101 days of Summer4 Dec 2017
There are exactly 101 days between the end of year 12 and the start of USC’s first semester of uni.
On the right path4 Dec 2017
It’s nearly time for Year 12 results.
ATAR explained4 Dec 2017
From 2020, the Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) will replace the Overall Position (OP) as the standard pathway to tertiary study for Queensland Year 12s.
Exams? You've got this!9 Oct 2017
Exams are stressful times for any family.
Choosing the right degree6 Oct 2017
When thinking about university degrees, it’s tempting to stick with what you know.
Double degrees, double the opportunities6 Oct 2017
Choosing a degree is a big decision for any young person.
USC celebrates its recent graduates6 Oct 2017
It was a day for cheers and happy tears as hundreds of parents watched their children step up on stage at USC’s recent Graduation ceremonies.
All the uni basics explained in USC's Q&A video23 Aug 2017
The transition from secondary school to university will require your child to master some new terms and concepts.
All about scholarships and bursaries22 Aug 2017
Learning to balance the household budget is one of the first challenges for new university students (and their parents!).
Go Team! It will take a cheer squad to make a graduate11 Aug 2017
There is a lovely African proverb which says, ‘it takes a village to raise a child’.
University Open Days – road maps to the future26 Jun 2017
When you are thinking about further study, university Open Days can act like road maps and guide you towards your future.
Exciting news! USC plans to launch new Caboolture study location in 201823 Jun 2017
We’re pleased to announce that QUT and USC are working toward the transfer of QUT’s Caboolture study location to USC.
How much should your child work while studying full time?23 Jun 2017
Time management is one of the most important skills your child will pick up at university.
Help your child get their first year at USC off to a great start22 Jun 2017
Your child’s first year at university is an exciting time, filled with new friends, experiences and opportunities.
Everyone studies at USC12 Apr 2017
The slight cool in the air heralded graduation season at USC, and this year the graduand was me.
Gap year blues?10 Apr 2017
After 13 years of schooling, many Year 12 students – and their parents – think taking a gap year to work, travel and play will be the perfect way to recharge before diving in to a degree.
Myths about studying later in life8 Apr 2017
If you’ve been helping your child research universities and degrees, you may have come across a program you’re interested in.
Online v face-to-face learning6 Apr 2017
When you’re thinking about university, the first big decision you’ll make is what to study.
My youngest child17 Feb 2017
My youngest child, the one the family has nicknamed ‘Bubs’, starts at USC in February. And I can’t believe it.
Family affair: mother and son graduate from USC together8 Feb 2017
A 46-year-old USC student who is also a mother of seven has shown it’s never too late to achieve your dream of getting a university degree.
Changing directions, changing degrees?8 Feb 2017
One of the most common questions we hear from new students – and their parents – is “What happens if I choose the wrong degree?”
How to help your child prepare for university6 Feb 2017
Is your child starting university this semester? These tips will help your new uni student get (and stay) on track.