Visions - 20th Anniversary Celebration Book
“OVER the past 20 years, USC has achieved many milestones and transformed many lives. At its heart, USC has always been about people and in 2016, we celebrate the people who made the University what it is today and those who will take this vision into the future.
The many facets, and faces, of USC are reflected among the 14 chapters of this book, Visions. It is a book that tells the story of USC’s 20-year history, current achievements and future direction through the eyes of people who represent its diverse themes.”
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The people who make USC great
After 20 years, USC is renowned for its personal approach in supporting its students to achieve their best.
When we say "people are our greatest asset", we're not just paying lip service to the power of the individuals who have shaped, and been shaped by, our University.
Read more about the people who created history and nominate a colleague today.
20th anniversary news
21 September 2016
Exhibition honours USC art collection contributors
The University of the Sunshine Coast will continue its 20th anniversary celebrations tomorrow evening with the official opening of an exhibition called USC Unpacked 20/20.
11 August 2016
USC caters for 60% rise in students with disabilities
A 60 percent increase in the number of students with disabilities at the University of the Sunshine Coast since 2011 has prompted ongoing innovations to improve access for everyone seeking a USC degree.
8 August 2016
Drone research at two Coast beaches
From the air to the sea, Mooloolaba and Maroochydore beaches are this week in the sights of University of the Sunshine Coast researchers working in collaboration with Sunshine Coast Council on a project to map the ocean floor to improve coastal zone management.
20 May 2016
Bank manager celebrates ‘priceless’ USC milestone
A Sydney manager who leads a team of financial planners at the Commonwealth Bank has relished the opportunity to finally embrace her alma mater when she attended a 20-year anniversary celebration of the University of the Sunshine Coast.
6 April 2016
Graduates told: 'hold on to your hats'
Almost 1,000 University of the Sunshine Coast graduates will take home a piece of history after this week’s ceremonies – their special 20th anniversary trenchers.
23 March 2016
Graduate from ‘Struggle Street’ finds USC success
When Ann Yardley studied information communications and technology after enrolling in the first cohort of students at the University of the Sunshine Coast in 1996, she didn’t own a computer.
The potential of education
Read an extract from the introduction with Professor Greg Hill, Vice-Chancellor and President of USC.
A traditional welcome
Acknowledging the original custodians with Lyndon Davis, Honorary Senior Fellow.