USC academic joins debate on urban development20 Oct
Research, experience and daubs of humour will be on display when six architecture, design and housing industry experts join the Sunshine Coast Open House 2021 Debate to thrash out how the region should grow post-pandemic.
Top television journalism award for USC graduate20 Oct
A USC graduate has taken out a hotly contested category at Queensland’s premier journalism awards with a story about the state’s youngest drag queen.
Study journey takes Beke from Germany to Fraser Coast20 Oct
A decision to explore Australia has led to a brand-new life and career focus for former Germany bookkeeper Beke Koehn, who graduated recently from USC.
Bethany’s love of planning brings academic success19 Oct
Bethany Nelson’s keen interest in event management has taken her from organising school events to being awarded a Medal for Academic Excellence at her USC graduation.
USC students design ‘weapons’ for mock attack19 Oct
USC Mechanical Design students are about to engage in mock medieval warfare – armed with little more than their wits and lightweight wood – in a quest for glory and top assessment marks.
Small courses to help power business success18 Oct
USC is delivering a series of short study modules to help businesses and individuals improve their social media presence and build their leaderships skills.
Social work graduates aim to make a difference15 Oct
Two new USC Fraser Coast graduates are working to improve mental health and wellbeing in the community as social workers at hospitals in Bundaberg and Hervey Bay.
USC leads rollout of critical vaccine for koalas15 Oct
USC is leading a Phase 3 rollout of a koala chlamydia vaccine that has been developed collaboratively over many years with many partners, including the Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital.
Robot lizards research wins 3MT competition13 Oct
A PhD student developing bio-inspired robot lizards to better understand animal movement and apply the knowledge to the needs of industry has won the annual USC Three-Minute Thesis competition.
Fraser Coast students to celebrate academic milestone13 Oct
USC Fraser Coast’s latest cohort of graduating students will formally celebrate their achievements tomorrow.
USC graduate puts engineering skills to work for Moreton Bay12 Oct
Recent USC Mechanical Engineering graduate Harry Peet is now managing major projects aimed at improving and streamlining services at one of Australia’s largest councils.
Using brain science to overcome gender-based learning barriers11 Oct
A child development expert at USC Australia has drawn on the latest brain science to write two new books about meeting the different learning needs of boys and girls.
Business graduate takes fast track into management8 Oct
USC Business graduate Samuel Johnson is already managing the Queensland warehouse of a national company.
Chef finds perfect mix of food and science6 Oct
A Maryborough chef is combining her industry experience with knowledge gained through a USC degree to serve up science-based nutrition facts and advice to customers in their homes.
USC academic to discuss tales of lost worlds6 Oct
A USC Australia academic has been chosen by the Boston Museum of Science to deliver a virtual talk next week on the mystery of civilisations and lands lost beneath the sea.
Welcome Home our Olympians and Paralympians6 Oct
Olympians and Paralympians from the Sunshine Coast who competed at the Tokyo Games will be congratulated at a massive civic reception at USC tomorrow.
Champion para-athlete powers to study success1 Oct
With her seeing eye dog by her side and three-month-old baby in the audience, champion Para-athlete Kyra Domrow celebrated her latest achievement at a USC graduation ceremony this week.
Double celebration as identical twins graduate30 Sep
Dress colour was the only thing separating identical Nambour twins Jessica and Caitlan Gibbs as they crossed the stage to receive the same degree at the same USC graduation ceremony.
USC is overall champion at Unisport Nationals Qld30 Sep
USC student athletes are celebrating their biggest UniSport victory ever after dominating at the 2021 Nationals Queensland multi-sport carnival on the Gold Coast this week.
Graduate milestone for USC’s Thompson Institute29 Sep
USC Australia celebrated a milestone in boosting the region’s expertise in mental health and neuroscience with the graduation of the first students to complete postgraduate coursework at USC’s Thompson Institute.
Student with a passion for helping others to receive three top honours29 Sep
Psychology student Carmine Buss will receive three prestigious awards when she graduates from USC in recognition of her outstanding academic results and dedication to enhancing the learning experiences of others.
USC honour for First Nations music maestro28 Sep
A singer, songwriter and music producer dedicated to increasing First Nations music education, skills and appreciation will become a USC Honorary Senior Fellow this week.
Hundreds to graduate at USC ceremonies27 Sep
The University of the Sunshine Coast will stage five graduation ceremonies this week at the USC Stadium at Sippy Downs, with crowds totalling 3,000 expected to attend.
Local government executive to become USC Senior Fellow27 Sep
Former Gympie Regional Council Chief Executive Officer Bernard Smith will become an Honorary Senior Fellow of USC at a graduation ceremony on Wednesday 29 September.
Passion for Coast community leads to award24 Sep
Having dedicated her career to helping others, including addressing high suicide rates on the Sunshine Coast, Elise Jione of USC’s Thompson Institute has won a top award for her work.
Coast businesswoman to receive honorary award23 Sep
A Buderim-based businesswoman, philanthropist and community leader who has supported education on the Sunshine Coast for decades will receive an honorary award at a USC graduation ceremony on Thursday 30 September.
University sets up vaccination clinic on campus23 Sep
USC has joined forces with health care provider Sunny Street to offer free COVID-19 vaccinations for students at its Sunshine Coast campus.
Scholarships to make a difference for Moreton Bay students23 Sep
New scholarships are now available to help students aged 25 years or older at USC’s Moreton Bay campus succeed in their studies.
Youth keen to tackle climate change but feel unprepared22 Sep
A USC survey has found that young people in the Noosa area strongly support efforts to tackle climate change but few feel equipped to take effective action.
USC graduate elected to lead law association22 Sep
Just a few years after completing her studies, USC graduate Jessica Popple has become the first member of the University’s Law alumni to lead the Sunshine Coast Law Association (SCLA).