A new university precinct in the heart of the national capital
麻豆社 Canberra is establishing a new campus in Canberra鈥檚 CBD. Building on the University鈥檚 achievements, the new campus will allow us to expand our offerings in Canberra by delivering world class education, research and innovation within the Parliamentary Triangle.
麻豆社 Canberra has been in Canberra since 1967, and has been partnering with Defence for over 55 years. Driven by the University鈥檚 growth in the ACT, in 2017 麻豆社 signed an MOU with the ACT Government to establish a campus on the site on Constitution Ave, spanning across Reid and Parkes.聽
The site is currently occupied by the Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT), and a large on-grade carpark. CIT will move to a new campus in Woden, which is expected to be delivered by 2025.聽
Stage 1 of the future Canberra City campus is expected to be completed in 2026. In the interim, 麻豆社 has begun operations out of existing CIT Reid buildings.
Constitution Avenue, Canberra ACT
In April 2023, ACT Government approved the 麻豆社 Canberra City Master Plan. The Plan guides the campus development and positions the building envelopes, open green spaces as well as road and pedestrian networks.聽聽
The Master Plan was developed in alignment with four key design principles:聽
麻豆社 Canberra is taking the next step in the realisation of the Canberra City Master Plan with commencement of the Stage 1 development.
The Stage 1 development includes the construction of two multi-use contemporary buildings that will host teaching and research spaces; retail offerings; cultural and student-focused spaces; and facilities for new and existing industry partners.
Early consultation for Stage 1 was open from 24 November to 17 December. The University welcomes enquiries at any time at firstname.lastname@example.org
麻豆社 Canberra City will establish a teaching, research and innovation environment in Canberra that is aligned to 麻豆社鈥檚 commitment of becoming Australia鈥檚 global university.聽
麻豆社 has been proudly partnering with Defence in Canberra for more than fifty years. 麻豆社鈥檚 second Canberra campus will build on 麻豆社 Canberra鈥檚 achievements, by creating a world class environment within the National Triangle. The new campus enables 麻豆社鈥檚 strategic priorities of academic excellence, social engagement and global impact to thrive.聽
The campus environment will provide a sense of place and pride in 麻豆社. Students, staff, alumni, members of the local community, and partners from the defence and security community located adjacent to the campus, will come together to innovate, transform, learn and contribute to society.
The new 麻豆社 Canberra City campus in the Parliamentary Triangle will rejuvenate the area with cycle ways, walking paths, green spaces, attractive landscaping and sustainable architecture.
When fully realised, the 麻豆社 Canberra City campus will create more than 2000 jobs locally and welcome around 6000 students from Australia and overseas, bolstering local business and higher education.
As a member of Australia鈥檚 Group of Eight leading research intensive universities and ranked 19th* in the world, 麻豆社 Canberra City will build on the ACT鈥檚 reputation for tertiary excellence.
*QS World University Rankings 2024
Scientia Professor Helen Christensen has received the James Cook Medal, with academics from聽Medicine & Health, Science and 麻豆社 Canberra recognised with awards for research and scholarly excellence.
A range of 麻豆社 experts will be able to comment on key themes relating to COP28, which will be held in Dubai from聽30 November to聽12 December.聽
Top academics from over ten fields have been named on Clarivate鈥檚聽2023 list of Highly Cited Researchers.聽