Do you know a Diversity and Inclusion Champion?
18 May - The Vice-Chancellor and President's Diversity and Inclusion Awards recognise USC students, graduates and staff who have made an outstanding commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion within the University and/or its broader community.
USC Central Outage - 17-24 May
16 May - USC Central will be unavailable from 1pm, this Thursday 17 May until 8.30am, Thursday 24 May due to an upgrade and the first stage of a much-needed makeover.
Academic Integrity: because honesty is the best policy
15 May - As a USC student, you belong to a community that values academic integrity.
Books as Art series: Flash Fiction workshop
15 May - Want to write fiction in a flash? This fun 3-hour workshop will get those creative juices flowing and prove that BIG ideas can come from only a few words...
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.
USC Gallery Opening Night: The Landscape. Abstracted.
15 May - Located at USC’s Sunshine Coast campus at Sippy Downs, USC Art Gallery is a free public gallery that presents a contemporary program of professionally curated projects and national touring exhibitions.
USC to commemorate National Sorry Day on 25 May
14 May - National Sorry Day commemorations across USC will be held this Friday 25 May leading into Reconciliation Week (27 May -3 June 2018), including a visit from Gail Mabo.
What's on at the UniClub (USC Sunshine Coast)
14 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! Plus, fancy a new 'do? Guild cutz for ten bucks.
Yoga in the USC Gallery with Student Wellbeing
14 May - Find your zen in the tranquil surroundings of USC Sunshine Coast's art gallery - a peaceful space to reflect, re-energise and re-generate a study-frazzled mind.
Can you represent the student voice? Join the SRC!
14 May - Joining the Student Representative Council is a great opportunity to gain broader experience and skills to complement your degree and future employability.
Scholarships now open for Semester 2, 2018
14 May - Discover a huge variety of financial support to help you achieve your best.
With Respect USC: 2018 Student Symposium
14 May - Student group "With Respect USC", with the support of USC Safer Communities, the USC Engagement Office and the USC Student Guild will run its inaugural Symposium in recognition of domestic and family violence prevention month.
Exams are coming - are you prepared?
14 May - We all know Winter is Coming - but what about Exams? Get prepared and arm yourself with study tips and exam strategies at our Exam Prep workshops in Week 12!
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.
Spartans still on the look-out for Spartan Warriors to represent USC
14 May - Represent USC at the 2018 Nationals at world-class venues on the beautiful Gold Coast.
Gail Mabo to deliver special presentation for Reconciliation Week
14 May - In conjunction with National Reconciliation Week, Gail Mabo’s visit and presentation on 28 May will provide a unique opportunity for students, staff and the wider community to learn about Indigenous education, research, history and cultural values from an Indigenous perspective.
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.
Jobs of the Week (7 - 11 May)
8 May - Do what you love and love what you do! There's a world of opportunities, so make an appointment to invest in your future with the Career Development Team today! In the meantime, check out our Jobs of the Week..
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.
Jobs of the Week (30 April - 4 May)
1 May - Check out Jobs of the Week and open your mind to new careers - find out what's available and how to apply!
Enrol in your courses for Study period 2 now
30 April - If you haven't already enrolled in your courses in USC Central for Study period 2, it's time to do it now!
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.
Jobs of the Week (23 - 27 April)
24 April - Open your mind to new careers with 'Jobs of the Week' featuring part-time, casual and full-time positons, as well as graduate opportunities! New jobs added every week - read on for 200+ job and work placement opportunities.
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
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!
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.
CommUNIty starts with supporting mental health and wellbeing
17 April - Join in activities across all USC campuses for University Mental Health Day (1 May), which aims to raise awareness of the mental health and wellbeing needs of those who study and work in higher education settings.
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!
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!
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!
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...
Global Opportunities: USC graduate Mia lands Disney dream role
27 March - Meet Mia, an alumnus from USC who decided to follow her dreams...
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.
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!
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.
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!
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.
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.
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
- 24 May: Semester 2 / Trimester 2 - Class timetable released for viewing
- 28 May: Session 4 - Classes commence
- 28 May: Semester 2 / Trimester 2 - Class Selection opens for new students, 8am
- 30 May: Semester 2 / Trimester 2 - Class Selection opens for continuing students who enrolled on-time, 8am
- 4 June: Semester 2 / Trimester 2 - Class Selection opens for all other students, 8am.
For more key dates, refer to the academic calendar.
Campus life events
Quiz, test and exam preparation workshop (SC1)
The Quiz, Test and Exam Preparation workshop will introduce you to strategies to enhance your understanding of and help you prepare for tests and exams.
Special Presentation: Women in Engineering
Join Professor Maria Kalevitch, Professor of Biology (Science) and Dean of the School of Engineering, Mathematics and Science (SEMS) from Robert Morris University (RMU), Pennsylvania as she discusses Women in Engineering and ‘Innovative Practice’ on Tuesday 22 May at 11am in LT4, USC Sunshine Coast.
(Not)flix and Pizza - Week 12
Join us at the Uni Club for a documentary and pizza night!
Quiz, test and exam preparation workshop (SC2)
The Quiz, Test and Exam Preparation workshop will introduce you to strategies to enhance your understanding of and help you prepare for tests and exams.