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Call for abstracts: Sunshine Coast Health Institute (SCHI) Symposium
21 Oct

The 2022 SCHI Symposium will be held on Thursday 17 March, and applications are now open for abstract submissions.

IT Systems maintenance | 19-22 November
21 Oct

To ensure the ongoing performance and reliability of our IT Systems, maintenance is scheduled to take place from 5pm Friday 19 November to 8am Monday 22 November.

Student Members on USC Council
19 Oct

At the close of nominations, at 4.30pm on 1 October 2021, the number of nominations received for student members on USC Council, exceeded the number of persons to be elected.

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Have your say - eVALU8 Semester 2 2021 now open
14 Oct

Complete your Semester 2 eVALU8 to have your say on your recent course and teaching experience.

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Jobs of the Week - Semester 2, 2021
11 Oct

The Careers and Employability team are delivering the goods this week with new jobs, volunteer opportunities and internship roles!

The 2021 Gerard Mills Memorial Prize for Wildlife Photography is now open
8 Oct

The annual Gerard Mills Memorial Prize for Wildlife Photography is now open - enter your best photo of USC's wildlife!

Services restored: Microsoft 365 Service Outage
6 Oct

All Microsoft 365 services have been restored after yesterday's outage.

2021 Vice-Chancellor and President Diversity and Inclusion Awards winners
5 Oct

We are excited to announce a student as a winner of this year's awards, Bailey Wemyss.

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Finishing study this semester?
1 Oct

Check your email in February/May 2022 for the Graduate Outcomes Survey (GOS).

Exhibition for men’s mental health
30 Sep

An exhibition that focuses on how Sunshine Coast men deal with mental health issues is now on display at the USC Library Sunshine Coast Campus.

COVID-19 vaccination hub
28 Sep

USC is taking steps to ensure students who need to be vaccinated against COVID-19 can easily gain access to an approved vaccine.

Student members on USC committees - Applications closing soon
28 Sep

Applications CLOSE Friday 1 October at 4.30pm! USC is seeking students to join our committees as student members.

Sunshine Coast campus lift maintenance
27 Sep

Lift maintenance services will happening at the Sunshine Coast campus during Break week.

Interested in learning a new language?
27 Sep

USC beginner language courses in French, Japanese, Italian, Spanish or Chinese (Mandarin) start Monday 11 October.

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The VC congratulates Elise Jione
24 Sep

The VC congratulates winner of the Young Business Woman of the Year award, Elise Jione.

Launch U Trade Accelerator Program (LTA) - November Round
23 Sep

Interested in taking up a virtual business project that works around your part-time job, study, and is also funded by the Queensland Government? Put your knowledge to practice with the Launch U Trade Accelerator Program (LTA).

Survey | The toll of the scroll: Phone use while driving
20 Sep

Calling on individuals who have a current Queensland driver's licence to participate in a study examining risk perceptions and attitudes towards mobile phone use, and the relevance of mobile phone road safety campaigns.

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The VC congratulates Dr Karen Sutherland
17 Sep

The VC congratulates Dr Karen Sutherland on her DASSH Education, Innovation and Employability award.

ATM update - USC Sunshine Coast
15 Sep

The ATMs located at USC Sport and Building B at USC Sunshine Coast will be decommissioned on Wednesday 15 September and removed from campus on Monday 20 September 2021.

Unitywater and Sunshine Coast Lightning team up for student vacation program
14 Sep

Unitywater has partnered with Sunshine Coast Lightning to add a new module on teamwork and resilience to its annual student vacation work program - apply now.

Have you heard of Students as Partners?
13 Sep

If you are passionate about helping others and seek opportunities to develop your employability skills - Students as Partners is the right place for you.

IT Maintenance window | 24-27 September
13 Sep

To ensure the ongoing performance and reliability of our IT Systems, maintenance is scheduled to take place from 5pm Friday 24 September - 8am Monday 27 September and a Mediasite upgrade from 5pm Thursday 30 September - 8am Friday 1 October.

Check in with your study buddy for R U OK? Day
7 Sep

Are they really OK? Ask them today.

Want to change your program of study?
6 Sep

Change of program applications are now open for Semester 1, 2022.

Thank you for participating in the SES
6 Sep

Thank you to all students who participated in the 2021 Student Experience Survey (SES) and congratulations to our prize winners!

Scholarship applications - Now open
3 Sep

You only need to submit one application form to be considered for most USC scholarships and bursaries.

