt, Leipzig and the Australian National University in Canberra. He is now a researcher at the University of New South Wales.Besides his work on the German philosophy of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, he has published on the philosophy of technology and sustainability, e.g., “Human Ecology as Philosophy” and “Two Kinds of Economy, Two Kinds of Self—Toward More Manageable, Hence More Sustainable and Just Supply Chains”.Bruin is keen to build interdisciplinary links to other areas of inquiry relevant to issues of the environment and sustainability. He is also actively engaged in local politics, particularly on urban development and public transport, and is a founding member of the Canberra Planning Action Group, which is seeking to develop a Canberra-wide perspective on, and improvement of, the ACT government’s strategies of urban renewal.ANNA DENNIS graduated from ANU with Honours in Sociology in 2018. Anna has been engaged in a range of community and social issues as an activist and an advocate. She is on the steering committee of the Refugee Action Campaign, and played significant parts in campaigns for marriage equality and higher education reform. This year, Anna worked with Better Renting to lead a community engagement project demonstrating the importance of energy efficiency for renters, who often pay high utility bills and experience health problems living in inefficient homes. She worked with renters in Canberra to make their homes warmer over winter, and continues to advocate for policy changes to alleviate this burden. PROFESSORIAL FELLOW JON STANHOPE AO was a member of the ACT Legislative Assembly from 1998 to 2011. He was the Territory’s Chief Minister from 2001 to and 2011, and also held the portfolios of Health, Attorney-General, Municipal Services, Economic Development and Treasury during his tenure. He was Administrator of the Australian Indian Ocean Territories from 2012 to 2014. Besides IGPA, Jon is currently engaged with Winnunga Nimmityjah Aboriginal Health and Community Service as an adviser. This event is free to attend but please RSVP through Eventbrite 

12:30 - 13:30
Nov 25 2019

International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

The University of Canberra embodies the ideals of a safe, respectful and inclusive community for all peoples. This event acknowledges the ongoing suffering and mistreatment of women and provides a platform for the University, its people and members of the wider community to declare their support in eliminating violence against women.In line with moving towards a Civic University we will host and engage members of the ACT community including representatives from the Domestic Violence Crisis Service, Canberra Rape Crisis Centre, Companion House, ACT Government, local schools and others.Join us on Monday 25 November 2019 at 10:30-11:30am on the Northern Concourse wearing something orange to support in eliminating violence against women.  Brief History of the DayThe 25th November has been observed as a day against gender-based violence since 1981. This date was selected to honor the Mirabal sisters, three political activists from the Dominican Republic who were brutally murdered in 1960 by order of the country’s ruler, Rafael Trujillo (1930-1961).On 20 December 1993, the General Assembly adopts the Declaration on the Elimination of Violence against Women through resolution 48/104, paving the path towards eradicating violence against women and girls worldwide.Finally, on 7 February 2000, the General Assembly adopts resolution 54/134, officially designating 25 November as the International day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and in doing so, inviting governments, international organizations as well as NGOs to join together and organize activities designed to raise public awareness of the issue every year on that date.UN, n.d.United Nations n.d., International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women 25 November, UN, New York, viewed 15 October 2019,

10:30 - 11:30
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