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UniSC named top in Queensland, in global top 2% for impact
1 Jun 2023

The University of the Sunshine Coast has topped Queensland, and been named among the world’s top two percent of universities, in a major global ranking.

Full circle: UniSC grad returns to old high school
31 May 2023

Isabelle Smith loved school at Glasshouse Christian College so much, she's heading back there as teacher after completing a Bachelor of Primary Education at UniSC.

UniSC student designs dress for Sunshine Coast Lightning
30 May 2023

UniSC animal ecology student and Wakka Wakka and Tūwharetoa artist Jerome Wano has designed the Sunshine Coast Lighting's dress for First Nations Round.

The highly secretive Five Eyes alliance has disrupted a China-backed hacker group – in an unusually public manner
26 May 2023

The Five Eyes alliance may well be one of the only deterrents we have against long-term, persistent attacks against our critical infrastructure, UniSC's Dr Dennis Desmond writes for The Conversation.

Strong Walk
26 May 2023

A new program is helping school students find self-belief through their culture – and use it as their driving force to aim high when it comes to education and careers.

Making a difference: what makes people switch careers to teaching?
26 May 2023

Mid-career or “career change” students are increasingly common in teacher education programs, UniSC's Erin Siostrom writes for The Conversation.

Trials for possible cholesterol vaccine to begin in Moreton Bay
25 May 2023

A possible vaccine for elevated cholesterol is set to be trialled in Moreton Bay at the University of the Sunshine Coast.

Dr Ross Dwyer's co-researcher Dr Carley Kilpatrick of QPWS tags grey nurse sharks. Supplied Qld Govt
Study finds double threat for endangered Australian east coast shark
25 May 2023

A 10-year study has found the slow birthrate and night-time wanderings of pregnant grey nurse sharks away from no-take marine protected areas are putting the fierce-looking but mild-mannered species at further risk of extinction.

Building airstrips in Antarctica from a freezer in Queensland
22 May 2023

How two engineers from the University of the Sunshine Coast are taking on "one of the last great polar logistical problems".

“Veterans help veterans” in new uni transition program
18 May 2023

A free program to help military veterans transition to university and the civilian workforce is soon to be offered at the University of the Sunshine Coast.

Smiling for no reason…except a secure future
15 May 2023

Life can change in a flash, or in Jenny’s case, a war that destroyed her life in Ukraine and sparked a sequence of serendipitous moments that led her to Australia and the University of the Sunshine Coast.

Scientists deliver UniSC vaccine to wild koalas
12 May 2023

A koala chlamydia vaccine created and tested at the University of the Sunshine Coast is a step closer to protecting large populations of koalas in the wild.

Law graduate stays step ahead with job before degree
11 May 2023

A determined student who completed a University of the Sunshine Coast course before graduating from high school has gained a coveted job with the Supreme Court – before graduating with her law degree.

Federal Budget insights and analysis from UniSC experts
8 May 2023

UniSC academics are available pre and post budget to offer insights on its impacts and implications for families, business, the economy, environment and global relations.

Community can help with next vaccines as flu reaches pre-pandemic levels
4 May 2023

As influenza infections in Australia return to pre-pandemic levels, the University of the Sunshine Coast Clinical Trials Centre seeking people to help with the development of the next generation of vaccines.

Mother and daughter team up for university
3 May 2023

Not many people decide to tackle their first degree in their early 50s but for Gympie’s Rachel Astill, starting university with her then teenage daughter made all the difference

Answering the call
3 May 2023

Carpenter Jacob Cox and police officer Liana Cox want to make a difference where it is most needed - so the husband and wife are studying to become nurses in rural and remote communities.

On the fast track from UniSC to KPMG
28 Apr 2023

In his first semester at UniSC, Nicholas “Nick” Hill says he suffered from a lack of confidence and self-esteem which made him wonder if he’d get though uni.

Opportunity given the green light
27 Apr 2023

When the opportunity to attend a green conference in Thailand came up, Fien Van den Steen grabbed it with both hands.