February - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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February 2021

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Chomp and Chat at USC Fraser Coast
30 Mar

Join us for great conversation and a free lunch at USC Fraser Coast on alternate Tuesdays and Wednesdays during the semester.

International Women's Day
8 Mar

International Women’s Day, 8 March, provides an opportunity to recognise the diverse and significant achievements of women in our communities and the work that still needs to occur.

USC Caboolture express shuttle
USC Express Shuttles recommence Monday 1 March with new service
26 Feb

In 2021, the new USC Sunshine Coast-Landsborough train station service is a welcomed addition to the shuttle schedule during teaching weeks​​​.

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.

March is Careers Fair Season
25 Feb

USC is hosting a selection of Virtual National Careers Fairs and all USC students are welcome.

Connect now with your future industry
25 Feb

While you’re at uni, you might like to join your professional association in your field of study to access industry resources, build professional networks and enhance your employability.

Scheduled IT Maintenance | 12-15 March
24 Feb

To ensure the ongoing performance and reliability of our IT Systems, a maintenance window for USC Central is scheduled for 11:59pm Friday 12 March to 8am Monday 15 March.

Public lectures
Improve public speaking with USC Speakers (Toastmasters)
24 Feb

Course now full for Semester 1 – will be offered again in Semester 2.

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Library notice - USC Sunshine Coast
24 Feb

The power to the Library will be turned off at 5am this Friday 26 February for generator testing.

Chancellor's Medal nominations are open!
16 Feb

Know someone who finished their studies in 2020 and deserves to be recognised? The Chancellor's Medal is awarded in recognition of outstanding achievements made by graduating students.

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.

Miss Koko Kanteen is coming to USC Sunshine Coast
16 Feb

Miss Koko Kanteen will be open for business on the USC Sunshine Coast campus from Monday 22 February.

Struggling to find a rental?
12 Feb

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

Caboolture Campus Gym Reopens
9 Feb

The free Caboolture campus gym, operated by USC Sport, reopens on Tuesday and Thursdays, 7.30am-12.30pm from 9 February 2021.

Future of Work Program
9 Feb

BHP, together with the Department of Education, have formed the Future of Work Program to promote educational pathways in regional areas and help support Australia’s road to economic recovery.

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.

New students at USC Caboolture Orientation
Pre-semester study skills and learning strategies workshops
3 Feb

Bookings are open for pre-semester workshops kicking off from next week - develop skills and strategies to meet the expectations of university study.

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EduGear opening hours at USC Moreton Bay
2 Feb

EduGear, the textbook,​ stationery and student equipment supplier at USC Moreton Bay, has announced their opening hours for Semester 1, 2021.