Build your dream career from Australia’s capital

Set in a truly unique location of Australia’s modern capital city, UC is a university like no other. Ranked as one of the top 25 student cities in the world, the lifestyle in Canberra is modern, diverse and vibrant.

If you’re looking for a safe and welcoming community, with some of Australia’s most affordable living and a university that focusses on careers for the real world, start your journey at UC.

Embrace a first-class international educational experience with UC and discover where your global career could take you today.


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Gain a world-respected health qualification

Learn and put your skills into play in the fastest growing industry in the world. With on-the-job opportunities in cutting-edge training facilities including the UC Hospital and UC Health Clinic, you will graduate ready to make a real difference to your community.

UC Degrees in Health include:

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Start your internationally respected career

Be in demand with one of Australia’s fastest growing industries. With smaller class sizes and more support, you are given everything you need to succeed in the rapidly changing world

UC Degrees in Business include:

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Information Technology

Tackle global challenges with a degree in IT

Learn from the best in the business in a dynamic and unique learning environment where our leading educators and researchers are committed to making sure you progress toward a rewarding career in IT.

UC Degrees in IT include:

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International Relations

International Relations

Study in the heart of Australasian politics

With a focus on entrepreneurship and innovation, you’ll connect with industry leaders, gain new skills and jump into once-in-a-lifetime opportunities.

UC Degrees in International Relations, Government and Policy include:

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Why Choose UC

  • Mover and shaker

    UC is a young University with a fierce ambition. Our successes have seen us rise to the top 1.2% of all universities globally and be recognised as the fastest rising university in the world

    QS 2019 and THE World University Rankings 2019
  • In-demand graduates

    UC graduates have higher starting salaries and an 89% graduate employment rate.

    QILT 2018
  • Exceptional learning experience

    UC students gain an unbeatable edge by learning from academics with international standing and getting hands-on experience through Work Integrated Learning.

Canberra has plenty of job opportunities within the industries and across the public and private sector.

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Moving to Canberra? We’ve got your accommodation covered! International students enjoy guaranteed on-campus accommodation for the duration of their degrees.

Plus, with UC accommodation prices starting from just $140AUD per week, you can spend your money on more important things, like having life-changing travel experiences.



Have you done well academically? You may be eligible for 10% off your total tuition fee off with our International Merit Scholarship - awarded to all international students with a GPA of 5 out of 7 or 70% or higher.

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Discover Canberra

Canberra is considered to be one of Australia’s best kept secrets. With bustling bars and cafes, nature on your doorstep and year-round festivals to suit all tastes, Canberra will keep you entertained. Leave the stress of big city life behind without sacrificing any of the big brand shopping, facilities and culture available in other cities.

Canberra has a supportive, friendly and multicultural community and boasts one of the lowest crime rates of any major Australian city. It’s also one of the most affordable cities for students, beating other international cities with its low accommodation prices and cost of living.

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Choosing where and what you study is a big decision. The University of Canberra has a network of international agents who are ready to help you.

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