Centre for Canadian-Australian Studies (CCAS)

About Us

The Centre for Canadian-Australian Studies (CCAS) is the leading university centre for the promotion of Canadian Studies in Australia and New Zealand. It is a multidisciplinary and cross-faculty Centre based in the Faculty of Arts, the Faculty of Law and the Faculty of Education at the University of Wollongong. It is dedicated to comparative and interdisciplinary study related to Canada and particularly to comparative study between Australia and Canada. CCAS has an excellent reputation for conducting and facilitating Canada-related and comparative research; supporting the inclusion of Canadian content into teaching programs; attracting and supporting Canadian students in Australia; providing pathways for Australian students to travel, study, and research in Canada; and enhancing cultural and intellectual linkages between Australia and Canada. CCAS members come from each of the University of Wollongong's social sciences and humanities faculties: Arts, Law, Education, Creative Arts, Commerce, Health and Behavioural Sciences, as well as the Woolyungah Indigenous Centre.

The Centre for Canadian-Australian Studies has strong connections with the Association for Canadian Studies in Australia and New Zealand (ACSANZ), the high Commission of Canada in Canberra, and the Consulate General of Canada in Sydney. CCAS acknowledges the continued support of the High Commission of Canada in Canberra. The Centre for Canadian-Australian Studies receives funding support from the University of Wollongong and Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada.

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