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#1in the world for reducing inequalities
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(THE, 2022)

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(THE YUR, 2022)

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News and stories


"I didn’t go into this expecting anything in return, I just did it because it felt right”

This year Mijica Lus was recognised as a 2022 Young Canberra Citizen of the Year, for her contributions in volunteering across Canberran not for profit organisations.

23 Dec 2022

The humble brilliance of plants

A disgusting possum dissection and inspiring lecture on photosynthesis pushed Kyle Hemming into the world of plants during his undergraduate studies. In 2022, he graduated with a PhD from the University of Canberra, focusing on native and exotic grasses.

16 Dec 2022

Deliberative democracy and refugees: ensuring they have a voice

PhD candidate Mohammad Abdul-Hwas’ thesis is inspired by Syrian refugees’ stories and his family’s experience from Palestine.

09 Dec 2022
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Journalism student wins Peter Leonard Scholarship

Bachelor of Communication and Media student Hannah Donald has been awarded the Peter Leonard Scholarship from WIN News Canberra for 2022.

21 Dec 2022

UC researchers play crucial role in establishment of national council advocating for biodiversity

The University of Canberra is one of 11 universities that have formed the Biodiversity Council, to provide independent advice about the state of Australia’s threatened flora and fauna.

16 Dec 2022

UC offers Pathways to Politics program for future female political leaders

The University of Canberra will present the Pathways to Politics Program for Women from 2023, delivered through a national network of universities to address the underrepresentation of women in Australian politics.

15 Dec 2022
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