$420,000 grant to rethink the modern corporation18 Dec 2019
USC Senior Lecturer in Law Dr Timothy Peters has received a $420,040 Australian Research Council Discovery Early Career Researcher Award grant, which was jointly announced yesterday by Federal Minister for Education Dan Tehan and Federal Member for Fisher Andrew Wallace.
Nurse studies PhD to write novel for teens in pain17 Dec 2019
A nurse who helped establish a holistic pain management service for young people at a major Brisbane hospital is combining her professional experience and creative ambition to write a novel that connects with children who are suffering chronic pain.
New $4.2m sports facility officially opened13 Dec 2019
The $4.2 million USC Aquatic Exercise Facility has been officially opened at the USC Sunshine Coast Sports Precinct.
Money to help study at Fraser Coast and Gympie13 Dec 2019
Applications are now open for a generous new scholarship to help students study at USC’s Gympie and Fraser Coast campuses, including up to $60,000 for a four-year degree.
Lahni escapes OP worries with early offer to USC12 Dec 2019
While other Year 12s nervously wait to find out their OP scores this Saturday, James Nash High School captain Lahni Edwards is already enrolled at USC and looking forward to a career as a high school teacher.
Early offers put end to OP stress for Moreton Bay school leavers12 Dec 2019
For about 150 school leavers from the Moreton Bay region, there is no stress-filled lead-up to receiving their OP scores this Saturday – most are already enrolled in their preferred course.
Sara dives deep into the social world of manta rays12 Dec 2019
USC Fraser Coast honours student Sara Perrott is diving into the incredible underwater world of the Great Barrier Reef in a bid to reveal new insights into the social life of the mysterious manta ray.
Solar Nights goes under the sea at USC11 Dec 2019
Sea life will be in the spotlight for the return of Solar Nights – the Sunshine Coast’s biggest and most captivating light trail.
How cyberbullying affects your brain: study reveals11 Dec 2019
Cyberbullying has a measurable impact on the brain even if you are just watching, according to world-first research from USC’s Sunshine Coast Mind and Neuroscience - Thompson Institute.
Artwork inspired by gift of giving11 Dec 2019
A gift of Indigenous-inspired artwork is at the centre of a touching role reversal involving two of the Sunshine Coast’s most generous philanthropists and an appreciative USC Social Work student.
Staff eager to be new faces of USC Moreton Bay10 Dec 2019
Four new USC employees are counting down the Christmas-New Year period until they become the friendly faces of USC Moreton Bay when it opens in February.
USC research to diagnose ‘invisible’ illness faster9 Dec 2019
A USC researcher has been awarded a prestigious National Health and Medical Research Council grant worth more than $1.2million to help find the underlying neurobiological factors that cause chronic fatigue syndrome and help diagnose it faster.
Program qualifies Moreton Bay residents for USC study6 Dec 2019
A Ferny Hills woman working in banking and a Bray Park man in the funeral industry plan to be among USC Moreton Bay's first students after they completed a pathway program.
Managing AI risks and reducing methane from cows5 Dec 2019
Research projects at USC to tackle two major global threats – climate change and unchecked artificial intelligence – have been boosted by nearly $1million in Australian Research Council Discovery Project funding.
Mental health help at fingertips with new digital tool4 Dec 2019
A free digital tool that connects residents to mental health and suicide prevention services on the Sunshine Coast has been launched.
Graduate wins prestigious young planner award4 Dec 2019
A USC planning graduate described as a brilliant role model to others across Australia has been named Queensland’s Young Planner of the Year.
USC academic launches ‘Christmas book’ with a twist4 Dec 2019
A best-selling new novel written last Christmas on the Sunshine Coast may play on popular Christmas song lyrics – but the story is far from whimsical.
USC students help market Maryborough mural trail4 Dec 2019
USC Fraser Coast students will help promote one of Maryborough’s newest and most colourful tourism experiences locally and across the globe.
Hollywood star praises USC koala detection dog4 Dec 2019
A USC detection dog called Bear that is working to find injured and displaced koalas after recent bushfires in Australia has gained the attention of Hollywood heavyweights Tom Hanks and Leonardo DiCaprio.
Job hunt support for students with a disability2 Dec 2019
USC has signed up for a national employment support program aimed at improving job opportunities for university graduates with a disability.
From summer bushfires to seaweed snacks: USC summer expert list2 Dec 2019
The following experts from USC Australia are available for interview on various summertime topics (with appropriate notice) during this holiday season.
Decades of academic expertise to shine at USC Moreton Bay29 Nov 2019
USC Moreton Bay’s foundation building may be sparkling and new, but the world-class scholars about to teach there have been shining in their fields of expertise for years.
Students’ water use device wins three national awards28 Nov 2019
An innovative device created by four USC Engineering Honours students to give householders more control over their water use has won three national GovHack awards.
Learning how to engage with a high-tech tomorrow28 Nov 2019
Programming driverless cars, coding and robotics are part of USC initiatives helping Fraser Coast students and teachers prepare for a digital future.
Japan calling for scholarship-winning students28 Nov 2019
Two USC students majoring in Japanese language will have the opportunity to hone their skills further in Japan next year thanks to an esteemed Australian Government scholarship.
Sustainable business focus for Orange Sky leader28 Nov 2019
An organisation that provides regular laundry and shower services for people experiencing homelessness has appointed a USC graduate to lead its operations around Australia and New Zealand.
Doctoral playwright shines light on stay-at-home dads28 Nov 2019
Former theatre director and drama educator Richard Finn has drawn from his latest role in life to write a play for his Doctor of Creative Arts at USC.
USC joins $245m space industry research program28 Nov 2019
Fourteen University of the Sunshine Coast research academics and staff have joined the largest space industry research collaboration in Australia’s history, worth $245 million over the next seven years.
New inductees for Coast’s Sports Hall of Fame27 Nov 2019
A swimming great and an outstanding surf lifesaving champion have been inducted into the Sunshine Coast Sports Hall of Fame at a special ceremony at USC last night.
Student wins Asia-Pacific medal for eucalypt study26 Nov 2019
A USC student has won an international industry excellence award for his Science Honours research that used a range of tools and technologies to accurately map a single tree species in state forests.