Select Filter

Select one or more filter categories.

UNCOVER

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

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.

More
Alumni Stories

Putting engineering to work in service to the community

Award-winning engineer and emerging leader in the Australian tech sector, Bryce Cronin’s passion for harnessing technology for social good has seen him impact many – this year, he’s a finalist for the Chancellor’s Rising Star Award at the University of Canberra’s Distinguished Alumni Awards.

More
Sport, Health & Wellbeing

Davis Atkin on hockey, pride & coming out

There's so much more that meets the eye when it comes to Davis Atkin. A national level hockey player in Canberra, the UC Elite Athlete is also making waves in the beauty industry.

More
Alumni Stories

Raising Indigenous voices, across the nation

Natalie Ahmat has spent 22 years elevating community voices – contributing to significant positive change in the Australian media industry. The proud Mudburra and Wagadagum woman is a finalist for the 2022 Chancellor’s Lifetime Achievement Award, at the University of Canberra’s Distinguished Alumni Awards.

More
Alumni Stories

Rowing for change

Sarah Cook, a finalist in the 2022 Distinguished Alumni Awards, has been to two Olympic Games, countless world championships, and won endless medals. But her proudest achievement? Her contribution to making change for women in sport.

More
Sport, Health & Wellbeing

Corey Toole on his Commonwealth Games selection

From earning a contract with the Brumbies, to being selected for the Commonwealth Games in Rugby sevens, it’s been a busy year for University of Canberra Elite Athlete Corey Toole.

More
Alumni Stories

Ask, then truly listen: we need to rethink our views on children

The idea that children should be seen and not heard is not just outdated, but harmful, says renowned child rights expert and University of Canberra Distinguished Alumni Awards finalist Alasdair Roy OAM.

More
Dhunning - Indigenous Impact

Riley's Connection to Country

Riley Margosis' University of Canberra journey started when she was in Year 12, participating in the Story Ground creative writing program.

More
Ideas, Progress & the Future

The missing piece: Exploring the use of private DNA databases in police investigations

Could your genetic information be the missing puzzle piece to a decades-old cold case? University of Canberra researchers explore the public’s perception of police use of private DNA databases in investigations.

More
Students in Focus

Mentoring for more

The UC Student Mentor program is open for applications - and University of Canberra Bachelor of Communication and Media student Arjun Sudhilal is the perfect example of why you should apply.

More
Community Connections

Making end-of-life care more inclusive for the LGBTQIA+ community

University of Canberra Lecturer in Nursing, Alicia Hind has helped develop a toolkit for Palliative Care ACT, designed to better understand the needs of LGBTQIA+ people seeking end-of-life care.

More
Community Connections

The suffocating blanket of heteronormativity

BroadAgenda intern Jesse Blakers writes about how heteronormativity can impact every facet of life when you’re queer.

More
Students in Focus

"It was one of my dreams come true – I was going to university"

Ana Marcela Lopez Garcia always knew that she wanted to pursue higher education, but her future became uncertain when her family were forced to leave their home. In spite of these challenges, Marcela has made her dreams come true.

More
Students in Focus

The making of a leader: Atosha Birongo is set to change the world

Atosha grew up in a period of political instability in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Her experiences as a young refugee – and the lessons of perseverance passed down by her parents – have shaped her into the young woman she is today.

More
Students in Focus

Finding her way — Sana Arzoo's story

As a refugee with little understanding of English, there can be barriers to accessing education but thanks to UC's Refugee Transition Program and several supporters along the way, Sana has now found her feet in Australia, and is setting out to help others do the same.

More