Hundreds attend USC Student Guild Day
22 February - Hundreds of new University of the Sunshine Coast students today enjoyed the USC Student Guild Day, which capped off activities for Orientation Week.
Sentencing expert to give free public lecture at USC
22 February - Changes to Australia’s parole systems will be the focus of a free public law lecture at the University of the Sunshine Coast.
Moreton Bay school leavers heading to USC
22 February - Forty per cent of Australian Christian College Moreton’s 2017 graduating cohort are heading to USC, some of them the first in their family to attend university.
‘Doctor Google’ could help curb melanoma
21 February - Scientists have found a surprising link between internet searches about melanoma and the number of officially confirmed cases.
Biomedical Science delivers pathway to becoming a doctor
21 February - A Bachelor of Biomedical Science from USC has helped deliver Tyson Pardon of Tinbeerwah into the maternity ward of a South African hospital on his journey to becoming a doctor.
$600,000 grant to support new USC project in FNQ
21 February - An innovative University of the Sunshine Coast project to simultaneously boost the Indigenous communities, forestry and mining industries, and environment of Cape York Peninsula has won a $600,000 Advance Queensland grant.
Clinical trial to treat conjunctivitis using a novel non-antibiotic treatment
21 February - With conjunctivitis running rampant this year, USC’s Clinical Trials Centre is uniquely placed as the only location in Australia working with Sunshine Coast doctors to conduct a trial of a new experimental medicine to treat both the infectious and th...
Hundreds of Fraser Coast students join in Orientation fun
21 February - USC welcomed a record number of new students to its Fraser Coast campus following a surge in interest in studying locally.
New student numbers on the rise at USC Gympie
20 February - USC will welcome more than 100 new students to its Gympie campus tomorrow (Wednesday 21 February) with a packed Orientation program that mixes the serious and not-so-serious side of university life.
Heptathlon champ takes aim at accounting career
19 February - State heptathlon champion Jared Pacey of Maryborough is chasing a winning career built on getting the numbers to add up.
Orientation welcomes thousands of new students
16 February - The University of the Sunshine Coast welcomed thousands of new students during Orientation Week from 19-22 February.
USC and Council join forces to protect roos
16 February - USC and Sunshine Coast Council have launched a “Look after our mob” campaign at Sippy Downs in a bid to conserve the local kangaroo populations.
Warm support from USC for first Winter Olympian
16 February - USC will be cheering on its first Winter Olympian tomorrow (Friday 16 February) when PhD student Klaus Jungbluth competes in the 15km cross-country skiing event at Pyeongchang.
Nurse enrols at USC to expand career prospects
16 February - When enrolled nurse Sarah Grigg performed CPR on a patient in 2009, it was a life-changing moment that set her on a path to upgrade her qualifications.
Social toll of parenting at heart of loneliness study
14 February - Parents’ social lives can take a hit after having children and USC researchers are studying how this can lead to an overall feeling of loneliness.
Like father, like son as Liam chases media career
13 February - The son of popular, long-time Fraser Coast radio announcer Andrew Bland is planning to follow his father into the media industry and has enrolled in a Journalism degree at USC.
Engage entrepreneurs early to grow with Sunshine Coast, study finds
13 February - Business owners new to the region need to be channelled into support networks early to help them grow along with the Sunshine Coast population, a new report has found.
Runway research plans are taking off at USC
12 February - Royal Australian Air Force Flight Lieutenant Sean Jamieson is launching into research at the University of the Sunshine Coast that could help revolutionise how Australian runway surfaces are built.
How cyberbullies overtly and covertly target their victims
5 February - We hear a lot about cyberbullying, but we hear less about what it actually constitutes. Cyberbullying is defined as an aggressive, intentional act using electronic forms, repeatedly and over time, against a victim who can’t easily defend against it. A...
Get a grip: the twist in the wrist that can ruin tennis careers
24 January - Wrist injuries have forced many high-performance tennis players to miss recent major tournaments. Both the Rio Olympic medallist Kei Nishikori and two-time grand slam champion Svetlana Kuznetsova are missing the 2018 Australian Open while recovering from wrist surgery. It wa...