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GRADS 2021: Ella Hourigan

As the University of Canberra celebrates graduation week, recent Bachelor of Communications in Advertising graduate Ella Hourigan shares her success story.

19 Apr 2021

GRADS 2021: Sarah Fisher

A combination of resilience, determination and reaching out for support has seen Bachelor of Applied Science (Honours) graduate Sarah Fisher realise her dreams of investigating the mysteries of weather phenomena, while living with multiple chronic health conditions.

19 Apr 2021

Robots for the real world

University of Canberra researcher David Hinwood has his head in robotics theory and his feet firmly on the ground – theory only makes sense if it has practical use in the real world, he says. And he’s set his sights on a robotic revolution in the textile recycling industry.

16 Apr 2021


UC Faculty of Sci-Tech celebrates high achievers

In conjunction with the University of Canberra graduation celebrations this week, the Faculty of Science and Technology hosted a prize presentation ceremony for student achievers of 2019 and 2020.

19 Apr 2021

UC scholarships to promote female athletes

The University of Canberra is offering two PhD research scholarship opportunities, to explore the unique challenges female athletes face.

16 Apr 2021

UC researchers discover elusive solution to increase physical activity in early childhood

University of Canberra researchers have found that peer coaches working with early childhood educators are key to improving physical activity among young children – and setting the trajectory for a healthier future.

14 Apr 2021