- 21–26 September: Trimester 2 - One-week mid-trimester break
- 28 September: 2 October: Semester 2 - One-week mid-semester break
- 5 October: Public Holiday (Queen's Birthday) - USC campuses closed
- 9 October: Session 6 - End of session
For more key dates, refer to the academic calendar.
USC Central Scheduled Maintenance | 5pm Friday 30 October until 8am Monday 2 November29 Sep
You may be unable to access USC's IT systems (including USC Central and ApplyUSC).
Unplanned Outage - Global Microsoft Service Outage ⚠️29 Sep
The issues experienced with some Microsoft applications are now resolved.
eVALU8 your Semester 2 2020 course experience28 Sep
To HAVE YOUR SAY on your recent course experience, check the dates for when you can complete your eVALU8 survey/s for Semester 2 2020.
Enhance your career path and register for USC Mentoring28 Sep
Register for USC Mentoring to chat with USC Alumni Mentors online!
CV grading schema28 Sep
The CV grading schema which was introduced in Semester 1 will not be available for Study Period 2.
Carbon Neutrality Through Sustainability Action - Poster Competition28 Sep
We want you to help us create awareness around the sustainable solutions that USC has been developing to help reduce its carbon footprint.
2021 Course enrolment opens Monday 12 October!28 Sep
Enrol in your courses on time so you can select your classes earlier than those who don't.
Jobs of the Week25 Sep
The Careers and Employability team are delivering the goods this week with new jobs, volunteer opportunities and internship roles!
Unexpected IT maintenance - did this affect your assessment submissions?24 Sep
At approximately 4.10pm yesterday (Wednesday 23 September), USC experienced unexpected IT maintenance affecting multiple services and sites.
Managing Your Progression Sessions22 Sep
USC is holding virtual ‘Managing Progression Sessions’ in Week 11 to help you plan your remaining study.
IT Maintenance Window: Planned outage 25-28 September21 Sep
There will be a planned IT Outage from 5pm Friday 25–29 Monday 28 September.
Congratulations to Semester 1 Student Leadership Award recipients17 Sep
Congratulations to the seven students who will soon graduate with a USC Student Leadership Award.
Have you heard of Peer Assisted Study Sessions (PASS)?14 Sep
Contract Cheating Crackdown14 Sep
The Australian Government has announced a crackdown on contract cheating.
Student common areas available on campus11 Sep
Check what common areas are available at each campus and cleaning measures in place.
Library lighting maintenance USC Sunshine Coast10 Sep
Saturday 12 September | 7–9am
Thursday 10 September is R U OK? Day8 Sep
The theme this year is 'There's more to say after R U OK?'.
Thank you for participating in the Student Experience Survey!4 Sep
We appreciate your feedback and take it seriously.
Give life. Give blood at USC Sunshine Coast4 Sep
The Australian Red Cross Mobile Blood Donor Centre is coming to USC Sunshine Coast.
USC Moreton Bay Temporary Carpark closure - Monday 7 September 20203 Sep
The Temporary Carpark at USC Moreton Bay will be closed on Monday 7 September.
Join University-level committees and influence the decision-making of the University1 Sep
EOI now open for students across all USC campuses to be on academic governance committees
Semester 1, 2021 scholarship applications are now open!1 Sep
Apply today for money to help you while you study.
Join the ASD Facebook group31 Aug
A group for students on the Autism Spectrum to help transition to university.
Thinking about life after you graduate?31 Aug
Just because you’re about to graduate, it doesn’t mean your USC journey has to end!
Australian University Health Challenge28 Aug
Move your body - every step counts!
2020 Vice-Chancellor and President's Diversity and Inclusion Award winners25 Aug
We are excited to announce a student as a winner of this year's awards, Raymart Walker.
Research project: Developing active social connections in a newly adopted setting25 Aug
International and domestic USC students: How connected do you feel socially? Would you be interested in completing a brief, anonymous questionnaire?
Fight for Planet A: Episode 3 - Food25 Aug
Catch the final episode of Fight for Planet A on 25 August featuring USC's very own Professor Nick Paul (pictured with host Craig Reucassel)!
Recruitment, careers and jobs for you, right now | USC Virtual Careers Fair24 Aug
Hear from and network with local, state-wide, and national organisations.
What's open on campus? | Retail and eateries24 Aug
Trying to plan your next visit to campus? Get up to date info on food and retail outlets that are currently open on campus
Level 2 of the Sunshine Coast Campus Library Reopening24 Aug
To increase the availability of study spaces at USC Sunshine Coast campus, level 2 of the Library will reopen in Week 7.
How to keep COVID safe on campus24 Aug
While it is great to see life back on our campuses, remember to keep these guidelines in mind so we can continue to keep our campuses clean and safe.
