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Parent Lounge Update

2020

Applying through QTAC: Frequently asked questions
12 Aug

We’ve answered the most frequently asked questions when it comes to applying to study at USC.

Helping your child make an informed decision about going to university
12 Aug

Young people may underestimate the benefits of a university degree.

Start uni in high school
12 Aug

Is your child moving into Year 11 or 12 next year and can’t wait to start university? USC’s Headstart program might be for them.

A Parent's Perspective: Career paths
12 Aug

Choosing which career path to follow can be a difficult decision for a teenager to make.

A Parent Perspective
17 Jun

It was a proud parent moment for Debbie and Nick Orman when their daughter Rubie graduated from USC last year.

Career Spotlight: Environmental Science
17 Jun

Imagine being able to help farmers grow a sustainable business while positively impacting the Great Barrier Reef? That’s exactly what USC graduate Dave Clancy is doing.

Pathways to USC for Year 12 students
17 Jun

2020 has been an unsettling and challenging time for everyone, particularly for Year 12 students.

How to help your child plan for their career
17 Jun

Choosing a career is a big decision for your child, what to ‘do’, what career to ‘have’, what to study.

Career clustering can help your child navigate post-school choices
16 Apr

Our ability to earn an income is one of our greatest assets, and while choosing a career has never been easy, it’s even more complicated these days.

Student Profile: The future is digital
16 Apr

As technology reshapes the world right before our eyes, we explore how the next generation of workers will tackle a changing future.

Tips for learning at home during COVID-19
16 Apr

Many parents and caregivers have suddenly found themselves in shut-down home-schooling situations.

Does your child want a Headstart at uni?
17 Feb

Has your child ever thought about starting university while still in high school? USC’s Headstart Program allows Year 11 and 12 students to get a taste of university life by studying first-year uni subjects on campus and gaining credit towards a future degree.

How cyberbullying affects your brain: study reveals
17 Feb

Cyberbullying has a measurable impact on the brain even if you are just watching, according to world-first research from USC’s Sunshine Coast Mind and Neuroscience - Thompson Institute.

Off on a new adventure
17 Feb

It is the time of year when small children have shiny new shoes, when hats are just a tad too big for the heads they cover, when backpacks seem bigger than the bodies which carry them, and when there are nerves about school – from either child or parent or both.

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What's new at USC in 2020
17 Feb

2020 has kicked off with a flying start as we saw a record number of students receiving offers to begin degrees at USC in Semester 1 following a major expansion of the University in Moreton Bay.

Career profile: Curious about Civil Engineering?
17 Feb

Ever wondered what a Civil Engineer does? Well they plan, design, build and maintain the infrastructure we rely on as a civilisation – including things like buildings, roads, water systems and more.