Double celebration as identical twins graduate30 Sep 2021
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 2021
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.
Student with a passion for helping others to receive three top honours29 Sep 2021
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.
Graduate milestone for USC’s Thompson Institute29 Sep 2021
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.
USC honour for First Nations music maestro28 Sep 2021
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 2021
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 2021
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 2021
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 2021
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 2021
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 2021
New scholarships are now available to help students aged 25 years or older at USC’s Moreton Bay campus succeed in their studies.
USC graduate elected to lead law association22 Sep 2021
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).
Youth keen to tackle climate change but feel unprepared22 Sep 2021
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.
Creative students display artistic side at USC markets17 Sep 2021
Artistic students have shown off their work and even made a few dollars at the first USC Moreton Bay RISE Creative Showcase and Market Day.
USC helps hatch insect project for schools16 Sep 2021
A USC insect ecologist will coordinate the Queensland branch of a new research project calling on school students to help identify mystery insect species in their regions.
Picky eating research aims to help family mealtimes16 Sep 2021
New USC Australia research has identified the most common external factors likely to increase or decrease picky eating in children under 10
Top honour for USC social media academic15 Sep 2021
A USC Social Media lecturer has been recognised for her innovation in embedding real-world experience into her teaching with a major award from the Australasian Council of Deans of Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities.
Religion the key to climate change action in Pacific15 Sep 2021
Religion, not science, is the key to tackling the impacts of climate change in the Pacific Islands, says USC Australia’s Professor of Geography and author Patrick Nunn.
Former police officer inspired to study social work14 Sep 2021
As a former police officer and army soldier, USC Social Work student Michelle Minchin has helped people during some of their lowest times – including when they’ve been impacted by domestic violence or suicide
Exhibitions at USC connect art with research14 Sep 2021
Artistic collaborations between flying foxes and humans, live sound streams from the Amazon rainforest and stories of the traditional custodians of K’gari (Fraser Island) are among the diverse artworks currently on display in two new exhibitions at the USC Art Gallery.
USC students’ futurist thinking is best in the world13 Sep 2021
Three USC PhD students have gained international awards for their forward-thinking insights.
Undefeated Spartans one step away from grand final10 Sep 2021
The USC Spartans rugby league team will head into the Universities Rugby League Queensland semi-finals with confidence after remaining undefeated throughout its first season in the competition.
Planned burn of habitat on USC campus9 Sep 2021
A prescribed burn of a section of USC’s compensatory habitat site at Sippy Downs is planned for tomorrow (Friday 10 September) weather permitting
Creative students to showcase their art at market day9 Sep 2021
Creative Industries students at USC Moreton Bay will stage a Creative Showcase Market Day that is open to the public on Wednesday 15 September.
Academic creates app to help people cope with stress8 Sep 2021
A USC psychology academic has developed an app designed to help people cope with stress in healthy ways.
USC makes steady progress up world rankings7 Sep 2021
USC Australia is continuing to make steady progress up the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings
Medal haul for USC athletes at Tokyo Paralympics4 Sep 2021
The 10 USC-affiliated athletes selected to represent Australia at the Tokyo Paralympics have done their nation proud with some spectacular performances and sportsmanship.
Combined COVID-19 and influenza vaccine trials to begin soon2 Sep 2021
USC Clinical Trials will soon begin an Australian-first study in South East Queensland to assess an investigational combined COVID-19 and influenza vaccine.
Hance wins gold in backstroke at Tokyo Games2 Sep 2021
USC Spartans swimmer Ben Hance has smashed the S14 100m backstroke Paralympic record on his way to winning gold at the Tokyo Games tonight (Thursday 2 September).
Cochrane claims bronze at fourth Paralympics2 Sep 2021
After cheering on his Aussie team-mates at the Tokyo Paralympics for more than a week, USC Spartans swimmer Blake Cochrane finally had his chance to shine at the Games last night.
Cyclist on podium again after road time trial1 Sep 2021
Pro Cycling Sunshine Coast athlete Alistair Donohoe has highlighted his versatility at the Tokyo Paralympics with podium finishes in both track and road cycling events.