Represent USC at 2018 Nationals (Uni Games)
18 April - Come along to the trials for 2018 Nationals (UniGames) for your opportunity to represent USC throughout the various events run by Australian University Sport.
CommUNIty starts with supporting mental health and wellbeing
17 April - Join in activities across all USC campuses for University Mental Health Day, which aims to raise awareness of the mental health and wellbeing needs of those who study and work in higher education settings.
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
Access to Sunshine Coast campus facilities this Sunday, 22 April
17 April - USC Sunshine Coast will host the Sunshine Coast Sanitarium Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon this Sunday, 22 April between 6:30am - 1pm.
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.
Jobs of the Week (16 - 20 April)
17 April - Open your mind to new careers with a special 'Jobs of the Week' featuring part-time, casual and full-time positons, as well as graduate opportunities!
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.
Thinking of changing your program? Now's the time!
17 April - Applications to change program for Semester 2 2018 will open from 18 April to 18 May 2018.
STOP THE PRESS(ure): USC Film Fest deadline extended!
12 April - Announcement to all students submitting or interested in submitting an entry into the USC Film Festival - you have been granted an extension until 20 April!
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!
Enrol in your courses for Study period 2 now
10 April - If you haven't already enrolled in your courses in USC Central for Study period 2, it's time to do it now!
Planning your Study workshops: Need help working out which courses to enrol in next semester?
9 April - Come along to a hands-on Planning your Study workshop where we’ll show you how to plan your future semesters at USC.
Take the USC Sport, Food & Retail Survey!
9 April - USC is growing and your opinions matter - take our survey for your change to win the new GoPro Hero Session!
Last call for submissions to the 2018 USC Film Festival!
9 April - There's still time to script, shoot and submit a 1-2 minute film for the 2018 USC Film Festival.
Study in Asia or the Pacific in 2019!
5 April - Apply for a New Colombo Plan Scholarship worth up to $67,000 to enable your overseas study!
Attention Education students at USC Sunshine Coast!
5 April - Want some extra help with your studies in Education? Head to Study Hall!
WFE Opportunties in Technologies - USC Gympie
5 April - Studying at Gympie and looking for ways to get involved or earn WFE points? Current opportunities in Technologies are available at upcoming Gympie community events.
Volunteers needed at USC Caboolture!
3 April - Student volunteers are needed at the USC Caboolture Explore Pathways Expo to escort school students around the campus, and help supervise in rotational activities.
Improve your employability!
3 April - No bookings required, just drop-in and see the Career Development Team for advice on improving your career prospects!
Countdown to submit your entry to the USC Film Festival!
29 March - Submissions have been EXTENDED until Friday, 20 April! Need inspo? Check out this reel of awesome short films in the meantime...
Update: Semester Planners collected prior to Orientation
27 March - Did you collect a 2018 Semester Planner before (or during) Orientation Week? If so, please read on for an important message...
USC Market Days are back!
27 March - Held eight times per year, USC Market Days aim to bring in external retailers that provide complementary products and services to the USC community alongside Student clubs and associations.
Global Opportunities: USC graduate Mia lands Disney dream role
27 March - Meet Mia, an alumnus from USC who decided to follow her dreams...
USC Gallery unveils 'The Strip Show' from 24 March
26 March - Have you been to The Strip Show? USC Gallery's new exhibition (24 March - 12 May) is a touring exhibition that examines the influence of comic strips on the work of Australian artists.
Just announced! USC Film Festival: making a film about filmmakers making films for a Film Festival!
23 March - Yes, you read that right...
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!
'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 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.
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.
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.
Your First Year and Orientation to USC
26 February - Starting your University journey can be quite overwhelming, especially during the first few weeks.
Internship opportunity for Psychology students
20 February - Have you considered a career in research? Come and be part of the Adolescent Risk Research Unit team right here at Sunshine Coast Mind and Neuroscience!
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.
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.
Introducing AccessAbility Services
12 February - AccessAbility Services is the new name for Disability Services at USC.
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!
Studying at SCHI this semester?
12 February - 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.
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.
Know an outstanding staff member at USC? Nominate them for an Advance Award!
5 February - USC students (and staff) can nominate any USC staff member who has positively impacted on your experience at USC in the period from Semester 2, 2017 to Semester 1, 2018.
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.
New Social Media – Managerial Policy approved
6 November 2017 - Expectations for responsible use of social media.
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.
Your expectations and responsibilities as a USC student
15 September 2017 - USC expects that all students, staff and visitors to the Uni will treat each other with courtesy and respect.
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.
Free Legal Service for USC students!
3 August 2017 - Suncoast Community Legal Service provides a free outreach service to USC students.
SCHI student parking discount
12 June 2017 - Following the Student Representative Council's feedback, USC students studying at SCHI can now access $5 all day parking at Oceanside Car Park.
Scholarship applications for Semester 2 close on 30 June, apply now!
7 June 2017 - Scholarships and bursaries aren’t just for high academic achievers or if you are struggling financially.
The Australian Organ Donor Register
6 June 2017 - Join the Australian Organ Donor Register to help save the lives of more Australians
First in family students - We need you!
24 April 2017 - Student research participants - Invitation to participate in research for students in the final stages of an undergraduate degree, who are first in their family at university.
Exams commence 12 June - Are you ready?
19 April 2017 - Exams commence 12 June for Semester 1, 2017 - Are you prepared?
Stuck on an assignment? Get free, instant help online at YourTutor
11 April 2017 - YourTutor instantly connects you to experienced tutors and writing feedback via live chat.
Job vacancy of the week
11 April 2017 - Your study area’s best job vacancy of the week from the Career Development team!
11 April 2017 - USC Roomies is a brand new student-centred accommodation service now on offer through the USC Student Guild.
Jump on the USC Shuttle in 2017
20 January 2017 - The USC Express Shuttle routes, bus stops and fare pricing will be changing in 2017.
Change to program webpages - find your program info all on one tab
19 December 2016 - We've made study planning easier by combining all of your program rules, requirements and recommended study sequence into one place.
New Facebook Group for campus food outlets - Sippy Downs
17 October 2016 - Find out what's on the menu or what specials are on at the retail food outlets on Sippy Downs campus.
USC joins the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) pilot
12 September 2016 - The University of the Sunshine Coast has joined the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) Pilot, a national program addressing gender equality for women in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine.
Sustainability: What's happening around campus
5 September 2016 - USC is committed to environmental sustainability and is proud to have some of the greenest university campuses in Australia.
lynda.com offers FREE online tutorial videos to USC students
3 May 2016 - Lynda.com offers a huge range of FREE online tutorials to all USC students.
Key dates this month
- 25 April: Public Holiday (ANZAC Day) - all USC campuses closed (no classes)
- 27 April: Session 2 - end of Session
- 29 April: Semester 2 / Trimester 2 - on-time course selection closes (for continuing students)
- 30 April: Session 3 - classes commence.
For more key dates, refer to the academic calendar.
Campus life events
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.
Planning Your Study workshop
Problem Solving Cafe meet up 2
Got a problem to solve? Speak to our Counsellor, Maria Oram at our Problem Solving Café!