Join the USC Retail Facebook group and go in the draw to win a free coffee!
17 July - Want to win a free coffee? Simply join the USC Retail Facebook group and go in the draw to win one of 5 coffees each day in O-Week, plus see the daily campus menus and specials!
Jobs of the Week
17 July - The Career Development team are delivering the goods this week with a boost of fresh job opportunities, internships and volunteer roles!
Looking for a smarter way to get to uni? Rideshare with USC on Liftango!
17 July - Liftango is a free ridesharing app available exclusively for USC students.
Looking for ways to add to your resume or earn Student Leadership Award points? Become an Event Volunteer!
17 July - Are you interested in helping out at various USC events? We are in need of student volunteers across all campuses.
Update on ordering Course Readers for Semester 2, 2018
10 July - Course Readers for Semester 2, 2018 are available to order online via the MyPrint Shop.
Enrolled students have $20 SSAF printing credit to spend!
10 July - As part of the Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF), enrolled USC students are issued a $20 credit on their MyPrint account each Semester.
NAIDOC Week 2018: 'Because of Her, We Can!'
10 July - NAIDOC Week 2018 will be held nationally from Sunday 8 July and continue through to Sunday 15 July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
Studying at SCHI this semester?
9 July - If you're a new or continuing student enrolled in a course(s) at the Sunshine Coast Health Institute (SCHI), there's a few things you will need to do to prepare.
Class selection open for all students
9 July - Don’t forget to choose your class times now for Study period 2.
Know someone interested in studying at USC? Bring them to Open Day!
9 July - Open Day: It’s a great opportunity to explore the campus, ask questions, find out about undergraduate study options and speak to lecturers and staff.
Want to see your design on over 10,000 student diaries?
9 July - USC is looking for a professional design, photo or illustration that reflects your understanding of, and engagement with, Diversity and Inclusion.
Carpathia Book Launch: An evening of music, art and literature - Tuesday 17 July, 6pm at USC Gallery
9 July - Please join us for the launch of Carpathia: The extraordinary story of the ship that rescued the survivors of the Titanic by local author Jay Ludowyke.
Become a USC Study or Peer Leader at your campus this semester
9 July - Looking for ways to contribute and earn Student Leadership points? Applications are open for Study and Peer Leaders at all campuses!
Diversity Week activities - grants now available!
6 July - Students, student groups and associations are encouraged to meaningfully and creatively engage with Diversity Week at USC.
Health notice regarding confirmed case of measles
4 July - USC has been notified that a person with a confirmed diagnosis of measles visited the University's main campus at Sippy Downs on Monday 25 June 2018, between 9am and 3pm.
Attend an Academic Skills Workshop and keep on top of your Studies
2 July - Get a jump on the semester and attend FREE postgrad or undergrad Academic Skills Pre-Semester Workshops!
Jobs of the Week (2 - 6 July)
2 July - We have a bumper edition of Jobs for you with a boost of fresh job opportunities from graphic design to exercise physiology, field ecology to marketing, and the banking and finance sector!
Jobs of the Week (25 - 29 June)
26 June - The Career Development team are delivering the goods this week with a boost of fresh job opportunities from nursing to news reporting, paralegal to paramedicine and travel agencies to interior design!
Need a break after exams? Go for an island escape on a student budget!
19 June - Did you know that USC has a facility on Fraser Island called Dilli Village which provides budget-friendly accommodation available to all students, staff and the general public?
Do you have a bike stored on campus? USC's Bike Hub audit is happening again
12 June - At the end of each Semester AMS conduct an audit on USC Campus bike hubs and bike racks to ensure that our bicycle facilities are sufficiently utilised.
USC Film Festival: The Showcase!
11 June - The films that the students produced are being shared beyond the Festival to raise the profile and importance of academic integrity.
Study in Asia or the Pacific in 2019!
4 June - Be quick - applications close 15 June! Apply for a New Colombo Plan Scholarship worth up to $67,000 to enable your overseas study!
Volunteers needed at USC Caboolture!
1 June - Student volunteers are needed at the USC Caboolture Explore Pathways Expo to escort school students around the campus, and help supervise in rotational activities.
What's on at the UniClub (USC Sunshine Coast)
31 May - Free Student Guild activities and services: stay active between classes with an awesome line-up of events and activities (free Aikido anyone?) brought to you by your Student Guild!
