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.

Sport, Health & Wellbeing

Canberra's own Para-athlete of the Year

Bachelor of Sport Science student James Turner has had an exceptional year - winning a gold medal at the Tokyo Paralympics and breaking a few world records along the way.

More
Alumni Stories

Success is what you make of your situation

UC Student Success Coordinator Lara Drew never saw herself going to university, let alone building a career in one.

More
Community Connections

Capturing the spirit of those who step up

Published by the ACT Volunteer Brigades Association, Ablaze preserves the experiences of the volunteer fire fighters who served in the Black Summer of 2019-2020. University of Canberra community members and brigade volunteers Allison Ballard, Martin Greenwood and Katie Tabke share stories of an unforgettable fire season, the monumental human force that stood against it – and people who keep showing up for each other.

More
Alumni Stories

Coming together to make change for good

Two University of Canberra alumni - Zoe Piper and Margaret O'Brien - have come together to work towards change, entrepreneurship, and opportunities for youth.

More
Alumni Stories

Five decades of education: Keeping it in the family

University of Canberra alumni and mother-daughter duo, Megan Watts and Cathryn Whelband both work in education, and have described seeing their fair share of second-hand hardships in the profession.

More
Sport, Health & Wellbeing

You’re a bad feminist: Countering anti-vax wellness warriors

Lauren Beckman writes about the need for accountability among feminists, as she takes on anti-vaxxer 'wellness warriors'.

More
Alumni Stories

The future of sport in Australia

University of Canberra alumnus Matt Bialkowski has an interesting perspective on how Australia's future of sport is playing out.

More
Environmental Influence

UC voices at COP26

COP26, the United Nations Climate Change Conference, wrapped up in Glasgow over the weekend – University of Canberra students and staff got in on the action by taking part in numerous events during the two-week summit.

More
Sport, Health & Wellbeing

UnCover documentary: aspiring to be more

Lola Usback thought she might never attend university. Now, the Bachelor of Human Nutrition student is considering a Masters degree.

More
Community Connections

I’ve suffered gender discrimination. Now I fight it.

Victoria’s inaugural Public Sector Gender Equality Commissioner Dr Niki Vincent writes about what can be achieved when we remove bias, offer flexibility, and empower employees – she's living proof of it.

More
Alumni Stories

No path is ever set in stone

When Vi Nguyen left school, she already had her next few years planned – but a change of heart led her to the University of Canberra, before she embarked on an international career in the brave new world of artificial intelligence.

More
Community Connections

Vale Jim Service AO: A life spent in the service of Canberra

Known as a talented businessman to many, as a generous philanthropist to others, and even given the affectionate title of ‘Mr Canberra’, Jim Service AO made a significant impact in our community.

More
Community Connections

They called her 'Lucky' – but she wasn't.

Associate Director of the 50/50 by 2030 Foundation, Kat Foster reflects on the control and abuse Britney Spears has been subjected to – and which many other women around the world continue to suffer.

More
Ideas, Progress & the Future

Cyber security: not just for the experts

The cyber security sector is one of the fastest growing in the world, and with good reason, says the University of Canberra’s Dr Abu Barkat Ullah – cyber attacks can bring nations to their knees. And cyber safety begins with the individual.

More
Community Connections

I’m somebody, not just my trauma

Domestic violence awareness advocate, mother and victim-survivor Roia Atmar narrates the second season of the Tender podcast – as she talks about what came after her ex-husband set her on fire, as she held her child.

More