StudyCanberra News Archive

Tertiary Open Days - August 2019

Don't miss this once-a-year opportunity to visit Canberra's world-class tertiary institutions.

Canberra’s higher education sector worth more to the ACT economy

Media Release - Canberra’s higher education sector worth more to the ACT economy

Canberra: The Choice

As an international student, Ian says he primarily chose Canberra for his studies but has since grown to love Australia’s capital. Ian kindly agreed to share his personal feelings and experiences to, in his words, “raise more emotional resonance about Canberra and convert some misunderstandings into love!”

Student Ambassador Recruitment for 2019

Study Canberra is looking for current ACT students who are passionate about living and studying in Canberra.

Tertiary Open Day, 25 August 2018

Canberra's world-class tertiary institutions will collectively open their doors for one huge day on 25 August 2018.

Canberra Retains Top 25 Student City Ranking

The Best Student Cities for 2018 have been released by QS with our nation's young capital ranked among some heavy hitters from around the globe.

Canberra named a top ten city to visit in 2018 by Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet, the leading global travel authority, has named Canberra third in the world’s Top 10 Cities, in Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2018 - ranking higher than any Australian city has been before.

CISA Conference 2017 to be held in Canberra this July

The 7th annual Council of International Students Australia (CISA) National Conference will be held in Canberra from 3 to 6 July 2017.

UC and ACU excel in latest young university world rankings

The University of Canberra and Australian Catholic University have both improved their standing among the world’s top young universities in the prestigious 2017 Times Higher Education (THE) Young University Rankings published on 6 April 2017.

The Capital's newest students made to feel at home

Australian and International students commencing their studies in Canberra in 2017 will be formally welcomed in March at a special event by the Minister for Higher Education, Training and Research, Meegan Fitzharris MLA.

Canberra’s PhD graduates encouraged to stay

International students who have been awarded a PhD by a Canberra university can now apply for fee free streamlined ACT nomination of their Skilled Nominated (subclass190) visa.

Canberra: Australia's Education Capital

The ACT International Education Strategy – Canberra: Australia’s Education Capital - was launched by the Chief Minister and Minister for Higher Education, Training and Research on Friday 2 September 2016.

Canberra Tertiary Open Day - 27 August 2016

Where all the big ideas happen!

Thousands of students greeted at Canberra CareersXpo

Study Canberra Student Ambassadors will be out in force this week to promote Canberra’s education credentials to students from local and regional NSW schools.

ACT Govt continues strong partnership with tertiary education sector

A joint media release from the Chief Minister and the Minister for Higher Education, Training and Research

Study Canberra Airport Welcome Desk

The Study Canberra Airport Welcome Desk will greet students flying into the ACT to commence their studies in Semester 2, 2016

Singapore Airlines announces direct international flights to Canberra

Having family and friends visit just got a whole lot easier with direct international flights to Canberra! The 'Capital Express Route' – linking Canberra with Singapore and Wellington – will take off from September 2016.

New Zealand citizens now eligible to apply for Higher Education Loan Programme (HELP) loan

The Australian Government has passed legislation to provide HELP loans to New Zealand citizens who are Special Category Visa (SCV) holders and meet the requisite criteria...

The Australian National University (ANU) tops the nation for research excellence

ANU leads the nation in research excellence, boosting its reputation for world-class research in the latest Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) results...

University of Canberra receives $300,000 for sports technology and health research

The University of Canberra has received $300,000 from the ACT Government to develop new sports technology and collect data to tackle major health issues...

Canberra ranks #17 in QS Best Student Cities 2016

Having only entered the QS Best Student Cities for the first time in 2014, Australia’s national capital consolidates its place in the top 20 in the 2016 index, climbing from 21 to 17. Canberra is one of seven Australian cities represented in the QS Best Student Cities index, alongside Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide and the Gold Coast..

University of Canberra cracks world’s top 100 young universities

The University of Canberra has again improved it's world rankings, this time as one of the top 100 "young" universities in the world. The prestigious Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) rankings agency has placed Canberra University in the 91-100 band of universities under 50 years old...