Students aim to turn ideas into businesses29 April 2014
Twelve USC students will learn how to turn business ideas into reality when they attend the region’s first Startup Weekend from Friday 2 May to Sunday 4 May.
Snap up chance to see photo exhibition24 April 2014
The Nikon-Walkley Press Photography Exhibition is fast becoming one of the most popular exhibitions to be shown at the USC Gallery this year.
USC Gympie to hold mid-year info evening24 April 2014
Gympie residents can sample home-grown university life before applying to study by attending the USC Gympie Mid-year Entry Info Evening on Wednesday 30 April.
Psychology graduate eyes crime-fighting career24 April 2014
Studying the fascinating science of psychology has inspired USC graduate Ruby Jones of Caboolture to aim for a career helping the police with some of their more challenging and intriguing cases.
Narangba business development manager earns MBA24 April 2014
Gordon Ramsay of Narangba has been enjoying his role as business development manager with an international firm since completing a Master of Business Administration (MBA) at USC.
Popular children’s authors join festival at USC23 April 2014
USC will be the setting for literary inspiration this week when about 4,500 school children attend the 19th annual Voices on the Coast festival.
Student gains $15,000 Government scholarship23 April 2014
USC Environmental Science student Brittany Elliott has received a $15,000 scholarship from the Queensland Government.
Toowoomba graduate chooses therapeutic career23 April 2014
Sam Holmes of Toowoomba has secured a job with Bayside Hand Therapy in Brisbane after completing a Bachelor of Occupational Therapy at USC.
Paramedic Science graduate starts work in Gympie22 April 2014
Liz Perry of Buderim has secured her dream job as a paramedic with the Queensland Ambulance Service in Gympie after completing a Bachelor of Paramedic Science at USC.
Pious female prawns prefer to pair up22 April 2014
Genetic researchers at the University of the Sunshine Coast have determined that female prawns are most likely serial monogamists.
Young inventor’s app keeps study files super safe17 April 2014
USC Business student Julian White, 21, of Buderim has created an app that features a set-and-forget program which recognises and automatically saves all study-oriented computer files.
Watch USC's Graduation ceremonies online17 April 2014
The University of the Sunshine Coast's four Graduation ceremonies held over two days on 10-11 April can now be viewed online.
USC gets behind ‘Keep it Clever’ campaign16 April 2014
USC has joined a new national campaign to build public awareness of university education and research to ensure Australia is not left behind in an increasingly competitive global environment.
USC’s first Law students form association16 April 2014
The University of the Sunshine Coast’s first cohort of Law students has wasted no time in forming a USC Law Students Association.
Nursing Science students enjoy rural placement boost15 April 2014
New scholarships are helping USC Nursing Science students gain experience working in rural and remote areas across Australia.
Surf lifesaving accountant awarded medal14 April 2014
A Caloundra resident who excelled in his studies, career, sporting interests and community work – all at the same time – has been awarded the University of the Sunshine Coast’s Chancellor’s Medal.
Lecturers to share knowledge with U3A11 April 2014
USC and the University of the Third Age are uniting for a fascinating lecture series covering everything from how the brain works to saving the endangered Macadamia jansenii.
Helicopter rescue doctor to be Senior Fellow10 April 2014
Australia’s first full-time helicopter rescue doctor Dr Ken Wishaw will become an Honorary Senior Fellow of the University of the Sunshine Coast on Friday 11 April.
Cambodian Minister of Tourism to be Honorary Doctor9 April 2014
The Cambodian Minister of Tourism, His Excellency Dr Thong Khon will become an Honorary Doctor of the University of the Sunshine Coast on Thursday 10 April.
Chancellor’s Medallist focuses on Indigenous education9 April 2014
An Ilkley resident striving to boost the educational outcomes of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people will receive USC's Chancellor’s Medal when she graduates on Friday 11 April.
Four ceremonies, 800 graduands, 4000 people9 April 2014
More than 4,000 people are expected to fill the University of the Sunshine Coast’s Sports Stadium during four Graduation Ceremonies to be held on Thursday 10 April and Friday 11 April.
New ceremony adds cultural tradition to graduation week8 April 2014
A new ceremony incorporating rich cultural tradition will be held on Wednesday 9 April as a key part of graduation week celebrations for the University of the Sunshine Coast’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.
Expectant mums connect with student midwives8 April 2014
USC is calling on more local mothers-to-be to join its innovative Connect Program which links students in the University's Midwifery programs with pregnant women to provide support and to learn about the experience of pregnancy, birth and becoming a mother.
Honey researcher to receive Chancellor’s Medal7 April 2014
A former chef who swapped his apron for a lab coat to become an environmental scientist will be awarded the USC's Chancellor’s Medal when he graduates on Friday 11 April.
USC awards celebrate brightest in Arts and Business7 April 2014
The academic achievements of many of the region’s best and brightest students will be in the spotlight on Tuesday April 8 when the University of the Sunshine Coast hosts the Faculty of Arts and Business Awards and Prizes Ceremony.
Global interest builds for Coast Minecraft contest7 April 2014
The University of the Sunshine Coast has joined forces with 18 other organisations to sponsor an exciting competition that will see global users of the popular computer game, Minecraft, suggesting innovative urban design options for the Sunshine Coast.
Greens senator to deliver public lecture at USC4 April 2014
Australian Greens Senator for Queensland and environmental lawyer Larissa Waters will deliver a free public lecture at the University of the Sunshine Coast on Tuesday 8 April.
USC hosts fun event for talented young learners4 April 2014
An exciting educational event that encourages a love of learning among primary school students will be held at USC on Saturday 3 May.
Bear expert helps USC introduce zoology studies3 April 2014
Internationally-renowned wildlife researcher Professor Hank Harlow has arrived at the University of the Sunshine Coast to help USC develop a new zoology major and boost its animal ecology courses.
USC appoints first Pro Vice-Chancellor (Students)3 April 2014
The University of the Sunshine Coast has appointed Professor Karen Nelson as its inaugural Pro Vice-Chancellor for Students.
Honorary award for macadamia researcher2 April 2014
A food scientist, grower and field researcher who has worked for 45 years to establish and ensure world-class macadamia nut production in Australia will become an Honorary Senior Fellow of USC.
USC’s advertising students visit Singapore2 April 2014
A team of six Creative Advertising students from USC recently visited Singapore as part of the Australian Government’s Asiabound Study Tour program.
USC gears up for four graduation ceremonies2 April 2014
The University of the Sunshine Coast will stage four graduation ceremonies over two days on 10-11 April, with crowds totalling 4,100 people expected to attend.
Students use noodles to build better bridges1 April 2014
USC’s annual spaghetti bridge challenge will see more than 15 teams of Engineering students go head-to-head in a battle to see who can design and build the strongest bridges.