National Student Safety Survey
31 Aug

10,000 USC students will be invited to share their thoughts on student safety as part of the National Student Safety Survey from Monday 6 September.

Beware fake Enterprise Agreement websites
30 Aug

If you’re looking for information like Enterprise Bargaining Agreements, regardless of the organisation, please be careful to stay with reputable sources.

Student Experience Survey
2021 Student Experience Survey (SES) - Closing soon!
23 Aug

Have you had your say? Hurry, the Student Experience Survey (SES) closes 29 August.

Join the Vice-Chancellor and President’s Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee
23 Aug

To ensure the membership of the Vice-Chancellor and President’s Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee is representative of staff and students from across the University and has a sufficient level of expertise and depth of knowledge to provide input into the Committee’s deliberations, we are inviting staff and students to submit an expression of interest.

Does social media influence our driving behaviour?
16 Aug

Participate in a new research study investigating the relationship between social media use, perceptions and driving behaviour.

Internationalisation Student Survey
16 Aug

Broadening an "internationalised" perspective.

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Do you have a Learning Access Plan?
16 Aug

Find out how to get the most out of your Learning Access Plan this semester.

Give life. Give blood at USC Sunshine Coast
16 Aug

The Australian Red Cross Mobile Blood Donor Centre is coming to USC Sunshine Coast.

Special Seminar Series | University Assessment: Why it drives us….crazy! (WFE Hours available)
13 Aug

The School of Education and Tertiary Access is hosting a special seminar series of three lectures focused explicitly on how university assessment and feedback impacts both students and lecturers.

Email scam alert
10 Aug

Be alert to sophisticated phishing emails.

Do perceptions and attitudes towards speeding and mobile phone use differ among drivers?
9 Aug

Participate in a student survey that investigates whether perceptions towards road safety and driving behaviours (namely, speeding and mobile phone use) differ between licence types on the graduated licensing system (L, P1, and P2), and how they change over time.

See something, say something
5 Aug

If you saw or experienced harmful behaviour, would you know where to report it or where to seek support? Here's your quick guide on what to do, where to go and what support is available.

National Student Volunteer Week | 9-15 August 2021
5 Aug

Students as Partners at USC are celebrating National Student Volunteer Week next week by hosting appreciation sessions for USC volunteers.

COVID-19 and placement requirements
5 Aug

The current lockdown and previous COVID-19 restrictions have had an impact on learning and placement for many students.

EduGear now offering online service and courier delivery
3 Aug

EduGear at USC Moreton Bay are now providing courier delivery for online orders of textbooks and resources.

Self-serve printing
3 Aug

Self-serve printing, copying and scanning is available to USC students, staff and community members using a MyPrint account.

Diversity Awareness Training
30 Jul

Join us for Diversity Awareness Training - workshops include Unconscious Bias, Gender Identity and Discrimination, and Sexuality and Gender Identity Awareness.

Student Experience Survey
2021 Student Experience Survey (SES) - Open now!
29 Jul

The 2021 Student Experience Survey (SES) is now open.

Student Experience Survey
2021 Student Experience Survey (SES)
27 Jul

The 2021 Student Experience Survey (SES) opens on Thursday 29 July - Continuing (second semester) through to final year undergraduate and postgraduate coursework students will receive email invitations from

Semester 2 wall planner now available!
26 Jul

Keep an eye on important upcoming dates with the Semester 2 wall planner.

Do you know an outstanding USC graduate?
26 Jul

If you know a remarkable USC graduate at least two years out, we invite you to celebrate and acknowledge their achievements since graduating by nominating them for the 2021 Outstanding Alumni Awards.

Learn from experienced students at Peer Assisted Study Sessions (PASS)
23 Jul

USC's Peer Assisted Study Sessions (PASS) is designed to organise and improve the ways in which students prepare for the course outside of class.

Worth celebrating! The VC congratulates Rose Barrowcliffe
22 Jul

Butchulla woman Rose Barrowcliffe of Gympie was recently appointed by the State Government as the inaugural First Nations Archive Advisor at the Queensland State Archives.

Chancellor's Medal nominations are open
22 Jul

Nominate an outstanding USC graduate who has demonstrated a distinguished contribution to University life/the community!

Rhodes Scholarship applications are now open!
21 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.

