School scientists show off their research at USC31 Oct 2016
Future scientists from high schools across the Fraser Coast have showcased their skills at the 2016 Science Research Awards hosted by the University of the Sunshine Coast.
International expert at USC’s Learning and Teaching Week31 Oct 2016
Improving students’ learning experiences will be on the agenda when an international expert in evidence-based teaching visits the University of the Sunshine Coast this week.
USC community gives $25,000 to help students in need28 Oct 2016
A group of financially disadvantaged students from the University of the Sunshine Coast will receive a helping hand to complete their degrees after the USC community donated more than $25,000 as part of its inaugural ‘G-Day’ fundraising event.
Morayfield graduate pursues medical science role28 Oct 2016
The career and research opportunities expected to flow from the new Sunshine Coast University Hospital have inspired new University of the Sunshine Coast graduate Nick Dootson to advance his clinical investigation skills
Marketing professionals offer advice to students28 Oct 2016
An impressive line-up of local marketing professionals will speak at the University of the Sunshine Coast’s inaugural Student Marketing Forum and Networking Event on Monday 31 October.
Bribie Island graduate launches design career27 Oct 2016
Bribie Island resident Lani Machado, 21, has launched into a freelance design career after graduating from the University of the Sunshine Coast.
USC Design portfolios are hot off the press27 Oct 2016
University of the Sunshine Coast advanced-level Design students will showcase their digital design and commercial graphic portfolios in a new exhibition, Hot off the Press, to be officially opened at USC’s Art Gallery at 6.30pm on Friday 4 November.
$5 million USC Sports Stadium upgrade underway27 Oct 2016
A $5 million upgrade of the University of the Sunshine Coast (USC) Sports Stadium on campus at Sippy Downs is set to attract crowds of spectators to a wider variety of matches at local, national and international levels from early next year.
North Lakes graduate creates dream weddings27 Oct 2016
A University of the Sunshine Coast graduate from North Lakes is now a weddings and events executive at a major Queensland resort, helping to create perfect ceremonies for brides and grooms to say ‘I do’.
Researchers win grant for brain injury research26 Oct 2016
University of the Sunshine Coast research into using phone apps and video game technology to improve the assessment of patients with traumatic brain injuries has received a grant from the Royal Automobile Club of Victoria (RACV).
USC gives senior students a Headstart to uni26 Oct 2016
Sixteen students from Maryborough’s Aldridge State High will have a flying start on gaining a university degree when they finish school in just over three weeks
Smart Steps program for Year 12 students26 Oct 2016
Thirty Year 12 Gympie students with no plans for further study when they leave school next month will take part in a pilot program designed to change their thinking about university.
USC gives Year 9 students ‘sport for thought’25 Oct 2016
A former Olympic coach is part of a team of University of the Sunshine Coast academics showing Year 9 Fraser Coast students how sport can help them kick goals in their education and their career ambitions.
Medallist’s music video screens at film festivals24 Oct 2016
A Sunshine Beach animator, filmmaker, sound engineer, flautist, composer and actor who recently added University of the Sunshine Coast Medallist to his bow is celebrating the worldwide screenings of a music video created for his USC degree.
Gas worker returns home to study Nursing at USC24 Oct 2016
Watching his wife recover in hospital from a life-threatening infection convinced Maryborough coal seam gas worker Peter Nugent to give up his job to study nursing.
Indian graduate swaps village life for SouthBank24 Oct 2016
Growing up playing street cricket in his small village in India, University of the Sunshine Coast graduate Naresh Kumar never expected to one day work in the heart of Brisbane.
The private life of echidnas: USC-led research20 Oct 2016
Little-known habits of the iconic native animal illustrated on Australia’s five cent coin have been unveiled in new research led by the University of the Sunshine Coast.
USC graduate aims to help younger generation19 Oct 2016
A University of the Sunshine Coast Psychology graduate from Gympie is planning to build a career around understanding the minds of adolescents to help them to succeed at school.
New Social Media minor at USC18 Oct 2016
To keep pace with the rapid growth of social media as a vital communication platform, the University of the Sunshine Coast will offer a Social Media minor from next year.
Sport Science graduate wins NRL Sharks internship17 Oct 2016
A 21-year-old University of the Sunshine Coast student passionate about football, education and science has won an internship with National Rugby League team, the Cronulla Sharks.
Coaching spices up graduate teaching job14 Oct 2016
A former cook who is now a graduate teacher in Bundaberg has added football coaching to his school duties as the perfect recipe for a rewarding career.
Nepalese nurses study at USC Fraser Coast14 Oct 2016
The coastal lifestyle of Hervey Bay is an added bonus for two international students who have enrolled at the University of the Sunshine Coast to chase their nursing dreams.
USC Business graduate in national Hall of Fame13 Oct 2016
University of the Sunshine Coast graduate and staff member Kristy Ellis AM will tonight be inducted into the Sport Australia Hall of Fame for her world-beating career in surf life saving.
USC stormwater research wins major award12 Oct 2016
Cutting-edge University of the Sunshine Coast research into stormwater management has been recognised with a major industry association award.
Science graduate inspired by wildlife passion12 Oct 2016
A childhood spent in some of Australia’s most remote national parks inspired a University of the Sunshine Coast graduate to a near-perfect score in her Animal Ecology degree.
Pursuit of maths excellence inspires medallist11 Oct 2016
A keen mathematician whose initiatives have opened the way for students at the University of the Sunshine Coast to pursue new areas of postgraduate study has received its highest student honour.
USC study seeks views on wrinkles and botox11 Oct 2016
A University of the Sunshine Coast psychology study hopes to find out how middle-aged and older women cope with the signs of ageing such as wrinkles and facial sagging.
USC dives into new $4.2m multi-pool project10 Oct 2016
A plan to build a $4.2 million Sunshine Coast Aquatic Exercise Facility next to USC’s Olympic-standard pool on campus at Sippy Downs is off the blocks after receiving a State Government grant.
Nursing graduate earns University Medal10 Oct 2016
Making the long journey from his native Kenya to Australia has resulted in a University of the Sunshine Coast Medal for Nursing Science graduate Imran Manji.
USC water skier competes at World Uni Champs7 Oct 2016
An aspiring web designer studying at the University of the Sunshine Coast has returned from competing in a thrilling World University Waterski Championships in Japan.
Young minds inspired by science6 Oct 2016
Mind-blowing” is how Year 7 student Rose Elmer of Maryborough describes conducting her first experiment in a science lab at the University of the Sunshine Coast’s Fraser Coast campus.
Expert USC panel to outline careers in health6 Oct 2016
Career trends in the fast-evolving health industry will be outlined by a panel of University of the Sunshine Coast experts at a public event on Tuesday 11 October on campus at Sippy Downs.
USC hosts 10th Indigenous Education Symposium6 Oct 2016
The University of the Sunshine Coast is set to welcome hundreds of academics, scholars and community members to the 10th Annual Indigenous Education Symposium on Saturday 15 October.
Award success for USC career-change teacher6 Oct 2016
A former cook, cement renderer, travel agent and underground coal miner who studied at the University of the Sunshine Coast to become a teacher now has 150,000 reasons for his career change.
Raymart receives international peer leader award5 Oct 2016
A University of the Sunshine Coast student has received an international leadership award for his enthusiastic work as a driving force within the University’s peer academic assistance program.
USC wins medal haul at Australian Unigames4 Oct 2016
The University of the Sunshine Coast Spartans brought a golden touch to the 2016 Australian University Games, taking out three titles at the national event in Perth last week.