At only 30 years old, the University of Canberra (UC) is a young university with a fresh perspective on education. UC's hands-on approach to learning and strong alignment with industry has positioned the university amongst the top one per cent of universities world-wide and the top ten universities in Australia (Times Higher Education University Rankings 2021).
UC excels in their work-based approach to learning, providing an extensive range of industry projects and internships. It is this approach that has led to the university's excellent employment rates and starting salaries and it ensures that UC graduates are highly sought after by employers.
UC degrees are offered across a wide range of subjects and are designed to align with industry demands. Benefiting from their home in Canberra, political centre of Australia, UC degrees in law, business and politics give students a unique advantage. Degrees in IT and science are informed by industry, ensuring they are at the forefront of innovation and incorporate the latest developments.
In addition, UC is also a renowned specialist in sports, health and education. UC ranks highly for student support, learning resources and skills development, placing first in the ACT in this regard (Good Universities Guide 2022).
UC is based in the vibrant capital of Australia. Canberra is a safe, innovative and modern city that has been ranked as the world's most livable city by the OECD. Canberra remains number one in a range of areas including education, jobs, safety, environment, income and life satisfaction. Canberra has also been considered by the Australian Government as an eligible location for access to an extra third year of post-study work rights.