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Sports facility renamed UniSC Arena
23 Dec 2022

The University of the Sunshine Coast has updated the name of its indoor sports facility to UniSC Arena.

UniSC offers Queensland's first degree in prosthetics and orthotics
21 Dec 2022

The University of the Sunshine Coast has become the first Queensland university to offer prosthetics and orthotics as an undergraduate degree.

Of Sultans and Spice
20 Dec 2022

Empires once waged war for a taste of Ternate's prized spices. Centuries later, UniSC is helping bring the flavours of the small Indonesian island back to the world.

Social media and eating disorders: a dangerous two-way street
20 Dec 2022

The influence of social media on the risk and development of eating disorders is well-documented – but does this go both ways?

UniSC student lands ‘dream’ Dolphins job
15 Dec 2022

With their inaugural NRL season fast-approaching, The Dolphins have signed another promising young talent – but not one you’ll see on the field any time soon. University of the Sunshine Coast Bachelor of Sports Studies student Jayden Mitchell will be suiting up for The Dolphins sales department, after impressing the club during his work placement.

Is it OK to prank your kids? Do they get it? And where’s the line?
15 Dec 2022

Pranking can spectacularly backfire, especially if the intention is to humiliate the prankee, UniSC psychology lecturer Dr Rachael Sharman writes for The Conversation.

Queensland shootings highlight increase in anti-police sentiment around the world
14 Dec 2022

Attacks on police are increasing both domestically and globally, which may be a result of growing civil unrest that has been exacerbated by COVID restrictions and lockdowns, according to University of the Sunshine Coast criminology researchers.

How to protect children's mental health when separating
14 Dec 2022

Couples who have decided to separate are putting on a happy face to perform their final Christmas as an intact family, with January known by family court lawyers as “divorce month” for this very reason.

35 UniSC experts available for hot topics of summer
13 Dec 2022

As temperatures heat up in the Christmas lead-up, academics from the University of the Sunshine Coast are on hand with the latest research and evidence-based opinions for hot news topics.

Videographer applies research lens to marine  encounters
12 Dec 2022

Her underwater encounters with marine life are viral sensations that put the global spotlight on the need to protect Australia’s Great Barrier Reef – and now University of the Sunshine Coast graduate Jacinta Shackleton hopes her research can do the same.

UniSC celebrates its amazing achievers and rising stars
1 Dec 2022

International best-selling crime writer Candice Fox and Dr Brad Stefanovic, a major executive in the fast-paced world of biotech research and development in New York, share a special connection.