The Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Foundation Program

University of Canberra

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Foundation Program helps to build the skills needed for study at the University of Canberra. It is designed for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students who do not meet University admission requirements but have a reasonable chance of success in higher education. The Program also provides entry to University for those students who have not studied for some years, and would like to develop their communication and study skills needed for success at university. The program is delivered through the University of Canberra College in close collaboration with the Ngunnawal Indigenous Higher Education Centre.

Entry Requirements:

Assessment for entry will be based on the student's previous education and/or work experience and an informal interview with the program coordinator and the manager of the Ngunnawal Centre.


At least 9 credit points, including two foundation units and at least one regular university unit.

Subjects you can Study:

Communication skills; Study skills.

Study Pathways:

Direct entry into most University of Canberra degrees.

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UC College, Bruce No info Yes Full time 0.5 year
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The University of Canberra is located in Australia's national capital. The University provides professionally based undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees. They engage in applied research to support government, business and the professions regionally, nationally and internationally.

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