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 awards 63 future leaders from across region
Sixty-three students from 38 schools from the Fraser Coast to Moreton Bay have received USC Rise, and Shine Awards for their leadership, enthusiasm and academic or sporting achievements.
Oscar winner at USC children’s media symposium
Oscar-winning illustrator Shaun Tan and renowned children’s author and USC Professor of Creative Writing Gary Crew will be among the drawcards for this Saturday’s sessions of the Children’s Media Symposium starting at USC Sunshine Coast on Friday (24 November).
$2.85m for airport pavement research at USC
The University of the Sunshine Coast has launched a collaborative five-year research program to advance airport pavement technologies and practices across the country.
USC to entice insect-eating microbats to campus
In a university recruitment drive with a difference, USC Fraser Coast is encouraging mighty mosquito-eating microbats to move on to campus.
International USC graduate rides wave of success
A multimedia platform founded in Brazil by an international USC graduate has won the backing of global surf and skate brands as its popularity escalates.
Exhibition shows beauty of Beach to Birrabeen
An exhibition that brings together a selection of artworks made by the Fraser Coast’s Regional Arts and Tutors (RATS) group during a residency on K’Gari (Fraser Island) will open at the USC Art Gallery on Thursday 23 November at 6.30pm.
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