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News and stories


Blue sky thinking and big ideas

For Canberra artist Tommy Balogh, the opportunity to collaborate with the University of Canberra on a piece of art has been invaluable.

30 Jul 2021

Turia Pitt: How to rewrite your own story

Ten years ago Turia Pitt had her career mapped out. She was a mining engineer, working in the Kimberleys. One day, she planned to be CEO of a global firm. “That never happened,” Turia told an engrossed audience at the National Press Club in Canberra, “I entered an ultramarathon, I was trapped by a grassfire during the race.

26 Jul 2021

Communications coming full circle

University of Canberra alumna Maddie Sinclair not only studied advertising and marketing with the University of Canberra, but used that expertise to work for the institution later on.

21 Jul 2021


Early career researchers pitch big

Early career researchers from the University of Canberra have battled it out as part of the 2021 Big Research Pitch, with the winners receiving $14,000 in research funding.

29 Jul 2021

UC researchers looking for most effective treatment for school sores

Researchers at the University of Canberra are looking for the most effective treatments for impetigo. a highly infectious skin condition which disproportionately affects Indigenous Australians.

27 Jul 2021

UC-led review aims for better mental health outcomes for Indigenous Australians

The University of Canberra’s Associate Professor Penney Upton has co-authored a research paper, launched in collaboration with a new clearinghouse for Indigenous mental health and suicide prevention.

23 Jul 2021