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Graduation a major milestone for UniSC's newest campus
4 Apr 2023

Three years after the University of the Sunshine Coast opened a new campus at the start of a pandemic lockdown, the first UniSC Moreton Bay foundation students are set to graduate.

3 reasons you should never view or share videos showing children being assaulted – even if you think it helps ‘raise awareness’
30 Mar 2023

Australians have been shocked by an incident on the Sunshine Coast which went viral online, in which a 13-year-old girl was allegedly imprisoned, assaulted and tortured. But there are three key reasons why you should never view, download or share photos or videos of children being assaulted.

Paradise found
30 Mar 2023

How three UNESCO biosphere reserves are offering unique opportunities at the University of the Sunshine Coast.

School students win university trip of a lifetime
29 Mar 2023

Five high school students have won the trip of a lifetime with the University of the Sunshine Coast.

Clinical trial of an investigational medication for cognitive impairment due to depression
23 Mar 2023

The University of the Sunshine Coast is collaborating with an Australian biotechnology company to begin trials assessing a novel therapy for neurological diseases associated with dysregulated brain cortisol.

Happy as a clam: the UniSC research stopping stress in oysters, that could end up in human hospitals
22 Mar 2023

Researchers from the University of the Sunshine Coast may have found a new way to treat heart health and immune function in humans, from a very unusual source.

Future global leaders learn building blocks of infrastructure
17 Mar 2023

A group of future global leaders from South Asia are exploring key learnings in building regional infrastructure for trade and economic growth through a University of the Sunshine Coast course centred on international diplomacy and capacity building.

Global interest in koala vaccine leads to funding
14 Mar 2023

Global interest in a vaccine that can treat chlamydia in koalas has resulted in funding that will help University of the Sunshine Coast scientists with the next phase of development.

Global plastic pollution crisis: The Galápagos Islands under threat
13 Mar 2023

It is one of most pristine and protected places in the world, but new research has revealed the alarming extent of plastic pollution in the Galápagos archipelago and the harm it poses to the rare and endangered animals who live there.

Study finds diet myths ‘hidden’ in social media
13 Mar 2023

Joint UniSC research published in the Journal of Sociology has found potentially dangerous health misinformation in ‘What I Eat in a Day’ YouTube videos, as Dr Naomi Smith urges social media users to carefully evaluate the material presented.

Unique university placement helps tackle workforce crisis in aged care
9 Mar 2023

As Australia’s aged care sector struggles with critical workforce shortages, a novel final-year University of the Sunshine Coast placement is helping nursing students fast-track their transition into work-ready graduates – with expanded insights, skills and passion for caring for the elderly.

Parasitic wasp among new insect species found in Qld
8 Mar 2023

A Sunshine Coast school will help taxonomists name a wasp species new to western science after its students caught the insect as part of a tri-state project to uncover more of Australia’s biodiversity, says UniSC entomologist Dr Andy Howe.

Expert reaction: 'Oceans treaty' agreement reached
7 Mar 2023

After more than 15 years of talks and negotiations, the UN has reached an agreement to make the so-called 'Oceans Treaty' or Biodiversity Beyond National Jurisdiction (BBNJ Treaty) a reality.

Perspectives on gender equity
6 Mar 2023

For International Women's Day, the University of the Sunshine Coast (UniSC) asked four women to share their unique perspectives on how UniSC can help build a more equitable workplace and society.

Research develops test for bat-borne virus in Asia
6 Mar 2023

University of the Sunshine Coast-led research has developed a simple dipstick test to screen for a highly infectious, potentially deadly virus transmitted by bats to humans and pigs in Asia.

Moreton Bay scholarships are 'changing lives'
2 Mar 2023

An expanded Moreton Bay Regional Council scholarship and bursary program is helping even more UniSC students to reach their full potential.

Take a direct route to the film industry
1 Mar 2023

Aaron Lenden is carving out a name for himself in Australian screen media.