2022 Student Diary Cover Artwork Competition - vote now!
21 Jul

Time to vote for your favourite student design for the 2022 Student Diary Cover Artwork Competition

Receive a scholarship to attend the undergraduate ACUR Conference hosted by ANU
20 Jul

All undergraduate students are invited to attend the 2021 Australasian Council of Undergraduate Research (ACUR) Conference.

Student Forums with the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Students)
15 Jul

You're invited to join an online, open forum and speak directly with your Pro Vice-Chancellor (Students) Professor Denise Wood AM.

Scholarships available to attend the Crawford Fund conference
14 Jul

The Forest Industries Research Centre is offering three fully funded, online scholarships to attend the Crawford Fund conference.

Join us for Meet 'n' Eat | USC Sunshine Coast campus
14 Jul

Catch up with your Student Reps at this semester's Meet 'n' Eat Days.

Updated Semester 2, 2021 USC Express Shuttle schedule
12 Jul

The Express Shuttle services for Gympie, Sunshine Coast and Caboolture will recommence operation from 26 July.

No parking at Petrie Station car park
12 Jul

Remember, Phillips Lane car park is reserved for rail commuters only.

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Jobs of the Week
9 Jul

The Careers and Employability team are delivering the goods this week with new jobs, volunteer opportunities and internship roles!

Do you know a Diversity and Inclusion Champion?
8 Jul

Do you know someone who works above and beyond to promote and advocate for Diversity and Inclusion? Why not nominate them for the 2021 Vice-Chancellor and President Diversity and Inclusion Award!

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Become a Healthy USC Champion
7 Jul

If you're interested in promoting student health and wellbeing at USC and/or want to develop student-led health and wellbeing initiatives, become a Healthy USC Champion!

Student Survey | Lifestyle interventions to support mental health and wellbeing
6 Jul

The University of the Sunshine Coast is seeking participants, aged 18 years and older to take part in an online survey about lifestyle interventions to support mental health and wellbeing.

USC Moreton Bay Foundation Building closure
5 Jul

USC Moreton Bay's Foundation Building will close from 6pm, Friday 9 July until 10pm, Sunday 11 July for building maintenance.

2021 NAIDOC Week | Heal Country, heal our nation
5 Jul

NAIDOC week is a great opportunity to participate in a range of activities and to support your local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community.

Check In QLD app in use at all campuses
3 Jul

USC students, staff and visitors must check-in via the Check In QLD app when moving around our campuses and between buildings to help keep our USC community COVID safe

Get a jump start on your studies
29 Jun

Attend an Academic Skills Workshop and keep on top of your studies.

Order your Course Workbooks for Semester 2
28 Jun

Course Workbooks for Semester 2 can be ordered now on the MyPrint Shop.

Have your say - eVALU8
Have your say!
28 Jun

eVALU8 your Semester 1, 2021 course and teaching experience

Be a part of the Sunshine Coast Intervarsity Tournament
25 Jun

USC Students needed for futsal, 3x3 basketball and touch football

Represent USC at the Global Citizen World Series Webinars
24 Jun

Join a community of change makers and be a part of the Lead as a Global Citizen World Series Webinars.

Share your opinion | Body functionality and social media study
24 Jun

Help a USC research team learn how women respond to different representations of body functionality imagery and captions on social media platforms.

Receive an image of your brain as a part of our neurological study
23 Jun

​USC's Thompson Institute seeks healthy adults who spend a lot of time sedentary (eg sitting at a desk) to take part in neurological research.

Study in the Indo-Pacific in 2022
18 Jun

Apply for the New Colombo Plan Scholarship worth up to $67,000.

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Looking to keep the kids entertained over the school holidays?
16 Jun

eDiscovery is a fun-filled program with interactive workshops taking place at several USC campuses for kids aged 8 to 15.

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Join the USC Caboolture Student Liaison Group (SLG) - Get involved!
14 Jun

USC Caboolture is seeking students to join their Student Liaison Group (SLG) and we want you to be involved!

Semester break retail and eatery hours
8 Jun

USC campus retail and eateries have adjusted hours over the Semester break.

Class selection for Study Period 2 is now open for all students
8 Jun

Select your class times now in USC Central or drop any courses you've decided not to study to avoid incurring fees/academic penalties at Census Date.

Enthusiastic volunteers needed!
1 Jun

Volunteer for pre-semester and Orientation activities!

EduGear is offering Semester 2, 2021 discounts
1 Jun

Shop early and save with EduGear's pre-Semester 2 discounts on offer.

