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Dates for your diary
2 - Public holiday - Queen's birthday
9 - Course enrolments open
16 - Session 7- Classes commence
20 - Session 7 - Fee due date
20 - Session 7 - Last day to add or swap course
23 - 27 - Trimester 2 - Study break and examination period
27 - Session 7 - Census date - Last day to cancel courses or withdraw from study without financial penalty or a Withdrawn without penalty (WN) academic result
30 Oct - 3 Nov - Semester 2 - Study break
6 - 17 Nov - Semester 2 - Examination period
View the Academic Calendar for key dates.
Student Leadership Opportunities
27 February - We’re looking for Student Success Network Leaders from a variety of backgrounds and study areas who are passionate about helping others and want to be involved in a range of roles to develop valuable skills, experiences and networks
New help desk at the Sippy Downs library
27 February - If you need any guidance using the library or printing, the staff at the new Library Help Desk can assist.
Consent is Sexy campaign - Volunteers wanted
14 March - The Student Wellbeing team are seeking volunteers to assist in organising and promoting the Consent is Sexy campaign across all USC campuses.
Stepping into - Internship applications open!
21 March - The Australian Network on Disability (AND) is offering students with disability the opportunity to intern with leading and forward-thinking organisations across a range of disciplines as part of Stepping Into.
Having a baby? Invitation to join the Connect Program
28 March - Having a baby? Join the Connect Program and be supported through your pregnancy by a student midwife.
WannaCry Ransomware continues to be a global problem
18 May - There is currently a global ‘ransomware’ security issue, commonly called WannaCry.
G-Day: Get involved and feel great | 10 August 2017
19 May - We give what we can on G-Day, so students doing it tough have the best chance to reach their potential. In 2016 we raised $26, 000, and we're going to do it all again this year! See how you can get involved and why giving feels great.
The Students Become the Masters!
29 May - Follow 10 emerging performing artists as they travel to Japan in July for ten days to take part in an intensive Summer camp in Hakuba.
Orientation to USC Semester 2, 2017
29 May - Save the Date! Semester 2, 2017 Orientation to USC will run from Monday 17 – Friday 21 July 2017.
Ride to USC? The Bicycle and Bike Hub Locker Audit will commence in June
30 May - The bi-annual Bicycle and Bike Hub Locker Audit will be occurring at the USC Sunshine Coast (Sippy Downs) campus over the next couple of weeks.
The Australian Organ Donor Register
6 June - Join the Australian Organ Donor Register to help save the lives of more Australians
Scholarship applications open!
7 June - Scholarships and bursaries aren’t just for high academic achievers or if you are struggling financially.
SCHI student parking discount
12 June - Following the Student Representative Council's feedback, USC students studying at SCHI can now access $5 all day parking at Oceanside Car Park.
Pre-semester Academic Skills workshops
21 June - Pre-semester Academic Skills workshops for the Sippy Downs campus
Your expectations and responsibilities as a USC student
29 June - USC expects that all students, staff and visitors to the Uni will treat each other with courtesy and respect.
MyPrint – Self-serve printing
7 August - Introducing the new and improved self-serve printing system, MyPrint.
$50 Vouchers are available at the USC Sport Kiosk
10 July - Use these vouchers on any 3, 6, or 12 month membership
USC's High Performance Student Athlete program
18 July - Attention athletes! Are you actively competing at a national or international level in a sport recognised by the Australian Sports Commission?
IAHA HealthFusion Team Challenge! Scholarships available for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health students
14 July - USC are offering scholarships for up to six Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander allied health students to participate in the HealthFusion Team Challenge and National Conference on 24-29 November 2017 in Perth.
Great prizes up for grabs - Show us what it means to you to 'belong!'
24 July - Be part of a USC photography exhibition!
Psychology students! Join the Adolescent Risk Research Unit team at the Sunshine Coast Mind & Neuroscience Thompson Institute
24 July - Are you interested in learning more about what ‘research’ really means, beyond what you learn in class or in a textbook?
Here's your chance to study overseas!
25 July - Would you like to travel overseas and experience different cultures, all while earning credit towards your USC degree?
Your input is requested on the Social Media - Managerial Policy (and Guidelines)
25 July - Here's your chance to provide feedback on the proposed new Social Media policy.
Share your opinion on personal health and wellbeing
1 August - Go into the draw to win one of five $50 gift vouchers from Social Marketing @ Griffith University.
2017 Student Experience Survey (SES) – coming soon!
25 July - Keep an eye on your student email for the survey invitation.
Update to Official Letter requests
31 July - Some official letter requests will now incur a A$20 fee.
Free Legal Service for USC students!
