Breaking barriers, crossing borders: how a scholarship has allowed two students to take on the world7 Nov 2022
Two UniSC students have been given the chance to study overseas while pursuing unique opportunities like challenging gender perceptions through toys in Malaysia and promoting sustainability in the Pacific - after being awarded scholarships through the New Colombo Plan.
Regional and rural focus for UniSC in new ‘virtual’ mental health institute31 Oct 2022
The mental health of older Australians and graduates will be a key focus for University of the Sunshine Coast researchers involved in the newly-announced Manna Institute.
Teachers who go rural and the partners who pave the way28 Oct 2022
When philanthropic partners support new teachers to have remote experiences, the result – for everyone – can be a match made in heaven.
Education graduate's journey shows others what their futures can be27 Oct 2022
New University of the Sunshine Coast Indigenous graduate Joel Denduck didn’t choose a teaching career to help change trends or become a role model – but that is exactly what he is doing
UniSC welcomes additional 120 places boosting regional education24 Oct 2022
UniSC Vice-Chancellor and President, Professor Helen Bartlett welcomed today’s announcement by the Federal Government to fund 120 new student places across engineering, education and health at the Moreton Bay campus and Redlands in 2024.
Winning student story: Research revolutionising fracture treatment24 Oct 2022
Breanna Medcalfe is the winner of the 2022 UniSC Outstanding Frontline Research journalism competition.
Out of the mines and into the mind21 Oct 2022
After more than a decade as a FIFO worker in the coal and gas industries, Luke Costello realised he could – and would – completely change his life’s direction.
UniSC gives out $4.3 million in scholarships as need grows20 Oct 2022
Times are tough, but students facing financial hardship, made worse by spiralling costs of living, are discovering the difference that University of the Sunshine Coast scholarships and bursaries can make.
Space, satellites and shifting sands - How a UniSC partnership is hoping to save Queensland’s coast20 Oct 2022
The University of the Sunshine Coast is looking to the skies to explore the sea, in an ambitious new project to help future-proof shorelines.
Changing Minds: How a teacher-turned-neuroscientist is helping teenage brains18 Oct 2022
Guidance counsellor-turned neuroscientist returns to the classroom, to deliver a pilot program shaping healthy teenage brains.
Fantasy, Sexual Violence & the Cognitive Intervention18 Oct 2022
Is there a link between fantasy and sexual violence? And can researchers use that link to minimise a perpetrator’s urge to commit sexual violence? UniSC Associate lecturer in Clinical Psychology and PhD candidate Andrew Allen thinks it’s a link worth pursuing.
Lunchbox lectures explore key issues in the care of older people17 Oct 2022
A series of ‘Lunchbox Lectures’ in Gympie by leading academics and aged-care professionals will explore key issues for the elderly, including dementia, social isolation and end-of-life care.
Getting in early avoids ATAR stress on path to university14 Oct 2022
Bray Park High School Captain Liz Bennett is she is among more than 1000 school leavers who have unlocked an alternative path to tertiary study through early offers from the University of the Sunshine Coast.
Floods in Victoria are uncommon. Here’s why they’re happening now – and how they compare to the past13 Oct 2022
Changing the course of rivers, raising dams and building levees can make us feel like we’re in control.
We’ve been collecting souvenirs for thousands of years. They are valuable cultural artefacts – but what does their future hold?13 Oct 2022
Despite being a common aspect of travelling for more than two millennia, souvenirs are facing an uncertain future in the 21st century.
UniSC graduate pens book to reveal bipolar journey of trauma and recovery11 Oct 2022
UniSC graduate Carissa Belham has recently documented her journey with bipolar affective disorder, releasing a self-published arts health guide book called ‘A Girl With a Mexican Hat, One Shoe, and a Boogie Board’, coinciding with QLD Mental Health Week from 8-16 October 2022.
Fashion student awarded scholarship and leads FashCamp11 Oct 2022
Eva Timmerman's dreams of working in the fashion industry are now a reality thanks to a headstart to study, a scholarship and mentoring by UniSC's passionate lecturer in Fashion Studies, Deborah Fisher, through the UniSC FashCamp program.
Searching for a miracle10 Oct 2022
18 years, four detention centres, one perilous journey, a life that started in a refugee camp. Jensiya Joy Christy is in her first year of studying nursing at the University of the Sunshine Coast, which she calls “a miracle.” Now, thanks to receiving an Asylum Seeker scholarship from UniSC, Jensiya is finding a new purpose, and a new hope for herself and her family.
The wild weather of La Niña could wipe out vast stretches of Australia’s beaches and sand dunes7 Oct 2022
The wild weather associated with La Niña will drive more erosion along Australia’s east coast.
Medallist finds success with late start to university6 Oct 2022
It started with a niggling feeling he wanted to do more with his life and led to former Hervey Bay retail worker Tim Byford being awarded the University of the Sunshine Coast’s highest academic honour.