Honorary Senior Fellow (September 2011)
Jocelyn Walker was named an Honorary Senior Fellow in September 2011 in recognition of her distinguished and sustained contribution to business, educational excellence, and philanthropy.
A long time resident of the Sunshine Coast, Jocelyn Walker is a community leader whose reputation as a passionate philanthropist sets an example of giving back to her community that others emulate. She advocates effectively with grace and dignity. Jocelyn and her late husband, Vic Walker became well known on the Sunshine Coast as the owner/operators of the first 24 hour Self Serve Roadhouse in Queensland at Glasshouse Mountains. Today, Jocelyn is involved in commercial developments on the Sunshine Coast, is a philanthropist, is active in numerous charities, and is a well-known advocate for education in the Sunshine Coast region. Jocelyn is a University Foundation Board member and has been on this Board for over 10 years. Jocelyn has made substantial gifts to University fundraising campaigns, including the Art Gallery, the Health and Sport Centre, and the new Aquatic Centre. Jocelyn pioneered the first USC scholarships opening the door of opportunity for many students.