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Ideas, Progress & the Future

GRADS 2020: TINGTING ZHANG - A LABOUR OF LOVE

Tingting Zhang, a Masters student at the University of Canberra, gave birth to her baby the day before presenting her final assignment to her tutorial group.

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Students in Focus

UC's 30th Anniversary: A life dedicated to helping others

Jason Howes’ journey to study at the University of Canberra wasn’t a typical one – after being adopted into an Australian family at age 18, he decided to make a difference in the world, and made it his mission to help others.

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Sport, Health & Wellbeing

GRADS 2020: JO EVANS – celebrating and supporting the transformational nature of birth

Registered midwife Jo Evans has just graduated with a Bachelor of Midwifery from UC, and is grateful every day to be working in her dream job.

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Arts & Culture

GRADS 2020: ELLY TAYLOR - STORYTELLING AND SMILES

When she was five years old, Elly Taylor's kindergarten teacher told her to become an author - and now, since graduating with a Bachelor of Writing from the University of Canberra, she is doing just that.

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Business & Economy

GRADS 2020: JOSHUA MILLS – LOOKING TO THE ENDGAME

Recent Law graduate Joshua Mills credits his lecturers and mentors at UC for guiding him through his degree.

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Environmental Influence

Designing for sustainability

University of Canberra alumnus Sam Tomkins has come full circle, returning to UC as a Lecturer of Design.

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Sport, Health & Wellbeing

STAYING STEADY: STRESS-BUSTING STRATEGIES

Psychologist Steve Meyer from the University of Canberra’s Medical and Counselling Centre shares some practical strategies to help cope with stress – and give you a grounding base from which to reach out to others, this RUOK? Day.

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Dhunning - Indigenous Impact

GRADS 2020: Adam Doyle – a passion for physio

University of Canberra graduate Adam Doyle is the first Indigenous graduate from the Bachelor of Physiotherapy course and hopes that he can make a difference in remote Aboriginal communities.

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Community Connections

The Gab with Grattan: The impact of COVID-19 on our health system and aged care sector

Professorial Fellow at the University of Canberra, Michelle Grattan sits down with the Head of School of Nursing, Midwifery and Public Health, Professor Karen Strickland to discuss how the health system and the aged care sector are coping with the COVID-19 crisis.

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Arts & Culture

Not just for students: UC virtual Open Day 2020

As the University of Canberra moves towards hosting a Virtual Open Day on 22 August, Discipline Lead of Interior Architecture Lyn Norton looks back on her own time at university.

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Alumni Stories

An advocate for life: Damian De Marco

Alumnus Damian De Marco has an enduring commitment to fight for victims of sexual abuse.

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Sport, Health & Wellbeing

International Year of the Nurse: celebrating 30 years of nursing at UC

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, nursing is more important than ever. To celebrate the 30th anniversary of nursing at UC, the profession is being celebrated and the works of nurses in history showcased.

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Alumni Stories

Dom Maher: Guiding the next generation of learners

UC alumnus Dom Maher: A respected authority on establishing guidelines for schools transitioning out of COVID-19

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Dhunning - Indigenous Impact

Kaitlan's story: grit and grace

Indigenous Student Employment Advisor Kaitlan Forbes has experienced both struggle and grace in her life – today, she is determined to use her experiences to uplift others.

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Alumni Stories

From Canberra to Amsterdam

UC alumnus Tom Vullings has travelled around the world working for Unilever and continues to build on his foundation of learning

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