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SCHOLARSHIPS – did you know?

One out of two USC students who applied for undergraduate scholarships in 2021 received financial support. Scholarships are available to current and future USC students.

Applications close 31 May 2022, so jump on in and apply now!

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USC first in QLD

The University of the Sunshine Coast has topped Queensland in the Times Higher Education Impact Ranking for 2022, and in one category secured a top-5 global position.

Celebrating International Nurses Day

Nurses discuss their careers, how the pandemic impacted them, and what drives them to care for others in their time of need.

Who's influencing your news feed?

Election interference is much more prevalent and sinister than most of us realise – even in what we might consider a ‘safe’ corner of the planet.

Our rankings

1st in Queensland for Global Impact Rankings Times Higher Education Impact Ratings 2022
Top 3% globally for 'Climate Action' impact Times Higher Education Impact Ratings 2022
5th in the world for our global impact to 'Clean Water and Sanitation'
3rd in Australia for our global impact to 'Life on Land'
Jaws hold crucial insights into fate and future of tiger sharks

USC is part of an international study that used DNA retrieved from historical tiger shark jaws over the past century to reveal that population decline is changing the genetic diversity of one of the ocean’s apex predators.

Game design giant backs USC

The game design giant behind Fortnite – one of the world’s most popular games - has chosen The University of the Sunshine Coast for a Queensland-first partnership.