Superheroes to the rescue of chemistry students19 Jan
USC academics have devised a cunning plan to harness the power of superheroes to help first-year Chemistry students better understand the complex concepts of the periodic table of elements.
Short course helps Tina earn PNG business award18 Jan
An aspiring entrepreneur who boosted her business success in Papua New Guinea after completing a short course in business at USC Sunshine Coast is starting 2021 as one of PNG’s 10 most innovative producers of consumer goods.
Bidens make USC Fraser Coast their first choice14 Jan
While some school leavers have trouble deciding their next move after high school, it has been an easy choice for Mackenzie Biden of Hervey Bay – she is following her brother Thomas into a career as a teacher.
Research weeds out problems for Coast beach dunes14 Jan
PhD research into the plants and insects of the Sunshine Coast’s beach dunes is identifying more ways to restore and revegetate the iconic environment – without the weeds.
More than 5,600 receive offers to study at USC14 Jan
A record number of people have received offers to begin degrees at USC in Semester 1 this year, with interest in studying at the university surging.
Back to uni helps businesswoman banish COVID déjà vu12 Jan
While the resurgence of COVID-19 is causing deja vu for many business owners, Fiona Roberts is looking forward to “another amazing year” in 2021.
Driller digs deep for career as doctor7 Jan
A former fly in-fly out mines driller who recently graduated from USC with a Psychology degree is taking his career change even further in 2021 after getting into medicine.
USC Clinical Trials seeks healthy volunteers for malaria study5 Jan
USC Clinical Trials has partnered with the QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute in Brisbane to investigate whether an approved anti-malarial drug can be used more extensively to counter malaria – a disease that claims more than 400,000 lives worldwide each year.
Job-ready skills give Accounting graduates the edge5 Jan
As demand for job-ready graduates grows, Accounting students at USC Fraser Coast are proving that gaining workplace experience while completing a degree can quickly add up to career success.
Drive to heal wounds brings national nursing honours for PhD student22 Dec 2020
A USC PhD candidate who is researching innovative ways to treat chronic wounds has been awarded two major national nursing awards.
Research busts mental health coping myth21 Dec 2020
People with extreme psychological distress have exceeded the limits of their own resources, and need support from others to cope, according to new research led by USC Australia.
Govt doubles USC research block funding to $16m18 Dec 2020
USC Australia will receive nearly $16.4 million in research block grants for 2021, under the Federal Government’s $3 billion university funding announcement.
Free USC course can open new career pathways18 Dec 2020
With many adults reassessing their career options as 2020 draws to an end, USC is offering those looking to upskill or reskill a free course as an introduction to higher education.
Hot topics: USC list of summer holiday experts17 Dec 2020
From new microbiological considerations at the family barbecue, to the impact of border closures on the traditional summer road trip, USC Australia has research experts available to comment to the media over the summer 2020/2021 period.