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.
Do you have what it takes? Are you tough enough to give to a child doing it tough? Do you want to give back to the community? The Student-led knitting project meets once a week to knit teddies for kids who are having a tough time. Come along to our meetings one a week to chat and knit up a storm. ***All supplies provided ***Dont know how to knit? We will teach you!
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.
Are you interested in salary packaging but not sure what it is, how it works or what the benefits are? Drop in to see our local consultant, Greg Rankin and have a chat about what options are available for you through the University's Salary Packaging partnership with Maxxia. Can't make it? Feel free to contact Greg directly on 0421 032 046 or firstname.lastname@example.orgBookings are not required.
Risk Management training is being run for all staff – the session will focus on:• What is risk management and why do we do it?• How do we manage risk?• Overview of Resilience Management Framework • What tools do we have to assist us with the process? e.g. Risk Register, Risk Matrix• Practical examples
Celebrating the University of Canberra’s First ChancellorYou are Invited to the Launch ofJean BlackburnEducation, feminism and social justiceby Craig Campbell and Debra HayesTo be launched by Professor Barbara Pamphilon AM, Interim Dean, Faculty of Education University of Canberra and assisted by Ph.D. StudentsEvent Details: Date:Tuesday 17 September, 2019 Time: 4.00pm for 5.15pm followed by refreshments and the Annual Australian National Museum of Education Lecture which will commence at 6pm. “Jean Blackburn is one of Australia's truly remarkable womenof modern times.” — Michael Pusey“Australian education still needs Jean Blackburn.” — Susan Ryan Australian National Museum of Education Annual LectureFollowing the Book Launch we will be hosting the Annual Australian National Museum of Education Annual Lecture. Presenting is Leading Technology and Education Academic, Professor Robert Fitzgerald Pro Vice-Chancellor Education Strategy, Charles Darwin University will speak on Mindstorms 4.0: Children, technology and learningProfessor Fitzgerald has built an international reputation for innovation in education design in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, working with schools and universities in Australia and internationally.A MUST FOR ALL STEM EDUCATORS AND OTHER TECHNOCRATSHistorical Perspectives on Education Series, No 13Date: Tuesday 17 September 2019Time: 5.15pm for 6.00pm
The Melanie Swan Movie Night is back for 2019 and you're invited to join in the fun at Palace Electric!Get your crew together for a screening of 'Judy' starring Renee Zellweger as Judy Garland circa 1969 as she arrives in London for a run of sell-out concerts.The movie night raises vital funds to support the University of Canberra cancer research being spearheaded by Professor Sudha Rao.Professor Rao and her team are leading the fight against cancer in the ACT and are on the brink of significant advancements in the prevention and treatment of metastatic cancer.Help support this incredible research by attending the movie fundraising evening, in honour of Melanie Swan, who lost her battle with metastatic breast cancer.You will be able to hear directly from Professor Rao to learn more about this incredible research taking place in Canberra.Key DetailsWhen: Thursday 17 October 2019, 6:00 PMWhere: Palace Electric CinemaDress: CasualParking: available under the cinemaMovie: Judy starring Renee ZellweggerTicket cost: $70 + GSTYour ticket includes admission to the movie, glass of wine/beer, popcorn, choc top, water and a Swarovski crystal necklace valued at $70.
The Aon Uni 7s Series will return to the University for the second time as it plays host to the fourth and final leg of the Series in 2019. Join the UC 7s squad and some of the best female sevens players in Australia as they fight it out to see who will take the Series title. Admission is free over the weekend, with plenty on offer to keep the whole family entertained.