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SHE CAN :: S2 Launch Event

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She Can is an Arc Sport intiative by women for women, providing workouts on campus and online. Whether you're starting out in fitness or are already feeling fit and fab, our beginners classes are a great way to make friends, have fun and skill up in sport.


She Can is back in S2 with more pop-ups, workout options and opportunities on campus. We're starting off the semester with a massive launch event on August 2nd - and all UNSW women are invited! With some amazing speakers, representatives from numerous sports clubs, goodie bags, food and group fitness all included, it promises to be a fun filled night about everything women in sport.


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SPEAKERS

Prue Watt - Hear from one of UNSW's elite sportswomen, Prue Watt! Competing at four Paralympic Games, from Athens in 2004 to Rio in 2016, she has won a total of 8 medals, including Gold in London 2012! She was the 2004 Australian Paralympic Committee Junior Female Athlete of the Year, 2006 and 2007 Telstra Swimmer of the Year with a Disability and was awarded an Order of Australia Medal in 2014! Come along to hear her amazing story of how she overcame significant barriers to reach the very top her her sport.

Gabrielle King - Gabrielle has been an elite athlete, a coach, and is now a Psychologist. This UNSW alumni, who is now undertaking her PhD right here at UNSW, has won state, national and world sailing titles, is the recipient of a UNSW Sporting Blue and is a Ben Lexcen Scholar. She will be speaking about the psychological barriers that stop people from doing sport and how they can be overcome to move towards a healthier, happier, more active life.

Gemma Ferguson - It’s our own Arc Sport coordinator, fitness instructor and triathlon enthusiast! Gemma isn’t about breaking world records or winning medals, but enjoying sport and movement. However, this love for activity wasn’t always easy peasy! Hear first had how Gemma overcame some of her biggest barriers, and she will discuss all things females sport whilst tackling some of those often ‘tabooed’ subjects.

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Sports Club Expo

Want a taster of the 30+ sports clubs on offer at UNSW? We'll have representatives from sporting clubs from ultimate frisbee to underwater rugby (and everything in between) available on the night, ready to give you the details on everything women's sport.

Movement Class

Fitness doesn’t have to be all about burpees and sprints! Join us for a 30 minute movement class - you won’t even realise you are doing exercise. Don’t believe us? Then come and try! Wear comfortable clothing, trainers, bring some water and get ready to enjoy fitness.

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Don't forget to Join Arc!

Arc @ UNSW is your student organisation, run by students, for students. Membership opens up a whole world of benefits and discounts both on and off campus, making sure that your uni experience is the time of your life. We are your wingman on campus, hosting regular parties and events for you to flex your wings as a social butterfly, and explore your passions and interests through clubs and societies.

We are here to help you upskill, learn how to adult and become the best version of you, through volunteering, workshops, intenships and wellness programs. Looking to get fit? We provide a tonne of #fitspo and opportunities for you to get involved in sports through our sports clubs, social sport and our annual Festival of Sport. We are also ready to help out when the going gets tough through legal and advocacy advice.

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