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

Alumni Stories

Hey Fritz making waves in sustainability

University of Canberra alumna Sammy Williamson has channeled her passion for sustainability to co-found a new peer-to-peer sustainability rental platform, Hey Fritz.

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Community Connections

How to: Be a better ally for transgender and gender diverse people

Transgender Day of Visibility is a day for celebration and reflection – everybody deserves the opportunity to be their whole selves, always.

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Community Connections

Journey to self: out of the binary box

For University of Canberra PhD student Phil Pearson, the realisation that they were outside of binary gender structures was a pivotal moment on the path to belonging.

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Business & Economy

The ins and outs of a corporate psychopath

University of Canberra Associate Professor Benedict Sheehy is using his corporate law expertise to find solutions to deal with corporate psychopaths and toxic management.

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Alumni Stories

30th Anniversary: Turning passion into practice

University of Canberra alumna Molly Dickson always knew she was going to be a teacher.

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Arts & Culture

Poets working together

This World Poetry Day, UnCover speaks to University of Canberra Professor of Writing and International Poetry Studies Institute Head, to find out just how widespread poetry really is – even when you don’t realise it.

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Community Connections

An Invitation: Let’s Dance

The University of Canberra’s Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging Plan 2020-2022 is about people flourishing together – it’s an invitation to embark on a roadtrip towards belonging, says the University of Canberra’s Ellen Swavley.

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Ideas, Progress & the Future

Rage & the rise of a new women’s movement

There is extraordinary power in the emotions surfacing in women around Australia right now says Virginia Haussegger Founding Director of the 50/50 by 2030 Foundation at UC.

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Students in Focus

Equipping students to thrive

Through the UC Thrive program, University of Canberra PhD student Hollie Speer is using her lived experience to support other students who are struggling.

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Community Connections

A woman's place … is wherever she wants

Meet some of the incredible women researchers at the University of Canberra, whose amazing work, determined strength and unyielding hope provide daily inspiration.

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Students in Focus

Building a better future for women in construction

UC Bachelor of Building and Construction student Ashleigh Johnston was awarded the NAWIC Award for Student of the Year in 2020. She shares her inspirational story.

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Alumni Stories

Drink up! UC alumnus designs bottle for Asics

University of Canberra Alumnus René Linssen has forged a career in industrial design since he graduated, which includes a recent contribution to the design of an Asics drink bottle.

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Arts & Culture

Mada’s magic career

Adam Brindley couldn’t have foreseen his future as career magician Adam Mada – or that his University of Canberra bachelor’s degree would help him transform that business in the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Alumni Stories

International love

For Trish and Audun Alfheim, their time together in Canberra built their relationship. Now, they’re parents to two children and are chasing their career dreams in Norway.

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Ideas, Progress & the Future

Celebrating UC's women of Sci-Tech

As we celebrate International Day of Women and Girls in Science, meet some of the amazing women working and studying within the University of Canberra’s Faculty of Science and Technology.

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