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(THE YUR, 2022)

#17 in the Young Universities World Ranking

(THE, 2022)

Top 5 in the world for reducing inequalities

(THE Impact Rankings, 2023)

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(GUG, 2023)

News and stories


Sights set on the United Nations

An internship experience has solidified Taehee Kim’s career goals. The Bachelor of Politics and International Relations student wants to raise awareness about North Korean human rights on the world stage.

24 Aug 2023

A pathway to finding passion and purpose

Nicole McMahon has been considering a career in politics, throwing her hat in the ring to be part of the University of Canberra’s inaugural Pathways to Politics Program for Women.

14 Aug 2023

Female umpires encountering a culture of abuse, misogyny

University of Canberra student and BroadAgenda intern Annalise Hardiman writes about the realities of the misogyny many woman umpires face.

03 Aug 2023
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Gender equality the big winner as 3MT Final showcases the high calibre of PhD research at UC

University of Canberra Faculty of Arts and Design PhD candidate Senada Meskin was the overall winner, progressing to the 3MT Asia-Pacific Semi-Final, with Faculty of Health candidate Sara Chica Latorre winning both runner-up and the People’s Choice Award.

01 Sep 2023

Faculty of Arts and Design to represent UC at the 21st ICOMOS General Assembly and Scientific Symposium

The University of Canberra is a proud sponsor of the 21st General Assembly and Scientific Symposium (GA2023) of the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS), in ahistorical first that sees the world-renowned heritage and culture event hosted in the Pacific region for the first time.

29 Aug 2023

UC and partners launch Open Source Institute

The new regional hub for open source innovation, education and research is a partnership between the University of Canberra, NetApp and the ACT Government.

14 Aug 2023
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