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Community Connections

Celebrate, support and stand up: IDAHOBIT Day at UC

UC community members stand with the LGBTIQ+ community this IDAHOBIT Day – and every day. Read on as they share why and how they stand for equality and inclusion.

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Students in Focus

Proving you can do it all

Bachelor of Business and Sport Management student and elite athlete Kiarna Woolley-Blain spends her days training and competing in elite-level AFL and javelin.

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Sport, Health & Wellbeing

UC’s top five tips for acing exam week

The therapy dogs may have now left campus, but there are still many great strategies to help you stress less this exam week.

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Ideas, Progress & the Future

'Angry Little Asian Girl’: the comics that laugh at the patriarchy

BroadAgenda features Angry Little Asian Girl: Moments with My Mother, which follows Korean grad-schooler Kim and her mother as they navigate the often complicated mother-daughter relationship.

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Environmental Influence

Bouncing back from disaster: the role of local community organisations

We all know your local community is important - but just how integral is it to disaster recovery? Two UC researchers, Professor Lain Dare and Associate Professor Jacki Schirmer have set out to answer this in a new research project.

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Sport, Health & Wellbeing

Weaponising motherhood: How anti-vaxxers target moms to sell their message

Anti-vaccine influencers are targeting mothers on social media, and have weaponised many of the tropes of motherhood – research from UC’s Associate Professor Michael Walsh sheds light on their strategies and methods.

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Community Connections

Lismore floods: ‘We escaped with our lives’

Last year, independent disability carer Lauren De Groot and her daughter Freya lost their house to fire – her Lismore flat was flooded in February, and she is now living in a borrowed caravan. Their story illustrates how women and children are often worse off in emergency situations.

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Ideas, Progress & the Future

In the spotlight: World Heritage Day

UC's Assistant Professor Alison Wain talks about the value, impacts and complexities of heritage.

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Community Connections

Taking a real break this Easter

As we head into the long weekend, Professor Debra Rickwood says that having a real break is crucial for our mental and physical wellbeing – and provides some handy reminders on how to do just that.

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Ideas, Progress & the Future

GRADS 2022: Divya Packianathan

For Bachelor of Software Engineering graduate Divya Packianathan, her time at UC was all about broadening her horizons, gaining both skills and knowledge and getting involved with the community.

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Alumni Stories

GRADS 2022: Jo Washington-King

Jo Washington-King is passionate about a lot of things – social justice, horses, dogs, and her job – but her number one love in life is her eight-year-old daughter Charlotte, who supported her through her Juris Doctor course.

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Alumni Stories

GRADS 2022: Malorie Hodge

For Malorie Hodge, one of our 2022 graduates and this year’s Herbert Burton Medal 2022 recipient, midwifery isn’t just a day job – it has an important role to play in activism and human rights.

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Sport, Health & Wellbeing

GRADS 2022: Guy Jones

2022 Tom Calma medalist Guy Jones took almost nine years out of his life to study a Bachelor of Sport Coaching and Exercise Science at the University of Canberra, just to become a better coach for the triathletes he works with.

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Alumni Stories

GRADS 2022: Ella Kurz

For her PhD, midwife and health researcher Ella Kurz decided to explore how birth can be a transformative and transcendent experience for women – something she believes is every mother’s right.

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Sport, Health & Wellbeing

UC physical education researchers changing the game

UC's education students are taking part in a new regular group hybrid-placement, working with their peers and putting their knowledge into practice.

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