Get ready for class selection
31 May

Class selection opens from this week for Semester 2, Sessions 5-8, and Trimester 2, 2021 students - log into USC Central to find out when class selection opens for you.

Worth Celebrating - The VC congratulates Dr Helen Nahrung
26 May

The VC congratulates Dr Helen Nahrung on receiving a Fulbright Future Scholarship

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Register for the USC Mentoring program
26 May

Tap into a powerful network to advance your future career!

UniSA suffers cyber incident - be cautious if you receive an email you're not sure about
18 May

If you receive an email that you're not sure about please don't risk it, forward the message to our IT Service Desk instead and we'll check it for you to make sure it's safe.

Academic Skills Q&A sessions
4 May

Got a question? Ask a Learning Adviser!

Students. We need your help!
30 Apr

Students needed for Marketing photoshoots.

Be cautious of employment offers from online study platforms
30 Apr

Some online study platforms are seeking to employ students to promote their services to other students.

Research project: Social Capital Enablers & Barriers
27 Apr

Deaf or hard of hearing participants required.

Scam alert - student fees
27 Apr

There have been several reports of fee scams targeting University students in Australia.

Volunteer for the EXPLORE Career Pathways Expos
22 Apr

Volunteer to assist primary school students as they come to USC to learn about various career pathways.

Has your program structure changed?
21 Apr

Some program structures and course offerings have changed.

Email security protection trial - Microsoft Safelink
19 Apr

You may notice some slight differences in how your email links display as USC begins trialling Microsoft Safelink security protection tools over the next month.

Do you identify as having a disability? We can help you to transition into graduate employment.
24 Mar

Kickstart your career by accessing employment support for students with a disability at USC.

Student discount meals | USC Sunshine Coast campus
17 Mar

If you're on the USC Sunshine campus you can enjoy discounted meals under the Student Services Amenities Fee (SSAF) scheme at our USC-operated retail outlets just by showing your USC Student card.

Library information for current students
16 Mar

Need information about access to library buildings, course readings, online and physical collections, or printing, scanning or copying in the Library?

New online process to apply for a replacement Student ID Card
15 Mar

If your Student ID Card is about to expire, there is now a new online process you need to follow to apply for a replacement.

The VC congratulates our Criminology and Justice team
11 Mar

USC's Criminology and Justice team have been awarded the 2020 Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology (ANZSOC) Award for Excellence and Innovation in Teaching.

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Charging your device - USC Sunshine Coast campus
11 Mar

If you need to charge your device while you're on the USC Sunshine Coast campus, there are several options available to you.

Single Sign-On (SSO) at USC
11 Mar

SSO is designed to minimise the number of times you are required to sign into USC applications.

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Transform your future career by registering for USC Mentoring!
8 Mar

Register for the USC Mentoring program to chat to USC Alumni mentors online.

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Get involved in a thriving research centre
5 Mar

If you are undertaking studies aligned to the Pacific, a Pacific Islander student, or simply interested in getting involved, we encourage you to get in touch.

Higher degree by research opportunities at USC's Thompson Institute
5 Mar

USC’s Thompson Institute invites interest from students for Higher Degree by Research projects (including PhD and Masters)

The VC congratulates Professor Gary Thomas on his national role for student equity
26 Feb

USC Dean of Indigenous Education and Engagement Professor Gary Thomas is focused on increasing higher education participation among Indigenous students and has been appointed to a national centre working to help all marginalised and disadvantaged students in Australia.

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Important Safety Reminder on Campus
25 Feb

As Semester 1 kicks off, we want to remind students that their safety remains our top priority, and safety services on campus will remain in place 24/7, even during the break periods.

Single Sign-On (SSO) for Blackboard is now available
16 Feb

SSO is designed to minimise the number of times you are required to sign into USC applications.

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Are your personal contact details up-to-date?
12 Feb

Check that your personal contact details are correct.

Struggling to find a rental?
12 Feb

We know it can be tough out there at the moment.

DeLorean Project: $2,000 grants to support a research project
8 Feb

USC PhD students, here's your chance to become a DeLorean Mentor and develop your skills in translating your research for a young audience.

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The VC congratulates Professor Robin Chazdon for being a Clarivate Highly Cited Researcher
14 Jan

Worth celebrating! Professor Robin Chazdon is a true pioneer in her field of research.

Student common areas available on campus
13 Jan

Check what common areas are available at each campus and cleaning measures in place.

