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School of Science, Technology and Engineering

Global threats of COVID-19, climate change, pollution and biodiversity loss has focused the world’s attention on the importance of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

We provide students with skills to offer solutions to these diverse challenges. Our academic staff are committed to high-quality teaching, industry engagement, community outreach and research that is globally relevant and with regional impact.

Join us on our journey to change the world for the better.


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Research spotlight

Environmental action at UniSC

To celebrate World Environment Day on 5 June, we've gathered stories from the last year highlighting some of the environmental action and research happening at UniSC.

We have lift-off: UniSC aims to deliver electric flying taxi

Commuters could be catching a taxi in the sky from the Sunshine Coast to Brisbane by 2030, if a new student project goes to plan.

Meet the Seaweed Research Group

UniSC's Seaweed Research Group is improving environmental, economic and social outcomes through the production of world-class seaweed research and development.

UniSC secures grants to research iconic species across Queensland

From grey nurse sharks in Moreton Bay and birds of prey on K’gari to manta rays off Cairns and sawfish in Cape York – UniSC has gained new funding for research and citizen science projects to help protect some of the state’s most iconic and threatened species.

Cutting edge science to help save iconic species

UniSC's Detection Dogs for Conservation are working with groups across the Sunshine Coast to save the region's koalas.

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Advance knowledge and develop your skills as a STEM researcher working alongside our university's leading minds.


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