Fish research casts doubt on estuarine reserves
25 July - New USC-led research has gone beneath the surface of the Moreton Bay Marine Park, along the coastline from Pumicestone Passage to the Gold Coast, to find the preferred environments of estuarine fish species.
USC students to perform with Japan’s best dancers
25 July - USC Performing Arts Master student Hayley Condon is looking forward to attending an intensive training camp in Japan to learn the art of the exotic and physically demanding Butoh dance theatre.
USC graduate rides wave of success with Billabong
20 July - A USC Business graduate has turned his passion for surfing into a high-level marketing role for one of the world’s biggest surf wear companies in California.
Chemistry to bind Mountain Creek with USC
19 July - An elaborate demonstration of chemistry in USC’s high-tech Cave2TM facility is expected to create some interesting reactions among the Mountain Creek State High School students attending.
USC Fraser Coast welcomes new students
19 July - A fun mix of social and academic activities will help more than 150 new students get acquainted with university life at USC’s Fraser Coast campus this Friday.
18 July - Bianca discovered a love for writing as early as primary school and knew pretty early-on she wanted to consider making a living as an author. But like so many, life, work, responsibility and a lack of firm direction got i...
Orientation fun begins for new USC students
17 July - Almost 2,100 new students, including 450 from overseas, had their first taste of academic and social life at USC today as the University kicked off its Semester 2 Orientation Week.
USC brings world climate expert to Ocean Festival
17 July - USC will host a free public lecture by internationally-acclaimed scientist, explorer and conservationist Professor Tim Flannery to officially launch next month’s Hervey Bay Ocean Festival.
Tickets to see impressive sculpture available now
14 July - Tickets are now available to experience the Architects of Air’s world-famous Arboria luminarium – a monumental pneumatic walk-in sculpture that USC in association with Insite Arts will present to the Sunshine Coast next month.
Mateship and motivation help USC win Games gold
13 July - Bringing home two gold medals from last week’s Northern University Games was an “awesome” way for boxer and USC high performance student athlete Mikey Carter to celebrate the completion of his Psychology studies.
Rapid-fire research presentations pay dividends
13 July - A Psychology PhD student examining how learner drivers visually scan for road hazards and an Associate Professor of Aquaculture who wants to turn algae into a superfood industry won today’s two rapid-fire USC research competitions.
Open Day ideal for those still deciding what to study
13 July - The University of the Sunshine Coast is encouraging those who are not quite sure what they’d like to study next year to make a beeline for USC’s Open Day on Sunday 23 July.
Researchers compete to win $1,000 in 1 minute
12 July - USC academics who have spent years investigating topics as diverse as food quality, algae, human error, antibiotic resistance and road safety will condense their work into 60-second talks to entertain the audience tomorrow, Thursday 13 July, at USC’s Research Showcase.
Nuclear science opportunity for aspiring engineer
12 July - A USC Mechanical Engineering Honours student has won a prestigious scholarship to see nuclear science in action at a leading Australian research facility.
Play games for serious results, says USC academic
11 July - Playing digital games together could motivate whole households to adopt better lifestyle choices, according to a USC Marketing academic who recently helped create an app to assist people to cut their electricity use.
Researcher stars in bite-sized road safety videos
11 July - A University of the Sunshine Coast researcher has joined forces with Sunshine Coast based insurance company Youi to produce a series of short online videos aimed at promoting road safety.
USC research event outlines hot topics in health
10 July - Research aimed at helping acutely ill seniors, reducing infant mortality, determining links between vitamin D and melanoma, and combating cardiovascular disease will be among 20 projects presented at USC’s Research Showcase on Wednesday 12 July.
Exhibition celebrates spirit of the Sunshine Coast
10 July - An exhibition that helps mark the 50th anniversary of the naming of the Sunshine Coast and celebrates the spirit of the region will be on display at the USC Art Gallery until 19 August.
USC stages 48-hour jam for anyone who’s game
10 July - Game developers will be gathering in numbers on the Sunshine Coast this weekend for a 48-hour ‘game jam’ that has been organised by USC.