University of Canberra

Rank 26
Location Canberra
Established 1967
Famous For Clinical and Health Sciences, Business


University of Canberra (UC) is a renowned public research university located in Canberra, which is the capital city of Australia. Established in 1967, UC is currently the largest higher education provider in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) and has a strong reputation for its focus on applied research and practical learning.

The university currently offers undergraduate and postgraduate degree programs across a range of fields, including business, law, engineering, health, education, arts and design, science, and information technology. It also offers research degrees at the doctoral and master's levels. It has a number of research centres and institutes focusing on areas such as sustainable development, governance, communication, and health.

Services for International Students

The University of Canberra has a vibrant and diverse student community, with students from over 100 countries. The university management is committed to providing a safe and comfortable environment to the students through various support services. These include academic support services, such as tutoring and study skills workshops, as well as personal support services, such as counselling and health services. The university also has a Student Representative Council (SRC), a body that provides a platform for students to voice their concerns and suggestions about university policies and practices.


  • 421st in the QS World University Rankings 2024
  • 351-400th in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2024
  • 34th in the Times Higher Education Young Universities Ranking 2023
  • 92nd in the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2023


The university has various accommodation options for students. It provides on-campus accommodation to students in five residential halls: Cooper Lodge, Weeden Lodge, Wamburun Hall, Bimbimbie, and Guginya. These halls offer a range of accommodation options, including single rooms, shared rooms, and self-contained apartments. All on-campus accommodation options are fully furnished and equipped with basic amenities such as internet access, laundry facilities, and shared kitchens and living areas. A private student accommodation provider, UniLodge provides off-campus accommodation options for students, including shared apartments and studio apartments.

About Location

The university is located in the suburb of Bruce, which is about 7 kilometres north of Canberra's city centre. Canberra is a great place for students where they can enjoy dining, shopping, and other cultural venues during their free time. A large artificial lake, Lake Burley Griffin, is located in the heart of Canberra, where students can enjoy a range of water-based activities here, such as kayaking and stand-up paddleboarding. 

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