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April 2021

Graduate applies psychology of crime to new role
16 Apr

New USC graduate Tayla Dangerfield is applying her in-depth understanding of the psychology behind criminal behaviour to her role as a case manager at Queensland Corrective Services.

Chef finds the perfect recipe for career change
16 Apr

Six USC Gympie students have been awarded a special scholarship to support their transition to an undergraduate degree.

USC students help get Thunder rolling in 2021
15 Apr

USC student athletes look set to play a big part in the fortunes this year of USC Thunder, which has teams competing in both the HART Sapphire and Ruby Netball Series.

COVID-19 advice for the USC community
15 Apr

To keep the USC community up to date with COVID-19 information, this page will feature details about new developments that relate to the university.

USC Clinical Trials melanoma research
Clinical trial of new melanoma treatment
13 Apr

USC Clinical Trials will soon begin a clinical trial of an investigational medication to treat stage III or IV melanoma in patients who have not previously been treated with PD-1 or PD-L1 inhibitors.

Callum Parsons
USC has home games for first rounds of UBL
12 Apr

USC will begin its national University Basketball League (UBL) campaign this week with home games against La Trobe University on Tuesday 13 April and the University of Sydney on Wednesday 14 April.

Honorary Doctor John Marsden and Vice-Chancellor Professor Helen Bartlett
‘Tomorrow’ series author becomes a Doctor
10 Apr

A multi-million bestselling author and renowned school principal who ditched tertiary study several times before finding his passion for educating and entertaining young people has celebrated receiving his first honorary award from a university.

Laraine Hill, Greg Hill, Noela Burton receive their honorary awards
Former Vice-Chancellor awarded top USC honour
9 Apr

After guiding USC to extraordinary success over 15 years, former Vice-Chancellor Professor Greg Hill AO has a permanent link to the University he embraced as part of the family.

Marine species fleeing equator, study confirms
6 Apr

With tropical fish and other marine creatures already shifting south along Australia’s east coast, a new global study involving a USC ecology researcher has confirmed a drop in species numbers in the warming waters near the equator.

Bright prospects for Rubie and her graduate family
5 Apr

USC’s week of graduation ceremonies from 6 April will be a quadruple celebration for new Maroochydore State High School teacher and double USC graduate Rubie Orman.

USC graduates celebrate after their graduation ceremony
USC to stage 20 graduation ceremonies
5 Apr

USC will stage 20 graduation ceremonies this week to celebrate the academic achievements of students who have completed degrees over the past two years.

University transforms life of Chancellor’s medallist
5 Apr

From interning at the Australian Embassy in Japan to graduating with near perfect results, Raymart Walker says his experience at USC has gone beyond all expectations.