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A sporting chance


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In a region renowned for its love of active outdoor lifestyles, the development of sports and exercise sciences at the University of the Sunshine Coast was quick off the blocks.

This teaching and research focus has been matched by investment in partnerships, programs and shared facilities that have engaged all levels of the community and industry, from Little Athletics children to Olympians and Paralympians, with diverse benefits for students and staff.

Professor Brendan Burkett on SBS Insight

Watch the full episode of SBS 'Insight' program Cyborgs as broadcast in October 2014.

This video is supplied courtesy of SBS and with their permission.

Discover USC Sport

Take a tour of USC's world-class sporting facilities and learn more about the programs and services offered for students, staff, and sporting groups on the Sunshine Coast.

Go Spartans! USC's shining stars in Rio

Learn the secrets of the Spartan's success from USC Spartans coach (Olympic squad) and Australian Team Coach for the Rio Olympics Chris Mooney. Meet the team in the videos that follow on YouTube.

Moments in sport

Secure your piece of history 

Visions is a vibrantly written coffee table book that tells the story of USC through the eyes of people who have shaped its past and are now taking the University – and the wider community – into the future.

Available now from the Co-op Bookshop. Purchases may also be made at the store, by phone or by email to usc@coop.com.au. The recommended retail price is $24.95.

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Blake Cochrane - Paralympic gold medallist and USC student

I was at the USC pool every day except Sunday, and at USC five times a week for my degree.

Love is in the air

I met John on the second night on the Sunshine Coast and we’ve been inseparable ever since.

"He was willing to do the jobs no-one else wanted..." (Wayne Bennett)

Scott Barker went from holding tackle bags to Head of Performance Analysis for the Brisbane Broncos and Australian Rugby League team.

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