“I live for the truth”: Documentary and activism

“I live for the truth”: Documentary and activism

“I love documentary because I live for the truth. It’s a form of activism,” says UNE master’s student Lyndsay Urquhart, freshly back from Ficwallmapu – the fifth International Festival of Indigenous Cinema and Arts in Chile, where her latest film was...
Keeping peace on the agenda

Keeping peace on the agenda

As the 2020 Peace Summit for Emerging Leaders in Bangkok draws to a close, international experts will converge on Parramatta this week to keep peace on the agenda. The Rethinking Peace, Conflict and Governance Conference, organised by University of New England (UNE)...
Passion and hard work

Passion and hard work

Sometimes doing what you love takes a whole lot of hard work.  Though she loved music from a young age, UNE Bachelor of Music student Caitlin Annesley says her stop-start story is ‘somewhat unusual’. Beginning piano lessons at age seven and adding clarinet when...
Planning to succeed

Planning to succeed

Living in Europe and racing 50 days of the year has not put the brakes on professional cyclist Lauren Kitchen’s plans to complete a degree, from which she’ll graduate at UNE tomorrow. The Port Macquarie local has studied most of her Bachelor of Urban and...