A centre of excellence in education
Discover an enriching learning environment and grow your career in your nation’s capital. With one of Australia’s best performing universities in world rankings, access to national collections and cultural institutions, research institutes and professional bodies, CSIRO laboratories, federal government departments with graduate programs, national collecting institutions, the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies and a rich social and recreation culture, Canberra is often referred to as the learning and knowledge capital of Australia.
Canberra is home to the Australian National University (ANU), the University of Canberra and the Canberra Institute of Technology, a campus of the Australian Catholic University, St Mark's Theological College and the Australian Defence Force Academy.
The ANU consistently ranks as one of the best universities in the world. The University of Canberra ranks in the top ten among Australian universities for excellence in learning and teaching and both have extensive campuses with a vibrant student life both academically and recreationally.
The Canberra Institute of Technology is the largest provider of vocational education, technical, further education and training in Canberra. CIT offers over 400 courses across five campuses.
Accommodation choices include residential colleges on campus or share housing arranged through the student services of each university.
See for yourself how studying in Canberra can give you new qualifications and refresh your professional career.
School and educational visits to Canberra
If you're interested in study trips to Canberra as a teacher or for part of your school's curriculum, have a read of our school excursions to Canberra page.
For more information on opportunities, resources and handy links, visit study Canberra.