The University of Ballarat (UB) is the only regional university in Victoria providing technical, vocational, higher education programs...
The University of Ballarat (UB) is the only regional university in Victoria providing technical, vocational, higher education programs and research opportunities. The University has six campuses, located in Ballarat, Ararat, Stawell and at Horsham. UB is also the 3rd oldest learning institute in Australia and celebrated its 140th anniversary in 2010.
The Institution is truly international with over 4000 international students. The University works with a range of partner institutes across the world and has close tie-ups with local industry. The University is divided into two sections – TAFE and Higher Education. The University offers hundreds of programs and courses across many fields of study including business and commerce, human and community services, visual and performing arts, science, mathematics, information technology, engineering, nursing, paramedicine, biomedical sciences, food sciences, teacher education, the behavioural and social sciences, the humanities, human movement, sport sciences and manufacturing.
The University has gained a national reputation for its commitment to high quality learning, teaching and training. UB serves the community by undertaking internationally recognized research and engaging with industry and business. UB hosts a number of research centres and has collaborative arrangements for research with a number of Australian and overseas universities.
The Technical Education Centre based at the University of Ballarat provides exciting options for senior secondary education. Funded by the Victorian government, UB Tec provides accredited, hands-on learning for Years 11 & 12 students in an adult learning environment.
The University of Ballarat has excelled in the 2010 and 2011 edition of The Good Universities Guide. UB has achieved maximum five-star rating for teaching quality and four stars for getting a full time job, generic skills, graduate satisfaction and cultural diversity, twice
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