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Alumni Stories

Grads 2024: Ugyen Tshering

He didn’t start school until he was 12 years old – now, Dr Ugyen Tshering has graduated with a PhD from the University of Canberra. The Bhutanese national is set to change the teaching of critical reading for his country.

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Grads 2024: Jack Bell

Jack Bell thought his future lay in the theatre, and university wasn't initially even a consideration - but today he's on the postgrad research path at the University of Canberra, as he helps look for a cure for chronic Hepatitis B.

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Community Connections

"We couldn’t be more grateful to be where we are today"

UC’s own Keanna Costa has lived both the dream and the nightmare of motherhood, as her son Eli was diagnosed with neuroblastoma, a rare form of childhood cancer. Now, Keanna and husband Fiore are raising awareness and funds and lobbying for more research to fight the disease.

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Grads 2024: Angela Deka

When a career in cultural heritage called to Angela Deka, the University of Canberra answered.

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Grads 2024: Elise Jay

Bachelor of Occupational Therapy graduate Elise Jay is passionate about helping people with everyday tasks that are important to them and hopes to one day practice in a rural setting, providing better access to allied health.

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Grads 2024: Bradley Moggridge

Dr Bradley Moggridge has just completed his PhD in Indigenous Knowledge and Water Resources Science at the University of Canberra, and aims to share his knowledge to change perceptions and affect change.

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Grads 2024: Ed Barrow

Bachelor of Science in Psychology (Honours) graduate Ed Barrow is passionate about adolescent mental health, with his work at UC and in the community earning him the 2024 Herbert Burton Medal.

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Grads 2024: Baneen Fatima

Baneen Fatima had her sights set on being a lawyer ever since she was a young girl in Pakistan. Now she is achieving that dream after graduating with a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) at the University of Canberra.

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Grads 2024: Dan McDougall

Dan McDougall is passionate about mental health and he wants to use his knowledge to make a profound impact on his community.

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Community Connections

”My heartland is social justice”: UC’s new Chancellor, Lisa Paul AO PSM

With a strong belief in equity and access for all, the University of Canberra's seventh Chancellor loves people - and has a passion for helping them to be all they can be.

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Business & Economy

BroadAgenda summer profile series – inspiring women: Riyana Miranti

Development and socio-economist Professor Riyana Miranti convenes the Indonesian Program at UC’s Faculty of Business, Government and Law – and is one of the headliners for BroadAgenda's summer series on amazing women and LGBTIQ+ folks.

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Community Connections

From humble beginnings to a world class program: 50 years of IT at UC

Over the past 50 years, the School of Information Technology and Systems has evolved and overcome challenges to establish itself as a key part of UC today.

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Alumni Stories

How midwifery has transformed Kai Hodgkin

Kai Hodgkin’s knowledge and passion are evident in everything she does as a UC Lecturer in Midwifery and as an advocate for improving maternity care in the ACT.

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Ideas, Progress & the Future

How we engage with and think about robots

UC's research psychologist Dr Janie Busby Grant is interested in different aspects of we think in general - and about robots.

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Students in Focus

Alternative pathways change lives for students like Grace

Alternative pathways to university ensure equal opportunity – meaning those who have the will, drive, passion, and skill to excel in higher education, have the chance to do so, even if they didn’t follow a ‘typical’ study path.

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