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Bank manager gains Uni medal on path to medicine
18 May

An online story about a house painter who became a doctor provided former agribusiness manager Kasey Webb of Kin Kin with the inspiration she needed to enrol at USC as a pathway to studying medicine.

Graduate plans to use animal-assisted therapy to improve lives
13 May

Research to provide fresh insights into the benefits of animal-assisted therapy within the disability sector is the next career focus for new Fraser Coast graduate Caitlin Winen.

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USC’s rugby league team to hold first home game
11 May

USC looks like it will be a force to be reckoned with after recently winning its first fixture in the Universities Rugby League Queensland (URLQ) competition.

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Scientists assemble genome of the bloodwoods
10 May

A new eucalypt genome has been assembled and publicly released following a decade-long international collaboration involving 22 scientists, including USC's Associate Professor David Lee.

Passion for words leads Lexi to new career
9 May

A Gympie woman who set out after high school with a plan to ‘taste test’ as many different careers and experiences as possible is now working in a marketing role with a major automotive parts supplier after graduating from USC.

Clinical trial of new treatment for acute myeloid leukaemia
7 May

USC Clinical Trials will soon start a clinical trial to determine the safety and effectiveness of investigational medications to treat acute myeloid leukaemia in patients who have relapsed or are not responsive to standard treatment options.

Academic to discuss book on women’s football at Brisbane Writers Festival
7 May

USC Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing Dr Lee McGowan will be a guest speaker at the Brisbane Writers Festival at the State Library of Queensland.

Two jobs plus study pays off for new engineer
5 May

As a 14-year-old adjusting to Australia after moving from the small Pacific island of Niue, Douglas Tukutama had never pictured his future as an engineer.

Game Design graduates use wisdom to create Folly
4 May

Nine tech-minded USC graduates are taking their Game Design degrees to the next level with research projects that aim to capture the imaginations of interactive theatre audiences.

Seaweed quadruples fish immunity, study finds
29 Apr

USC scientists have found they can quadruple the immune response of farmed fish by adding powdered seaweed to their diet.

Late starter at uni earns medal for excellence
27 Apr

‘Anything is possible’ is the inspiring message a Fraser Coast mother-of-five shared in an address to graduating USC students at a recent ceremony at Maryborough’s Brolga Theatre.

Ceremony to celebrate Fraser Coast graduates
22 Apr

USC will stage its largest ever Fraser Coast graduation ceremony this Friday ( to celebrate the academic achievements of students who have completed degrees over the past two years.

USC tops Queensland for global impact rankings
21 Apr

USC Australia’s considerable efforts to achieve a more sustainable future for all have been recognised in the 2021 Times Higher Education Impact Rankings of universities across the world.

Ex-soldier takes new path towards seaweed science
21 Apr

Working as an analytical chemist is a world away from the war zones of Afghanistan for former Australian Army infantryman David Heyne who received USC’s highest academic honour when he graduated earlier this month.

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