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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)

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(GUG, 2023)

News and stories


An awakening experience for students working in mental health

Postgraduate students are delivering a successful early intervention program for young people with borderline personality disorder (BPD) characteristics in a unique practical placement opportunity.

04 Nov 2022

Sharing the flavours of my culture

Although Arika Errington grew up feeling like she couldn’t embrace her Aboriginal culture, she is changing that for her daughter – starting with her native food business.

20 Oct 2022

Recipe for Success

Swapping kitchen time for lab work, three UC postgraduate students are drawing on their culinary backgrounds as they pursue their passion for nutrition

20 Oct 2022
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UC Cancer Wellness Clinic receives generous donation

The University of Canberra’s Cancer Wellness Clinic will offer 250 patients a free initial consult, thanks to support from the Capital Chemist Group. 

03 Nov 2022

UC and Sport Integrity Australia partnership to focus on research and women in sport

An MOU has been signed by Sport Integrity Australia and the University of Canberra, which commits to progressing research into women's sport.

01 Nov 2022

UC’s inaugural HDR Bazaar to showcase research

To be held on 17 and 18 November, the HDR Bazaar is an unmissable event for HDR candidates, supervisors, academics, and anyone interested in research at the University of Canberra.

31 Oct 2022
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