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Students pack their bags for Toowoomba

July 6, 2015 Posted by in Comments Off on Students pack their bags for Toowoomba

The Northern University Games (NUG) will be played at Toowoomba from July 5-9 and the University of New England (UNE) will be sending over 125 students to compete in a variety of sports. Ariane Mazzei, UNE Team Manager said, “We have a very enthusiastic team of students who will be participating in traditional sports, men’s,... View Article

The importance of staying active

June 16, 2015 Posted by in No comments

This week is Men’s Health Week and a good time to reflect on the state of men’s health in Australia. Although it doesn’t have to be the case, every hour in Australia, more than four men die from potentially preventable conditions.  They suffer more illness, accidents and their life expectancy is at least five years... View Article

Exercise found to reduce workplace burnout

June 16, 2015 Posted by in No comments

Research published earlier this year, by University of New England (UNE) Pyschology Honours student, Rachel Bretland, has found that exercise is incredibly good for reducing burnout in the workplace and for one’s personal well-being. These are significant findings, as it has been estimated that workplace related stress makes up 30% of all sick leave and that... View Article

A feast of Sunday Rugby at WWI Commemorative Day

April 3, 2015 Posted by in , No comments

The University of New England (UNE) with the support of the New South Wales Centenary of Anzac Advisory Council and New England Rugby Union will be commemorating the Centenary of WWI with a ‘Town versus Gown’ Rugby Match at Bellevue Rugby Oval on Sunday 19 April.   Jessica Lewis, Centenary Ambassador and UNE student said,... View Article

UNE Team Ready to Ride

March 24, 2015 Posted by in No comments

This weekend some of the world’s best mountain bikers will flock to our city for the annual ‘UNE 12 Hours in the Piney’ multi-lap bike ride.   The Armidale State Pine Forest will see some great action, with the event attracting record numbers, according to Peter Hosking, President of New England Mountain Bikers (NEMTB) and... View Article

Keeping Fit and Well in to Old Age

March 18, 2015 Posted by in , No comments

NSW Seniors Week, held every March, is an opportunity for the community to thank, celebrate and recognise seniors and the contribution they make to society.   Running from 14-22 March, there are hundreds of events organised across the state, with something for everyone. As well as the fun events one of the focuses of the... View Article

UNE Student Selected for the Green & Gold Team

March 10, 2015 Posted by in No comments

University of New England (UNE) student Gabrielle Keaton was recently presented with a gold medal, as recognition of her selection in the University Green and Gold Team for Women’s Soccer.   Chris Donovan, UNE Soccer Club President and coach of the UNE Women’s Soccer Team said, “We are very proud of Gabrielle, as it is... View Article