University of Canberra

Student and campus services

The University of Canberra has a range of student support services. These include counselling, chaplaincy, academic assistance and learning support, and employment and career advice. Campus facilities include a medical centre, computing centre, sporting and recreation facilities, and a childcare centre.

The university supports a variety of student organisations, clubs and societies for students to become involved in campus life. The Ngunnawal Centre provides a range of academic programs and pastoral support services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.

The university's main campus is situated in the suburb of Bruce, only minutes away from Canberra's Civic Centre. University of Canberra degrees can also be studied online or physically in Sydney, Melbourne, and in multiple locations in Queensland or internationally in Hong Kong, China and Bhutan.

University of Canberra campus locations

UC has dedicated support services for students living with disabilities and special needs to cultivate the confidence and skills to succeed. Whether you need alternative exam arrangements, flexibility with your assignment due dates or help developing your reasonable adjustment plan, the InclusionUC staff will be your personal support team.

Students living with disability or an ongoing health condition should make contact with the InclusionUC team as early as possible to access the wide selection of support services available throughout their studies.

For further information, contact InclusionUC today.

The Medical and Counselling Centre is a service dedicated to the needs of UC students and the University community. General practitioners, nurses and counsellors provide treatment, counselling and advice for medical and personal problems.

International students are required to bring their student card and their OSHC card when they attend their appointment. Visits to the doctor are paid for by the OSHC provider.

University of Canberra health and support services

UC offers a range of options for campus accommodation including Campus West and Guginya as well as UC Lodge, Cooper Lodge and Weeden Lodge. UC offers guaranteed accommodation to all first-year students.

University of Canberra student and campus services

The University of Canberra is committed to your personal and professional growth. Whether you need careers advice or help securing a casual job, internship or placement, or a graduate job, our dedicated careers team – Careers UC – will work with you to plan your career.

You can access a wide variety of support services through Careers UC. From workshops about resume development and interview techniques, to help navigating Work Integrated Learning opportunities, you’ll have all the support you need with our experienced careers team.

For more information, contact our Careers support page.

The Ngunnawal Centre is the University of Canberra Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander student success and support centre. The friendly staff are committed to better university access, participation and opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

It is the Ngunnawal Centre’s priority is to maintain a culturally safe space and community for students to connect with other Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students, staff and alumni. The team are committed to student wellbeing, academic participation and academic success.

For more information, contact our Ngunnawal centre page.

General information for University of Canberra


Student Central, Building 1, Level B,
University of Canberra, Kirinari Street, Bruce ACT 2617

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1800 UNI CAN (1800 864 226)

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