Students keen for careers in health care
1 Mar 2016
Nursing Science is the most popular undergraduate degree on the Fraser Coast as Semester 1 gets underway this week for more than 350 students at the University of the Sunshine Coast’s Fraser Coast campus.
Almost 150 students are enrolled in a Bachelor of Nursing Science which offers graduates career opportunities in areas such as acute care, community and rural health, mental health and aged care.
Meanwhile, 80 Fraser Coast students have enrolled in USC’s award-winning tertiary bridging program, the Tertiary Preparation Pathway (TPP).
TPP allows students to experience university life before committing to a degree program, and subjects completed as part of the TPP program are free of charge for Australian students. Upon successful completion of TPP, students can gain direct entry into most USC degrees.
— Clare McKay
Shark researcher brings expertise to USC1 Apr
A USC marine biologist researching shark ecology along Australia’s east coast plans to expand her focus to address a gap in knowledge of shark movements and behaviours in the Wide Bay region.
USC student’s research offers solution to festival drug use23 Mar
Research by USC Fraser Coast Business student Olivia Hay on illicit drug use at music festivals has been showcased by one of Australia’s peak social marketing bodies.
Info evening about Headstart program12 Mar
Senior high school students in the Fraser Coast region wanting an early start to their local university journey can get face-to-face advice from USC Fraser Coast staff and students on Thursday 19 March.