Spartans still on the look-out for Spartan Warriors to represent USC
31 May - USC Spartans are still on the look-out for Spartan Warriors willing to represent USC at the 2018 Nationals at world-class venues on the beautiful Gold Coast - a week that will create memories to last a lifetime.
Night owl? Study spaces that have 24/7 access
28 May - Do you have late-night study habits or just no other option than to study by moonlight (and howl at all the assignments you have due)? We've compiled a few handy deets on where and when you can study after-hours and tips on finding a computer on campus when it's peak hour (or not!)
International leadership opportunity: attend the 2018 United Nations Student Leadership Symposium in Thailand
28 May - Attend the 9th University Scholars Leadership Symposium (USLS) with the theme “Inspiring Confidence, Inspire Change”, which will be held 1-7 August 2018 at United Nations Conference Centre, in Bangkok.
USC Central Upgrade - Completed
16 May - The first stage of a much-needed makeover to USC Central has now been completed.
Academic Integrity: because honesty is the best policy
15 May - As a USC student, you belong to a community that values academic integrity.
USC Film Festival: it's a wrap!
15 May - Congratulations to the winners and sincere thanks to all participants in the inaugural USC Film Festival.
Represent USC at 2018 Nationals (Uni Games)
14 May - UPDATE: new trials just added - come along to the trials for 2018 Nationals (UniGames) for your opportunity to represent USC throughout the various events run by Australian University Sport.
Have your say! eVALU8 your learning experience at USC
14 May - Remember those long, endless SETAC surveys? Not anymore! Introducing eVALU8 from Study Period 1, 2018.
Reminder: Expectations for responsible use of social media
14 May - Think before you post: the same standards apply online as they do in real life.
Have your say on the 'Students as Partners' framework and be part of USC decision-making
4 May - A student-led working group is currently meeting bi-weekly to remodel student input into USC decision-making, and they would like YOUR feedback.
USC Film Festival - The Gala event!
30 April - Well done to all the students who submitted their films last week! We're now busy with Gala preparation and planning - our red-carpet Gala event will feature all shortlisted films which have been painstakingly assessed by our judging panel.
17 April - With yet another flurry of Graduation ceremonies, (11 across 4 days, to be exact) and USC Fraser Coast to come this Thursday, it's a fitting time to congratulate our graduating peers, reflect on an uplifting and momentous time and wish them well for their journey ahead
AccessAbility Services at USC Sunshine Coast has moved!
17 April - AccessAbility Services has a new home! AccessAbility Services at the Sunshine Coast campus has recently relocated to Building C to join the range of student support services offered at Student Central.
Cheering on the USC students who competed in the 2018 Commonwealth Games
17 April - After incredible performances at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, our USC athletes have come away with 12 medals between them, winning 5 gold, 3 silver and 4 bronze in the swimming pool, on the cycling track and on the netball court.
Can you help with our clinical trials?
12 April - Do you have, or know someone who has, conjunctivitis ‘Pink Eye?’ If so, USC Clinical Trials are researching the use of a new medicine intended to rapidly resolve the symptoms - participants wanted!
Global Opportunities: USC graduate Mia lands Disney dream role
27 March - Meet Mia, an alumnus from USC who decided to follow her dreams...
Reminder: Log off on USC computers to protect your privacy
20 March - When using a USC computer, please remember to log off or shut down once finished to prevent exposure or loss of personal information.
USC Film Festival: Lights, camera... Academic Integrity!
16 March - Open to all USC students at all campuses, the USC Film Festival is calling for submissions on the theme of 'Academic Integrity'.
17 make the Commonwealth team!
12 March - Congratulations to our 17 USC High Performance Athletes who have been selected for the 2018 Commonwealth Games!
Get on track with Academic Skills!
5 March - Academic Skills provide a range of free workshops to help you develop skills and strategies during any stage of your University journey.
'It's all in our Hands' by Jojo Santos - 2018 Student Diary cover artist profile
5 March - You may be wondering who's created the artwork on the cover of your Student Diary? We've gone behind the scenes to interview uber talented USC Computer-based Design graduate, Joanna 'Jojo' Santos about her creative practice...
Get your hands on the 2018 Student Diary!
