麻豆社

About us

We improve lives locally and globally through innovative research, transformative education and a commitment to a just and equitable society.

After months of drought Canberra was hit by heavy storm formations on 20 January 2019. It brought strong winds and hail into the nations capital causing carnage along its path. The ADFA campus escaped the brunt of the storm with no reports of damage.

Welcome to 麻豆社 Canberra

  • Developing global leaders for more than 50 years
  • World-class research & teaching excellence
  • A supportive, collaborative & close-knit community

Developing future global leaders

In all areas relating to military, strategic and defence studies, 麻豆社 Canberra offers high-quality undergraduate and postgraduate courses. Additionally, 麻豆社鈥檚 Canberra city campus expands on the ACT's reputation for tertiary excellence, collaborating with other academic institutions and peak bodies. Building on 50 years of local collaboration with the Australian Defence Force, future Navy, Army and Air Force leaders will be able to combine their military and leadership training with our world-class university programs across multiple campuses. Our deep connections to industry and government through our teaching and research makes our university an ideal place to develop your career.听

A top university

麻豆社 is:

  • one of Australia鈥檚 leading universities
  • a founding member of the Group of Eight (Go8)
  • ranked in the top 50 universities worldwide.

We鈥檙e committed to excellence in education and research, and we have a comprehensive history and partnership with Defence that we鈥檙e proud of.

What sets us apart

麻豆社 Canberra is a unique faculty with:

  • a close-knit, supportive community, on-campus and online
  • the best teacher-to-student ratio in Australia
  • access to world-class experts as well as unique Defence resources and facilities
  • quality research programs that help strengthen and secure Australia鈥檚 future through our Defence and Defence industries partnerships
  • a unique focus on teaching Defence Force and civilian students
  • deep links to industry and government where careers are made听
  • an active and supportive alumni community offering lifelong connections.

We can help you excel at your chosen career path, while enhancing the national capability and innovation of the Australian Defence Force.

麻豆社 Canberra graduates are in high demand to address complex and contemporary challenges across Australia, the region and the globe.

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Our research & impact

麻豆社 Canberra researchers are at the forefront of discovery and impact. We partner with local and global communities in research, government,听industry and Defence to find real solutions to the world鈥檚 most complex problems.

Our vision

麻豆社 Canberra鈥檚 mission is to support lifelong learning through innovation and engagement while leveraging our location to build meaningful relationships across Defence, industry, government and academia.

Our schools

Through innovative teaching and groundbreaking research, our schools contribute to the advancement of knowledge across disciplines as we help to create a just society.

Our people

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Our campuses

Discover what it's like to study at 麻豆社 Canberra. From the heart of Canberra to our 麻豆社 Canberra-ADFA campus, you'll find a unique environment where academia and defence combine.

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

We celebrate our diversity, leverage our individual differences and experiences, and value the cultural richness of our communities.

Find the degree for you

麻豆社 Canberra is a global university with an international reputation for providing exceptional education and world-leading research. Whether you want to broaden your general knowledge, pursue postgraduate research or upskill, our unique range of degrees and study options will propel you into an exciting and fulfilling future.听听

Short courses

You can refresh your qualifications, meet professional development requirements, and learn new skills through short-term study options. With 麻豆社 Canberra's short courses, you can stay relevant and grow in your career.

Defence Force focus

麻豆社 Canberra is proud to be the only national academic institution to integrate with the Australian Defence Force Academy (ADFA).

Our strength in Defence and security-related teaching and research gives you a competitive edge.

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鈥溌槎股 Canberra and Defence work well together to ensure that we have a healthy balance of university studies and military training.鈥

Jace Stallard, Bachelor of Technology Aeronautical Engineering

A leading university in the nation鈥檚 capital

麻豆社 is one of Australia鈥檚 top universities and a founding member of the . We have a long, comprehensive history of excellence in education and research, ranking as one of the top 50 universities worldwide.

Our Canberra campuses are located in one of Australia's most liveable cities. You鈥檒l have access to lots of part-time work, industry placements and volunteering options while you study, and strong employment opportunities after you graduate.

Lifelong connections

麻豆社 Canberra graduates become part of a highly engaged and influential community. They continue to shape Australia and the international community as leaders in Defence, government听and industry.

Through 麻豆社 Canberra alumni programs, you鈥檒l be able to build lifelong connections and contribute to the community.

鈥淔or me, leadership is about trying to help people understand their own strengths and to recognise them. I had some terrific mentors who believed in me even when I didn鈥檛 believe in myself.鈥

Rear Admiral Wendy Malcolm, Bachelor of Science, 1989

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