Cycling - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Cycling

Plan your ride

Leave the car at home and explore the Sunshine Coast via pedal power. The region offers a vast network of bicycle tracks allowing cyclists the freedom and safety to explore the region on pathways and dedicated roadside bicycle lanes.

There are a number of cycle and pedestrian access points onto the campus. The Alumni Way bicycle and pedestrian path links the eastern and western accesses of the campus and a network of paths connects the University to Sippy Downs, Buderim and Mooloolaba.

To plan your ride to USC Sunshine Coast campus, use Sunshine Coast Council's online maps to view current and planned pathways, for use by both cyclists and pedestrians.

Please note that the map does not display on-road cycle lanes or markings.

Visit the Sunshine Coast Council website for information on cycling safety, pathways, and events around the Sunshine Coast, and refer to the Ride to USC Map (PDF 441KB) for details on the facilities located on campus.

Bike Hub Facilities

Complete the online application form for access to bike hubs on campus, use map to see locations.

USC bike clinics

USC holds free bike clinics each semester for students and staff to learn how to maintain and repair their bikes. All clinics are held at the Brasserie Lawn and Courtyard, usually starting at 10am and finishing at 2pm.

Clinic dates 
  • Wednesday 21 October (9am - 1pm, Brasserie Lawn, USC Sunshine Coast)

The clinics will supply a mechanic / trainer to be in attendance for each workshop who will instruct you on how to clean, maintain and carry out basic bike repairs, and also give advice on bike controls, usage and bike fitting.

Are you looking for a cycling buddy? Take the opportunity to network with other cyclists and join them on their rides.

There are a number of cycling pathways into South Brisbane to the South Bank campus. Bikeways and shared pathway maps are available on the Brisbane City Council website.

Bike Hub

The USC SouthBank Bike Hub is temporarily unavailable due to a scheduled facility upgrade. Please contact USC SouthBank via email SouthBank@usc.edu.au or telephone 07 5409 8600 for further information.

Brisbane CityCycle

Brisbane CityCycle is a service provided by Brisbane City Council that allows any member of the public to hire a bicycle 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

There are 150 CityCycle stations available across Brisbane’s city centre and each is located in close proximity to one another. Memberships or casual passes are available and if bikes are returned within 30 minutes, the ride is free of charge. Usage fees apply after 30 minutes.

You can find more CityCycle information online at www.citycycle.com.au

Plan your ride

Leave the car at home and explore Moreton Bay via pedal power. The region offers a 3 m shared pathway constructed as part of the Redcliffe Peninsular Line project, allowing cyclists the freedom and safety to explore the region on pathways and dedicated roadside bicycle lanes.

The Moreton Bay Rail Cycleway runs adjacent to the rail line between Gympie Road and Anzac Avenue (at Kippa-Ring Station).

To plan your ride to USC Moreton Bay campus, use Cycling Brisbane Route Planner.

End of Trip Facilities & Locker Hire

Complete application form for End of Trip Facilities access and Locker Hire on campus.