University is a great place for reading and learning! How about putting aside some time for learning about Jesus? 'Reading about Jesus' is an opportunity to join with others and read through the Bible’s accounts of Jesus, to discuss and learn together. On Tuesdays, 12:30pm to 1:30pm, in room 1C104 (the Chaplains' office). Feel free to bring lunch with you :)Anyone is welcome, you may be a long-time Christian, or just someone (of other faith or no faith) who would like to read about Jesus with others.
The English Conversation Club is a free activity organized by one of the UC Chaplains – Craig Johnson. Especially for international students or visiting scholars from overseas. But anyone who wants to practice their English is welcome.
Keep clothing out of landfill and learn new skills. Bring your worn, torn and buttonless clothing to the UC Repair Cafe and we will help you to revitalise it. If you know your way around a needle and thread, come along and help others.
This half day workshop utilises an interactive, experiential learning model to enhance understanding of Indigenous culture. About this EventThis workshop is presented by Corporate Culcha:'Developing an appreciation and respect for Indigenous culture, and understanding how this pertains to the workplace is fundamental to successful engagement with Indigenous communities. Our Cultural Awareness workshops provide participants with insights into how culture shapes our values, attitudes and behaviours, and demonstrates the benefits to personal and business growth. The sessions also explore the diversity of Indigenous communities and how their history relates to health and well-being, employment and social inclusion' Training facilitatorPaul Dodd is the CEO, Director and Principal Consultant of Corporate Culcha, who identifies as a Bundjalung man, with traditional kinship ties to Wirri and Birriah first Nations. He is part owner of a number of other successful Supply Nation certified businesses including Geared Up Culcha and Yaru Water. Training audienceThis workshop is for University of Canberra staff. How to registerPlease register via Eventbrite.
Melbourne group, PRESS CLUB release their second full-length album, Wasted Energyand head off around the country in November. Press Club’s sonic calling cards are all present on Wasted Energy; the fuzz-addled, kicked-in speaker bass of Iain MacRae, the razor sharp guitar tones of Greg Rietwyk, the merciless drumming of Frank Lees, not to forget the emotionally charged vocal deliverance of Natalie Foster. Two singles have been taken from the self-produced Wasted Energy so far.‘Get Better’, and ‘Thinking About You’, in which Foster recounts her experience with a stalker. Never one to shy away from what is uncomfortable, the song embodies a freak’s tongue, cooing unbridled down the phone line; abrupt, uninvited, and out of the blue.Supported by Johnny Hunter and Slagatha Christie. ** This event is 18+ **
In celebration of their upcoming ‘Ticker’ EP and first ever physical release, Pist Idiots be doing a lap around the country playing their biggest rock shows to date. The ‘Ticker’ tour will see us hit major cities as well as a handful of regional ZONES including UC Hub in Canberra. Come to a show or else!** 18+ Event **
Hailing from Brisbane, Bugs are a light-hearted group of mates who find joy in crafting infectiously happy pop music, and packaging it up with a dose of honest and relatable songwriting. Current track ‘Seriously’, plus the announcement of the band’s upcoming support with Aussie legends Grinspoon, sees the band step closer to their sophomore album ‘Self Help’ due out September 20.Supported by Sweater Curse and Sputnik Sweetheart.** This event is 18+ **
TUKA is hitting the road this November for the first solo headline run of shows his had since 2015!Celebrating the launch of his brand new singles “Selling Me Out” and b-side “F*ck You Pay Me” TUKA will be touring a brand new show with a live band and special guest ALPHAMAMA among others.