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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.

Students in Focus

Whatever it takes

When final semester Bachelor of Business (Sports Management) student Steph Backer was given 24 hours to pack up and move to Queensland for her job with the Canberra Raiders, she jumped at the opportunity.

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Sport, Health & Wellbeing

10 Olympic Games and counting

Professor Dick Telford’s passion for sport not only shines through his research with UC, but in his long and successful Olympic coaching career.

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Community Connections

WFH offers welcome change for gender diverse employees

The flexibility and safety of working from home as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic has proven beneficial for many trans and gender diverse members of the workforce.

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Alumni Stories

Keeping Canberra informed

University of Canberra alumna Lucy Bladen is sharing COVID-19 news and updates with the Canberra community.

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Community Connections

RUOK? Day 2021: One life-changing question

Just one conversation could change – or save – a life. As we all deal with an increasingly challenging time this year, it’s even more important to reach out and ask if the people around us are really ok.

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Community Connections

Our storytelling around fatherhood must change

We need to change how fathers are portrayed in the media and at home, in order to provide better family role models, bust gender stereotypes and myths, and empower families.

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Community Connections

"In front of our eyes, they beat my sister"

Lawyer and social commentator Mariam Veiszadeh relates a story from her sister-in-law in Afghanistan. She watched as the Taliban beat her own sister, and dragged her away – for daring to be a teacher. Trigger warning: graphic descriptions of violence.

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Alumni Stories

Designing for the everyday

UC alumnus Chris Hardy loves all kinds of design, and has dabbled in both interior and industrial disciplines - but he's found his calling working as the Head of Industrial Design for Breville.

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Ideas, Progress & the Future

Magnifying connectivity for tomorrow

University of Canberra PhD candidate Alex Okon is creating a solution to boost data connectivity to meet the demands of today and tomorrow, by allowing users to transfer seamlessly among operators.

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Community Connections

Sophie’s photography: more than just a hobby

University of Canberra alumna Sophie Green discovered photography as a hobby during her studies - now she's using her skills for good.

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Community Connections

Let’s hear from women in aged care residences

In her recent best seller, The Invisible Woman, Caroline Craido Perez claims that "most of recorded history is one big gender gap". When it comes to the lives of the ‘other half’ of humanity she says, "there is often nothing but silence". This is perhaps never more evident than in the final years of our lives when some of us are residents in aged care homes.

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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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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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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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Community Connections

The work-from-home toolbox

Working from the comfort of your living room? UC’s Dale Rogers would like to introduce you to a slew of handy tools to keep your WFH game on point.

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