Study in Canberra
Welcome to the University of Canberra, a highly ranked and welcoming university in Australia’s capital city, Canberra. Thousands of international students come each year from across the globe to experience the famous industry-based learning that sets our students apart. UC offers a range of generous international student scholarships for those who have performed well academically.
We are the leading university in Canberra for full-time graduate employment*, and it’s not hard to see why. We’ll connect you with industry employers and prepare you for a career in Australia or abroad with internships, industry projects, guest lecturers and more.
*Good Universities Guide, 2022
Get a world-class education
World's top 300 universities
(THE World University Rankings, 2023)
#1 in Canberra for starting salaries and graduate employment
(2023, Good Universities Guide)
Stay longer after study in Canberra
Get one additional year of post-study work visa.
If you’ve done well academically, you could be eligible for a range of generous international scholarships ranging from 10–25% off your total tuition fee.
Our streamlined process means you’ll automatically be assessed for eligibility as part of your application.
International Course Merit Scholarship
25% off total tuition fee
Awarded to commencing international students from select countries applying for admission to a specific UC bachelor or master degree with a GPA 5/7 or above.
International High Achiever Scholarship
20% off total tuition fee
Awarded to commencing international students who are applying for admission to a UC bachelor or master degree coursework with a GPA 6/7 or higher.
UC International Merit Scholarship
10% off total tuition fee
Awarded to commencing international students who are applying for admission to a UC bachelor or master coursework with a GPA 5/7 or higher.
Eligible students can apply for an extra two years of post-study working rights. This means, you can enjoy life in a city full of opportunity, events and culture after you graduate. Visit the Department of Education to view eligibility criteria and to find out more.
Life at UC
University is about so much more than what you learn in the classroom. It's a chance to explore your interests, live on campus, meet new people and share experiences by joining a club, society or sports team. With the best overall experience of any university in Canberra, there are so many ways to get involved at the University of Canberra.
All first-year new or continuing international students are guaranteed a place in UC’s campus accommodation. You can express interest in this guarantee when you accept your offer to study at UC.
Don't miss a key date
29 January 2024
5 February 2024
Semester 1, 2024 classes start
1 March 2024
How to apply
No matter where you live or what you’re hoping to study, we are here to guide you through the application process and answer any questions.
When you’re ready to apply to UC, you can apply directly using our online application portal.
Find an agent
The University of Canberra is represented by agents all around the world. They can help you with your course selection, application and more.
The most exciting part of any overseas study adventure is experiencing a new culture and way of life. As a multicultural and safe city, Canberra has a lot to explore. Take a look at the digital student guide to find out more.