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Five reasons you'll love studying at UC

When you study at UC, you'll receive a world-class education, a truly international degree, and an amazing launch pad for your career - and that's just for starters.

1. Canberra is the perfect place to start your career

When you study at UC, you receive a world-class education, a truly international degree, and an amazing launch pad for your career. UC is in the top two per cent of universities worldwide, and in the top 100 young universities worldwide.* Our students enjoy an 89% graduate employment rate in Australia, with UC graduates earning above average starting salaries.

Our exceptional Work Integrated Learning program enables our students to get hands-on training and create a network of invaluable professional contacts while they’re still studying, meaning you’ll be a standout candidate for your dream job before you even graduate.

At UC, our world-class academics don’t just teach you the basics–they empower you to start an amazing career and make money doing what you love.

Explore Canberra's beautiful landscape while studying at UC.

Image courtesy Visit Canberra.

2. Canberra is the real Australia

Located on a sprawling bush campus, UC lets you experience the real Australia every single day. As a UC student, you're just as likely to immerse yourself in nature as you are to live it up in amazing bars and cafes. As you walk to class, keep your eyes peeled for native Aussie animals, including UC's famous kangaroos. On the weekend, jump in a car and zoom off to the breathtaking hiking trails of the Namadgi National Park and Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve.

Fall in love with Australia’s bush heartland without missing any of the excitement of a capital city.

3. Canberra is affordable

One of Australia's most affordable major cities, Canberra is the perfect place for international students to make the most of their overseas adventure. In 2017, Canberra was voted the fifth most popular ‘top city of study’ with international students, and the most affordable for students

Canberra is safe and fun.

Image courtesy Visit Canberra.

4. Canberra is safe

Canberra is one of Australia's safest cities. The city is famous for its friendly locals and enjoys one of the lowest crime rates of any major Australian city. In addition, UC offers 24/7 on-campus security. When you study at UC in Canberra, you won’t have to worry about staying in the library late at night, heading out on the town with friends, or taking a solo stroll around the city's beautiful parks, lakes and bush trails.

Image courtesy Visit Canberra.

5. Canberra is the culture capital

If you love great art, amazing food and incredible nightlife, Canberra is the place for you. Australia's capital city is home to the country's best museums and galleries, including the National Gallery of Australia and the National Museum of Australia. The city is also home to a booming food scene, with a huge number of amazing cafes, restaurants and bars to discover.

*2018 QS World University Rankings; 2019 Times Higher Education Young University Rankings and 2018 QS Young University Rankings