USC’s Rise, and Shine program gives high-achieving secondary school students the unique opportunity to immerse themselves in the USC community, and ignite their passion throughout the remainder of their schooling and beyond.
The USC Rise, and Shine program has been designed to give Year 10 recipients a competitive edge during their senior studies, university preparation and career progression. Throughout their senior schooling, students will use this program to shape a portfolio of professional qualities, recognised competencies and employability skills. Recipients will receive invitations to a variety of interactive workshops, lectures, expert discussions and opportunities, and can choose which to attend based their interests, strengths and needs.
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Upcoming events at USC
EXHIBITION The Strip Show
The Strip Show examines the influence of comic strips on the work of Australian artists Stephen Bird, Chayni Henry, Shin Koyama, Jonathan McBurnie, Brian Robinson and Charles Street.
PERFORMANCE Music at USC
A free lunchtime concert series.
Resume hacks that work - 23 April
Get up to date information and advice about how to structure and tailor your resume for maximum impact. This workshop focuses on writing your degree-related resume as well as provide useful tips for writing a part-time or casual work resume
Planning your study workshop: Need help choosing courses for Semester 2?
Need help working out which courses to enrol in next semester? This session is highly recommended if you have credit from previous study, are studying part-time or if you want to know more about including majors and minors in your program.
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USC hosts free jazz-packed lunch session
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USC academic joins Greenland research expedition
A USC academic who specialises in glacial research has been invited to join an international exploration team that is assessing the effects of climate change on the Greenland Ice Sheet.
Elite coach to help USC graduates go for gold
Whether it’s the sports field, the classroom or the boardroom, the formula to success is the same, according to netball supercoach Noeline Taurua, who will address USC Fraser Coast’s inaugural graduation ceremony on Thursday.
First Education graduates for USC Gympie
USC Gympie is celebrating another major milestone with the graduation of its first Primary Education students.
USC athletes finish Games with 12 medals
After incredible performances at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, our USC athletes have come away with 12 medals altogether.