Program qualifies Moreton Bay residents for USC study6 December
A Ferny Hills woman working in banking and a Bray Park man in the funeral industry plan to be among next year’s first students at USC Moreton Bay after they completed a free six-month university pathway program.
Managing AI risks and reducing methane from cows5 December
Research projects at USC to tackle two major global threats – climate change and unchecked artificial intelligence – have been boosted by nearly $1million in Australian Research Council Discovery Project funding.
USC academic launches ‘Christmas book’ with a twist4 December
A best-selling new novel written last Christmas on the Sunshine Coast may play on popular Christmas song lyrics – but the story is far from whimsical.
Graduate wins prestigious young planner award4 December
A USC planning graduate described as a brilliant role model to others across Australia has been named Queensland’s Young Planner of the Year.
Mental health help at fingertips with new digital tool4 December
A free digital tool that connects residents to mental health and suicide prevention services on the Sunshine Coast has been launched.
USC students help market Maryborough mural trail4 December
USC Fraser Coast students will help promote one of Maryborough’s newest and most colourful tourism experiences locally and across the globe.
Hollywood star praises USC koala detection dog4 December
A USC detection dog called Bear that is working to find injured and displaced koalas after recent bushfires in Australia has gained the attention of Hollywood heavyweights Tom Hanks and Leonardo DiCaprio.
Job hunt support for students with a disability2 December
USC has signed up for a national employment support program aimed at improving job opportunities for university graduates with a disability.
From summer bushfires to seaweed snacks: USC summer expert list2 December
The following experts from USC Australia are available for interview on various summertime topics (with appropriate notice) during this holiday season.
Decades of academic expertise to shine at USC Moreton Bay29 November
USC Moreton Bay’s foundation building may be sparkling and new, but the world-class scholars about to teach there have been shining in their fields of expertise for years.
Learning how to engage with a high-tech tomorrow28 November
Programming driverless cars, coding and robotics are part of USC initiatives helping Fraser Coast students and teachers prepare for a digital future.
Sustainable business focus for Orange Sky leader28 November
An organisation that provides regular laundry and shower services for people experiencing homelessness has appointed a USC graduate to lead its operations around Australia and New Zealand.
Doctoral playwright shines light on stay-at-home dads28 November
Former theatre director and drama educator Richard Finn has drawn from his latest role in life to write a play for his Doctor of Creative Arts at USC.
USC joins $245m space industry research program28 November
Fourteen University of the Sunshine Coast research academics and staff have joined the largest space industry research collaboration in Australia’s history, worth $245 million over the next seven years.
Students’ water use device wins three national awards28 November
An innovative device created by four USC Engineering Honours students to give householders more control over their water use has won three national GovHack awards.
Japan calling for scholarship-winning students28 November
Two USC students majoring in Japanese language will have the opportunity to hone their skills further in Japan next year thanks to an esteemed Australian Government scholarship.
New inductees for Coast’s Sports Hall of Fame27 November
A swimming great and an outstanding surf lifesaving champion have been inducted into the Sunshine Coast Sports Hall of Fame at a special ceremony at USC last night.
Student wins Asia-Pacific medal for eucalypt study26 November
A USC student has won an international industry excellence award for his Science Honours research that used a range of tools and technologies to accurately map a single tree species in state forests.
Species find ways to keep their cool as oceans heat up26 November
An international group of marine scientists is predicting a rapid reorganisation of the mix of species in our oceans after completing the most comprehensive assessment to date of how marine life is responding to rising sea temperatures.
Clever campus cooling system shines again22 November
Within weeks of claiming a major global environmental award, USC Australia’s creative use of solar energy to cool its Sunshine Coast campus has shone again in the Australasia region.
No nervous wait as uni all sorted for school leavers22 November
An early offer to university has added to the excitement and emotion of finishing high school for three House Captains from Maryborough’s St Mary’s College.
USC PhD student opens the gate on bioresearch21 November
Implantable biosensors that can override natural biological systems might sound like something from a science fiction movie, but research being undertaken by a USC PhD student could see them soon become a reality.
Students to discover future career options21 November
About 400 Year 5 students will visit USC’s Fraser Coast campus tomorrow for a hands-on career immersion event that could help to change their thinking about job options and stereotypes.
Popular Solar Nights light event to glow again21 November
The Sunshine Coast’s largest light trail is set to return at USC, with the hugely popular Solar Nights scheduled for December 13 to 22.
Students awarded for research on life-saving treatment techniques20 November
Two teams of USC Paramedic Science students have received Australasian grant awards for investigating techniques used to treat life-threatening emergencies related to diabetes and adrenal insufficiency.
SUP junior world title for USC student athlete18 November
A USC Environmental Science student’s dedication to the fast-growing ocean sport of Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP) has resulted in a gold medal at her first world championships.
Launch of suicide prevention strategy for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples15 November
USC’s Sunshine Coast Mind and Neuroscience – Thompson Institute will tomorrow launch a strategy to support the social and emotional wellbeing of Sunshine Coast Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
Touch champion claims University's top sports award15 November
Australian touch representative and Dally M medallist for the NRL’s national touch competition Hayley Maddick has been named USC’s Sportsperson of the Year for 2019.
Jane takes first steps to uni with free skills course14 November
When a cancer diagnosis inspired her to study Nursing Science, Gympie mother of five Jane Noon jumped at the chance to first complete a free university course to upgrade her academic skills.