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Tertiary Open Day

9am to 4pm Saturday August 27, 2016

Canberra Tertiary Open Day. 9am to 4pm, Saturday August 27, 2016


Navigating through tertiary study options can be an uphill struggle. But you'll be glad to know that on Saturday 27 August, Canberra's five tertiary institutions are open for one day - Canberra Tertiary Open Day!

So pack your bags and take a trip across the capital. See every campus in one day and get all the information you need to set off in the right direction.


  • Australian Catholic University

    Australian Catholic University

    Come along to ACU Open Day for a unique experience. Our Open Day is your opportunity to learn more about the University and our courses. It’s about what you want to see, having your questions answered, speaking with people you want to talk to and experiencing university life.

    It’s your day. So come to explore our vibrant campus, meet current students, discuss your study and career options with experts, participate in hands-on demonstrations, and so much more.

    With more than 50 years in tertiary education, ACU’s Canberra Campus is recognised for its excellence in undergraduate and postgraduate study in education, nursing, paramedicine, social work and theology.

    Find out more about our new Bachelor of Teaching/Bachelor of Exercise Science and Bachelor of Biomedical Science.

    What: ACU Open Day

    When and where: 9am - 4pm, Corner of Phillip Ave & Antill St, Watson

    Find out more about ACU Open Day

    Can't make it? Book a personal campus tour.

  • Canberra Institute of Technology

    Canberra Institute of Technology

    ‘All campuses. One big day!’

    As the region's premier and largest vocational education and training provider, CIT offers over 400 courses ranging from traineeships and apprenticeships, through to diplomas and degrees.

    Whatever your career goal, CIT has a study option to put you on the right path to build the future you want. Our students include school leavers, first-time employees, those seeking to change careers, or to enhance their existing career.

    CIT's nationally recognised courses offer practical experience, not just theory, meaning you end up with real industry skills. Our strong connection with industry means you will gain invaluable connections and real-world experience and opportunities. We pride ourselves on achieving excellence in teaching and learning. We provide progressive and accessible education solutions using the latest technology and most up-to-date in learning capabilities, with options for flexible and online learning.

    CIT has six campuses, set in beautiful, leafy surrounds, and all located on major public transport routes.

    At CIT Open Day teachers and student ambassadors from all study areas will be on hand to answer your questions and help you explore the study options available.

    Saturday 27 August 9am - 4pm.

    CIT Bruce | 35 Vowels Crescent, Bruce

    CIT Fyshwick | 81 Mildura Street, Fyshwick

    CIT Reid | 37 Constitution Avenue, Reid

    CIT Woden | 160 Ainsworth Street, Phillip

    CIT Tuggeranong | 205 Anketell Street, Tuggeranong

    For more about CIT and the latest Open Day information visit

  • Australian Defence Force Academy

    Australian Defence Force Academy

    ADFA Open Day is an ideal opportunity for you to experience this unique, world class training and educational facility. If you are interested in combining a challenging and exciting career in the Australian Defence Force with a degree from UNSW Australia, then ADFA Open Day is the place for you.

    Why ADFA?

    • Combine military training with a world-class degree from UNSW Australia.
    • Guaranteed career in the Australian Defence Force upon graduation.
    • Undertake adventure training, get hands-on leadership training from the Navy, Army and Air Force, and start an extraordinary career that will take you around Australia and the world.
    • Study at the campus which has the best university teacher-to-student ratio in the country and learn from lecturers at the top of their fields.
    • Plus a great deal more, which you will be able to discover for yourself at the ADFA Open Day.

    At the ADFA Open Day

    Defence members and UNSW Canberra staff will be able to provide you with course and careers information. Navy Midshipmen and Army and Air Force Officer Cadets will also be available to talk to you about their life at ADFA and take you on personalised tours of the campus.

    Open Day is your chance to see a range of exciting action packed displays by the Navy, Army and Air Force. You can see a Navy helicopter, demonstrations of Army field tactics, the Air Force hot air balloon and UNSW Canberra academic displays. ADFA Midshipmen and Officer Cadets will demonstrate different aspects of their training, complete the pool obstacle course, undertake physical training, conduct abseiling and rock climbing, and practice military self defence. The ADFA band will also perform live music throughout the day.

    UNSW Canberra at the ADFA Open Day

    UNSW Canberra staff will host information sessions on all aspects of academic life to potential applicants and their families. The information sessions will address the undergraduate courses that are offered in Arts, Business, Science, Engineering, Technology and Information Technology.

    UNSW Canberra at ADFA now also offers specialised undergraduate engineering programs in Aeronautical, Civil, Electrical and Mechanical to non defence students.

    There is no better opportunity to experience our unique institution. If you are considering a career in the Australian Defence Force with a degree from UNSW Australia, then Open Day is your chance to find out all you need to know.

    Held on Saturday, 27 August from 9.00am till 4.00pm on Northcott Drive in Campbell ACT, all are welcome to attend this free event.

    For the complete program detailing the times of all the activities and displays on the ADFA Open Day, please visit

  • The Australian National University

    The Australian National University

    Find your place at Australia's Leading University

    ANU Open Day inspires you to look towards your future career path, and how you can improve your society and global community into the twenty-first century.

    Discover a degree to reach your potential, whether its politics, arts, science, technology, maths or business.

    Explore the ANU community with a campus tour, be inspired through talks and information sessions, and don’t forget to relax in Union Court to meet some of our student groups.

    Come along and see what ANU is all about.

    ANU Open Day

    Where: ANU, Acton, Canberra

    When: 9am - 4pm


  • University of Canberra

    University of Canberra

    At UC we are committed to helping you learn in ways that are both interesting and engaging through a range of degrees designed to help you achieve your career goals.

    For a young university we have already achieved so much and we are now ranked amongst the top young universities in the world.

    With over 300 courses available we are growing quickly. Our cutting edge sport facilities are being complemented by a range of health facilities including the soon to be completed state-of-the-art public hospital, and many other exciting developments around the campus which will ensure it continues to be a central hub of the region with a vibrant and exciting atmosphere.

    Ranking consistently among Australia's top universities for employability, the University of Canberra is the place to kick-start your career goals.

    OPEN DAY - 27 August 2016

    Visit our campus on Open Day to find out all you need to know about studying at UC, including:

    • Information about courses, disciplines and faculties
    • Admissions procedures and requirements
    • On-campus student accommodation
    • Study abroad and exchange opportunities
    • Social and academic clubs and societies
    • Transition support for new students
    • Scholarships

    Open Day starts at 9am with a free breakfast.

    Campus tours, displays and demonstrations, and entertainment will be running all day highlighting what the UC experience is all about. So make sure you allow enough time to relax and enjoy the friendly atmosphere.

    For more information visit #WeAreUC

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