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Sunshine Coast Sports Hall of Fame inductee Jodie Kenny
Hockey player inducted into Sports Hall of Fame
26 Nov

Olympic and Commonwealth Games hockey legend Jodie Kenny (nee Schulz) has been inducted into the Sunshine Coast Sports Hall of Fame.

Katja Dedekind
Paralympic medallist is USC’s top athlete for 2021
24 Nov

Triple Paralympic bronze medallist Katja Dedekind of Sippy Downs has been named the University of the Sunshine Coast’s Sportsperson of the Year for 2021.

Young students to be immersed in future careers
23 Nov

Stereotypes are expected to be broken down and career ambitions raised at a special expo for almost 450 Year 5 school students from Hervey Bay and Maryborough at USC’s Fraser Coast campus.

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Someone Else's Problem by Alex Seton
Major sculpture exhibition opens at USC Art Gallery
23 Nov

A major touring exhibition of contemporary sculpture showcasing the works of 12 acclaimed Australian artists is now on show at the University of the Sunshine Coast Art Gallery.

Dr Greg Poulgrain
New details about JFK assassination in academic’s book
22 Nov

Machiavellian treachery on Australia’s doorstep played a key role in the assassination of a US president, according to a new book by historian Dr Greg Poulgrain.

USC to recognise its elite student athletes
18 Nov

Triple Olympic gold medallist Kaylee McKeown will be the guest speaker at the annual University of the Sunshine Coast 2021 Sports Awards ceremony.

High-achieving grandmother leads by example
18 Nov

Former Gympie Day Care operator Kathy Pitt not only had her sights set on gaining a new career by completing a USC Education degree – she was also aiming to inspire her children and grandchildren.

Quest for safety earns USC professor a place among nation’s best
17 Nov

Helping to make the world a safer place through understanding why accidents and injuries happen is a key factor that drives University of the Sunshine Coast Professor Paul Salmon, who was recently named one of Australia’s top researchers.

Kelli finds strength, new career focus after stroke
17 Nov

USC Fraser Coast student Kelli Berghofer considers herself one of the luckiest people alive and intends to ‘give back’ to those who helped her when she needed it most by dedicating her life to a career in nursing.

Innovation is strong in Queensland’s regions: report
17 Nov

A benchmark report released today on five key Queensland regions has found many regional firms were quick to adapt to the disruptions of the COVID-19 pandemic by embracing new ways to do business and introducing new services.

Animal Ecology graduate Katharine Needham working at SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast. Picture: SEA LIFE
Animal ecology medallist seals career deal
15 Nov

Completing an Animal Ecology degree with a near-perfect grade point average has helped USC graduate Katharine Needham dive into a new role as assistant marine mammal trainer at SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast Aquarium.

It’s time to go on a frog hunt
11 Nov

USC Senior Lecturer in Animal Ecology Dr Dominique Potvin is urging Queenslanders to dedicate one week to getting outdoors to identify frogs in their area as part of FrogID week from 12-21 November

Coastal impacts shown through eyes of a turtle
11 Nov

As Queensland’s turtle nesting season gets underway, USC students and academics have devised an immersive virtual reality environment that allows people to experience coastal flooding or light pollution on nesting beaches from a marine turtle’s perspective.

Madhav Anilkumar's noisy miner
Noisy miner takes the prize in photography contest
11 Nov

From a noisy miner to a water dragon to a soaring osprey – the winning entries of an annual University of the Sunshine Coast photographic competition have highlighted its students’ fascination with wildlife on campus.

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Terry Walsh Manager, Media and Messaging twalsh@usc.edu.au +61 7 5430 1160
Clare McKay Media Relations Officer (Regional) cmckay@usc.edu.au +61 7 5456 5669