The Office of Engagement leads and manages USC’s strategy as an engaged university that advances the social, economic, and environmental wellbeing of its regions and beyond.
This is achieved by connecting and collaborating with the university’s many stakeholders through three focus areas that enable USC to both serve and be informed through its outreach activities:
The Office of Engagement is committed to partnering with the community through continuing education opportunities across a broad range of topics. We offer short course options to advance your knowledge and skills or simply to provide a channel for your creativity. For more information contact the Office of Engagement.
Collaborations and Memberships
USC is committed to actively participating in and influencing social, environmental and economic development policies, and connecting with thought leaders across the globe in industry, government and education. The university engages with national and international organisations through institutional membership of networks and forums dedicated to research, public discussion and collaboration.
- Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
- Committee for Economic Development of Australia (CEDA)
- Engagement Australia
- Queensland Futures Institute
- Regional Universities Network (RUN)
- Scholars at Risk (SAR)
- Talloires Network
- Universities Australia (UA)
For more information, contact the Office of Engagement.
Community engagement stories
Free road safety session for community
A road safety expert from Nigeria and a local driving instructor will feature at a free community seminar at the University of the Sunshine Coast next week.
USC Moreton Bay starts to take shape
The impressive foundation building of the University of the Sunshine Coast’s new campus at Petrie is starting to take shape.
Trolls don’t get job roles, employers say
Internet trolls beware – employers believe the most unprofessional behaviour online is the use of social media to intentionally harm others.
Fraser Island App helps users explore and learn
The University of the Sunshine Coast has officially launched a free app for K’gari-Fraser Island ahead of the royal visit by Prince Harry and his wife Meghan and in time for an influx of school holiday visitors.
‘Mrs Robinson effect’ skews public perception of abuse
The public’s false beliefs about child sexual abuse perpetrated by females is preventing victims from coming forward, says a Queensland criminology expert.
Strawberry recall: Customer behaviour expert available to speak with media
The $500 million strawberry industry is in the media spotlight following reports of strawberries contaminated with metal sewing needles.
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