USC Holiday Closure: 12noon 24 Dec 2020 – 3 Jan 2021 (inclusive)
23 Dec 2020

USC will close at 12noon Thursday 24 December 2020 and reopen on Monday 4 January 2021.

Study period 1, 2021 draft class timetable is now available (for viewing only).
16 Dec 2020

Use the online Timetable planner to plan your classes ahead of time, so you're ready to select your classes in USC Central when Class selection opens in January.

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USC Community Wellbeing Survey
7 Dec 2020

Complete our wellbeing survey and go in the draw to win!

Worth celebrating! The VC congratulates seaweed scientist named Australian STEM superstar
4 Dec 2020

Marine ecologist Dr Alexandra Campbell is among 60 women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) announced today for the 2020-2021 round of the national program that equips STEM experts with the communication skills to become role models.

Temporary changes to access points at USC Moreton Bay
2 Dec 2020

Some access points at USC Moreton Bay campus will be temporarily closed for timber treatment works currently being undertaken in The Rise and Auditorium to ensure the campus is ready for learning and teaching to resume in 2021.

Single Sign-On (SSO) for USC Central
1 Dec 2020

Single Sign-On (SSO) has been implemented for USC Central to minimise the number of times you're required to sign into USC applications.

Worth celebrating! VC congratulates Associate Professor Sandy O'Sullivan
30 Nov 2020

Dr O’Sullivan will receive $1 million to study and map the complex identities of Indigenous queer artists - this Australian Research Council Future Fellowship is one of only 100 awarded across Australian universities and will allow Dr O'Sullivan to continue the research for the next four years.

Worth celebrating! VC congratulates Professor Catherine Manathunga and Professor Maria Raciti
24 Nov 2020

The ARC has awarded a Discovery Project grant valued at almost $277,500 to the project 'Implementing Indigenous knowledge approaches in doctoral education'.

2020 Hear For You Hackathon Brisbane
24 Nov 2020

An amazing opportunity for young deaf and hard of hearing QLD people (15 to 30 years of age) to engage in creative problem solving and generating solutions to a specific challenge.

EMERALD Wellbeing Program
23 Nov 2020

Feeling a little flat or 'not quite yourself'? USC’s EMERALD wellbeing program can support you to make small but positive changes now.

National research study supporting careers of LGBTQIA+ students
19 Nov 2020

Have your say - be part of a national research study about supporting careers of LGBTQIA+ students in Australian universities.

Scheduled IT Maintenance | 11-14 December
18 Nov 2020

To ensure the ongoing performance and reliability of our IT Systems, a maintenance window is scheduled for 5pm Friday 11 December to 8am Monday 14 December.

National Road Safety Week | 15–22 November
16 Nov 2020

Your pathway to safe driving.

Lift Replacement Works – USC Sunshine Coast campus
12 Nov 2020

From Monday 16 November, lift replacement works will commence in the USC Sunshine Coast campus's Library, Building B and Building D.

Remembrance Day 2020
11 Nov 2020

Wear a poppy and pause for a minute's silence at 11am today, 11 November.

Introducing the Launch U Trade Accelerator Program
10 Nov 2020

USC, in conjunction with Study Queensland and Practera, is offering students the opportunity to work on a 2-week real-world business experience through the Launch U Trade Accelerator (LTA) Program.

Your Student Senate needs you – complete the survey!
10 Nov 2020

Have your say on how your 2021 SSAF is allocated.

Have your say - eVALU8
eVALU8 your Semester 2 2020 course experience
9 Nov 2020

eVALU8 Semester 2 2020 - Have you had your say?

Diversity Awareness Training
9 Nov 2020

USC is committed to creating a work and study environment that values the rich diversity of its students, facilitates equitable access and full participation for those from disadvantaged backgrounds or who are under-represented, and in which all members of the University community take personal responsibility for working to eliminate discriminatory practices.

Worth celebrating! VC congratulates Dr Kylie Scales
6 Nov 2020

Quantitative marine ecologist Dr Kylie Scales has been awarded a prestigious Discovery Early Career Researcher Award by the Australian Research Council, which provides funding to allow her to focus full-time on her research.

Exploring Tailgating Behaviours in Queensland Drivers Survey
5 Nov 2020

Contribute to research that explores tailgating behaviours in Queensland drivers.

Postgraduate Careers Conference
5 Nov 2020

The Postgraduate Student Association (PSA) together with USC Students as Partners invites all USC postgrad students to attend our inaugural Postgraduate Careers Conference.

