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Dhunning - Indigenous Impact

Kaitlan's story: grit and grace

Indigenous Student Employment Advisor Kaitlan Forbes has experienced both struggle and grace in her life – today, she is determined to use her experiences to uplift others.

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Alumni Stories

From Canberra to Amsterdam

UC alumnus Tom Vullings has travelled around the world working for Unilever and continues to build on his foundation of learning

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Sport, Health & Wellbeing

Maintaining success in the face of uncertainty

UC Assistant Professor of Health and Physical Education, Dr John Williams has found some innovative ways to teach from home during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Students in Focus

Designing for a remote world

Bachelor of Built Environment students Jessica Denham and Stephanie Williamson won this year’s Student Organised Network for Architecture Competition for the ACT and NSW.

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Dhunning - Indigenous Impact

If I can change one life …

Professor Dennis Foley’s life and work are testament to his unyielding drive and fierce belief in the power of education to change lives and break the shackles of oppression.

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Arts & Culture

Lights, Camera, Ashley

UC alumna Ashley Parker is taking on the film industry with her work as a cinematographer – and she’s being recognised for it.

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Sport, Health & Wellbeing

Eating your way to good health

Proper nutrition is crucial to your health – at the student-led UC Nutrition and Dietetics Clinic, science is translated into practical advice for prevention, treatment, maintenance and an overall better quality of life.

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Alumni Stories

UC Alumnus reaching for the stars

Film Producer Hew Sandison is a UC Alumnus and a finalist in the Australian Short Film Awards for the film he co-produced - Her Own Music.

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Community Connections

UC's Faculty of Education there for ACT community during COVID-19 pandemic

With students across the ACT now heading back to the classroom, the Executive Dean of the Faculty reflects on how quickly online learning was delivered during the peak of lockdowns.

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Business & Economy

News Corp shutdowns to affect more than just papers

The University of Canberra’s Dr Caroline Fisher says regional communities and journalists will be the hardest hit by the shutdown of more than 100 print newspapers by News Corp.

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Dhunning - Indigenous Impact

Shared sovereignty the ultimate dream for UC alumnus

UC alumnus Fred Leftwich is an advocate for human rights and justice for Indigenous peoples, and for one day achieving shared sovereignty in Australia.

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Dhunning - Indigenous Impact

The beauty of belonging

UC’s own Kirsten Tapine talks about her pride in being an Aboriginal woman, and the importance of connection and representation.

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Alumni Stories

Paving pathways … to the moon and back

Chapters of one of humanity’s most remarkable stories were written in the heart of Namadgi National Park in 1969 – this year, UC alumna Megan Watson was one of Craft ACT’s artists in residence, celebrating the moon landing.

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Arts & Culture

The creation of a virtual community

Video games aren’t a new concept, but the way they’ve been used to maintain social connection during social isolation is.

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Arts & Culture

COVID-19 and the digital movement

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, many businesses have had to adapt their business models and make the move to introduce more digital-friendly options.

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