Darren Percival to take Coast’s biggest ‘selfie’31 July 2014
Singer Darren Percival will lead an ambitious attempt to get the most people ever on the Sunshine Coast into a “selfie” at the first Sunshine Coast Imaginarium at USC on Sunday 10 August.
Athletes power up for USC’s Imaginarium30 July 2014
If you’ve ever wondered how much aerobic capacity an elite marathon runner has, come along to the first Sunshine Coast Imaginarium at USC on Sunday 10 August to find out.
USC gets set for Relay For Life29 July 2014
Teams of students and staff at USC are picking up the pace in preparation for the USC Relay For Life to be held on 29-30 August.
Planned burn of habitat on USC campus29 July 2014
A planned burn of a small section of the University of the Sunshine Coast’s compensatory habitat site will occur on Wednesday 30 July, weather permitting.
Scientist’s DNA computer detects deadly viruses28 July 2014
A USC researcher has created a DNA computer that could hold the key to containing outbreaks of deadly viruses around the world.
Learning and Teaching Hub earns building award25 July 2014
USC's three-storey Learning and Teaching Hub that opened in February this year has won a prestigious Queensland Master Builders Award.
USC research shines on world stage25 July 2014
A USC academic is set to shed significant new light on international chemical sensor research after being granted $76,000 worth of access to the Elettra Synchrotron in Italy.
Experts share views on multicultural campuses24 July 2014
USC will host a national symposium on Friday 25 July to examine how international and domestic students mix at regional universities.
Free forum on art, heritage and urban landscape24 July 2014
Art, lifestyle and the changing urban fabric of the Sunshine and Gold coasts over the years will be under the spotlight at a free discussion forum, Fibro Coast, at the USC Gallery on Thursday 31 July.
Road trauma research gains $850,000 grant23 July 2014
Research by a USC academic into the systemic causes of road trauma has today won a competitive Commonwealth Government grant of almost $850,000.
Gympie USC hosts jobs expo for Year 5 students23 July 2014
Up to 400 Year 5 students from 11 schools in the Gympie region gained hands-on exposure to a variety of interesting careers at a “Smart Steps: Jobs to Go” expo at USC Gympie today.
Journalism leads Taya from USC to NYC23 July 2014
The decision to study Journalism at USC has opened the door to a world of opportunities for Taya Sweeney, 19, of Rosemount.
New USC cookbook to tackle food insecurity22 July 2014
USC students have produced a new cookbook designed to address the issue of food insecurity by providing healthy, affordable meals for young people on a budget.
USC science to help search for lost burial ground21 July 2014
A team of USC scientists will visit Fraser Island this week to use ground penetrating radar (GPR) technology to help in the search for a century-old Aboriginal burial ground.
University to become a water refill campus21 July 2014
USC is declaring itself a water refill campus in a move expected to reduce the number of water bottles used each year by at least 40,000.
Wit and wisdom win at USC’s thesis contest18 July 2014
USC's Three Minute Thesis competition final today took on a truly international flavour, with the winner hailing from Los Angeles and the runner up from Oxford, England.
Quidditch matches add to Orientation magic18 July 2014
Harry Potter fans among the 1,600 new students arriving for Semester 2 Orientation at the University of the Sunshine Coast next week are in for a special treat.
Brevity and brilliance to meet at thesis contest17 July 2014
Matters of life, death, video games and chocolate will all be up for brief and dynamic discussion on Friday 18 July when two rapid-fire competitions cap off Research Week at USC.
USC festival to fire up Coast’s imagination17 July 2014
USC is transforming its annual open day this year into a community festival aimed at firing up the imaginations of all Coast residents.
Hundreds to hear Tim Flannery on climate change16 July 2014
A packed house is expected at USC’s Innovation Centre auditorium on Thursday 17 July when leading writer, scientist and conservationist Professor Tim Flannery presents a free public lecture on climate change.
USC Gympie opens doors for Orientation Day15 July 2014
The University of the Sunshine Coast’s Gympie campus will welcome almost 50 new students when it hosts its mid-year Orientation Day on Wednesday 16 July.
Scientists gain grant to fight disease in livestock14 July 2014
Two USC researchers are leading an international team that has gained an Australian Research Council grant of more than $500,000 to fight diseases in livestock.
USC athletes good as gold at Northern Uni Games11 July 2014
A home ground advantage and a record number of participants delivered USC its best ever gold medal tally at this week’s Northern University Games.
New way for community to help USC research10 July 2014
USC has launched a new initiative to enable local residents to take part in exciting research projects.
USC student finds harmony in counselling9 July 2014
A USC student who gladly swapped the cold winters of South Australia for balmy Queensland has been equally pleased to exchange a future in finance for a career in counselling.
USC athletes go for gold in Uni Games finals9 July 2014
A number of USC sporting teams will contend for gold medals in the finals of the Northern University Games on Thursday 10 July.
History students intrigued by DNA results8 July 2014
An innovative, personalised DNA project has produced surprising results for a group of History students at USC.
Climate study highlights winds of change4 July 2014
International research undertaken by a USC expert in marine ecology has confirmed that global warming is driving winds of change across several vital coastal ecosystems.
Professor Tim Flannery at USC Research Week3 July 2014
Leading Australian writer, scientist and conservationist Professor Tim Flannery will present a free public lecture as part of the University of the Sunshine Coast’s 2014 Research Week from 14 to 18 July.
USC conducts survey on development future2 July 2014
USC has just completed a survey relating to the development future of Halls Creek and Beerwah East, two areas currently under consideration by both the Sunshine Coast Council and the Queensland Government.
Authors to inspire at USC Research Week1 July 2014
A trio of internationally published and awarded authors will present a free public seminar at the University of the Sunshine Coast on Wednesday 16 July from 5-6pm.