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Temporary changes to access points at USC Moreton Bay
2 Dec

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.

USC Closure: 12pm on 24 Dec 2020–3 Jan 2021 (inclusive)
2 Dec

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

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

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

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.

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Jobs of the Week
27 Nov

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

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

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

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

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

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Important Safety Reminder on Campus
23 Nov

As Semester 2 comes to a close, 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.

National research study supporting careers of LGBTQIA+ students
19 Nov

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

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

Your pathway to safe driving.

Lift Replacement Works – USC Sunshine Coast campus
12 Nov

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

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

Introducing the Launch U Trade Accelerator Program
10 Nov

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

Have your say on how your 2021 SSAF is allocated.

Diversity Awareness Training
9 Nov

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.

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

eVALU8 Semester 2 2020 - Have you had your say?

Worth celebrating! VC congratulates Dr Kylie Scales
6 Nov

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

Contribute to research that explores tailgating behaviours in Queensland drivers.

Postgraduate Careers Conference
5 Nov

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

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

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

Reconnect Festival with USC and NightQuarter
26 Oct

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

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

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

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

Share your feedback on the new Plan.

Complete your student academic integrity modules and quizzes
20 Oct

All commencing undergraduate and postgraduate students should complete all five student academic integrity modules and quizzes within their first period of enrolment.

Qualtrics survey tool now available for students
19 Oct

Qualtrics survey tool is now available for all USC students.