Don't forget to enrol in your 2021 courses on-time!
3 Nov 2020

Enrol in your 2021 courses by Sunday 15 November so you can select your class times earlier than those who don’t.

Need a holiday when exams finish? USC's Dilli Village has you covered!
26 Oct 2020

Book a stay a Dilli Village on K'gari (Fraser Island).

Reconnect Festival with USC and NightQuarter
26 Oct 2020

You're invited to the Reconnect Festival, a one-day pop-up event in collaboration with NightQuarter, showcasing student work from the USC School of Creative Industries

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Enrol in all your 2021 courses
26 Oct 2020

If you enrol in all your 2021 courses, we can better plan the timetable, inform curriculum changes, avoid class clashes and ensure there are enough spaces in each course for all students who wish to study it.

Have your say - Diversity and Inclusion Plan 2020-2022
25 Oct 2020

The Diversity and Inclusion Plan 2020-2022 will be launched in December - take 3 minutes to provide feedback to ensure the final plan is a genuinely holistic approach.

Contract Cheating Survey
25 Oct 2020

Complete the contract cheating survey and go into the draw to win a $500 Amazon gift voucher and donate to charity.

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Take part in USC's Disability Action Plan survey.
23 Oct 2020

Share your feedback on the new Plan.

Qualtrics survey tool now available for students
19 Oct 2020

Qualtrics survey tool is now available for all USC students.

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Yoga, social media and women’s wellbeing | A research project
15 Oct 2020

The purpose of this research project is to investigate the relationships between yoga, social media and women’s wellbeing.

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Take part in USC's Community Wellbeing survey​​
14 Oct 2020

USC's Thompson Institute is surveying the Sunshine Coast community and investigating the availability of services when people need mental health support.

Scheduled IT Maintenance | 13–16 November
14 Oct 2020

To ensure the ongoing performance and reliability of our IT Systems, a maintenance window is scheduled for 5pm Friday 13 November to 8am Monday 16 November.

RESOLVED - USC Anywhere outage
12 Oct 2020

USC Anywhere and Citrix Workspace issues are now resolved.

Global Climate Change Week 2020
Global Climate Change Week activities
12 Oct 2020

Join us for free events on campus or online as part of Global Climate Change Week, 19–23 October.

Research Unmasked: Physical and mental health during COVID-19
9 Oct 2020

Learn about the mental health and wellbeing impacts of COVID-19 and strategies to better support ourselves and one another.

Has your program structure changed?
8 Oct 2020

Some program structures and course offerings have changed.

Take time - for mental health
7 Oct 2020

World Mental Health Day (10 October) kicks off Queensland Mental Health Week (10 - 18 October), and this year's theme is Take time - for mental health.

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Graduate Outcomes Survey
4 Oct 2020

If you complete your studies at USC this semester, you will receive an email invitation to take part in the Graduate Outcomes Survey (GOS) in February or May 2021 (depending on your finish date).

The Launch U Trade Accelerator (LTA) Program Information Session
2 Oct 2020

Gain real-world business experience with The Launch U Trade Accelerator (LTA) Program - connecting student teams to undertake international market research/analysis projects for real Queensland Exporters.

USC Moreton Bay campus planned power outage
1 Oct 2020

USC Moreton Bay will be without power on Friday 2 October from 5–7.30pm.

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USC Central Scheduled Maintenance | 5pm Friday 30 October until 8am Monday 2 November
29 Sep 2020

You may be unable to access USC's IT systems (including USC Central and ApplyUSC).

Unplanned Outage - Global Microsoft Service Outage
29 Sep 2020

The issues experienced with some Microsoft applications are now resolved.

Enhance your career path and register for USC Mentoring
28 Sep 2020

Register for USC Mentoring to chat with USC Alumni Mentors online!

CV grading schema
28 Sep 2020

The CV grading schema which was introduced in Semester 1 will not be available for Study Period 2.

Carbon Neutrality Through Sustainability Action - Poster Competition
28 Sep 2020

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 2020

Enrol in your courses on time so you can select your classes earlier than those who don't.

Unexpected IT maintenance - did this affect your assessment submissions?
24 Sep 2020

At approximately 4.10pm yesterday (Wednesday 23 September), USC experienced unexpected IT maintenance affecting multiple services and sites.

Managing Your Progression Sessions
22 Sep 2020

USC is holding virtual ‘Managing Progression Sessions’ in Week 11 to help you plan your remaining study.

