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UnCover is the voice of UC. A single source for all our stories and your new place for ideas, connections and emotions.

Sport, Health & Wellbeing

Tokyo 2020: it takes a village

UCRISE PhD student Alice Wallett always dreamed of attending the Olympics as an athlete. Now, she’s found her calling working in medical and recovery at the Tokyo Games.

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Arts & Culture

Blue sky thinking and big ideas

For Canberra artist Tommy Balogh, the opportunity to collaborate with the University of Canberra on a piece of art has been invaluable.

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Community Connections

Turia Pitt: How to rewrite your own story

Ten years ago Turia Pitt had her career mapped out. She was a mining engineer, working in the Kimberleys. One day, she planned to be CEO of a global firm. “That never happened,” Turia told an engrossed audience at the National Press Club in Canberra, “I entered an ultramarathon, I was trapped by a grassfire during the race.

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Alumni Stories

Communications coming full circle

University of Canberra alumna Maddie Sinclair not only studied advertising and marketing with the University of Canberra, but used that expertise to work for the institution later on.

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Business & Economy

Exploring LGBTI diversity in the Big Four: challenges, programs and initiatives

How are LGBTI staff being supported in Australia’s largest professional services firms? Researchers from the University of Canberra and the University of Sydney investigated, with their initial findings forming the basis of a larger project on the subject.

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Alumni Stories

Academics and sporting greats collaborate

When University of Canberra alumnus Ben Alexander conceptualised an innovative nutrition-focused app, he knew he would need help from the experts – so he reached out to Dr Nenad Naumovski.

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Community Connections

Vale Derek Wrigley, 16 February 1924 – 22 June 2021

Canberra recently bid farewell to Derek Wrigley OAM, one of its leading designers in the 20th century – and well into the 21st. The pioneering designer is also the man behind the University of Canberra’s distinctive logo.

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Students in Focus

UC economics grad hitting the big time

Tim Anderson is gearing up to commence a graduate program with the Reserve Bank of Australia in 2022, as one of 23 graduates Australia-wide.

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Students in Focus

Born to be a storyteller

UC Bachelor of Film Production student Linus Wong wants to be a part of telling the myriad stories he sees all around him – from his host parents’ love story to the history of Namadgi National Park.

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Dhunning - Indigenous Impact

NGUNNAWAL LECTURE 2021: Reflecting on history to better the future

PSG Holdings Founder and CEO Troy Rugless will be presenting the University of Canberra’s 2021 Ngunnawal Lecture, and has shared his story with UnCover ahead of the talk.

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Environmental Influence

Sustainability success and a long fulfilling career

Our Safety and Environment Specialist at the University of Canberra, Sarah Carroll, had a long and impressive career before joining the University team and kicking goals here too.

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Alumni Stories

Lifelong learning and a love for Canberra

Panisara Sutthikanjanawong moved to Australia to learn English at age 18 – and hasn’t looked back.

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Sport, Health & Wellbeing

UC’s Sport Strategy: highlighting our women in sport

In line with the release of UC’s Sport Strategy, UnCover is profiling some of our key contributors to women’s sport – keeping with key themes of gender equality and a commitment to women in sport.

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Students in Focus

Leading the way from regional Australia

University of Canberra student Han Worsley is proud of their rural upbringing and is passionate about giving young Australians across all diverse groups, an equal opportunity to lead.

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Dhunning - Indigenous Impact

Cross-generational inspiration

For University of Canberra Educational Designer Marina Martiniello, the life lessons she’s picked up as an Aboriginal woman are ones that she wants to pass on to her daughter.

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