Your global career starts here

A leading Australian university in the nation's capital.

When you choose the University of Canberra, you choose a world-class education that opens you up to a world of opportunities.

As one of the top young universities in the world, we're contemporary, ambitious and connected, and fearless in our approach to education. We’ll connect you with industry and make sure you graduate job-ready, life-ready, and ready to take on the world.

Discover why we’re the world’s fastest rising university. Take your career to the next level and start your university studies with UC.

Get a world class education

Top 1% of universities in the world

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In Australia’s top 10 universities

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Discover Canberra

If you're relocating to Canberra or if you've lived here forever, this place was built for you. Somewhere between all the fresh air, the foodie explosion and an amazing cultural scene, you'll discover the World's most liveable city.

Canberra has the highest employment rate in Australia, the highest average salary, well established infrastructure and services and a reputation for being friendly and welcoming. You'll love calling this place home.

Don't miss a key date

Semester 1 on-time* application deadline

Semester 1 orientation week

Semester 1 commencement

Semester 2 on-time* application deadline

Semester 2 orientation week

Semester 2 commencement

* Applications received after this date will still be considered, however we strongly recommend that you submit your application on time to allow for sufficient processing before the commencement period.

Check out our scholarships

You’re invested in your future, and so are we. 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.

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Chat with our current students


The University of Canberra sees everyone as an individual, no matter their nationality or culture. It is a diverse community where you come together and achieve your goals.

Jade | Kenya


Through industry projects, I’ve built connections with future employers long before graduating.

Dehemi | Sri Lanka


The teachers are why I chose UC, they are supportive, encouraging, welcoming and professional. Even my friends at other universities know that UC has this reputation for great teachers.

George | China

Explore our campus and accommodation

Our Canberra campus is a small community-focused learning environment specifically designed to accommodate study, work and play. As a first year student you also get guaranteed accommodation.

Campus West »

This accommodation village offers the largest range of living options and the lowest room-rate on campus and a community atmosphere. Facilities include a volleyball court and outdoor and indoor entertainment areas.

$142 - $359 

1 - 13 

5 min

Cooper Lodge »

Located in the heart of campus, this state-of-the-art building contains 296 fully furnished apartments. There are study rooms on each floor, a piano room with a six foot grand piano and a balcony with city views.

$203 - $324 

Studio - 5 

1 min

UC Lodge »

Located right next to the UC Library, there are 353 individual apartments in this new building. Facilities feature common areas, cooking facilities, private study rooms, a theatre room, laundry services and a rooftop terrace.

$203 - $324 

Studio - 5 

1 min

Weeden Lodge »

With 309 apartments, this residence is located in the heart of Belconnen; close to shopping, restaurants, bus exchange and Lake Ginninderra, while still being just a short walk to campus.

$165 - $289 

Studio - 7 

15 min

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