The University of Canberra

The University of Canberra

 

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The University of Canberra is located in the national capital of Australia and is just minutes from the city centre. There are more than 11,000 students studying at the University of Canberra, with approximately 1,500 living on-campus. The campus is filled with tall trees and natural wildlife. It’s not uncommon to see kangaroos roaming around the edge of the campus.

For more information, visit the following websites:
 
Courses
 
Some of the highlighted courses at the University of Canberra are:
Applied Economics 
Applied Science in Human Biology 
Business Administration 
Communication and Media Studies 
Environmental Science 
Human Nutrition 
International Studies 
Information Technology 
Journalism 
Management 
Media Arts and Production 
Nursing 
Philosophy
Politics and International Relations 
Psychology 
Public Relations 
Sports Management 
Tourism Management 
Writing 
 
You can search for units (courses) by visiting the Search Course and Unit Outlines website.
 
Dates
 
The University of Canberra’s semesters are the opposite of ours. They start their school year in January, where as we start the school year in September. However, the terms are not that much different in dates.
 
The University of Canberra’s second term (Brock’s Fall Term) starts at the beginning of August and ends at the beginning of December.
The University of Canberra’s first term (Brock’s Winter Term) starts at the beginning of February and ends at the beginning of June.
 
For more information about the start and end of terms, please visit the important dates website.
 
Housing
 
Most study abroad and exchange students choose to love on-campus. The residence or ‘Ressies’ are located within a short walk to the main campus and close to shopping malls. Also, kangaroos live near by, so it is not uncommon to see them outside the residence buildings.
 
For more information, please visit the accomodation website.