In 2011, two ACT public schools Kaleen High School and Lake Ginninderra College formed with the Education and Training Directorate a partnership with the University of Canberra and became the inaugural UC Schools.
LGC is now known as UC Senior Secondary College Lake Ginninderra and KHS is known as UC High School Kaleen.
Both schools are public schools operating in partnership with the University of Canberra to offer tertiary pathways and new opportunities for students of both schools at the University.
The 2011 UC Schools newsletter outlines the first year of the partnership between two ACT public schools and an ACT University.
The UC newspaper, The Monitor, carried a video story of the launch event in 2011.
Students are offered significant advantages as members of a UC School: