The University of Canberra (UC) is embedded in the fabric of Canberra, Australia’s capital, and this shapes our mission – fostering innovation, meeting community needs, and equipping future leaders with professional careers and lifelong connections.
We take pride in our unique focus on community health, and drive exciting new frontiers in science and technology.
We live and breathe sport – it is the heart of our community – and we provide a home for Canberra’s creative industries.
We are instrumental in building an education workforce for the advancement of future generations.
Our expertise in business, government and legal frameworks supports the region’s economic growth, the nation’s political acumen and the overall evolution of law.
UC ensures our students’ success through progressive teaching, impactful research, and strong ties with industry. Our students enjoy immersive learning, that incorporates real-world experience through internships and placements, and delivers employability outcomes.
We set our graduates up for stellar career opportunities, as evident in our number one ranking for full-time employment and starting salaries in Canberra. (Good Universities Guide, 2022).
Recognised as a fast-rising university in Australia (QS, 2022), we are ranked in the top 20 of the Times Higher Education (THE) Young University World Rankings (2022), and number one globally for reducing inequalities in the THE Impact Rankings (2022).
As we continue to expand our campus, UC has maintained its distinctive character for over 30 years. Our location in Australia’s capital has shaped us as progressive and dynamic – dedicated to the community and building a sustainable, prosperous future.