Former Deputy Chancellor to become Senior Fellow
29 March - A man who helped steer the University of the Sunshine Coast through a period of rapid growth over the past decade will be presented with an Honorary Senior Fellowship at a USC graduation ceremony on Wednesday 5 April.
USC students to shine at faculty awards event
29 March - USC will celebrate a number of firsts when it joins with sponsors in recognising the best and brightest business, arts and law students at its annual awards and prizes ceremony this Thursday (30 March).
Tension aplenty for spaghetti bridge contestants
29 March - Expected heavy rainfall associated with ex-Tropical Cyclone Debbie will add an extra challenge for teams competing in USC’s annual Spaghetti Bridge Competition tomorrow (Thursday 30 March).
All classes cancelled for Friday 31 March due to severe weather
29 March - All classes and exams at all USC campuses in Queensland have been cancelled for Friday 31 March due to severe weather associated with ex-Tropical Cyclone Debbie.
Arts graduate mixes travel and work for career peak
28 March - A USC graduate who used skills from his Arts degree to work across countries from Canada to Nicaragua is now a Brisbane-based software engineer for one of the world’s leading travel companies, Expedia.
Paralympians awarded $20,000 USC scholarships
27 March - USC’s ground-breaking support for athletes with a disability has been boosted this year by three new $20,000 scholarships for para-athletes provided by the June Canavan Foundation.
‘Connect’ links mums-to-be with student midwives
26 March - An innovative USC program that provides active support for pregnant women on the Sunshine Coast has been expanded following the University’s introduction of a dedicated Bachelor of Midwifery this year.
Scholarship recipient studies for sustainable world
26 March - A former student leader at Sunshine Coast Grammar School who has returned from a year of overseas travel and charity work to enrol at USC has received a Chancellor’s Scholarship.
USC growth brings global expertise to Fraser Coast
24 March - The number of academic staff at USC’s Fraser Coast campus has almost doubled, bringing extensive research and teaching expertise from across the world to the region.
Doctoral graduate to launch published novella
23 March - An award-winning Coast writer is set to launch a novella drafted during her USC Doctor of Creative Arts and recently published by a company based in the United States.
USC Careers Fair attracts Coast’s top employers
23 March - A Careers Fair at the University of the Sunshine Coast tomorrow (Friday 24 March) looks set to provide USC students and graduates with a distinct edge in seeking employment.
USC to show off its stormwater ‘big rig’
23 March - Engineers, developers and architects from around Australia are set to scale USC’s impressive stormwater testing rig during a special demonstration day on Friday 24 March.
Student work celebrated in Africa
23 March - Four USC representatives have attended the official re-opening of the famous Letaba Elephant Hall in South Africa’s Kruger National Park this week.
Prestigious drawing exhibition to visit USC
22 March - Grafton Regional Gallery’s major art award and touring initiative, the JADA: Jacaranda Acquisitive Drawing Award, will open at the USC Art Gallery at 6.30pm on Thursday 30 March.
TJ leaves combat in Afghanistan to study nursing
22 March - Former British Army soldier T J Kroezen’s transition to a nursing science student at USC Fraser Coast was fast and extreme.
Graduate wins role at multinational insurance broker
21 March - Tyson Blair has launched into the world of big business after graduating from USC, landing a role with multinational insurance broker Jardine Lloyd Thompson (JLT).
1996 Society to build better future for USC
21 March - 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.
USC student selected for global leadership summit
20 March - A USC student has been chosen as one of just 25 scholars from around the world to attend a global leadership summit in the United States from 24-26 March.
High-flyers to compete at national Quidditch event
16 March - Some of the country’s best Quidditch players, including members of the World Cup-winning Australian team, will soon fly in for the region’s first national Quidditch tournament at the University of the Sunshine Coast.