Cultural clubs are run by students for students. Clubs and Societies have been an integral part of student life at the University of Canberra (UC) for many years serving a range students from different cultures. Joining a club is a great way to meet new people and make friends with student who share a common background. Cultural clubs are open to ALL students not just those from a specific culture or country.
The Association of Malaysian Students
The Association of Malaysian Students (TAMS) strikes to unite all the Malaysian Students at UC and celebrate the Malaysian Culture to UC beyond the Malaysian border.
UC Chinese Students and Scholars Association (CSSA)
CSSA is a cultural club that aims to support Chinese students that are studying at University of Canberra and encourage them to integrate into the university community. The club organises social and cultural events, which are open to all students at UC, to enrich members’ university life in Canberra, as well as to promote Chinese cultural values. Additionally, CSSA provides assistance to those who are interested in learning Chinese language, helping them to learn the language through fun and relax atmosphere.
Facebook: CSSA UC
A group of Indian students who have come together to represent one of the largest communities on campus to help each other excel in studies and have some extra curricular activities together
Facebook: UC Indian Association
UC Indonesian Society (UCISS)
As a branch of Perhimpunan Pelajar Indonesia Australia (PPIA), UCISS is a student association that focuses itself in developing the relation between Indonesian students and various Indonesian communities within the ACT region.
UCISS carries a mission to become a platform that accommodates ideas, inspiration and aspiration of Indonesian minds through its events and activities. UCISS is more than just a student organization. It is also a second home for its members, a place to gather and share.
Facebook: PPIA University of Canberra – UCISS
UC International Students Society
The UC International Students’ Society aims to provide support to international students with the aid of the UC International Department. The society aims to unify students from different backgrounds through its events and initiatives.
Facebook: UC International Students’ Society
UC Japan Club
UC Japan Club seeks to promote understanding of Japanese culture as well as acts as a platform for people with interest in Japanese culture to locate and interact with each other.
We conduct 4 weekly classes for our members (cultural, communications, 2 language classes) and host regular social events for our members. Please give our Facebook page a like, or join in the Facebook group.
Website: UC Japan Club
The UCKFA was established in 2017 to provide tuition in Chinese martial arts to UC students, staff and the general public. It provides lessons from the Yut Hung Kung Fu Academy in practical kung fu for self defence, performance wushu and Chinese lion and dragon dance. Students have the opportunity to perform in public and private events and festival around Canberra and the surrounding region and enjoy many meals and times socialising with each other.
UC Muslim Student and Staff Association (MSSA)
UC Muslim Student and Staff Association (MSSA) helps the Muslim community at UC in religious and cultural matters.
UC Saudi Union
UC Saudi Union (UCSU) is a social and cultural club that aims to bring Saudi students together in order to help them promote their culture and engage with international and local students at the university through different events and activities.
Facebook: UC Saudi Union
UC Thai Students Club
The Thai Students Club aims to promote Thai culture to those living and studying in Canberra and welcomes anyone who is interested in learning more about Thailand and its culture. The club also provides support to Thai students by helping them adjust to living and studying abroad. We also encourage anyone who is interested to join us – it is not necessary for you to know how to speak Thai.
The Vietnamese Student Association at the University of Canberra is a non-political, non-profit club gathering current students and Vietnamese alumni at the University of Canberra. VSAUC aims to support its members in learning, working and life as well as promote Vietnamese traditional culture to international friends.
Facebook: UC Vietnamese Student Society