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IT Maintenance Window: Planned outage 25-28 September
21 Sep 2020

There will be a planned IT Outage from 5pm Friday 25–29 Monday 28 September.

Congratulations to Semester 1 Student Leadership Award recipients
17 Sep 2020

Congratulations to the seven students who will soon graduate with a USC Student Leadership Award.

Contract Cheating Crackdown
14 Sep 2020

The Australian Government has announced a crackdown on contract cheating.

Library lighting maintenance USC Sunshine Coast
10 Sep 2020

Saturday 12 September | 7–9am

Thursday 10 September is R U OK? Day
8 Sep 2020

The theme this year is 'There's more to say after R U OK?'.

Student experience Survey
Thank you for participating in the Student Experience Survey!
4 Sep 2020

We appreciate your feedback and take it seriously.

USC Moreton Bay Temporary Carpark closure - Monday 7 September 2020
3 Sep 2020

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 University
1 Sep 2020

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 2020

Apply today for money to help you while you study.

Join the ASD Facebook group
31 Aug 2020

A group for students on the Autism Spectrum to help transition to university.

Thinking about life after you graduate?
31 Aug 2020

Just because you’re about to graduate, it doesn’t mean your USC journey has to end!

Australian University Health Challenge
28 Aug 2020

Move your body - every step counts!

2020 Vice-Chancellor and President's Diversity and Inclusion Award winners
25 Aug 2020

We are excited to announce a student as a winner of this year's awards, Raymart Walker.

Fight for Planet A: Episode 3 - Food
25 Aug 2020

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)!

Research project: Developing active social connections in a newly adopted setting
25 Aug 2020

International and domestic USC students: How connected do you feel socially? Would you be interested in completing a brief, anonymous questionnaire?

Recruitment, careers and jobs for you, right now | USC Virtual Careers Fair
24 Aug 2020

Hear from and network with local, state-wide, and national organisations.

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What's open on campus? | Retail and eateries
24 Aug 2020

Trying to plan your next visit to campus? Get up to date info on food and retail outlets that are currently open on campus

How to keep COVID safe on campus
24 Aug 2020

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.

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Level 2 of the Sunshine Coast Campus Library Reopening
24 Aug 2020

To increase the availability of study spaces at USC Sunshine Coast campus, level 2 of the Library will reopen in Week 7.

Do you want to improve you presentation and public speaking skills?
20 Aug 2020

Sign up for Speechcraft - a five-week short course delivered by USC Speakers Toastmasters Club!

Join the Australia Youth Innovation Challenge: AASYP Reset
20 Aug 2020

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 stress
17 Aug 2020

Take part in an online research project investigating student stress-management behaviours!

Research Project: Comparison of alcohol consumption in Spain and Australia
17 Aug 2020

Undergraduate psychology students - participate in an online survey to receive 2 credit points!

Student Central front desk volunteers needed
14 Aug 2020

Sunshine Coast student volunteer opportunity!

New students - collect your Orientation pack
12 Aug 2020

Students who started in semester 2 2020 can collect an Orientation pack when they return to campus from week 5.

Kangaroos at Sippy Downs campus
Look out for wildlife on our USC Sunshine Coast campus
11 Aug 2020

We share our campus with a wide range of wildlife!

Join a live open forum with the PVC (Students)
10 Aug 2020

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 2020

We’re developing a new USC Disability Action Plan and want you to be involved!

2020 Outstanding Alumni Awards
7 Aug 2020

Do you know an outstanding USC graduate? Nominate them today!

Class swap deadline extended to 14 August 2020
6 Aug 2020

Students can request to swap classes between online and on-campus delivery up until Census date.

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Self-serve printing
5 Aug 2020

Self-serve printing, copying and scanning is available to USC students, staff and community members using a MyPrint account.

Are you studying and looking after a loved one?
5 Aug 2020

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 Fair
5 Aug 2020

You are invited to the National Diversity Virtual Careers Fair on Thursday 20 August - Register now!

USC Library Research consultations via Zoom!
4 Aug 2020

Book a research consultation with a USC Librarian today!

Dual Mode Teaching
30 Jul 2020

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.

Student Experience Survey
2020 Student Experience Survey (SES) - OPEN NOW
30 Jul 2020

Have your say on your course experiences to help shape the future of higher education in Australia.

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ASD Facebook Group
29 Jul 2020

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

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Dilli Village reopening 1 August 2020
27 Jul 2020

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.

