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UniSC is the second ranked public university in Australia and No. 1 in QLD* for overall educational experience. And we have a five-star rating for teaching!

35 UniSC experts available for hot topics of summer

Academics from the University of the Sunshine Coast are on hand with the latest research and evidence-based opinions for hot news topics.

UniSC celebrates its amazing achievers and rising stars

International best-selling crime writer Candice Fox and Dr Brad Stefanovic, a major executive in the fast-paced world of biotech research and development in New York have both been named he University of the Sunshine Coast's most Outstanding Alumni for 2022.

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1st in Queensland for Global Impact Rankings THE Impact Rankings 2022
Top 3% globally for 'Climate Action' impact THE Impact Rankings 2022
5th in the world for our global impact to 'Clean Water and Sanitation' THE Impact Rankings 2022
3rd in Australia for our global impact to 'Life on Land' THE Impact Rankings 2022
Study investigates the 'trashy' lives of white ibis

Australia’s native white ibis is a bird with a bad reputation. Now a research project in Moreton Bay is trying to better understand the lives of ‘bin chickens.’

Aggressive shrimps and surprising predators make life tough for spanner crabs

For years, fishers have suspected sharks of stealing their spanner crab catch. Now a University of the Sunshine Coast study has cleared sharks and instead uncovered three unexpected culprits taking a bite out of Australia’s commercial crab industry.