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Tips for Tax Time

Let’s face it, there are more exciting things to discuss with your friends than tax and if you do get a chance to raise it, no one really understands how it works. Here to help guide you through this year’s tax season is Thomas Boyd, UC alumni and partner at local accounting firm Vivid Chartered Accountants.

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Alumni Stories

Empowering refugees to live a confident life

Former refugee and UC graduate Hedayat Osyan is determined to help refugees integrate into their new life in Australia with all the support and encouragement they may need to reshape their sense of community and belonging.

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Alumni Stories

Tackling for a Cure

The Eastlake Demons Football Club has been given a behind-the-scenes look at our Melanie Swan Memorial Translational Centre, one of the world-leading cancer research labs.

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Alumni in the News

Educating change in Uganda

University of Canberra alumni and 2017 Distinguished Alumni winner, James Asiimwe, is using his UC degree to help vulnerable women and children in Uganda.

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Alumni Stories

From music to midwifery

ACT Midwife of the Year and University of Canberra alumni, Sally McRae, is guiding the next generation of student midwives.

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Alumni Stories

How to re-claim good mental health

By 2020, experts predict mental illness will be the number 1 disease globally. In light of this, we chat to Erin Quinane, founder of The Mental Health Company, who manages her own major clinical depression everyday.

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Expert Guides

The 90-day plan: Peter Sinodinos

When Peter Sinodinos took over as CEO of Snap Franchising, he vowed to visit as many franchisees as possible in his first 90 days. He soon found that a single franchise visit could easily take a day, and he ended up visiting 83 outlets.

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Alumni Stories; Alumni in the News

How to be Agile in the Workplace

In an increasingly fast-paced workplace that is moving into the digital sphere, it is important to adjust work practices to fit the times, especially when it comes to project management. We chat to UC alum and Director at Deloitte Consulting Australia, Nick Zappia.

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Alumni Stories; Career Tips

5 Podcasts to Change Your Life

Whether you're looking for ways to save money, build your self-love or just find some inspiration and motivation, download one of these podcast's that's guaranteed to change your life.

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Expert Guides; Life Skills

Paying the Price of Fairness

To celebrate International Women's Day this year and to cast a light on an issue many women are sadly all to familiar with, we reached out to our 2017 Young Alumni of the Year, Dr Skye Saunders.

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Expert Guides; Guest Post