Students

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19-year-old Jessica Thornton is one of the rising stars of Australian athletics. Aged 16 she won the gold medal at the 2014 Youth Olympics, and at 18 ran in the 4x400m relay Olympic final in Rio.

Ben Lexcen Scholars

For UNSW's newest cohort of Ben Lexcen Sports Scholars, developing an outstanding sporting ability is just one of the facets of their university career.

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As the 2017 Roger Covell Fellow, pianist and composer Satoko Fujii has been helping UNSW music students hone their improvising and performance skills.

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A star of Indonesian television is one of the guests visiting UNSW for the Indonesian Students Association of UNSW's ideas conference, ICON 2017.

Stanford entrepreneurs

Three UNSW students were part of a small group selected to attend a prestigious entrepreneurship summit at Stanford University. 

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UNSW President and Vice-Chancellor Ian Jacobs says visits by hundreds of thousands of international and lifelong learners on short courses will transform campus life.

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A UNSW team is encouraging new language learners to practise their conversation skills in a “safe” environment using virtual reality.

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UNSW student Afonso Firmo hopes his startup company can make a major splash in the Australian fitness industry by turning smartphones into “digital personal trainers”. 

water polo

UNSW West Magpies have taken the crown in the 2017 National Water Polo League Finals against traditional rivals Sydney Uni Lions in a nail-biting 6-5 decider.

Blues recipients

'Possibly the best year ever for UNSW sport' was how MC Andrew Jones, CEO of Cricket NSW, described 2016 at the Blues and Sports Awards last week.

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