New University of Canberra online course aims to fill IT skills shortage and diversify revenue

Sarah Lansdown
By Sarah Lansdown
May 16 2021 - 5:00pm
University of Canberra vice-chancellor Paddy Nixon and Instaclustr chief executive officer Peter Lilley sign a memorandum of understanding for a new online software development course. Picture: supplied

A new software programming course at the University of Canberra will be coming online to address a dire skills shortage in information technology as the university seeks to diversify its revenue streams.

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Sarah Lansdown

Sarah Lansdown

Canberra Times education reporter

Sarah covers all stages of education in the capital, from early childhood to higher education. Previously she was a general news reporter at The Advocate in North West Tasmania. She was named Best New Journalist at the 2019 Tasmanian Media Awards for a series on paramedic shortages. Email: sarah.lansdown@canberratimes.com.au

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