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News and stories


Circus Elephants, Fairies, and Rock n Roll – the Stonefest story

With the return of Stonefest in 2022, UC student Liam Mulhall explores the history of the festival.

14 Oct 2022

Transforming PE, one lesson at a time

Sophie Newton is working alongside internationally renowned Physical Education pedagogues to produce ground-breaking research in early childhood education.

14 Oct 2022

Offering sweet relief for people living with cancer

After hearing about the antioxidant and antibacterial properties of honey, Maddy Hunter decided to focus her PhD research at the University of Canberra on helping cancer patients dealing with mouth ulcers resulting from chemotherapy or radiation therapy.

12 Oct 2022
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UC Mixed Netball team skyrockets to top seed after claiming Uni Sport Nationals title for the first time

The University of Canberra mixed netball team has soared the top seed in Australia after winning at the Uni Sport Nationals held in Perth this month.

14 Oct 2022

Art on show at UC for Contour606

A series of art installations have been erected across the UC campus as part of the Canberra Art Biennial.

14 Oct 2022

Student works published in anthology of creative writing

The 25th edition of the anthology of creative writing, titled Crossroads, was released early this week, containing 33 pieces of writing from UC students.

13 Oct 2022
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