Rebuilding environment in a humanitarian crisis
10 December - A USC forestry researcher has been called on to help prevent an environmental calamity occurring as a result of the world’s largest refugee crisis along the Myanmar border of Bangladesh.
$2.7 million for USC sea cucumber research
10 December - A $2.7 million research project to boost stocks of a high-value sea cucumber has been awarded to the University of the Sunshine Coast.
‘Sweet spots’ the key to habitat restoration success
10 December - Habitat restoration projects around the world need to be placed more strategically to be successful, researchers from the University of the Sunshine Coast have found.
Green light for students to go global
10 December - Two USC students will take their studies in Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander health and ocean current energy across the Pacific Ocean, after receiving scholarships to study globally.
Community light trail a celebration of solar
6 December - USC Sunshine Coast will celebrate its plans to become a solar-powered campus with an ethereal and interactive light trail for the whole community to enjoy during December.
$380,000 to track chlamydia’s true extent
5 December - Koalas are not the only Australian animal suffering from chlamydia and Dr Martina Jelocnik from the University of the Sunshine Coast is on a mission to uncover the full extent of the problem.
USC’s 1996 Society earns national award
5 December - USC’s “bold” move last year to form a philanthropic club to provide greater financial stability to pursue its ambitious goals has earned national recognition.
Research students focus on global food issues
3 December - Producing food in a sustainable way for the world’s increasing population is high on the agenda for University of the Sunshine Coast PhD students Camila Ribeiro and Natalia Souza.
Claudia’s artistic flair inspires creative career
29 November - New USC graduate Claudia Oberholzer of Dalby has turned a keen eye for design into a career and is using her creativity to promote a home-town business to international markets.
USC to host national quidditch championship
29 November - Quidditch players from across the muggle community have been summoned to the grounds of USC to determine who will be awarded the coveted Australian National Quidditch Champions trophy on the weekend of 8-9 December.
Start-up boost for Indigenous small business ideas
28 November - Indigenous people aspiring to own and operate their own small business can apply to be part of a landmark franchise project launched by USC’s Business School.
Myles lines up an exciting global future
28 November - From representing Australia at an international summit to conducting global market research into nanotechnology, it has been a whirlwind year for USC Fraser Coast student Myles Kreis.
New research network marks milestone for USC
28 November - A new network has formed to support the growing number of people embarking on research careers at the University of the Sunshine Coast.
Stadium redevelopment will be a game changer
27 November - USC Stadium will soon welcome larger crowds than ever before, with work starting on a new-look sporting and community facility.
Surf therapy lesson for mental health delegates
26 November - Mental health experts from Australia and New Zealand will have the chance to trial surf therapy ahead of a national conference on the Sunshine Coast.
Exploration raises new career ideas for Year 5s
26 November - While tossing up between becoming a teacher, doctor or firefighter, local Year 5 students were inspired to consider new career paths when they visited the Explore Pathways Expo at USC’s Sunshine Coast campus.
Top student now a teacher-in-training
22 November - If her future high school students need study tips, preservice teacher Emma White of Noosaville is the right person to give advice on academic success.
Green-eyed monster could be good for business
21 November - Encouraging envy between consumers could boost your business, according to a USC researcher shedding new light on how it drives consumer behaviour.
Students win paramedic poster contest
21 November - A team of Paramedic Science students has won a state-wide award for a scientific poster that illustrates how to recognise and treat the deadly condition sepsis.
USC’s award-winning game the ‘serious Sim City’
20 November - Forget the fantasy of Sim City, a digital game that is teaching students at the University of the Sunshine Coast how to realistically design cities has won a top State award.
Creative sparks to fly at USC Colloquium
19 November - Some of Australia’s leading creative minds will gather at USC this week for a lively forum on why creativity and the humanities matter in a rapidly-changing world.
USC study puts focus on beauty Instagrammers
15 November - USC study has found that consumers are more likely to distrust a brand on social media if they know an influencer has been paid to promote it.
New ‘surfonomics’ subject set to make waves
15 November - Students will have the opportunity to study the science of surfing, including wave characteristics and tourism benefits, in a new geography subject being offered at the University of the Sunshine Coast.
USC in venture to strengthen Chinese connections
15 November - A USC Education researcher is spearheading an international project to advance collaboration and engagement between Australia and China.
Mother from Russia aces degree
14 November - A Russian-born mother has come a long way since settling in Australia in 2004, graduating recently with near-perfect results.
Paramedic advocate is Adjunct Associate Professor
13 November - A Sunshine Coast policy consultant at the forefront of a major campaign to introduce national registration for paramedics has been appointed as an Adjunct Associate Professor at USC.
USC graduate wins prestigious literary award
13 November - USC creative writing graduate Dr Melanie Myers was presented with the prestigious Glendower Award for an Emerging Queensland Writer at the recent Queensland Literary Awards ceremony in Brisbane.
USC welcomes regional universities funding package
12 November - The University of the Sunshine Coast has welcomed a $134.8 million regional universities funding package announced by Federal Education Minister Dan Tehan.
Board paddling flagged as new inclusive sport
12 November - Board paddling could soon become a popular sport for those with spinal cord injuries and disabilities on the Sunshine Coast thanks to the efforts of three USC Occupational Therapy students.