University of Canberra (ACT)

Careers UC

Postal Address: Building 1, Student Central University of Canberra ACT 2601
Telephone: +61 2 620608807
Homepage: www.canberra.edu.au/careers
Email: careers@canberra.edu.au
University Switchboard: +61 2 6201 5111
University Homepage: www.canberra.edu.au

The University of Canberra’s outstanding record of graduate employment success is a testament to the demand for our graduates from employers domestically and internationally.

University of Canberra graduates, who are drawn from across Australia and the globe, have both broad employability skills and specialist knowledge to enable them to excel in their chosen fields. They are career-ready due to University of Canberra’s practical academic focus and extensive work integrated learning curricula through internships, student projects and deep integration with a variety of industries experienced throughout their studies.

Services and Programs
Connections with the student body through emails, social media, on-campus presentations and workshops ■ Advertising of employment, graduate and internship opportunities to students through the online CareerHub portal ■ facilitation of interns, student projects and competitions

Facilities
Workshop areas in Careers UC for employer panels and workshops ■ Fully-equipped lecture theatres ■ Audio-visual equipment ■ Catering ■ Conference and seminar rooms ■ Interview rooms ■ Free parking.

Equity Groups
Student support through Medical, Counselling and Welfare; International Student Support Service; Study Skills, Careers, and a range of other services.

Fields of Education 
Advertising & Marketing Communications, Design and Architecture, Building & Construction Management, Business Administration, Business Informatics, Coaching Science, Commerce, Community Education, Counselling, Creative Writing, Cultural Heritage, Cultural Heritage Conservation, Economics, Education (Early Childhood, Primary, Secondary), Environmental Science, Forensic Studies, Graphic Design, Health Studies, Hotel Management, Human Biology, Human Nutrition, Industrial Design, Information Technology and Software Engineering, Interior Design, International Studies, Journalism, Justice Studies, Knowledge Management, Landscape Architecture, Law, Legal Studies, Management, Media Arts and Production, Midwifery, Nursing, Pharmacy, Physiology, Psychology, Public Administration, Public Relations, Science, Software Engineering, Sports Management, Sports Media, TESOL, Tourism Management, Urban & Regional Planning.

To view all courses available, please visit http://www.canberra.edu.au/future-students.

Number of Graduating Students (approximate) 3,000

Careers UC Staff
Kate Gemmell

Manager Careers UC

kate.gemmell@canberra.edu.au

 

Stefan Alexander

Team Leader, Career Development and Education

T: 02 6206 8802 E:  stefan.alexander@canberra.edu.au

 

Erin Stacey

Team Leader, Employment & Work Integrated Learning (WIL)

T: 02 6201 2063   E:  erin.stacey@canberra.edu.au

 

Dates 2018

2018

Summer Semester, 2018
Weeks 1 – 4 4 December 2017 – 24 December 2017
Class Free Period 25 December 2017 – 1 January 2018
Weeks 5 – 9 2 January – 2 February
Semester 1, 2018
Orientation 5 February – 9 February
Weeks 1 – 7 12 February - 30 March
Week 8 (Class Free Period) 2 April – 6 April
Weeks 9 – 13 9 April – 11 May
Weeks 14 – 15 (Examination Period) 14 May - 26 May
Winter Term, 2018
Weeks 1 – 7 4 June – 20 July
Weeks 8 – 9 (Examination Period) 23 July – 4 August
Semester 2, 2018
Orientation 30 July - 3 August
Weeks 1 – 7 6 August – 21 September
Week 8 (Class Free Period) 24 September – 28 September
Weeks 9 – 13 1 October – 2 November
Weeks 14 – 15 (Examination Period) 5 November - 17 November
Dates to note
Friday 26 January Australia Day
Monday 12 March Canberra Day
March (dates to be advised) Graduation Ceremonies
Friday 30 March Good Friday
Monday 02 April Easter Monday
Tuesday 25 April Anzac Day
Monday 14 May Examinations begin (Semester 1)
Friday 1 June Results released (Semester 1)
Monday 11 June Queen’s Birthday
Monday 23 July Examinations begin (Winter Term)
Friday 10 August Results released (Winter Term)
Monday 1 October Labour Day
Monday 8 October Family and Community Day
Friday 5 November Examinations begin (Semester 2)
Friday 23 November Results Released (Semester 2)

 

 Careers Fairs  

Careers UC – Multi-Disciplinary Career Fair

Employer Connect 2019

7th March, 2019

UC, ANU, ACU Graduate Careers Fair

Tertiary to Work Careers Fair

21st March 2019