The University of Canberra (UC) is an Australian public institution of higher education. It was founded in 1967 as the Canberra College of Advanced Studies, and acquired university status in 1990. Today, the University of Canberra is known for its research and development around the world.
Currently, the University of Canberra is ranked 27th in the national Australian ranking, and 627 in the international ranking. The institution is named among the top 100 universities in the world in the 2017 ranking of young institutions from Times Higher Education (THE).
The university is also famous for its scientific achievements, for example: