University of Canberra

The University of Canberra is a young, creative and energetic university with a community of over 1,000 staff and 13,000 students.

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University of Canberra
Ranked as the Top 100 Young University and the top 4% of universities worldwide is a big reason why we are home to over 2,500 international students from more than 100 countries. University of Canberra is located in Australia’s national capital, home to its Commonwealth government, the diplomatic community and leading corporations.

At UC we offer more than 200 undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees through our four faculties – Arts and Design; Business, Government and Law; Education, Science, Technology and Mathematics; and Health. There are also three state-of the-art research centers and the University of Canberra College providing pathways and English to help you develop the English skills you need to succeed.

UC is committed to preparing graduates for successful and rewarding careers in the professions, commerce and public service. You’ll find our staff is inspiring and encouraging and they’ll spend a lot more time with you than you may have imagined. It is this sort of personal attention that helps you really understand and gives you the opportunity to ask questions you may have. The hands on experience we offer lets you put theory into practice and is an important reason why we are consistently ranked amongst the best in Australia for graduate careers.

Canberra is consistently ranked amongst the best in Australia for graduate careers, which shows its commitment to preparing graduates for rewarding careers in their chosen profession. The University of Canberra College can also help you develop your English skills.


The University of Canberra offers the following scholarships for international students:

  • The UC Chancellor’s Scholarship for International Academic Excellence is targeted towards international student school leavers who have completed an Australian Year 12, the International Baccalaureate or the New Zealand NCEA Level 3 in the past two years, and who achieved a raw ATAR of at least 95. This scholarship is worth AU$5000 per year.
  • International student school leavers who achieve a raw ATAR of 99 can apply for the University of Canberra International Undergraduate Scholarship, worth AU$8000.
  • The University of Canberra International Sports Courses Scholarship offers AU$30,000 merit based scholarships to international students who are applying for admission to sports-based courses at the university.
  • A wide range of scholarships is available to international students. Scholarships are specific to countries, study areas and research areas. For more, go to UC scholarships.

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