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.
UC takes pride in its unique focus on community health, and drives 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.
For over fifty years, UC has been instrumental in building an education workforce for the advancement of future generations.
Our expertise in business, government and legal frameworks supports the ACT 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, that deliver employability outcomes.
Our graduates are set up for stellar career opportunities, endorsed by our number one ranking for full-time employment, teaching quality and starting salaries in Canberra. (Good Universities Guide, 2023).
UC is 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 UC as progressive and dynamic – connected to the community and committed to building a sustainable, prosperous future.