Supporting teens' technology use25 October
While many young people are aware of issues associated with excessive smartphone use, they can still be reluctant to put them down, says a USC leading expert in brain development Dr Mike Nagel.
Don't let ATAR shake you10 October
For the next generation of senior students and their parents, 2020 and beyond will be a new world, navigating a new pathway to university.
Helping your child make those big decisions9 October
At this time of the Year 12 school year, there are decisions being made about future study and it can feel like these are big questions about the rest of your child’s life.
Money to help your child while studying8 October
The big question of ‘How do I afford uni’ weighs heavily on new university students and their families.
Career profiler: Experience the world of entrepreneurship4 October
A group assignment during university has transformed into a start-up business for USC graduate, Jackson Dickfos.
The uni options that are easing stressed parents' concerns4 October
Transitioning from high school to university is a big step, not just for students, but for their parents, too.
Career profiler: Getting savvy in social media5 August
You may scowl at your child for spending too much time on social media, however this fast-growing digital industry is paving the way for USC graduate Steph Kaye.
Getting an early and guaranteed offer to university5 August
Imagine knowing your child has secured a place at University before they even finish Year 12? The December period can be a nervous time for parents and Year 12 students waiting to hear if they’ve received an offer for a university place.
Why disadvantaged school-leavers avoid university5 August
In an era of increasing vocational uncertainty, navigating career pathways is daunting, and this is amplified for students from disadvantaged backgrounds.
How do university applications work? QTAC explained5 August
If your child is thinking about university, they will need to apply through the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC).
Deciding where to live while studying5 August
Deciding whether to stay at home or move out can be a big decision for your child.
Career profiler: Keeping law and order5 June
Studying a double degree gave USC graduate, Beth McKenna, the opportunity to combine two of her passions, Law and Social Science.
Take a tour of USC Moreton Bay4 June
Australia’s newest university campus, USC Moreton Bay, may still be in construction mode, but this doesn’t mean you or your child can’t get a look now at what it will look like when classes commence in Semester 1, 2020.
Helping your child manage life-plan anxiety10 April
According to USC education researcher and writer, Dr Shelley Davidow, students are feeling pressured to have a clear plan of their future and hence are leaving school in states of high anxiety.
Your parenting advice revealed10 April
A big thanks to all of you who shared your best parenting tips as part of USC's recent Harlem Globe Trotters tickets competition.
Moreton Bay Regional Council Scholarships9 April
Do you live in the Moreton Bay Regional Council (MBRC) area and have a child looking at studying at the new USC Moreton Bay campus from next year? If so, there may be financial support available through a range of scholarships.
But what is uni really like?9 April
You and your child might have read about being at uni or even been to an on-campus event such as Open Day, but even then, they might still be wonder 'what will uni really be like? Parent, Dr Janet Lee, shares a USC resource where your child can chat with a university student to get the real story.
Career spotlight – Clinical Exercise Physiology8 April
Did you know managing health, injury and disease with exercise is a fast-growing industry? Meet USC Clinical Exercise Science graduate, Claire Heck.
The work/study/relax balancing act6 February
When students are studying, working and trying to fit in some fun time, it can feel as though they are always on a seesaw, trying to keep it balanced, while more stuff gets piled on the other end.
Here comes the sun – USC Moreton Bay is coming5 February
USC is building Australia’s newest university campus, USC Moreton Bay.
Helping your child thrive, not just survive their first semester5 February
The first few weeks of the uni semester can often bring a mixture of anxiety and excitement.
Is your child looking for a Headstart?5 February
Did you know your child can start uni even while they are still at school? USC’s Headstart program gives students the opportunity to get a taste of university and get possible credit towards a future degree, all while completing Year 11 or 12.