UC Research Festival 2023 aims to showcase the University’s connection to Canberra and celebrate the impact of some of our successful university-industry partnerships within Canberra and the region. Presenting with our collaborators, we hope to demonstrate the benefits of research partnerships with UC beyond the tangible outputs.Held over four days, the festival will include research presentations and pitch competitions, public lectures, tours and workshops, and networking and social activities. This year, Research Festival will also include the HDR Bazaar, a conference-style event showcasing the diversity of UC’s Higher Degree by Research candidates and projects.We invite the Canberra community to join us on campus for this exciting showcase and to meet and mingle with our researchers and industry collaborators.Date: Monday 5 to Thursday 8 June 2023Venue: University of Canberra, Bruce (various locations on campus and some events off-campus)
University is a great place for reading and learning! How about putting aside some time for learning about Jesus? 'Reading about Jesus' is an opportunity to join with others and read through the Bible’s accounts of Jesus, to discuss and learn together. Held on Wednesday of each week, 1:00pm to 2:00pm, via Microsoft Teams or in 1C100.Anyone is welcome, you may be a long-time Christian, or just someone (of other faith or no faith) who would like to read about Jesus with others.We are currently holding the activity online using Microsoft Teams and also meeting in-person at the same time in 1C100, as a "mixed-mode".If you are interested in joining the activity please contact the organiser, Craig Johnson, to confirm the online details.
Sometimes it is hard to meet new people, or to find opportunities to practice speaking in English. We wanted to provide a chance to help you with this. Our English Conversation Club is an informal time, not a structured class. In a small group we talk about a different topic each meeting, with a native English speaker. Improve your English by practicing your speaking and listening, and make some new friends along the way! Anyone is welcome join this activity! The English Conversation Club is a free activity especially for international students or visiting scholars from overseas. But anyone who wants to practice their English is welcome.We are currently holding the English Conversation Club online using Microsoft Teams and at the same time meeting in-person in 1C100, as a "mixed-mode".If you are interested in joining the activity please contact the organiser, Craig Johnson, to confirm online details.
We are pleased to announce that the Faculty of Education at the University of Canberra will be holding a symposium on personalised learning as a part of its affiliated schools research initiative.The symposium will be held on 8th June 2023 and will be a hybrid event that can be attended in person or virtually. Our keynote speaker for the symposium is Prof. Penny Bishop, the Dean of the University of Maine, College of Education and Human Development, USA. Prof. Bishop will explore the concept of personalised learning as a partnership between learners and teachers. To address the common myth that personalization isolates learners or is excessively reliant on technology, she will provide examples and research findings that illustrate how personalised learning can be used to engage learners, promote student agency, and enable students to advance self-direction. In addition to Prof. Bishop's keynote speech, the symposium will also feature two panel discussions and a workshop that will provide educators with the opportunity to explore the challenges associated with implementing personalised learning within compulsory school classrooms, as well as how collaborative school cultures can assist educators in developing and growing as times change. This symposium will generate rich dialogue between researchers, school leaders, and teachers in relation to the complex landscape of personalised learning. It will revisit the discourses surrounding personalised learning and provoke and encourage active discussion around what this means for the key stakeholders in education. We look forward to bringing together ACT policy and decision-makers, school leaders, and teachers, with leading international and national researchers in the space of personalised learning. This event promises to be an informative and engaging experience for all attendees. Please mark your calendars for this important event on 8th June 2023, and stay tuned for further updates and registration details.
Do you want to connect with others with shared life experience?UC Medical and Counselling Centre is inviting all international students at UC to join one of our Psychologists for a weekly catch up.Students will have an opportunity to meet other international students to share their experiences and tips with moving to Australia; discussing the challenges and difficulties of being away from home, and all the new and exciting experienced they have had.Register now to reserve your spot in the group. If you have any questions or enquiries, please contact Beniah at UC Medical and Counselling Centre on (02) 6201 2351.The University of Canberra acknowledges the Ngunnawal people, traditional custodians of the lands where Bruce Campus is situated. We wish to acknowledge and respect their continuing culture and contribution they make to the life of Canberra and the region. We also acknowledge all other First Nations Peoples on whose land we gather.
Student Equity and Participation and Companion House invites you to join us for a special morning tea event to mark World Refugee Day. World Refugee Day provides the UC community with an opportunity to demonstrate our support and to recognise the strength, resilience, and courage of those with refugee backgrounds, both locally and around the globe.To mark the day, several UC students with refugee backgrounds will share their success stories with us. We will also hear from UC staff, Companion House with additional speaker’s details to be confirmed soon.