UniSC alumni share their experiences in this series that explores what it takes to succeed.
From their time spent studying, to what it took to find the career they wanted, these former university students lay out the trials, tribulations and triumphs experienced on their road to success.
Keeping her eyes firmly on the Horizon helps steer Hannah to her dream destination8 Aug
Hannah Clissold graduated with a Bachelor of Business (Marketing) in 2010 and has has led a vibrant career in the arts and festivals on the Sunshine Coast and Brisbane, returning to the coast in 2016 as the Director of Horizon Festival.
A journey of discovery from retail to rehabilitation5 Apr
Sam Gourley shares how tapping into what motivates you can lead to a fulfilling career; after completing his Bachelor of Occupational Therapy in 2014, Sam has grown his paediatric Occupational Therapy practice to provide early intervention services to hundreds of children on the Sunshine Coast and beyond.
Flying high for those who dare9 Feb
Human Resources graduate Miranda McLennan shares how an inspirational UniSC lecturer and a passion to prioritise connection in both personal and professional settings have helped steer her career and reinforce her axiom 'those who dare, win'.
Life in NYC, show it respect and it will pay you back with interest12 Aug 2022
Brad graduated with his PhD in 2013 in cardiovascular physiology, after completing his Bachelor and Honours degrees in Sport and Exercise Science a few years prior at UniSC.
From television to tourism5 Apr 2022
UniSC communications graduate Katie Toney shares how she flipped her career as broadcast journalist with the Seven Network to work in tourism managing a holiday park, all while playing an active role in the UniSC community.
Bringing dying and death back to communities11 Feb 2022
Social Science alumna Gillian Hall shares her inspiration and passion for enabling people to improve end-of-life experiences whilst creating sustainable choices for the future.
Understanding the best and worst of human relationships7 Dec 2021
USC alumna Dr Mary Gregory explores the importance of positive human connections through the lens of her career as a Clinical Psychologist and her PhD at USC
Reflecting on the journey - past, present and future7 Oct 2021
USC alumnus Jason Valusaga reflects on his journey from university to contributing to Queensland’s COVID-19 response and what influenced his successes along the way.
Giving to give up fried chicken10 Jun 2021
Alumnus Raymart Walker tells his story how he raised $5,000 from his community for USC's 2021 Giving Day by pledging to give up one of his favourite foods - fried chicken.