Academic has big plans for tourism on the Sunshine Coast
24 September - A globally-recognised tourism academic has made the Sunshine Coast his new research base, recently taking on the role of USC’s Associate Dean (Research).
USC earns five stars for its equity efforts
24 September - The University of the Sunshine Coast has been recognised for supporting the study dreams of people from disadvantaged backgrounds, earning a new five-star rating for equity in an annual independent guide for Australian universities.
Free road safety session for community
21 September - 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
21 September - 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
20 September - 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
19 September - 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.
Explainer: what does it mean to be 'cisgender'?
18 September - As a term and concept, “transgender” is now firmly embedded in common parlance and popular consciousness. In Australia in the last few weeks alone there have been major news stories about transgender footballer Hannah Mouncey; Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s comment...
‘Mrs Robinson effect’ skews public perception of abuse
18 September - 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
18 September - The $500 million strawberry industry is in the media spotlight following reports of strawberries contaminated with metal sewing needles.
Sports study focus for Girls Academy visit to USC
18 September - Learning about future careers in sport was high on the agenda for a group of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander girls from Urangan State High School’s Girls Academy when they visited USC’s main campus at Sippy Downs on Monday.
Rock lobster could unlock genetics of kids’ kidneys
18 September - Cutting-edge genetic research into changing the sex of rock lobsters could hold the key to a PhD graduate from the University of the Sunshine Coast helping find a cure for a deadly children’s kidney disease.
Fulbright scholar to lead Queensland road safety team
17 September - A Fulbright Senior Scholar is moving to USC to lead a new state-wide road safety research team from the Sunshine Coast.
Plastic proves lethal to sea turtles
14 September - The risk that plastic pollution poses to the world’s declining sea turtle populations has been quantified for the first time.
How much plastic does it take to kill a turtle? Typically just 14 pieces
13 September - We know there is a lot of plastic in the ocean, and that turtles (and other endangered species) are eating it. It is not uncommon to find stranded dead turtles with guts full of plastic. But we weren’t really sur...
R U OK Day: USC experts available for comment
13 September - R U OK Day is Thursday 17 September, a day which encourages Australians to connecting meaningfully with people around us who may be struggling with life.
Clothing executive claims USC alumni award
13 September - A University of the Sunshine Coast graduate who has led the global expansion of European clothing giant Mango for the past seven years has claimed the title of USC’s Outstanding Alumnus for 2018.
USC sport scientist to lead swim team to Tokyo
13 September - A USC academic who led the Australian team into the stadium as an athlete at the Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games has put his hand up again to lead the way towards success at the Tokyo Games in 2020.
Geographer to deliver public lecture on peacebuilding
13 September - A geography expert who has contributed to achieving sustainable peace in divided societies across the South Pacific and South East Asia will deliver a free public lecture at USC on Tuesday 25 September.
Graduate makes mark in world of global business
12 September - A University of the Sunshine Coast graduate who heads human resources for an international firm’s operations in India, the Middle East and Africa has been named one of Norway’s best young leaders.