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Preparing for USC


Get set for study!

We've got so many great resources to prepare you for studying at USC. Preparing for USC is your go-to for the steps and actions to get you ready for USC.

Preparing for USC checklist

It is important that you download this handy checklist to tick off your Preparing at USC must-do items such as enrolling, getting your ID card, finding your way around campus and getting connected with other USC students.

Essential information to prepare you for study!

Preparing for USC sessions

Preparing for USC sessions are a great opportunity to become familiar with the systems and resources which you will be using. We will give you lots of tips about what to expect as you commence your studies, as well as links to the many free support services that are available to students.

Register for a Preparing for USC session at your campus 
Academic Skills Workshops

Brush up on your study skills before classes start. Academic Skills provides a range of free workshops which help you develop skills and strategies to enhance your learning. You can attend as many of these workshops as you like.

Register for an Academic Skills workshop
Your First Year

Starting your University journey can be quite overwhelming. 'Your First Year' is designed to help you every step of the way. We've organised the key information you'll need by teaching week.

Visit Your First Year on Blackboard

Connect to USC's IT services, discover the Library and keep up-to-date with Student News

USC's IT Systems - Get online

Get connected to the University's IT systems, and learn how to access Blackboard, USC Central, your student email and connect to WiFi.

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Students studying in the Library
Discover the Library

Take a tour of the library to learn about all that can be found through the library's virtual and physical spaces.

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New students at USC Sunshine Coast Orientation
Student News

Student News is your way of keeping up-to-date with what is happening at USC through University events, announcements and other projects related to current students.

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