Retail and eateries - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Retail and eateries

Due to the evolving situation with the COVID-19 pandemic, USC's food services on campus will remain open and operating takeaway only services, with additional hygiene, sanitation and social distancing measures implemented. Please refer to Summer break information for current outlet opening hours.

Opening hours

All outlets are closed weekends and public holidays. The outlets are currently open per COVID-19 Operational Times.

Café During semester
Monday–Thursday
During semester
Friday

Easter and Summer breaks

COVID-19 Operational Times

Brasserie 7.30am–8pm 7.30am–6pm

8am-3pm

Brasserie Coffee Shop 7.30am–6.30pm 7.30am–6pm

8am-2.45pm 

Café C

7.30am–4.15pm

7.30am-3.30pm

Closed 
Cup of E coffee cart 7.30am-6pm 7.30am-4pm

8am-11am

Sports Precinct Cafe 7.30am-3pm 7.30am-3pm 8.30am-1pm, until further notice
Good Bean - Piazza 7am-5.30pm 7am-5.30pm

7.30am-2.30pm

Cherry Blossom Express 11am-5.30pm 10am-5.30pm Closed

Semester break hours are adjusted for each break depending on maintenance and University requirements. Please check back closer to each break period for upcoming opening hours.

The University's cafes and eateries sell a range of meals, snacks and refreshments:

  • The Brasserie and Brasserie Coffee Shop are located on the ground floor of the Science Building (Building I). They offer pre-made sandwiches, rolls, hot meals and snacks, coffee, drinks and juices.
  • Café C is located on the ground floor of the Chancellery Building (Building C). It serves a variety of light meals, fresh salads, sandwiches and coffee, drinks and juices.
  • The Sports Precinct Cafe is located on the ground floor of the Health and Sport Centre (Building T) and provides coffee, healthy snacks, sandwiches and salads.
  • Good Bean is located between the Information Communications Technology Building (Building J) and the Library. Good Bean serve pre-made wraps, salads and snacks, juices and coffee.
  • Cherry Blossom Tree Express are located on the Brasserie Courtyard beside Building I. Specialising in Asian cuisine, they serve sushi, noodles and Japanese curries.
  • The Cup of E coffee cart is located inside the Learning and Teaching Hub (Building E) and serves Campos Coffee, pastries, cookies and other confectionery. A selection of teas and cold drinks are also available.

USC also offers a range of venue services, with venues and facilities throughout the campus available for hire. The University has sole rights to function catering on campus.

Student Services Amenities Fee (SSAF) discounts

Federal government legislation determines that funds derived from SSAF can be spent on providing food or drink to students on a campus of the higher education provider. USC therefore provides the Student Food Subsidy at the Brasserie and Sports Precinct Cafe with students being able to purchase a main hot meal for A$5.50 and other subsidised items.

Please note: A valid USC Student Identification card must be shown prior to payment being made.

Opening hours

MoM's on Campus 

COVID-19 - Currently closed until further notice.

During Semester: Closed 
Easter and Summer breaks: Closed
Christmas break: Closed

Other shops and cafés are just a short walk from USC Fraser Coast.

There are also kitchenettes and a common room available for students' use.

There is a canteen located opposite the USC Gympie building in Block A of the Wide Bay Institute of TAFE (Gympie Campus).

Opening hours

Monday-Thursday: 8.30am–1:15pm
Fridays: 8:30am - 1:30pm

The canteen is closed Saturday–Sunday and during school holidays.

Students can also access a vending machine inside the USC Gympie building and there is a student kitchen equipped with a fridge, microwave, basic cutlery and utensils, tea, coffee and milk.

Opening hours

Bellissimo Coffee

Selling award-winning coffee, hot curries, salads, toasted sandwiches and the best brownies around.

Also offer student discounts on a main hot meal, salads and sandwiches.

During Semester: 7.00am-2pm (Tuesday - Friday)

Mid-Semester Study Break: Closed

Easter and Summer breaks: 7.30am-1pm (Tuesday - Friday)

Christmas break: 7.30am-2pm

EduGear 

Selling prescribed textbooks and stationery.

During Semester: 10am-1pm (Tuesday-Friday). Alternative times can be arranged by appointment (please contact petrie@edugear.com.au)
Easter and Summer breaks: By appointment (please contact petrie@edugear.com.au)
Christmas break: Closed

Opening hours

Caboolture Campus Cafe

Offering hot and cold drinks, hot food (chips, burgers, daily special meals like curries or casseroles), pre-made sandwiches, salads, and snacks.

Weekdays during Semester: 7.30am-2.30pm (closes 1.30pm on Fridays) 
Easter and Summer breaks: Closed
Christmas break: Closed

COVID-19 - Currently closed until further notice.

USC Student Commons Building (N Block)

During campus opening hours, students can access the USC Student Commons Building, located in N Block. In this building, students have access to a kitchen which is regularly stocked with tea, coffee, milk, snacks and light meals during semester. Kitchen appliances such as a refrigerator, microwaves, sandwich press and toasters are available. The USC Student Guild also operate a Food Bank from this building.

Queensland Textbook Warehouse (QTW)

Selling prescribed textbooks and stationery on-campus.

Please refer to the QTW website for opening hours.

COVID-19 - QTW is open on campus, however they are operating on reduced hours until further notice.

Opening hours

As the campus is located within the vibrant and busy South Bank precinct, there are numerous places to eat within a short walk. All are open Monday-Friday and many late into the evening.