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University Colleges Australia

Established 1966

University Colleges Australia is the representative professional body for Heads and Deputies of university residential colleges and halls throughout Australia. 


Through conferences & forums, academic resources, member grants and site visits, UCA delivers services which benefit members’ professional development and in turn helps to create a better collegiate experience for our residential students.  The Executive Committee actively works with our members to help resolve issues and foster an environment for professional growth and support.

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Years of Operation


UCA Member Events

  • Media Workshop
    Wed, 14 June
    14 June, 2:00 pm – 2:55 pm AEST
    Join Kate Elix, Gabee Reyes and Leisa Goddard for a workshop on proactive and reactive media communications.
  • 2023 Forum - Canberra - Save The Date
    Tue, 26 Sept
    Hyatt Canberra
    26 Sept, 7:00 am AEST – 28 Sept, 7:00 am AEST
    Hyatt Canberra, Canberra ACT, Australia
    This year's UCA Forum will be held in Canberra. More than 100 college leaders from Australia and New Zealand will be convening to unpack the theme chosen by the 2023 Forum Organising Committee: "the whole person". More information will be available soon.
  • 27 Apr, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
    Featuring Professor Anne Twomey and Professor Ken Hinchcliff