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UC Welcome Day is both the first step for new UC students, and a chance for those exploring university to experience our campus and community for themselves.

Friday 25 November 11am – 2pm


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#1in the world for reducing inequalities
(THE Impact Rankings, 2022)

#17 in the Young Universities World Ranking

(THE, 2022)

In the top 1% of young universities worldwide

(THE YUR, 2022)

#1 in Canberra for teaching quality

(GUG, 2023)

News and stories


Celebrating a career that has bridged industry and research: Sports Walk of Fame inductee, Professor David Pyne

Professor David Pyne credits a strong vision and good people for his 40-year history with the University of Canberra and induction to the Sports Walk of Fame.

10 Nov 2022

Letting go of other people’s expectations and writing your own story

An immigrant, PhD candidate, wife and mother, Dua’s biography has had chapters all around the world, but she credits her family and Australia for the opportunity to write her own story.

09 Nov 2022

A platypus can glow green and hunt prey with electricity – but it can’t climb dams to find a mate

One of the planet's most unique creatures, the platypus is at risk of extinction, with human-caused threats including habitat loss, climate change, pollution and invasive species like foxes and dogs. Researchers have now added another to that list – dams.

07 Nov 2022
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UC Accelerated Pathways Program sees first round of graduates

The UC Accelerated Pathways Program has seen its first round of graduates progress through the course, with many now accepting early entry offers to their dream university degrees.

10 Nov 2022

Standing in solidarity: UC community participates in ribbon-tying ceremony

As part of the University of Canberra's After the Silence symposium, members of the community have come together for a ribbon-tying ceremony in support of sexual assault survivors.

09 Nov 2022

UC Awards season recognises outstanding achievements from staff

Ahead of the Vice-Chancellor's Excellence Awards in December, the University of Canberra has recognised outstanding achievements in teaching and citations, professional excellence, and research excellence.

09 Nov 2022
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