Our objective at CUC is to facilitate, deliver, promote and provide access to university education in regional & rural areas.
- Serve as the primary point of contact for the delivery of university education in the Cooma region.
- Facilitate and promote education and career pathways between schools, vocational education and training providers, universities and industry.
- Coordinate and support research and partnerships, especially those which assist in the sustainable development of the region.
- Advocate in the best interests of regional students.
- Promote and assist lifelong learning and raise community aspirations.
- Collect public donations to support the Association’s offerings and learning experiences of students.
The Cooma Universities Centre was opened on March 6, 2013 as a joint initiative of Snowy Hydro and Cooma Monaro Shire Council. In 2014 the centre became an incorporated, not for profit organisation and was handed over to a community governed Board of Directors.