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January 2020

James Nash State High School dux Elora Rookyard will study Science and Secondary Education at USC.
Aspiring physicist plans to excite young minds with science
28 Jan

The world of physics so excites James Nash State High School dux Elora Rookyard that she is pursuing a career through USC that will allow her to share it with others.

Hervey Bay High School OP3 graduate Alex Sorrensen has enrolled in the Science degree at USC's Fraser Coast campus.
Keen statistician signs up for Science degree
28 Jan

A high-achieving Hervey Bay student with a fixation for number-crunching will study Science at USC as the first step towards a possible career as a statistician.

Thompson Institute Clinical Research Fellow Dr Sam Manger
GP Show host joins Thompson Institute research team
27 Jan

A local GP who is just as comfortable in front of a radio microphone as he is talking to his patients has taken on an important role in healthy ageing research at USC’s Sunshine Coast Mind and Neuroscience – Thompson Institute.

Slow and sticky snail study to benefit agriculture
21 Jan

A USC PhD student is looking for clues in snail mucus trails to find out how the small invertebrates communicate with each other.

Emily’s ticket to Moreton Bay science degree
16 Jan

North Lakes teenager Emily Collins is one step closer to her dream of becoming a biology professor after gaining a place to study Science at USC’s new Moreton Bay campus.

Jessica takes on second degree for love of nursing
16 Jan

Jessica Rimmington is a born carer, taking on a second degree so she can boost her medical skills to help those less fortunate in third world countries.

Uni hopefuls find out their study futures
15 Jan

About 250 prospective students have received offers to their chosen program at USC’s Fraser Coast campus – part of a record number made by the expanding University.

Almost 4,800 receive offers to study at USC
15 Jan

A record number of people have received offers to begin degrees at USC in Semester 1 this year following a major expansion of the University.

Jessica Bond will study Nursing Science at USC Gympie in 2020.
Jess eyes USC degree as a ticket to travel the world
15 Jan

New school leaver Jessica Bond is among about 150 prospective students who have received offers to study at USC’s Gympie campus this year.

Programming path leads to brand new campus
15 Jan

Computer whiz Zane Hutchison has chosen to study Computer Science at USC Moreton Bay because it’s the newest course of its kind in the country.

USC makes almost 1,000 offers for places at new campus
15 Jan

USC has so far made almost 1,000 offers of study for Semester 1, 2020, at its new state-of-the-art Moreton Bay campus at Petrie.

First retailer for USC Moreton Bay campus
10 Jan

For new university students with their heads buried in textbooks and screens, fresh-roasted coffee and an all-day breakfast menu can offer a welcome pick-me-up.

New USC Fraser Coast Social Work student Amy Purcell
New baby delivers career change choice for Amy
10 Jan

A new baby has brought a new career perspective for a Maryborough counsellor and wellbeing practitioner who will begin a Social Work degree at USC Fraser Coast next month.

Study to assess patient confidence in clinical trials
9 Jan

USC Clinical Trials will this year develop a new way to evaluate and improve the experience of medical trial participants, thanks to a new grant.

USC named as the only Queensland team in UBL
8 Jan

USC has been named as the only Queensland team in the inaugural national University Basketball League tournament that will begin in late March.

USC helps remote Himalayan villages tackle plastic waste
7 Jan

A major rubbish-busting project by USC will seek innovative solutions to reduce and reuse plastic waste in the Himalayan mountain nation of Nepal.

Jessica encourages school graduates to think big
6 Jan

After taking the road less travelled to tertiary education, second-year USC Law/Criminology and Justice student Jessica Carruthers lives by a simple message – it’s never too late.