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
USC hosts free jazz-packed lunch session
One of Australia’s most loved composers is tuning up for a free lunchtime concert in USC’s Art Gallery with a talented guitarist who has shared the stage with some music legends.
Koalas’ chlamydia woes compounded by virus
Scientists from the University of the Sunshine Coast have discovered that a koala virus is putting the cuddly creatures at greater risk of chlamydia.
USC academic joins Greenland research expedition
A USC academic who specialises in glacial research has been invited to join an international exploration team that is assessing the effects of climate change on the Greenland Ice Sheet.
Elite coach to help USC graduates go for gold
Whether it’s the sports field, the classroom or the boardroom, the formula to success is the same, according to netball supercoach Noeline Taurua, who will address USC Fraser Coast’s inaugural graduation ceremony on Thursday.
First Education graduates for USC Gympie
USC Gympie is celebrating another major milestone with the graduation of its first Primary Education students.
USC athletes finish Games with 12 medals
After incredible performances at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, our USC athletes have come away with 12 medals altogether.
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