Chancellor's Medal nominations are open21 Aug
Nominate an outstanding USC graduate who has demonstrated a distinguished contribution to University life/the community!
Do you want to improve you presentation and public speaking skills?20 Aug
Sign up for Speechcraft - a five-week short course delivered by USC Speakers Toastmasters Club!
Join the Australia Youth Innovation Challenge: AASYP Reset20 Aug
AASYP Reset provides an opportunity for youth to develop their entrepreneurial capacity, build personal and professional connections and showcase their creativity and innovation to a diverse public audience.
Research project: Developing a plan to manage university stress17 Aug
Take part in an online research project investigating student stress-management behaviours!
Research Project: Comparison of alcohol consumption in Spain and Australia17 Aug
Undergraduate psychology students - participate in an online survey to receive 2 credit points!
Student Central front desk volunteers needed 🙏🏻14 Aug
Sunshine Coast student volunteer opportunity!
New students - collect your Orientation pack12 Aug
Students who started in semester 2 2020 can collect an Orientation pack when they return to campus from week 5.
Look out for wildlife on our USC Sunshine Coast campus11 Aug
We share our campus with a wide range of wildlife!
Complete your student academic integrity modules and quizzes11 Aug
All commencing undergraduate and postgraduate students should complete all five student academic integrity modules and quizzes within their first period of enrolment.
Join a live open forum with the PVC (Students)10 Aug
Share your experiences with the Pro-Vice Chancellor (Students), Professor Denise Wood AM.
Would you like to be a member of the USC Disability Action Plan Working Group?10 Aug
We’re developing a new USC Disability Action Plan and want you to be involved!
2020 Outstanding Alumni Awards7 Aug
Do you know an outstanding USC graduate? Nominate them today!
Do you have a Learning Access Plan?6 Aug
Make sure your Course Coordinator is aware if you have a Learning Access Plan.
Class swap deadline extended to 14 August 20206 Aug
Students can request to swap classes between online and on-campus delivery up until Census date.
Are you studying and looking after a loved one?5 Aug
If you care for a family member or friend with an illness, disability or mental health issues, you could be eligible for one of the 1,000's of bursaries available to young people juggling study and care.
National Diversity Virtual Careers Fair5 Aug
You are invited to the National Diversity Virtual Careers Fair on Thursday 20 August - Register now!
Self-serve printing5 Aug
Self-serve printing, copying and scanning is available to USC students, staff and community members using a MyPrint account.
USC Library Research consultations via Zoom!4 Aug
Book a research consultation with a USC Librarian today!
Winner of the 2021 USC Student Diary Cover Artwork Competition30 Jul
Danielle Ramsay's artwork piece 'We Can Change the World' has been voted the winner of the 2021 USC Student Diary Cover Artwork Competition.
Dual Mode Teaching30 Jul
When classes return to campus you may notice some changes to your classes, depending on the course/s you're studying - a small number will be delivered in dual mode.
2020 Student Experience Survey (SES) - OPEN NOW30 Jul
Have your say on your course experiences to help shape the future of higher education in Australia.
ASD Facebook Group29 Jul
The Academy of Social Diversity (ASD) Group is designed to assist students on the Autism Spectrum transition to university by providing a safe and encouraging environment to develop academic and social skills
Dilli Village reopening 1 August 202027 Jul
The University's K'gari Research and Learning Centre (Dilli Village) is reopening on 1 August 2020 after a brief hiatus due to COVID-19 restrictions.
Diversity Awareness Training27 Jul
During August, the Queensland Human Rights Commission is delivering workshops designed to broaden your knowledge of aspects of Diversity and Inclusion and to enhance your professional practice.
Enhance your career path and register for USC Mentoring21 Jul
Register for the USC Mentoring Program and chat to USC Alumni Mentors online.
2021 Student Diary Cover Competition - Vote for your favourite design now!20 Jul
Voting is now open to current USC students for the 2021 Student Diary Cover Artwork Competition.
SCHI Seminar Series - Evidence-based implementation: Telehealth to support cardiac-diabetes patients20 Jul
Presenter: Associate Professor Jo Wu | Thursday 6 August 2020
Participate in COVID-19 research16 Jul
Register your interest with USC Clinical Trials
Planned Environmental Burn - USC Compensatory Habitat16 Jul
A controlled burn is planned for 23 July 2020 at the USC Sunshine Coast campus.
Bike security on campus16 Jul
A reminder to securely lock up your bike when using bike facilities on campus.
Updated USC Medical Certificate now available16 Jul
Provide medical evidence using the USC Medical Certificate.
USC Express Shuttle Semester 2 update10 Jul
Revised USC Express Shuttle services recommencing from 13 July 2020.
