Petrie Mill timber resurrected for USC board table31 Mar
The brand-new USC Moreton Bay campus has a very old feature at its heart – with the campus boardroom centrepiece built from wood recycled from the site.
Student telehealth service to help parents, kids cope30 Mar
As Queensland school children and their parents embark on their first week of official home schooling in response to the COVID-19 virus, USC’s clinical psychology student cohort are offering a new, free program to help families cope with the change in routine.
USC courses available via technology from 30 March27 Mar
USC will deliver its courses via technology from Monday 30 March after ensuring that all learning and teaching materials are accessible to students online.
Free counselling service to support community26 Mar
Counselling students from USC are using their final-year work placements to help the community through uncertain times, providing phone and online support at the USC Counselling and Wellbeing Clinic.
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.
Face-to-face teaching paused, but campuses open20 Mar
USC will suspend classes at all of its Queensland campuses for one week to transition to technology-enabled learning and teaching; Course content is available via Blackboard.
Opioids, suicide, chronic pain in new research focus19 Mar
A Sydney public health academic has joined USC to continue and expand her research into the physical and mental health problems of people prescribed opioids for chronic non-cancer pain.
Thompson Institute to double in size, launch PTSD research lab18 Mar
USC’s Sunshine Coast Mind and Neuroscience – Thompson Institute is set to double its presence in the mental health sector with a multi-million dollar expansion project.
University cancels April graduation ceremonies17 Mar
USC has decided to cancel its next round of graduation ceremonies following the introduction this week of new national rules regarding large gatherings.
National award for exercise research into artery health17 Mar
A USC researcher has won a national industry medal for her PhD thesis that examined why blood vessels function poorly as people age and how beetroot juice could boost blood flow and reduce arterial stiffness.
USC to restrict access to sporting facilities17 Mar
USC will restrict access to its sport and fitness facilities from midnight Sunday 22 March.
First book by Journalism lecturer reveals rescuer’s wild life16 Mar
A USC Journalism academic has combined her twin passions for writing stories and saving wildlife in the release of her first book, A Wild Life: The Edwin Wiek Story.
John Dillon Fellows arrive on Sunshine Coast13 Mar
USC’s Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation) Professor Roland De Marco has welcomed 14 agricultural scientists from across the Asia-Pacific region to the Sunshine Coast, where they will begin their John Dillon Fellowship.
Planning graduate helps shape Moreton Bay region13 Mar
A prized job as an environmental planner is enabling a 2019 USC Urban Design and Town Planning Honours graduate to support the future sustainability of the Moreton Bay region.
Head start on uni while at high school12 Mar
Year 12 school students Amy and Geena know first-hand what to expect from university studies on the Sunshine Coast – they’ve already completed a few USC subjects.
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.
Koalas returning to burnt habitat face danger12 Mar
A team of USC researchers have been confronted by heart-breaking scenes of dead and dying koalas in areas ravaged by the recent Australian bushfires.
Brooke on a high after Great Court Race win12 Mar
Second-year Social Work student Brooke Wood from Maryborough is the inaugural USC Fraser Coast Great Court Race women’s champion.
Fraser Coast students to compete in first Great Court Race11 Mar
Students and staff at USC Fraser Coast are gearing up for the inaugural Great Court Race this Thursday.
Scholarship offers new chapter for aspiring author10 Mar
After topping the class in English every year from Grade 8 to Grade 12, Cairns State High School graduate Jayda Franks has only ever had her heart set on one career path – to become a published writer.
Minister opens USC Moreton Bay's foundation building9 Mar
The impressive foundation building of USC’s Moreton Bay campus at Petrie is now officially open.
USC students travel to high places for academic learning6 Mar
An academic adventure has taken a group of USC Fraser Coast Education students from thinking outside the box in a Peruvian classroom to trekking high in the Andes mountains.
Top tips on how to study at uni while at high school6 Mar
Senior high school students in the Moreton Bay Region wanting an early start to their local university journey can get face-to-face advice from USC Moreton Bay staff and students on Tuesday 17 March.
Tropical forests now struggling as ‘carbon sinks’5 Mar
A conservation scientist from USC Australia has co-authored startling new research that shows the ability of the world’s tropical forests to remove carbon from the atmosphere is decreasing.
Global ambitions for new forest research group4 Mar
The largest forestry research group in Australia officially opens at USC this week, banding together 80 experts eager to protect and restore the world’s precious forest resources.
USC researcher in global seawater quality project3 Mar
USC Australia has joined an American-led project to develop a new way of testing oceans for levels of iron, a naturally occurring metal nutrient vital to the healthy functioning of marine ecosystems.