UC-CONNECT has been developed by the University of Canberra College in conjunction with the University of Canberra to provide a pathway for school leavers and recent school leavers who wish to study an undergraduate degree at the University of Canberra and whose current academic qualifications do not allow them direct admission to the University. The program consists of the following subjects: Humanities which prepares students for the content, style and subject matter of academic teaching and thinking; Analytical Methods which Develops students' analytical thinking skills and their confidence and competence in solving mathematical problems; Academic Techniques which Teaches and provides practice in the practical skills that students need to comply with university standards and expectations.

Entry Requirements:

14 week program: Year 12 with a C grade average; Certificate III; NSW HSC Band score average of 3; 22 week program: Year 12 with a D grade average; Certificate III

Structure:

14 week program is 9 hours per week for 14 weeks on a full time load; the 22 week program is the same for the first 14 weeks, then a part time load for a further 5 weeks.

Subjects you can Study:

Humanities; Analytical methods; Academic techniques

Study Pathways:

At the completion of the program students can apply to enter the University of Canberra. The offers for courses will be based on the assessment results gained during the UC-CONNECT program.

Further information:

Students have to demonstrate your likelihood of success in the UC-CONNECT program based on interview and the submission of relevant documentation.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00212K

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Canberra No info Yes Full time 14 weeks

A young university with a bold vision

At the University of Canberra we aim to be amongst Australia's most innovative tertiary institutions, continue our ascent in world rankings, and extend our regional, national and international reach.

We are committed to preparing professional and highly employable graduates with the right mix of skills and knowledge. Key to this goal is our focus on work-integrated learning which offers every student the opportunity to hone their skills in a real-work environment. 

We have already embarked on a comprehensive development plan that will see our campus transform into an integrated learning community. Here you will see academics, students and the public come together in a seamless knowledge-sharing space that enables access to exclusive placements and projects.  

Our teaching is enriched by our research culture that produces high-quality and high-impact work and makes an early and significant difference to the world around us. 

UC has also launched its Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Strategic Plan 2017 – 2021 outlining a university-wide approach to closing the gap between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and non-Indigenous Australians across four main areas: academic, research and innovation, employment, and community engagement. 

*2017 Times Higher Education (THE) Young University Rankings, 2017 Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT)

The facts

  • 78,000 graduates in over 100 countries
  • 17,000 students currently studying at UC
  • 1,600 students living on campus
  • 2,500 current staff
  • One of the world’s top 100 young universities under the age of 50**
  • Over 300 undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees available across 28 areas of study

** 2016-17 QS Young University Rankings

Study options

  • Flexible study options to suit your lifestyle
  • Practical work-based projects in every course
  • Graduate qualifications that are accepted and respected around the world
  • Employers consistently choose UC graduates for their practical knowledge

Our students

From Canberra, to every state in Australia, and all corners of the globe our Graduates are making a positive impact on the world in which we live. Click here to read some of their stories and see how a degree from the University of Canberra can truly be transformational. 

Campuses

  • Accommodation guarantee for all first-year domestic students and all international students
  • Medical centre, gym, library, cafes, bar, bank, bookshop, post office, childcare centre and preschool
  • UC Public Hospital, a teaching and research facility, opening on campus in 2018
  • UC is Australia’s first bottled water free university
  • UC is a tobacco-free university

Location

  • 10 minutes to the city
  • 2 hours from the beach
  • 3 hours to Sydney
  • Located near the Australian Institute of Sport and GIO Stadium

To find out more

http://www.canberra.edu.au/future-students 

For domestic students: 
Enquire online 
Phone: 1800 UNI CAN (1800 864 226) 
Email: study@canberra.edu.au 

For international students: 
Enquire online 
Email: international@canberra.edu.au 
Phone: +61 2 6201 5342
Fax: +61 2 6201 5381 

We have international agents in over 40 countries.

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