Professional development - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Professional development

The Sunshine Coast is a well-known holiday destination and leader in many business and service sectors.

USC’s professional development programs are designed around the primary industries the Sunshine Coast excels in and gives participants options to explore and engage with some of Australia’s top experts and businesses.

Program options


Explore one of Australia's most prominent, diverse and innovative food growing regions - dairies, honey farms, seafood, value-adding businesses and beef, pork and chicken producers.

Banking and Finance

Gain insights into the Australian business community and an understanding of how Australian business leaders are shaping the global market place.


Have access to the unique public and private Queensland school systems - a blend of new and innovative with a traditional approach.


Engage in networking opportunities and benefit from expert mentoring with some of the best from around the world.


Explore an emerging healthcare system that will revolutionise the Sunshine Coast and Australia.

Sports Management

Develop your understanding of how sporting events are managed, staged and promoted from a global perspective.


Discover the Sunshine Coast's beautiful natural attributes, highly acclaimed resorts and restaurants, and its many lively events and activities.

Program inclusions:
  • Hotel and airport transfers
  • Accommodation and meals
  • Company visits
  • Travel insurance
Not covered by the program:
  • Cost of airfares both ways
  • Visa costs (where required)
  • Discretionary spending
  • Meals not included in the program
Tides affect access to and beach travel on Fraser Island. It is highly recommended that you travel on the beach at low tide.
Glasshouse Mountains
Students sitting on Alexandra Headland hill