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Alumni Stories

Paving pathways … to the moon and back

Chapters of one of humanity’s most remarkable stories were written in the heart of Namadgi National Park in 1969 – this year, UC alumna Megan Watson was one of Craft ACT’s artists in residence, celebrating the moon landing.

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Arts & Culture

The creation of a virtual community

Video games aren’t a new concept, but the way they’ve been used to maintain social connection during social isolation is.

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Arts & Culture

COVID-19 and the digital movement

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, many businesses have had to adapt their business models and make the move to introduce more digital-friendly options.

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Alumni Stories

UC alumnus establishes Canberran company

UC alumnus Joe Fan has created Canberra's largest Chinese media company aimed at supporting the Chinese-speaking community.

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Sport, Health & Wellbeing

A tribute to Keith Lyons and his remarkable contributions

A tribute to Professor Keith Lyons, who made major contributions to the University of Canberra and impacted the lives of many staff and students

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Community Connections

Reflections at Ramadan

The UC Muslim community is experiencing a very different fasting month this year. But this time of isolation and distancing is, in many cases, casting care for the community into new light and deepening the experience of self-reflection.

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Students in Focus

Finding support, and hope, in a time of need

The University of Canberra’s Student Empowerment Fund is helping students through unexpected financial challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Arts & Culture

Kuwait trip of a lifetime

UC student Mitchell Launder experienced the trip of the lifetime when he got to visit Kuwait as part of a sponsored trip.

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Sport, Health & Wellbeing

Keeping fit in isolation: UC experts provide practical advice

The University of Canberra’s fitness experts offer practical advice to help maintain – and even improve – physical and mental fitness in a time of self-isolation.

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Business & Economy

The future of aviation in Australia

Following the announcement that Virgin Australia has gone into voluntary administration, Dr Tracy Ireland gives her perspective on how it will change Australia’s aviation industry.

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Community Connections

UC’s new VC: Paddy Nixon is passionate about a fair go for all

The University of Canberra’s new Vice-Chancellor and President is a man who wants to see the domino effect of educational opportunity set in motion for all, who values the life-bettering potential of human-driven research and technology – and who really loves autumn in Canberra.

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Arts & Culture

UC's own nominated for Book of the Year Award

University of Canberra tutor and PhD student Lisa Fuller has been shortlisted for the Children’s Book Council of Australia Book of the Year award for her novel Ghost Bird.

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Sport, Health & Wellbeing

COVID-19: Getting patients on the road to recovery

Physiotherapy plays a crucial role in the recovery of COVID-19 patients – the sooner they get on their feet, the better, says UC’s Dr Bernie Bissett.

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Alumni Stories

Designing for changing times

All that we’re experiencing this year could catalyse a greater understanding of the relationship between architecture, design and environment, says UC alumnus Rob Henry.

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Community Connections

Sustaining the spirit of love, hope and faith

Regardless of your beliefs, strengthening spirituality in this time can go a long way towards helping us all face a challenging time, says UC chaplain Craig Johnson – as he looks towards a very different Easter.

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