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Alumni Stories

GRADS 2022: Todd Nelson

During his degree, Todd Nelson faced hardships that many students could never imagine - since graduating, he's on a journey to heal and reconnect with his heritage.

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GRADS 2022: Emily Neuendorf

Building on a lifelong love for logic, University of Canberra graduate Emily Neuendorf loves the challenges of problem-solving and building a better system, as a network engineer.

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GRADS 2022: Natasha Lillywhite

Wiradjuri woman and UC graduate, Natasha Lillywhite, has joined the ranks of our valued primary education workforce.

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GRADS 2022: Serrina Kenny

Serrina Kenny always knew she had the ability to do something with her life. As an Indigenous mother, she's preparing to smash the lawyer stereotype, with a fierce determination to advocate for vulnerable people caught up in the criminal justice system.

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GRADS 2022: Susan Campbell

Former police officer Susan Campbell is now embarking on a legal career, going from putting criminals behind bars to trying to keep them out of prison.

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Sport, Health & Wellbeing

Want to do a PhD about cyberhate against female athletes?

Women who play, watch and work in sport are often on the receiving end of the worst cyber violence – a new Women in Sports Industry partnership scholarship from the University of Canberra and Sport Integrity Australia will enable research into the scale, causes and solutions of such abuse.

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GRADS 2022: Jess Seckerson

Bachelor of Nursing graduate Jess Seckerson firmly believes that your postcode shouldn't determine your access to healthcare. Passionate about rural nursing, she is now living a dream she's had since she was 14.

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Students in Focus

Community pharmacy helps the medicine go down

Eden Brennan has worked in pharmacies since she was in high school and has always known that community care is her calling.

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Sport, Health & Wellbeing

From UC to FIFA: Allyson Flynn

UC Physiotherapist Allyson Flynn is taking a year away from the University to pursue her passion for refereeing.

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Students in Focus

The story behind a smile

Carlos Chaves works at UC College, where he teaches Foundation English to international students. Carlos understands the challenges faced by international students studying in Australia – having been one himself not so long ago.

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Students in Focus

On the right path

Holly Caffery is passionate about Goulburn. Using her role as the youth council mayor to help young people engage with the community and working at a local accounting firm, the UC Bachelor of Commerce student can’t imagine being anywhere else.

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Community Connections

The impossible load that just keeps growing

The school system is under enormous pressure – as are parents trying to balance their leave and kids' time off from school. It’s an issue that disproportionately affects women in single parent households, writes Clare Sullivan, from the 50/50 Foundation at UC.

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Community Connections

Just Ask: a simple question to drive inclusivity

University of Canberra researcher Robin Ladwig and designer Saffaa teamed up to get an important message of gender diversity, respect and inclusivity out at Shirty Science’s latest instalment.

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Sport, Health & Wellbeing

Why representation matters to UC Elite Athlete, Penny Slater

Penny Slater knows the impact of visual representation, and how it can feel when it’s lacking. The triathlete and University of Canberra Elite Athlete wants to help the next generation be comfortable in their own skin and it’s staring with a mentorship program for young women.

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Alumni Stories

Setting people free from nutrition misinformation

Kate Freeman has seen the unsustainable impacts of quick fix diets and extreme measures to achieve nutrition goals – so she created The Healthy Eating Hub, to empower people to eat better. She's one of the finalists for UC's Chancellor’s Rising Star Awards.

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