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Arts & Culture

Heroes of Children's Book Week

Dr Belle Alderman of the National Centre for Australian Children’s Literature (NCACL) talks about the children’s books of the year and a brand new exhibition celebrating children’s literature in Australia.

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Students in Focus

Painting his own student journey

Jamie Leonard wants to use his art to help create not only visually appealing pieces, but a special community at the University of Canberra at Open Day on 31 August.

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Alumni Stories

Empowering refugees to live a confident life

Former refugee and UC graduate Hedayat Osyan is determined to help refugees integrate into their new life in Australia with all the support and encouragement they may need to reshape their sense of community and belonging.

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Arts & Culture

Adding a touch of colour to UC’s learning spaces

“Art is selfless, a means of talking about self while providing connection for people. A true gift of representation and inclusion.” Faith Kerehona

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Sport, Health & Wellbeing

Capitalising on study and sport

It’s a good thing Keely Froling thrives on being busy. Her WNBL off-season has been filled with a basketball tour of Europe, along with study.

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Community Connections

A life saved: an extraordinary morning for two of Canberra’s own

When local Canberran Bill Murray went into sudden cardiac arrest, second year UC student Marisa Agostino jumped in to administer CPR – and helped save his life.

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Arts & Culture

UC’s Wunderkammer: ancient curios and contemporary artefacts

Explore some of the gems of the University of Canberra’s cultural collections, under one roof for the first time at an on-campus exhibition until end September.

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Arts & Culture

KEEPING FAMILY CLOSE: A NOVEL IDEA

From letters, drawings and chapters to winning a fellowship – how Lisa Fuller’s connection with her nieces led to a fellowship-winning novel

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Sport, Health & Wellbeing

Serving up a storm

UC student Storm Sanders is conquering university studies and life on the professional tennis circuit.

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Ideas, Progress & the Future

Empowering future generations of techmakers

If technology is to continuously evolve, we need to cultivate a generation of designers and creators rather than just end-users, says PwC Technology Partner and UC alumna Caitrin Dunn – and initiatives like Robots in Space! help children to develop the necessary creative perspectives and skills.

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Alumni Stories

Reporting from Hong Kong

UC Alumna Alkira Reinfrank enters the world stage reporting on the unfolding political drama in Hong Kong

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Sport, Health & Wellbeing

Birthing on Country: how culturally safe practices can help Close the Gap

Aboriginal midwife and Higher Degree Research student at UC Karel Williams explains why being Born on Country is so important, and how adopting culturally safe practices can lead to markedly better outcomes for Aboriginal mothers and babies.

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Dhunning - Indigenous Impact

Do we dare to dream?

University of Canberra Chancellor Professor Tom Calma AO envisages a day when Australia elects an Indigenous Prime Minister

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Environmental Influence

Commercial whaling: the global response we need

Japan has exited the International Whaling Commission (IWC) and resumed commercial whaling – and there is now a global opportunity to structure a new, sustainable approach to whaling. Australia can be a leader in this if it chooses, says former IWC Chair and UC Adjunct Professor Peter Bridgewater.

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Ideas, Progress & the Future

Visualising a future Canberra

Erin Hinton provides a left-field, community-based perspective of Canberra’s future

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