The Office of Engagement leads and manages USC’s strategy as an engaged university that advances the social, economic, and environmental wellbeing of its regions and beyond.
This is achieved by connecting and collaborating with the university’s many stakeholders through three focus areas that enable USC to both serve and be informed through its outreach activities:
The Office of Engagement is committed to partnering with the community through continuing education opportunities across a broad range of topics. We offer short course options to advance your knowledge and skills or simply to provide a channel for your creativity. For more information contact the Office of Engagement.
Collaborations and Memberships
USC is committed to actively participating in and influencing social, environmental and economic development policies, and connecting with thought leaders across the globe in industry, government and education. The university engages with national and international organisations through institutional membership of networks and forums dedicated to research, public discussion and collaboration.
- Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
- Committee for Economic Development of Australia (CEDA)
- Engagement Australia
- International Association of Universities (IAU)
- Regional Universities Network (RUN)
- Scholars at Risk (SAR)
- Talloires Network
- Universities Australia (UA)
- Queensland Futures Institute
For more information, contact the Office of Engagement.
Community engagement stories
Business expert is USC’s new Deputy Chancellor
The University of the Sunshine Coast’s new Deputy Chancellor is award-winning small business operator and philanthropist Scott Williams AM, of Noosa.
USC gains loan for Moreton Bay campus
The University of the Sunshine Coast’s plans to build a campus in the Moreton Bay region have received a major boost with the Federal Government offering USC a concessional loan for the project.
1996 Society to build better future for USC
The USC Foundation Board’s formation of a philanthropic club called the USC 1996 Society has already resulted in pledges totalling almost $100,000 to support the future growth of the University.
Students to experience world-class facilities at new Sunshine Coast Health Institute
USC students now have access to some of the best health education facilities in Australia with the University starting classes at the brand-new Sunshine Coast Health Institute (SCHI).
USC employee shares in Sundance film award
A USC staff member has helped create a film that recently snared a major award at the world-famous Sundance Film Festival in Utah in the United States.
Launch of USC High Performance Student Athlete Program
USC will tomorrow (Wednesday 22 February) launch a program to help students combine high performance sport with higher education to achieve overall life success.
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