School of Health | UniSC | University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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School of Health

We are a passionate team of health researchers and educators who are dedicated to providing excellence in health education and research.

Our teaching, research and outreach focuses on healthy mind, body and environments. We have regional purpose and global impact, and seek to advance knowledge across the sector.

Join us as we strive to improve health and wellbeing in our communities.


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Research spotlight

Walking past the pain

UniSC researchers are working with patients to find a solution for a painful leg condition, known as Cinderella syndrome.

The Queensland Pepi-Pod® Program

The Pēpi-Pod® sleep space program enables more vulnerable babies to have a safe space for sleeping every time and place they sleep. Learn more about this exciting research project and it's results.

Are your squabbling kids driving you mad? Sibling rivalry is ‘developmentally normal'

UniSC researcher, Rachael Sharman explores squabbling behaviour and sibling rivalry with some helpful insights for parents and families.

Research students

Progress knowledge and pursue your research passion under the supervision of our school's skilled researchers and industry experts.


World-class technology

UniSC has some of the most advanced facilities in Australia. Modern laboratories, equipment and specialist simulated environments replicate real life for hands-on learning.

Explore UniSC's $24M sports stadium and sporting precinct, modern laboratories, simulated paramedic suites, nursing and midwifery wards, commercial kitchens and more.


A career in care

We celebrate nurses at different stages of their working  life, including those pursuing a higher-degree by research.

UniSC offers Queensland's first degree in prosthetics and orthotics

UniSC has introduced a three-year Bachelor of Prosthetics and Orthotics to bring more prosthetists and orthotists into the growing and life-changing profession.

Collaborative, community focus for School of Health

As opportunities in the regional health sector continue to rise, UniSC's School of Health will bring together all health and sport disciplines from Fraser Coast to Moreton Bay.