University of Canberra

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University of Canberra

UC is ranked among the top 100 young universities in the world and consistently delivers 89 per cent graduate employment and above-average graduate starting salaries. At the University of Canberra we aim to be amongst Australia’s most innovative tertiary institutions, continue our ascent in world rankings, and extend our regional, national and international reach – as outlined in our Strategic Plan.

 

We are committed to preparing professional and highly employable graduates with the right mix of skills and knowledge. Key to this goal is our focus on work-integrated learning which offers every student the opportunity to hone their skills in a real-work environment. We have already embarked on a comprehensive development plan that will see our campus transform into an integrated learning community. Here you will see academics, students and the public come together in a seamless knowledge-sharing space that enables access to exclusive placements and projects. Our teaching is enriched by our research culture that produces high-quality and high-impact work and makes an early and significant difference to the world around us.

 

UC has also launched its Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Strategic Plan 2017 – 2021 outlining a university-wide approach to closing the gap between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and non-Indigenous Australians across four main areas: academic, research and innovation, employment, and community engagement.

 

  • Events
    With such rich academic, social and sporting communities, the University is host to a wide variety of events each year.
  • Strategic Plan
    The University of Canberra’s Strategic Plan for 2018-2022 embodies our shared ambition and we are all collectively responsible for its successful implementation.
  • Mission
    As a university anchored in Australia’s capital, we work with government, business and industry to serve our communities and nation, and to be the capital’s educational window to the world. From this vantage point, we challenge the status quo in a relentless pursuit of original and better ways to teach, learn, research and add value – locally and internationally.
  • Vision
    Our long-standing excellence in mission-oriented research will be fostered and, together with a renewed emphasis on entrepreneurship, will be woven inextricably into the University’s educational experience.
    Through a transformative campus development plan, the University will evolve into a distinctive community for lifelong learning, and serve as a beacon of sustainable, smart and connected living.
  • Streams of Strategic Intent
    Five interconnected streams of strategic intent will be rolled out progressively over the next five years. These initiatives will drive our quest to shape the University of Canberra into a globally prominent institution of learning, research and public engagement.
  • Faculties
    It is our five faculties that make UC an exceptional university. Specialising a range of interrelated disciplines, each Faculty offers a unique experience, relevant to the disciplines in which they teach.
    Academic Faculty staff are experts in their fields contributing not only to the education of students, but also to progress in their industries through applied research.
  • Copyright Officer
    Copyright in the University is administered by a Copyright Officer. Questions concerning rights and obligations in relation to copyright should be directed to the Copyright Officer.The Copyright Officer is also the officer to receive notification of alleged breaches of the Copyright Act or licences and details of ‘take-down’ notices.

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