27 February - Wondering where you can grab your copy of the 2018 Student Diary? Read on for pick-up locations at each campus for both new and continuing students.
Your First Year and Orientation to USC
26 February - Starting your University journey can be quite overwhelming, especially during the first few weeks.
Travel to USC for free on the Express Shuttle!
26 February - The USC Express Shuttle Service is a FREE service for all students who hold a current Student ID card.
USC is seeking student Paramedics for research
13 February - USC's School of Social Sciences is seeking Paramedic Science students to participate in a research study at USC which aims to investigate the situational awareness of paramedics on the road.
Enrolled students have $20 printing credit to spend!
13 February - As part of the Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF), enrolled USC students are issued a $20 credit on their MyPrint account each Semester.
Changes to ordering Course Readers
12 February - Mail and Print Services no longer sell books over the counter, but you can order online and choose between pick up (Sippy Downs) or free delivery!
Introducing AccessAbility Services
12 February - AccessAbility Services is the new name for Disability Services at USC.
Participate in driving research and receive up to $60 in gift cards!
6 February - Be part of cutting-edge USC research and earn gift cards for your time! USC Researchers want to learn about how drivers observe and search their visual environment while driving.
Are you passionate about helping others?
22 January - Student Success Network are looking for students from a variety of backgrounds and study areas who want to get involved in activities to support learning and engagement.
Graduate Outcomes Survey
22 January - Completing your studies this semester? Keep an eye out for the 2018 Graduate Outcomes Survey.
USC graduates ranked highly by employers
11 January - A new report by the Federal Government shows that USC is one of the top universities in Australia in terms of providing graduates with the skills that employers need.
USC is now smoke-free
3 January - The Queensland Government is working with all Queensland universities and TAFEs to facilitate and support the transition to smoke-free campuses.
Look out for our wildlife!
11 December 2017 - As a designated wildlife reserve and Land for Wildlife property, USC is home to a plethora of wildlife and provides important habitat in an increasingly urban area.
USC Council Election - results are in!
8 December 2017 - Council is the face of public accountability for the University and has a pivotal role in ensuring that the Vision for the University set down in the Strategic Plan is achieved.
USC Disability Support Staff Appreciation Awards
4 December 2017 - Congratulations to the Disability Support Appreciation Award recipients for 2017!
Photo competition winners announced!
20 November 2017 - USC this year introduced the competition to honour the memory of the late Gerard Mills, a passionate local wildlife photographer who last year received an Honorary Senior Fellowship for his dedication to education and art.
Consent is Sexy
26 September 2017 - Consent is Sexy promotes awareness and the practise of respect, consent and open discussion; responsible, safer sex; sexual health and emotional wellbeing; and gender equality and equality of rights in relationships.
Yourtutor has had a re-brand - Meet STUDIOSITY!
19 September 2017 - Studiosity is the new name for YourTutor, the place for free, instant help online.
Respectful conduct: safe, respectful and inclusive campuses
15 September 2017 - At USC, we are focused on ensuring we work together to provide a community that is safe, respectful and inclusive to ensure all members of our community can study and work in a safe and supportive environment.
USC Retail Facebook Group
18 August 2017 - Not sure what to have for lunch? Join the USC Retail Facebook group for daily Brasserie and Cafe C menus.
Key dates this month
- 16 - 20 July: Orientation
- 23 July: Semester 2/Trimester 2 - Classes commence
- 3 August: Semester 2/Trimester 2 - Last day to add a new course enrolment, swap courses or change classes
- 10 August: Semester 2/Trimester 2 - Fee payment due date and due date for requesting SA-HELP Assistance, HECS-HELP Assistance or FEE-HELP Assistance and the provision of Tax File Numbers (or Certificates from the ATO)
- 13 August: USC Caboolture closed - Show Day public holiday
- 17 August: Semester 2/Trimester 2 - Census date.
For more key dates, refer to the academic calendar.
Campus life events
Student Pizza Lunch - USC Gympie
Hosted by the Gympie Student Liaison Group (SLG), come along for some free pizza and to chat with your SLG.
The Student Guild is hosting a Hinterland Tour to Montville and Kondalilla Falls!
Taco Tuesday - USC Gympie
TACO TUESDAY for USC Gympie Students
SLG hosted BBQ - USC Gympie
BBQ lunch for USC Gympie Students - Hosted by the SLG