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News and stories


Grads 2023: Latu Violet

Your timeline is different from others, and that’s okay. That’s the message from University of Canberra Bachelor of Politics and International Relations graduate, Latu Violet, who wants other young people to know.

22 Sep 2023

Grads 2023: Brenda Conroy

Brenda Conroy has graduated with a Master of Public Health, with the decision to pursue postgraduate studies in public health at UC stemming from a sustained interest in health policy throughout her career in media, politics and corporate communications.

20 Sep 2023

UnCover video: Edward Antoney, UC's first-ever grad

Edward "Ted" Antoney was the very first graduate to get his testamur from the Canberra College of Advanced Education – today, the University of Canberra.

18 Sep 2023
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Faculty of Nursing delegation from Thai university visits UC to discuss ideas, opportunities for collaboration

Nursing staff from Thailand’s Burapha University visited the University of Canberra and University of Canberra Hospital, among them was UC alumna Dr Sahattaya Rattanajarana, who graduated with a PhD in 2006.

21 Sep 2023

100,000 graduates: UC alumni community celebrates milestone this September

As the University of Canberra marks a momentous milestone at the second graduations round for the year, it also bids farewell and thank you to Chancellor Professor Tom Calma, upon his retirement.

18 Sep 2023

UC Optometry Clinic doubles in size to offer specialty consultations for the Canberra community and enhance student learning

The University of Canberra’s student-led Optometry Clinic has undergone an expansion to offer more consultations for the Canberra community and prepare the future allied health workforce.

15 Sep 2023
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