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Enhance your career path and register for USC Mentoring
21 Jul 2020

Register for the USC Mentoring Program and chat to USC Alumni Mentors online.

SCHI Seminar Series - Evidence-based implementation: Telehealth to support cardiac-diabetes patients
20 Jul 2020

Presenter: Associate Professor Jo Wu | Thursday 6 August 2020

Participate in COVID-19 research
16 Jul 2020

Register your interest with USC Clinical Trials

Planned Environmental Burn - USC Compensatory Habitat
16 Jul 2020

A controlled burn is planned for 23 July 2020 at the USC Sunshine Coast campus.

Bike security on campus
16 Jul 2020

A reminder to securely lock up your bike when using bike facilities on campus.

Updated USC Medical Certificate now available
16 Jul 2020

Provide medical evidence using the USC Medical Certificate.

Support your Student Guild!
9 Jul 2020

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 2020

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-19
6 Jul 2020

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 2020

Nominations for the Vice-Chancellor and President Diversity and Inclusion Awards now open!

Orientation is live!
2 Jul 2020

New students – get started with your online Orientation today! Refine your study skills, ask questions about your program and meet new people.

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Thank you for having a say on the new Diversity and Inclusion Plan!
1 Jul 2020

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 soon
30 Jun 2020

The last date to apply for a change of program effective for semester 2 2020 is Monday 13 July

First Nations Community Survey
22 Jun 2020

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.

How to select your second year nursing classes in Semester 2 2020
18 Jun 2020

If you are currently enrolled in NUR227(Session 4) you must select classes for your Semester 2 courses (NUR131, NUR222, NUR286 and NUR331) that match your placement group for NUR227.

Select your class times now for Study Period 2, 2020!
17 Jun 2020

Select your class times now or drop any courses you have decided not to study to avoid incurring fees/academic penalties at Census Date.

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Campus Facebook Groups
16 Jun 2020

The campus Facebook groups are an online space for students to connect with your peers and USC staff within the campus you attend.

Order your Course Workbooks for Sem 2 via MyPrint
16 Jun 2020

Course Workbooks for Semester 2 are available to order on the MyPrint Shop.

PhD Scholarship Opportunity with the USC Road Safety Research Collaboration
15 Jun 2020

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 disability
1 Jun 2020

Complete this survey to help USC best support you during your studies and beyond by determining the barriers faced by students with disability.

How to study at home like a pro!
8 Apr 2020

Tips from students, for students.

Scholarship applications for Semester 2 are open!
3 Apr 2020

Apply for money to help you while you study.

Managing Coronavirus (COVID-19) anxiety/stress
1 Apr 2020

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 2020

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 environment
1 Apr 2020

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 2020

Learn how to use Zoom - from 30 March 2020 your courses may be delivered using technology-enabled learning platforms, primarily Blackboard and Zoom.

Cybersecurity in the time of coronavirus
27 Mar 2020

A guide to practising cyber hygiene.

USC Library is now closed
26 Mar 2020

24-hour spaces remain available at USC Sunshine Coast, Moreton Bay and Fraser Coast

Connect with USC Careers and Employability
25 Mar 2020

We're available to help prepare you for employment - get started today!

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Want to change your program of study?
25 Mar 2020

Change of program applications open on Monday 6 April for Semester 2 2020.

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Temporary ban on the use of reusable cups at USC food and beverage outlets
17 Mar 2020

Help reduce the exposure of COVID-19 to USC cafe and Brasserie staff.

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Have you heard of Students as Partners?
5 Mar 2020

Passionate about helping others? Register for Students as Partners!

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Travelling to USC Moreton Bay?
2 Mar 2020

Get to USC Moreton Bay via a free shuttle service departing from USC Sunshine Coast

Changing your study plans? Don't forget to tell Centrelink
2 Mar 2020

If you get Youth Allowance, Austudy, ABSTUDY or Pensioner Education Supplement, keep Service Australia up-to-date with your study plans.

Where to buy your Translink go card
24 Feb 2020

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 2020

SafeUSC Officers at Moreton Bay campus will do regular walking escorts to Petrie Station and the USC Shuttle bus stop.

Booktopia has acquired The Co-op
5 Feb 2020

Find the widest range of textbooks online at Booktopia!

SafeUSC - See something, say something
26 Jul 2019

SafeUSC is open 24 hours and is your one stop shop for any safety related matters on or off campus.

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6 Mar 2019

Keep up-to-date with the latest happenings - follow USC on social media!

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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.