USC to screen acclaimed film on climate change30 May 2014
USC will present a free public screening of an award-winning environmental documentary, Chasing Ice, on Friday 6 June.
Six out of six for USC graduate teachers30 May 2014
Six students who last month became the first to graduate from the Bachelor of Early Childhood Education at the University of the Sunshine Coast are all now working as teachers across the state.
Young drivers expert to speak at road safety event29 May 2014
A USC expert in young driver road safety will share her research findings with the public at a special Fatality Free Friday event at Sunshine Plaza on Friday 30 May.
Teaching graduate wins Fulbright scholarship29 May 2014
A Papuan teacher has become the first University of the Sunshine Coast graduate to win a coveted Fulbright scholarship.
Fascinating frog facts add to festival fun28 May 2014
Environmental Science student Brittany Elliott will coordinate the Queensland Frog Society stall at the Sunshine Coast World Environment Day Festival at USC on Sunday 8 June.
Year 10 students to gain business and career tips27 May 2014
About 260 high school students will attend workshops with a broad range of successful business people as part of USC's annual Business Enterprise Day on Wednesday 28 May.
Farmer enrols at USC to nurture midwifery dream26 May 2014
After helping her husband run their busy strawberry and ginger farm while raising four young children, 31-year-old Tamara Spackman decided to nurture new growth in her career through USC.
Agreement to enable USC-led education project26 May 2014
USC will join forces with an Indonesian university in a major project that will provide professional development to thousands of teachers in the Indonesian Province of Papua.
Internships match businesses and USC students22 May 2014
A Business Internship course is expanding after finding success in matching the talents of USC students with the needs of local businesses.
Occupational Therapy students help community22 May 2014
USC Occupational Therapy students are enjoying clinical placements at the Wound Solutions Clinic to gain experience while helping patients in the community.
Researcher’s science adds knowledge to news22 May 2014
Hot brains, young drinkers, homework stress and smart phones all hit the headlines when a USC researcher was invited to share his expertise with regional media.
USC bake-off gets men cooking for charity20 May 2014
USC will this Thursday host a baking contest for male staff when it stages one of the largest local events for the Cancer Council’s annual Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea.
USC to embark on water bottle refill system20 May 2014
USC will soon introduce an innovative water bottle refilling system that is expected to dramatically reduce the amount of plastic waste across campus.
Rotary helps support fascinating USC research20 May 2014
An environmental science researcher helping farmers crack the nut industry in the Pacific islands will be one of three USC students to receive this year’s Rotary Postgraduate Scholarships valued at $4,000 each.
Globetrotting graduate wins return trip to Coast19 May 2014
A globetrotting international graduate of the University of the Sunshine Coast is making plans to return to the region after winning USC’s first International Alumni Competition.
Academic appointed to national PR committee19 May 2014
USC academic Umi Khattab has been appointed to the Public Relations Institute of Australia (PRIA) National Education Committee.
PhD examines new Health Star Ratings for food19 May 2014
USC research has offered qualified support for moves to implement new Health Star Ratings for packaged food in Australia.
Safe sleeping pod for babies wins national award15 May 2014
An innovative program partnered by USC to provide safe sleeping places for at-risk babies has been recognised with a major national award.
USC wants to hear about outstanding graduates15 May 2014
USC is seeking nominations from the community for its annual Outstanding Alumni Awards.
USC presents sustainability ideas for festival15 May 2014
USC researchers will present their bright ideas for sustainability at a fun, new forum at this year’s Sunshine Coast World Environment Day Festival on Sunday 8 June.
Art academic helps curate national exhibition14 May 2014
A USC academic has co-curated a major art exhibition that uses Indigenous and non-Indigenous perspectives to reimagine the encounter between Captain James Cook’s crew and Aboriginal people in 1770.
USC to run pavement seminar for engineers14 May 2014
USC is inviting engineers from across the region to attend a seminar that could help them seal a very strong future for the community’s roads and pathways.
Attorney-General opens USC Law clinic14 May 2014
Queensland’s Attorney-General and Minister for Justice Jarrod Bleijie has officially opened the University of the Sunshine Coast’s new Law clinic in central Maroochydore.
PhD research investigates common neck pain12 May 2014
A former chiropractor has started detailed spinal posture research at the University of the Sunshine Coast to probe the problem of neck pain.
Exhibition celebrates generous donation to USC9 May 2014
Selected pieces from an impressive personal art collection donated recently to the University of the Sunshine Coast by well-known architect John Mainwaring are now on display at the USC Gallery.
High achievers deliver Graduate Response speeches9 May 2014
Crowds attending the University of the Sunshine Coast’s four Graduation ceremonies on April 10-11 were treated to some moving speeches by some of USC’s highest-achieving students.
Accounting studies add up to graduate’s ideal job8 May 2014
A combined degree in Business and Commerce from USC, along with relevant work experience, has added up to create an excellent career opportunity for Paul Hobbs of Gympie.
Bundaberg graduate delivers creative solutions7 May 2014
A USC graduate with a passion for creative graphic design and innovative marketing solutions has secured a great start to his career with a Caloundra-based company.
USC newlyweds graduate with love of science6 May 2014
As the only USC undergraduate to score a perfect grade point average when he officially received his degree, Gerard Collins was one in 948. To fellow graduate Lauren Homewood, he’s one in a million.
USC researcher leads anger measurement survey6 May 2014
A USC researcher collaborating on an international survey into the various ways people see red would like to hear from as many people as possible about how they feel and express anger.
USC helps children have fun with homework5 May 2014
University of the Sunshine Coast preservice teachers are helping Nambour children have fun while topping up their literacy learning after school.
Science graduate puts fertility under microscope5 May 2014
A USC graduate with a fascination for biomedicine has joined the specialist laboratory team at the Queensland Fertility Group in Brisbane.
Age does bring wisdom: USC study5 May 2014
A USC Psychology Honours study has found that it’s surprisingly difficult for many people to detect a lie – until they get older.
USC academic in Canberra as Science Star5 May 2014
USC academic Dr Bridie Scott-Parker will present her research at the Australian Academy of Science in Canberra on Tuesday 6 May after she was named one of 10 Science Stars of Tomorrow for 2014.
Gympie graduate begins OT career in Sydney2 May 2014
A Bachelor of Occupational Therapy degree from USC has given Siobhan Walker of Gympie an excellent start to her career as a rehabilitation consultant.
Indigenous cadetship leads to design career2 May 2014
A combined degree from USC has opened the door to a dream marketing job at the Southbank Institute of Technology for Bray Park’s Rebecca Hammond.
Construction guru to present memorial lecture1 May 2014
High-profile former CEO of Leighton Holdings Wal King AO will deliver the inaugural Geoff Shadforth Memorial Lecture at USC on Thursday 15 May.
Exhibition highlights architect’s generous donation1 May 2014
Well-known architect and philanthropist John Mainwaring will be the guest speaker at the opening of an exhibition being held in his honour at the University of the Sunshine Coast Gallery on Thursday 8 May.
Hervey Bay graduate set for bright tourism career1 May 2014
USC graduate Lili Davis of Hervey Bay has started an exciting career in tourism after gaining employment with a leading international hotel group.
Redcliffe graduate launches social work career1 May 2014
A USC graduate with a long-held passion for working with children and families has begun a new career as a social worker with the Brisbane Domestic Violence Service.