Teachers praised for efforts during disrupted year30 Oct 2020
Some of the region's top teachers have been recognised by USC as part of the University's celebration of World Teachers' Day.
New teachers recognised for amazing work29 Oct 2020
First-year schoolteachers across the region have been congratulated by USC’s Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Helen Bartlett for their amazing efforts during this challenging year.
USC classes boom as teacher shortage looms29 Oct 2020
While Australia is facing an impending shortage of schoolteachers, USC looks set to graduate a record number of students from its postgraduate education programs over the next two years.
Hold the ham: USC’s real-life green eggs going viral28 Oct 2020
It’s hard to know what a cassowary egg looks like when the male guarding it round-the-clock is considered one of the world’s most dangerous birds.
Media and politics spark graduate’s research career28 Oct 2020
A new USC Arts graduate and University Medallist fascinated by the intersection of media and politics in today’s rapidly changing world is now researching the different ways that the issue of climate change is presented in the news.
Expert panel: Creating COVID-safe environments27 Oct 2020
Ensuring our environments are safe and hygienic in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic will be the topic of a free public webinar on Thursday 29 October from 6-7pm.
Holidays could be answer to COVID blues: research21 Oct 2020
It seems one of the best things to do if feeling stressed and unhappy during the global pandemic is take a COVID-safe holiday, according to the findings of new USC research.
USC sets wheels in motion for bike shop manager’s new career20 Oct 2020
Matthew McCurdy, 35, has made a career change to teach science and maths at Warwick State High School after recently graduating from USC and earning a University Medal for his excellent grade point average of 6.88 out of 7.
Graduates adapt new careers to deal with COVID-19 changes19 Oct 2020
Two recent USC graduates who are helping to stage the Fraser Coast’s latest marketing campaigns and events decided to get creative when COVID-19 restrictions changed their new roles almost overnight
Business leader is 2020 Outstanding Alumnus16 Oct 2020
A business leader whose collaboration skills brought about success for a large group of companies in Papua New Guinea while also tackling the widespread community issue of domestic violence has been named USC’s Outstanding Alumnus for 2020.
Engineering students to contest Bronto-crane challenge15 Oct 2020
University of the Sunshine Coast students have drawn inspiration from the prehistoric-themed cartoon, The Flintstones, to showcase their potential as future mechanical engineers.
Poisoned by plastics? Turtle study seeks answers15 Oct 2020
A world-first USC study will examine if toxic chemicals from ingested microplastics could be harming Australia’s marine turtles.
USC social media class trends at Aus/NZ awards14 Oct 2020
The likes and positive comments are flowing for USC’s Social Media degree program after it gained high recognition at the 2020 Australian and New Zealand Social Media Marketing Awards.
Kids to ‘assess’ proposed coastal erosion solutions13 Oct 2020
The science behind the likely battering facing Queensland’s beaches this summer might be beyond your average six-year-old, but a USC academic wants to ensure proposed solutions to coastal erosion are not.
COVID-19 and mental health: Researchers to share insights in free public webinar9 Oct 2020
Mental health experts from USC will share some of their latest research on staying well during COVID-19 in a free online seminar next week.
Fraser Coast graduate gains Chancellor’s Medal8 Oct 2020
Completing international internships, gaining Australia’s most prestigious global study scholarship and taking on a host of leadership roles were some of the unexpected benefits of a remarkable education journey for USC Fraser Coast graduate Myles Kreis.
Internship leads stylist to creative career change6 Oct 2020
A University Medal from USC and a marketing career found in her home town of Gympie have completed a stunning transformation for former hairstylist Tiffany Stevenson.
Endangered macadamia has high bushfire survival rate1 Oct 2020
USC-led research in Bulburin National Park, between Bundaberg and Gladstone, has recorded 83 percent survival of the wild population of an endangered native macadamia nut plant, following the 2019-20 summer bushfires.