Student gets cameras rolling on sun bear project31 May 2016
Endangered bear cubs have taken the starring roles in a film project by a University of the Sunshine Coast student.
Drama graduate wins job at Kirribilli theatre30 May 2016
A University of the Sunshine Coast Arts student who “fell in love with stage management” during her Drama major has won a coveted role with the prestigious Ensemble Theatre in Kirribilli, Sydney.
Early taste of university life for young students30 May 2016
Almost 250 Year 9 and 10 students will get to experience life as a university student for a day at the University of the Sunshine Coast’s Fraser Coast campus next week.
Julie Bishop delivers Memorial Lecture at USC26 May 2016
Australia’s Minister for Foreign Affairs Julie Bishop addressed an audience of more than 270 people at the University of the Sunshine Coast last night (Thursday 25 May) as she delivered the annual Geoff Shadforth Memorial Lecture.
USC seeks healthy older adults for brain training26 May 2016
A search is underway for healthy adults aged over 60 to join a University of the Sunshine Coast research project to find a drug-free treatment for dementia – but there is a catch.
Hollywood screenwriter to provide USC lecture26 May 2016
Aspiring screenwriters will have the opportunity to gain first-hand insights into the film industry from an international writer and producer at an open lecture at the University of the Sunshine Coast next week.
Festival to feature exciting USC research presentations26 May 2016
Disappearing islands, cutting-edge koala vaccines and sustainable surfboards will be among the topics discussed by eight University of the Sunshine Coast researchers at the Sunshine Coast World Environment Day Festival on Sunday 5 June.
USC academics join creative presenters at Voices26 May 2016
Australian Children’s Laureate for 2016-7 Leigh Hobbs, best known for book characters such as Horrible Harriet and Fiona the Pig, will launch this year’s Voices on the Coast youth literature festival at the University of the Sunshine Coast.
USC academic at Fatality Free Friday event25 May 2016
The leader of the Adolescent Risk Research Unit at the University of the Sunshine Coast will provide the latest road safety tips for the public at the Fatality Free Friday event this Friday 27 May.
Degree helps banker become community worker25 May 2016
A desire to effect social change in her hinterland community and to improve the health of people across the Sunshine Coast motivated former banking boss Gillian Hall’s recent graduation from the University of the Sunshine Coast.
$2.3 million grant for USC Pacific fruit project24 May 2016
A University of the Sunshine Coast researcher hopes to improve the health of Pacific Islanders with the launch of a major research project into tropical fruit production.
Young actress finds passion for youth work24 May 2016
Indigenous performer Dimity Shillingsworth does not like to be called a role model, but that is the part the University of the Sunshine Coast student plays for scores of Indigenous university and high school students on the Fraser Coast.
USC study investigates ‘coercive diplomacy’ against terror groups23 May 2016
Military action shouldn’t be considered the only solution to halting terrorist groups like ISIS, a University of the Sunshine Coast researcher says.
Bank manager celebrates ‘priceless’ USC milestone20 May 2016
A Sydney manager who leads a team of financial planners at the Commonwealth Bank has relished the opportunity to finally embrace her alma mater when she attended a 20-year anniversary celebration of the University of the Sunshine Coast.
Teachers to share success stories at USC meet19 May 2016
Teachers from the Fraser Coast, Bundaberg and Sunshine Coast regions will take part in a fast and furious exchange of ideas and teaching practices at a forum hosted by the University of the Sunshine Coast.
Free USC workshops for lovers of language19 May 2016
The evolution of Australia’s distinct dialect and the language differences between boys and girls are two of the topics to be discussed at a series of public seminars at the University of the Sunshine Coast.
USC students help to cover federal election18 May 2016
University of the Sunshine Coast Journalism students have become part of Australia’s largest newsroom, reporting on the 2016 federal election campaign through the UniPollWatch website.
USC academics to present at personal safety forums17 May 2016
Insights into the ways paedophiles groom children and the role of alcohol and drugs in youth sexual aggression will be among the topics covered by University of the Sunshine Coast academics at community forums on the Sunshine Coast this month.
Scientist’s Rio mission leads to Zika collaboration16 May 2016
Plans are in place for a University of the Sunshine Coast scientist to lead an international collaboration of researchers to develop a rapid Zika virus diagnostic test.
