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Environmental Influence

Spotted on Campus: UC's wild side

We have uncovered a thriving population of many furry, slithery and feathered creatures that rely on UC’s Bruce campus environment for food and shelter.

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Community Connections

Planting seeds to initiate change

Seeds sown at Seeds of Change Conference 2019 were intended to encourage debate, build networks and stimulate fresh thinking around bridging the gender gap in the agricultural sector.

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Community Connections

From grief to grace: The legacy of Gabby’s smile

After toddler Gabby Robberds passed away, her family made an extraordinary decision – to support other kids with cerebral palsy by nurturing the next generation of therapists, via the Gabby Robberds Scholarship.

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Environmental Influence

How the Running River Rainbowfish was saved

When UC researcher Peter Unmack had to race the clock to save a species, he turned to crowd-funding to make it happen.

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Environmental Influence

Power in agriculture: Is gender identity the key?

PhD candidate Jane Alver shares her thoughts on gender identity and its power in the agricultural sector ahead of the Seeds of Change Conference.

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Arts & Culture

Canberra's (Ful)bright future

What makes Canberra such a liveable, lovable city? Urban planner Dr Sajeda Tuli created a knowledge cities index from 25 Australian cities. The Bush Capital was #3. Now, the 2019 Fulbright Scholar is going to gain knowledge from the US to see how we compare on an international scale. 

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Community Connections

Approaching climate change in an evolving Canberra landscape

University of Canberra Urban Planning expert and Chair of the ACT Climate Change Council Professor Barbara Norman shared her opinion on the evolution of Canberra and whether it is a blessing or curse.

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Community Connections

What is a ‘good life’ in Canberra?

UC Associate Professor Dr Jacki Schirmer is asking the Canberra community how we can maintain a high quality of life in a changing ACT.

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Alumni Stories

The future is now: Using robotics to grow vegetables at home

Entrepreneur James Deamer is on a mission to change the way your garden grows! The University of Canberra graduate completed a Bachelor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation in 2016, minoring in Human Nutrition. The unlikely combination providing a foundation for his role as the co-founder and creator of GardenSpace.

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Dhunning - Indigenous Impact

A Stroke Of Indigenous Originality

Tucked away underneath UC Lodge in the shade sits a bright blue table tennis table, hand-painted with a unique Indigenous design by contemporary Aboriginal artist Danielle Mate-Sullivan.

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Community Connections

In celebration of the circle of life

Alicia Bird is realising her lifelong calling at UC – she crystallised her love for aged care nursing here as an undergrad, and is now out to empower a new generation of student nurses with respect and understanding.

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Community Connections

From the streets of Canberra to Bollywood star

Anirudh Balaji grew up watching favourite Bollywood stars on the screen and dreaming of a life where he was the leading man. Little did he know what the future had in store for him.

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Alumni Stories

Anne Summers: A woman for our time

Emeritus Professor Marian Sawer reviews Summers' latest book, Unfettered and Alive, a memoir of her extraordinary life.

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Sport, Health & Wellbeing

Closing the pay gap in sports: Q&A with Elizabeth Broderick AO

The gender pay gap in sport in Australia is enormous. According to the Workplace Gender Equality Agency, the total remuneration gap for full-time employees is currently 31.5% in the ‘Sports and Physical Recreation Activities’ workforce.

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Alumni Stories

A career committed to the 'gift of life'

Driven by the unwavering belief that health care must be underpinned by compassion and social justice, Dr Holly Northam was the deserving recipient of an OAM this Australia Day.

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