Support your Student Guild!9 Jul
If you purchase your textbooks through Booktopia, a portion of the proceeds goes directly to the USC Student Guild; Moreton Bay campus students can also purchase texts from EduGear.
Rhodes Scholarships are now open!6 Jul
If you are 'committed to the service of others and show promise of becoming value-driven, principled leaders for the world's future' - apply for a Rhodes Scholarship.
Student survey - Studying at home during COVID-196 Jul
How did you go? We want to know! USC researchers want to know about your experiences in Semester 1, 2020.
Do you know a Diversity and Inclusion Champion?2 Jul
Nominations for the Vice-Chancellor and President Diversity and Inclusion Awards now open!
Orientation is live!2 Jul
New students – get started with your online Orientation today! Refine your study skills, ask questions about your program and meet new people.
Thank you for having a say on the new Diversity and Inclusion Plan!1 Jul
To maximise our potential as a University and ensure we reflect the diversity of our staff, students and community, we committed to developing a contemporary Diversity and Inclusion Plan.
Change of program applications for semester 2 closing soon30 Jun
The last date to apply for a change of program effective for semester 2 2020 is Monday 13 July
Scam alert - student fees30 Jun
Important notice to all students.
Semester 2, 2020 wall planner24 Jun
Keep track of important academic and assessment dates.
2021 Student Diary Cover Artwork Competition24 Jun
Competition closing date extended to midnight Sunday 12 July! Take this opportunity to showcase your creative talent! USC is looking for a professional design, photo, or illustration that reflects the spirit of success, diversity, and inclusion at USC.
A message from the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Students)23 Jun
A message from the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Students)
First Nations Community Survey22 Jun
Help reduce suicide and improve social and emotional wellbeing among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples on the Sunshine Coast, by taking part in a culturally-safe, anonymous USC survey.
Select your class times now for Study Period 2, 2020!17 Jun
Select your class times now or drop any courses you have decided not to study to avoid incurring fees/academic penalties at Census Date.
A message from your Student Representatives16 Jun
Your Student Reps are working to ensure your voice is heard.
Order your Course Workbooks for Sem 2 via MyPrint16 Jun
Course Workbooks for Semester 2 are available to order on the MyPrint Shop.
Campus Facebook Groups16 Jun
The campus Facebook groups are an online space for students to connect with your peers and USC staff within the campus you attend.
PhD Scholarship Opportunity with the USC Road Safety Research Collaboration15 Jun
An opportunity exists for an outstanding, full-time PhD candidate to undertake an agreed program of research in social science, psychology, criminology, sociology, injury prevention or related disciplines.
Survey to help USC provide better support for students with disability1 Jun
Complete this survey to help USC best support you during your studies and beyond by determining the barriers faced by students with disability.
Survey: Making our roads safer27 May
Help researchers at USC understand drink and drug driving behaviours for young adults in Queensland.
IT Systems maintenance | 19-22 June27 May
You may be unable to access USC's IT systems during this time.
Free, ready-made meals available for students25 May
Free, ready-made meals available for students!
Last chance for flu vaccinations at the USC Sunshine Coast campus21 May
Book now for Tuesday 26 May, the last day of USC flu vaccinations at Terry White Chemmart, Ochre Health Sippy Downs.
Student Leadership Symposium18 May
Registrations are now open for the Student Leadership Symposium
EduGear at USC Moreton Bay13 May
Semester 2 text and resource offer.
New look USC website13 May
We are excited to announce the new look USC website will go live on Wednesday 13 May
Temporary unavailability of online payment system13 May
USC’s online payment system will be temporarily offline.
USC Library introduces Click and Collect11 May
To increase access to USC Library print collections, USC Library has now introduced Contactless Click and Collect.
Enrol in your courses for Study Period 2 now | On-time course selection closes 29 May7 May
Key enrolment dates have recently changed.
We stand with our LGBTIQ+ community7 May
17 May - International day again homophobia, biphobia, intersex phobia and transphobia.
Register now to become a Student Representative!7 May
Share ideas and suggestions to enhance the student experience.
Complete your Semester 1 eVALU8 surveys7 May
Have your say on your recent course experience.
Printing services available to students5 May
Check out the range of printing options still available for students.
40 NCWQ bursaries on offer for female students30 Apr
The National Council of Women of Queensland (NCWQ) has just launched its 2020 program of 40 bursaries for female students - apply now.
Study in the Indo-Pacific in 202127 Apr
Apply for the New Colombo Plan Scholarship worth up to $67,000.
PVC(S) Open Forum Zoom sessions recordings available online27 Apr
PVC(S) Open Forum Zoom sessions recordings are now available on Mediasite.
Campus Planning and Development | Projects Update23 Apr
Here's a snapshot of what construction and refurbishment projects are happening on our USC campuses.