USC holds events to celebrate day of diversity16 May 2016
The University of the Sunshine Coast will embrace diversity as it holds several events to mark the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT) tomorrow, Tuesday 17 May.
Minister to officially open USC Melbourne13 May 2016
More than 70 students from six countries have started classes at the new University of the Sunshine Coast Melbourne campus, which will be officially opened on Monday 16 May.
‘Floating wall’ designer claims national prize12 May 2016
University of the Sunshine Coast Engineering graduate Scott Roy has won the Australian Water Association’s Undergraduate Water Prize for his ground-breaking flood mitigation project.
Muscle morphing helps answer ancient mystery12 May 2016
Would a person have been able to outrun a prehistoric 600kg, meat-eating goanna? That is the mystery that a University of the Sunshine Coast academic has helped solve by building a dragon from scratch as part of an international research collaboration.
Scientist to share tips on youth strength training12 May 2016
A University of the Sunshine Coast sport scientist will share his expert advice on weight training for young athletes at a free public lecture on Friday 20 May at 5.30pm.
USC seminar: A user’s guide to the brain12 May 2016
Fraser Coast teachers will be urged to consider the brain of a teenager as a “work in progress” at a special professional development seminar run by the University of the Sunshine Coast next week.
Australia’s first para-athlete study stream12 May 2016
Paralympians of the future will have the chance to excel in both the sporting arena and the classroom when the University of the Sunshine Coast launches a program called the Sports Elite and Education Dual (SEED) stream in Semester 2.
USC Gallery celebrates art of printmaking12 May 2016
An upcoming exhibition at the University of the Sunshine Coast Gallery will attract leading artists and industry representatives from across Australia to debate the art of printmaking.
One thousand mothers join USC midwife program12 May 2016
An innovative program that pairs expectant women with student midwives from the University of the Sunshine Coast recently signed up its 1000th mother-to-be as a participant.
Property graduate gains job in prime location11 May 2016
A University of the Sunshine Coast graduate with a passion for property has landed a position with one of Australia’s largest developers.
Brothers celebrate business, science degrees11 May 2016
Graduating from the University of the Sunshine Coast was a special moment for the Engelbrecht brothers.
High-flying students receive Rotary scholarships10 May 2016
A researcher investigating how habitat fragmentation affects native bees will be one of three outstanding students to be awarded Rotary Postgraduate Scholarships at an annual presentation dinner at the University of the Sunshine Coast tomorrow (Wednesday 11 May).
USC ranked No.1 for quality of student experience10 May 2016
The University of the Sunshine Coast was today ranked as the best public university in Australia for the overall quality of its educational experience for undergraduate students.
USC koala health research gains national grant9 May 2016
The University of the Sunshine Coast has won a national grant for a major research project aimed at developing a chlamydial vaccine for koalas.
Gympie student shines at business awards event6 May 2016
The combination of a passion for finance and a love of learning has led to outstanding success for Gympie’s Bronte Newcombe as a Business and Commerce student at the University of the Sunshine Coast.
Nursing graduate enjoys medical centre work5 May 2016
University of the Sunshine Coast Nursing Science graduate Tash Spiers strongly believes that general practice medicine plays a crucial role in preventing chronic illnesses and promoting mental and physical wellbeing.
Hearty research discussion planned for U3A5 May 2016
The power of exercise to reduce ‘blockages, blowouts and rusty pipes’ in the body will soon be discussed at a University of the Sunshine Coast public lecture series for the Noosa branch of the University of the Third Age (U3A).
Students urged to open up about mental health5 May 2016
A group of University of the Sunshine Coast students is working to empower fellow students to speak openly about their mental health.
Human rights advocate to give free USC lecture4 May 2016
The future of hundreds of asylum seekers on Manus Island will be one of the topics discussed at a free public lecture by a leading human rights academic at the University of the Sunshine Coast tomorrow morning (10-11am Thursday 5 May).
USC program sets Darren on path to engineering3 May 2016
Burrum Heads' Darren Smith is swapping building homes and drilling for gold for university study as he pursues his goal of becoming an engineer.
Award-winning creative writer joins USC3 May 2016
An award-winning author who has recently celebrated the launch of her first novel is helping to shape the next generation of creative writers at the University of the Sunshine Coast.