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Ideas, Progress & the Future

From an artist's easel to drawing robots

Creative expression is found in various forms and guises, particularly for French artist Patrick Tresset who has turned his love for art and technology into a living passion for the expression of art through robotics.

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Business & Economy

FIVE TAX TIPS FOR STUDENTS

Coming up to tax time, Thomas Boyd gives us his five tax tips for university students

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Community Connections

Tapping into strengths reaps the reward

‘Accidental academic’, perhaps, but an intentional feminist researcher with a heart for helping people help themselves is the essence of Professor Barbara Pamphilon, a deserving recipient of the 2019 Queen’s Birthday Honours award of the Order of Australia Member.

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Sport, Health & Wellbeing

So you think you have a busy life?

UC student and Cross Triathlon under 23 years World Champion, Penny Slater, has been awarded with a sport scholarship from the Eldon and Anne Foote Scholarship fund for elite athletes

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Sport, Health & Wellbeing

Education, energy and grace: life lessons from a career academic

Executive Dean of the Faculty of Health at the University of Canberra, Professor Michelle Lincoln believes in enabling empowerment wherever she can – among students, academics and the larger community. Here, she shares some of what she’s learned about succeeding in academia, gleaned from over two decades of experience.

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Community Connections

A time of togetherness

They celebrate Eid al-Fitr today, but Muslim students and staff at the University of Canberra have come together to stoke the spirit of community throughout Ramadan.

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Environmental Influence

Think before you flush

Ecologists around the world and here at the University of Canberra have found that an increasing number of pharmaceuticals, including antibiotics, pain killers, stimulants such as caffeine and anti-depressants, are ending up in our waterways, affecting insects, fish, birds and our entire food chain.

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Students in Focus

Taking a gamble to study design pays off

Visual Communication Design student, Stewart Weigand, has a keen eye for detail and a creative streak that will take his design aspirations to new heights.

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Sport, Health & Wellbeing

Juggling rugby and study

Tom Cusack says a desire to complete his degree was one of the reasons why he returned to Canberra to play for the Brumbies three years ago.

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Dhunning - Indigenous Impact

Podcast: Reconciliation Reflections with Professor Tom Calma

Reflecting on Reconciliation Week, Professor Deep Saini, UC Vice-Chancellor and President speaks with Professor Tom Calma OAM, UC Chancellor, about what Reconciliation means to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and how non-Indigenous people can start the conversation with our First Nations peers.

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Alumni Stories

How a degree from UC is helping vulnerable women and children in Uganda

James Asiimwe holds a Masters of International Development and received the 2017 Distinguished Alumni Award for Philanthropy - he is now using his degree to help vulnerable women and children in Uganda

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Dhunning - Indigenous Impact

Keeping a UC connection in the family

There’s always a feeling of excitement when accepting your university offer, but for Adina Brown her acceptance into the University of Canberra (UC) has taken another meaning.

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Dhunning - Indigenous Impact

Finding a connection to culture

Lily Coleman is proud of her Indigenous background, despite not knowing a lot about it.

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Dhunning - Indigenous Impact

The Story Behind the UC Indigenous Treatment

As the University of Canberra (UC) join Indigenous Australian and non-Indigenous members of the wider community to celebrate National Reconciliation Week, you may have noticed a slight change to our social media profile pictures.

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Alumni Stories

From music to midwifery

ACT Midwife of the Year and University of Canberra alumni, Sally McRae, is guiding the next generation of student midwives.

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