Temporary closure of some toilet facilities20 Apr
Some toilet facilities are being closed to ensure all remaining facilities can be routinely cleaned and sanitised
USC Moreton Bay Temporary Carpark reopening17 Apr
On Monday 20 April 2020, the USC Moreton Bay Temporary Carpark will reopen for use by staff and students.
Now open - The LGBTIQ+ Leadership Bursary15 Apr
A $1,500 bursary is now on offer at USC to recognise the efforts of students contributing to an inclusive culture at USC and promoting awareness of issues affecting people of diverse genders and sexualities.
How to study at home like a pro!8 Apr
Tips from students, for students.
Have you registered for the USC Mentoring Program?8 Apr
Need guidance on your career path? Applying for a graduate program or job? Register for the USC Mentoring Program!
Scholarship applications for Semester 2 are open!3 Apr
Apply for money to help you while you study.
Finding work in a time of COVID-192 Apr
Tips and support services to help you find work during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Managing Coronavirus (COVID-19) anxiety/stress1 Apr
The constant media coverage of COVID-19 in the news and many social media platforms can lead to us feeling fearful, anxious and worried.
Managing Self-Isolation: Coronavirus (COVID-19)1 Apr
We acknowledge there are challenges related to social isolation, such as not being able to be with loved ones, reduced income and sense of freedom, loneliness, anger, increased stress and uncertainty about the future.
Managing study/home balance in a technology-enabled learning environment1 Apr
Managing a study/home balance is about focusing on the energy you attribute to each role in your life and maintaining a balance in the areas that are important to you.
How do I use Zoom?31 Mar
Learn how to use Zoom - from 30 March 2020 your courses may be delivered using technology-enabled learning platforms, primarily Blackboard and Zoom.
Get your free flu vaccine30 Mar
Flu vaccines will be available for students starting in April.
Cybersecurity in the time of coronavirus27 Mar
A guide to practising cyber hygiene.
USC Library is now closed26 Mar
24-hour spaces remain available at USC Sunshine Coast, Moreton Bay and Fraser Coast
Connect with USC Careers and Employability25 Mar
We're available to help prepare you for employment - get started today!
Want to change your program of study?25 Mar
Change of program applications open on Monday 6 April for Semester 2 2020.
Face-to-face drop-ins cancelled at all campuses18 Mar
Connect with Learning Advisers online and on the phone instead
Temporary ban on the use of reusable cups at USC food and beverage outlets17 Mar
Help reduce the exposure of COVID-19 to USC cafe and Brasserie staff.
Are your personal contact details up-to-date?17 Mar
Check that your personal contact details are correct.
Have you heard of Students as Partners?5 Mar
Passionate about helping others? Register for Students as Partners!
Travelling to USC Moreton Bay?2 Mar
Get to USC Moreton Bay via a free shuttle service departing from USC Sunshine Coast
Changing your study plans? Don't forget to tell Centrelink2 Mar
If you get Youth Allowance, Austudy, ABSTUDY or Pensioner Education Supplement, keep Service Australia up-to-date with your study plans.
Order your Course Workbooks online now!25 Feb
Course Workbooks for Semester 1, 2020 are available to order online via the MyPrint Shop.
Become a USC Ally - Workshops available at all campuses25 Feb
Become a USC Ally: act as a point of contact for students and staff on LGBTIQ issues.
Where to buy your Translink go card24 Feb
You can purchase your Translink go card from the go card machine located at the USC Sunshine Coast Bus Interchange, online via Translink or at selected retailers.
Want an escort to the train or bus from USC Moreton Bay?14 Feb
SafeUSC Officers at Moreton Bay campus will do regular walking escorts to Petrie Station and the USC Shuttle bus stop.
Changes to borrowing at USC Library10 Feb
You told us, and we listened! From Monday 17 February 2020 USC Library will be providing you with a vastly improved way you access its collections.
Booktopia has acquired The Co-op5 Feb
Find the widest range of textbooks online at Booktopia!
Sustainable USC | Container Refund Scheme30 Jan
Drop your used drinking containers in a Container Refund Scheme bin located at USC Sunshine Coast to raise money for a charity selected by USC.
Two new retailers announced at USC Moreton Bay28 Jan
USC welcomes textbook and stationery supplier EduGear as well as Bellissimo Coffee to the Moreton Bay campus from mid-February.
Has your program structure changed?18 Sep 2019
Some program structures and course offerings have changed.
SafeUSC - See something, say something26 Jul 2019
SafeUSC is open 24 hours and is your one stop shop for any safety related matters on or off campus.
#LifeatUSC6 Mar 2019
Keep up-to-date with the latest happenings - follow USC on social media!
Need a student ID card?26 Feb 2019
New to USC? Returning to study after a break? Find out how to get your student ID card.