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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


From classroom to career: James Hiscutt's journey to become a filmmaker

After winning the UC Creative Competition in 2019, Bachelor of Film Production student James Hiscutt is making waves in Canberra's film industry.

31 Jul 2023

Nathan Lynch always has his eyes on the prize

Everything Nathan Lynch does is goal-oriented. He is an extremely self-driven and motivated individual, and it’s not often the 22-year-old doesn’t achieve what he sets out to do.

17 Jul 2023

UnCover Video: First Kiss – A Robotic Pas de deux

Exploring concepts of intimacy, trust and relationships, the installation from choreographer Melanie Lane and University of Canberra researchers Associate Professor Damith Herath and Assistant Professor Denise Thwaites – and it’s on now at the Uncharted Territory festival.

12 Jul 2023
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UC student wins people’s choice award in national pharmacy competition

University of Canberra students and alumni shine at national pharmacy conference.

01 Aug 2023

UC researcher’s eye-opening approach to fighting macular degeneration nets a half million-dollar grant

The University of Canberra’s Associate Professor Matt Rutar believes a component of the inflammatory response seen in the disease holds the key to improved diagnosis and therapy.

25 Jul 2023

UC researcher: How do people use social media to find and share information in an emergency?

Sue Atkinson, from the University of Canberra's News and Media Research Centre (N&MRC), is completing a PhD exploring how people find and share information, and create networks and multiple levels of information sharing during emergencies.

21 Jul 2023
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