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The Education Destination : Australia The Education Destination 2011
uniVersity oF cAnberrA, AustrAliAn cAPitAl territory The university campus is a safe haven of clean air, tall trees, native vegetation, our resident kangaroos and white cockatoos. Despite its serene bushland feel, it is just 10 minutes from the city centre and within walking distance of a major shopping and entertainment complex. University of Canberra degrees and qualifications are respected and accepted world-wide. There is an extensive portfolio of undergraduate and postgraduate courses on offer from seven faculties – Applied Science, Arts and Design, Business and Government, Education, Health, Information Sciences, and Engineering and Law. The university is home to a thriving research culture. Research in areas such as biometrics, ecology, economic modelling, forensics, governance, urban planning and virology deliver real-life solutions to real-world challenges. Our scholars shape and influence public debate in their areas of expertise and pass on their knowledge through our many high quality practical courses. There are learning support centres, a central library, 24/7 computer rooms, laboratories, studios, workshops, a student-run communication agency, and campus-wide wireless internet access. Comprehensive student support programs are in place covering everything from academic assistance to health and counselling. Professional preparation for professional careers As the philosopher Plutarch observed: ‘The mind is not a vessel to be filled – but a fire to be kindled’. The University of Canberra prides itself on delivering graduates equipped with the skills and attributes necessary to succeed in their chosen professions. Australia’s capital university located in canberra, the nation’s capital, the university of canberra occupies a unique position at the intersection of government policy and corporate endeavour. There is a strong focus on creative and critical thinking, and work integrated learning. This coupled with access to professional skills, networks and internships prepares students for their professional life, and makes our graduates popular with employers. Once again in 2010, the university was awarded the maximum 5-stars for ‘getting a job’ and graduate outcomes by the Australian Good Universities Guide. Many of our students go on to responsible senior positions and careers in the professions, the corporate world and the government public services of many countries. Others have become prominent writers, designers, journalists and sports men and women. Vibrant social life Concentrated study needs to be balanced with relaxation. The campus offers a variety of coffee shops, restaurants and fast food outlets. There are many clubs and societies to join and a fully equipped fitness centre with weight rooms, cardio classes, basketball, squash and volleyball courts. Cycling, horse riding, canoeing, walking, sailing and hot air ballooning are all popular. The university is just two and a half hours by bus or car from either the mountains for winter skiing and summer hiking or the pristine beaches of the South Coast for swimming surfing or diving. The city of Sydney is 45 minutes by air or 190 minutes by bus. Over 1600 students from every state in Australia and some 80 different countries reside on campus; others live nearby in shared accommodation or take advantage of homestay opportunities. There are many fresh food suppliers and Asian supermarkets nearby. ■ Find out more Web: www.canberra.edu.au tel: + 61 2 6201 5456 ‘The university prides itself on delivering graduates equipped with the skills and attributes necessary to succeed in their chosen professions.’ ‘Comprehensive student support programs are in place covering everything from academic assistance to health and counselling.’ DISCOVER THE LAUNCHPAD FOR YOUR PROFESSIONAL CAREER INT_199_CRICOS#00212K AreAs of study • Arts, Communication & Media • Business, Government & Politics • Information & Communication technology • education • Health • science • sports studies • design & Architecture • urban & regional Planning unIversIty reseArCH Centres • Institute for Applied ecology • national Centre for social and economic Modelling (nAtseM) • Australia and new Zealand school of Government (AnZsoG) for More InforMAtIon T +61 2 6201 5342 F +61 2 6201 5445 E firstname.lastname@example.org 44 Australia – The Education Destination
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