3 August - Suncoast Community Legal Service provides a free outreach service to USC students.
USC Retail Facebook Group
18 August - Not sure what to have for lunch? Join the USC Retail Facebook group for daily Brasserie and Cafe C menus.
Let's look after our wildlife!
25 August - As a designated wildlife reserve and Land for Wildlife property, USC is home to a plethora of wildlife and provides important habitat in an increasingly urban area.
Participate in driving research & receive gift cards!
30 August - Participate in driving research and receive $60 of Coles-Myer gift cards! The Centre for Human Factors and Sociotechnical Systems is conducting longitudinal research to learn about how individuals search their visual environment while driving.
Support USC at the Australian University Games!
5 September - The 2017 UniGames will be held on the Gold Coast from 24-29 September - come watch USC dominate!
USC will soon be smoke free
6 September - USC will make the transition to a smoke free campus in 2018
Need extra help with study? Come to a Drop-in!
6 September - Collaborative drop-in sessions are available for Health, Business, Psychology, Arts and Social Science
The SRC wants to know what matters to YOU!
11 September - Do you have any topics or issues that are affecting your student experience at USC?
The SRC Response Squad is here for you!
11 September - Have your say! the SRC Response Squad want to know what matters to you!
2017 Survey of Australian University Student Finances – Now open!
13 September - From 13 September randomly selected undergraduate and postgraduate (coursework and research) students will receive an email from the MCSHE project team requesting participation in the survey
USC Scholarships applications are open for Semester 1, 2018 - apply now!
13 September - Applications are open for students to apply for scholarships to aid in their studies for Semester 1, 2018 at USC.
The Library Search is changing – have your say!
14 September - Attend a 45-minute session at the Library between September 25 - October 5 and have your say! You'll also receive a movie voucher for your time.
Respectful conduct: safe, respectful and inclusive campuses
15 September - At USC, we are focused on ensuring we work together to provide a community that is safe, respectful and inclusive to ensure all members of our community can study and work in a safe and supportive environment.
Let's talk about FOOD!
18 September - Participate in an online survey about what you like to eat and win one of five $50 Coles/Myer vouchers!
Yourtutor has had a re-brand - Meet STUDIOSITY!
19 September - Studiosity is the new name for YourTutor, the place for free, instant help online.
Need a change in direction? Applications for Program change close October 2
25 September - Applications to change your program will be open from September 4 through to October 2, 2017
Consent is Sexy
26 September - Consent is Sexy promotes awareness and the practise of respect, consent and open discussion; responsible, safer sex; sexual health and emotional wellbeing; and gender equality and equality of rights in relationships.
Interested in an overseas research trip?
25 September - A unique opportunity for USC students in January 2018 at Fiji Hillforts
2017 Sports Award Nominations
3 October - This annual event held by USC recognises the sporting achievements of its students.
What do you see, when driving with ASD?
27 September - Announcing our latest driving-simulator study: learner drivers with an Autism Spectrum Disorder aged up to 24 years.
Sexual Violence Awareness Month
3 October - My rights are not up for grabs consent IS sexy #We believe you
Stay Smart Online!
6 October - Stay Smart Online Week runs from 9 to 13 October and is a national awareness initiative that puts online security in the spotlight.
Imagineers Event Crew Volunteer Opportunity
13 October - Seeking hands-on work experience in the areas of Event Management and Creative Industries? This is your opportunity!
How does studying overseas sound?
13 October - If you're interested in travel and looking to study overseas, USC has the team that you need to meet!
Job vacancies of the week
16 October - Explore Student Hub for a world of job and work placement opportunities
Graduate Outcomes Survey
13 October - Completing your studies this semester? Keep an eye out for the May 2018 Graduate Outcomes Survey.
Course selection for Session 8, Trimester 3 and 2018 is open
9 October - Select your courses between 9-29 October 2017 and have the opportunity to enrol in your class times earlier than those who don't.
Campus life events
Cupcake for a Cure?
Who wants to help raise awareness for Breast Cancer by eating cupcakes?
R U Still OK?
Its been 1 month since R U OKAY Day - and we want to know: R U Still OKAY? Come along to our sausage sizzle and take time out to relax and connect with other students.
Sunshine Coast Semester Breakup Party!
Join us in celebrating the end of semester 2 with some good vibes, free food and drinks!
Drone Information Day
Come along for a FREE comprehensive information day of DJI products and watch demonstrations by industry representatives.