Uni showcase tour to visit Year 12s28 February 2014
Almost 3,600 Year 12 students across the region will be able to access the latest information about tertiary education when the 2014 Sunshine Coast University Showcase tour begins on Monday 3 March.
USC’s student population passes 10,000 mark28 February 2014
The University of the Sunshine Coast's student population will exceed 10,000 for the first time when Semester 1 begins on Monday 3 March.
Legal service to help train USC’s first Law students28 February 2014
USC's first cohort of Law students is set to benefit greatly from an important agreement signed by the University and the Suncoast Community Legal Service.
Sun Bear conservationist to give public lecture27 February 2014
A visiting researcher who has helped bring the plight of Asia’s Sun Bears to world attention will deliver a public lecture at USC on Tuesday 4 March.
OP2 student builds engineering career at USC27 February 2014
Mooloolah's James Cran, 18, who gained an OP2 last year, will begin his University of the Sunshine Coast degree well ahead of many of his fellow students.
New Semester Fiesta adds to O Week fun26 February 2014
Orientation Week at the University of the Sunshine Coast is now in full swing with thousands of students joining in USC’s two-day New Semester Fiesta.
Child safety computer game helps adults too25 February 2014
Teachers and parents across Australia are encouraged to play a computer game developed by USC researchers to increase understanding of child sexual abuse.
USC's O Week to welcome 4,000 new students21 February 2014
The University of the Sunshine Coast is primed for an exciting Orientation Week from 24-28 February as it welcomes a record 4,000 new students this semester.
High achievers gain $20,000 scholarships20 February 2014
Six high-achieving students who are starting degrees at the University of the Sunshine Coast this semester have each received $20,000 Academic Excellence Scholarships.
USC’s first semester scholarships top $700,00019 February 2014
More than $700,000 in scholarships will be awarded to 54 new undergraduates and 10 postgraduate students at USC's 2014 Scholarships Presentation Ceremony on Thursday 20 February.
Scholarships to boost Indonesian education18 February 2014
Fifteen teachers from schools ranging from Bribie Island to Sunshine Beach will receive scholarships at USC to study the Indonesian language to help rebuild the subject in schools across the region.
Honours study aims to help stressed carers18 February 2014
The enormous challenges facing people who care for loved ones with Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) across Queensland have been revealed in new USC research.
Colour research project on show at USC Gallery14 February 2014
More than 100 people, including international guests, attended the official opening of the Chroma256 exhibition at the University of the Sunshine Coast Gallery on Thursday 13 February.
Bands, DJs to put new students in rhythm for uni14 February 2014
A great line-up of musical entertainment over two days will help thousands of new students settle in to the rhythm of university life during USC's upcoming Orientation Week.
Experts reveal latest in accident prevention13 February 2014
Leading researchers who are examining the human factors that contribute to accidents in road and rail transport, aviation and outdoor activities will present a seminar at USC on Monday 17 February.
USC studies older people’s use of online news13 February 2014
New University of the Sunshine Coast research aims to ensure older people stay connected with the news in a digital era.
Science career on fast track for OP2 student13 February 2014
A Peregian Beach teenager who topped her Year 12 Biology class last year is set to fast-track her scientific career after gaining a place in an accelerated Honours program at USC.
A world of colour on show at USC Gallery12 February 2014
A research project into colour and design, which involved eight universities from around the world, will have its first showing as an exhibition at USC Gallery on Thursday 13 February.
Renowned koala research team joins USC12 February 2014
Two internationally renowned microbiology researchers at the forefront of Australia’s scientific fight against diseases such as chlamydia in humans and animals have joined USC.
USC Chorale seeks voices from community11 February 2014
The University of the Sunshine Coast is launching a new singing group, called the USC Chorale, which is open to members of the community.
Hamlet production puts spotlight on positive texting11 February 2014
Health Promotion research into the power of positive text messaging to alleviate stress will be incorporated into USC Theatre’s upcoming production of Hamlet.Psyched.
USC geographer has finger on national pulse10 February 2014
USC Associate Professor of Geography Jennifer Carter has gained prestigious roles with the Institute of Australian Geographers.
Research reveals nature’s climate change pathways10 February 2014
A USC academic has helped lead an international research project that has, for the first time, comprehensively mapped how the natural world is likely to respond to climate change.
OP1 student aims for Japanese exchange at USC6 February 2014
The prospect of studying in Japan as part of his degree has attracted OP1 student Conor Fogarty of Caloundra to enrol at the University of the Sunshine Coast.
Beth signs up for USC’s new Law/Arts degree6 February 2014
With strong interests in social justice and the performing arts, Beth McKenna of Palmwoods believes she has found the perfect study program for her at the University of the Sunshine Coast.
USC student earns OAM and Coast's top sporting award5 February 2014
USC Bachelor of Clinical Exercise Science student Blake Cochrane has received a Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) and claimed the Sunshine Coast Sports Star of the Year award ...