Helicopter pilot named USC’s high-flyer for 2017
22 September - A woman who runs the largest helicopter flight academy in the Southern Hemisphere and regularly volunteers to help Tanzanian midwives save the lives of newborn babies has claimed the title of USC’s Outstanding Alumnus for 2017.
Discover gold rush geography at free USC lecture
22 September - A free public lecture at USC on Tuesday 26 September will explore the fascinating geographical history of Gympie’s gold mining era.
Poet Bruce Dawe to receive USC Honorary Doctorate
21 September - A renowned Australian poet and arts figure who has voluntarily taught literature to retirees on the Sunshine Coast for the past 16 years will be awarded a USC Honorary Doctorate.
USC nursing academics to present at international conference
21 September - Two Fraser Coast academics who are delivering an innovative education program to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health practitioners across the Wide Bay region will present their research at an international nursing conference next week.
USC study to help older victims of scams
21 September - A USC study is looking for ways to help restore the confidence and trust of older Australians in online technology if they become victims of scams that target personal information.
USC to field its largest national Unigames team
21 September - More than 200 USC students will take to the field, track, court and pool when the Australian University Games begin on the Gold Coast on Monday 25 September.
Hundreds to graduate at four USC ceremonies
21 September - USC will stage four graduation ceremonies at the Matthew Flinders Performance Centre in Buderim on Thursday 28 September, with crowds totalling 1,700 expected to attend.
Students to present research at national conference
20 September - Bringing the past into the present through playing video games is among the exciting research projects that USC students will present at next week’s Australasian Conference of Undergraduate Research in Adelaide.
Print industry leader to become USC Senior Fellow
19 September - A Coolum businessman who has devoted more than two decades to supporting innovative learning and career opportunities for USC Design students will be awarded an Honorary Senior Fellowship at a USC graduation ceremony on Thursday 28 September.
Chemist couple finds right mix in law and health
19 September - After 30 years as pharmacists, a Sunshine Coast husband and wife are completing Law Honours degrees at USC as they seek to take their careers in new directions.
Postponed: USC Spartans to contest world titles in Mexico
19 September - Three USC Spartans are primed to take on the best Paralympic swimmers from around the globe when they represent Australia at the upcoming 2017 World Para Swimming Championships in Mexico.
Australia's ‘big’ problem – what to do with our ageing super-sized statues?
18 September - Australians have been fascinated by “Big Things” since the 1960s, when statues such as Adelaide’s Big Scotsman and the Big Banana in Coffs Harbour were opened to great fanfare. These super-sized structures can be found in other countries, too. Th...
USC staff named among nation’s best educators
18 September - Nine University of the Sunshine Coast academics have been named among the nation’s best educators in the prestigious 2017 Australian Awards for University Teaching.
New clinical trials target bowel disease
18 September - The USC Clinical Trials Centre has partnered with specialists from Coastal Digestive Health at Maroochydore to conduct research into investigational medications for Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD).
USC Honorary Doctor named as CNN Hero
14 September - Renowned wildlife biologist and USC Honorary Doctor Wong Siew Te has been recognised by global television network CNN for his tireless work to protect the endangered South-East Asian sun bear.
USC hosts workshop for girl gamers in Gympie
13 September - Gympie girls are invited to explore the world of gaming as part of a free holiday workshop by USC designed to inspire the next generation of information technology specialists.
USC students step up as sport statisticians
13 September - Two USC Sport and Exercise Science students have become sought-after match statisticians for some of the world’s biggest international netball tournaments.
USC to hold lecture series for Gympie parents
8 September - Parents of high school students in Gympie will have the opportunity to quiz USC academics on a range of teenage issues, from road safety to understanding the adolescent brain.
Exhibition features generous donations of artwork
7 September - A stunning selection of artwork donated to the University of the Sunshine Coast over the past 20 years will go on display at the USC Art Gallery on Friday 15 September at 6.30pm.