Exclusive screening of ‘Surviving Earth’ at USC30 October 2014
Climate change and environmental science will be the focus of a free exclusive movie screening, networking session and information night at USC on Friday 7 November from 5-9pm.
A night of delight in Buderim with USC choirs30 October 2014
A concert of superb choral works called ‘Summer Sings’ is set to delight audiences at St Mark’s Anglican Church, Buderim, from 7pm on Wednesday 12 November.
#[TRENDING] to highlight students’ design work30 October 2014
USC advanced-level Design students will showcase their digital design and commercial graphic portfolios in a new exhibition, #[TRENDING],opening at USC’s Art Gallery at 6.30pm on Thursday 6 November.
Researchers celebrate koala chlamydia breakthrough29 October 2014
Scientists at the University of the Sunshine Coast are celebrating the world’s first successful field trial of a vaccine against chlamydia in koalas.
National forum at USC to tackle mental illness29 October 2014
A top-level forum at USC on Thursday 30 October will showcase the latest efforts of 16 leading national experts to improve the lives of Australians with mental ill-health, particularly in the local region.
International award for hydrology researcher28 October 2014
A Professor of Geography who has specialised in landslides during a 40-year career as a hydrologist, academic and researcher around the world has won an international award within weeks of joining USC.
Health sociologist studies HIV prevention policy27 October 2014
A former administrator of HIV prevention and family planning programs in the United States is studying a PhD at USC to help inform decision-making processes in both countries.
New degree to nurture community health leaders27 October 2014
A new USC degree for 2015 aims to provide graduates for the largest and fastest-growing industry in Queensland – health and community services.
10 reasons to learn another language: USC talk24 October 2014
Compelling research on the tremendous value to school children of learning more than one language will be presented at a public lecture at USC on Tuesday 4 November.
Graduate becomes Tappr marketing manager24 October 2014
Lauren Borger graduated from USC earlier this month with a Bachelor of Business (Tourism, Leisure and Event Management) and has already landed a job as the marketing manager for Brisbane-based tech start-up company, Tappr.
PhD student to present football findings in Qatar23 October 2014
A USC researcher has identified differences in the kicking mechanics of soccer players who have had a common type of groin pain, compared to those who have not.
Researcher develops workplace assessment app22 October 2014
USC research on the best possible way to assess students in the workplace has led to the commercialisation of an app called CeMeE.
Planning and property tips for school students21 October 2014
Eighty high school students from Suncoast Christian College, Meridan State College and Chancellor State College will experience the ins and outs of urban planning and property development at USC on Wednesday 22 October.
Brightest young minds compete for glory at USC21 October 2014
The region’s brightest young minds will engage in an exciting battle of wits at the inaugural Sunshine Coast Schools Debating Competition grand finals on Wednesday 22 October at USC.
Paramedic graduate keeps her cool in emergency20 October 2014
USC Paramedic Science graduate Clelia Simart of South Brisbane is exactly the sort of person you would want close by in an emergency.
USC scientist tackles rogue ladybirds and tree-killing wasps19 October 2014
USC researcher and entomologist Dr Helen Nahrung studies insects of all shapes & sizes, including rogue ladybirds in Tasmania and a potential major threat to Sunshine Coast pine forests — the sirex woodwasp.
Deception Bay graduate drawn to chemistry career16 October 2014
Michael Keats of Deception Bay has earned a promotion to the position of chemist at AgriSolutions Australia after recently completing a Bachelor of Science, majoring in chemistry and biotechnology, at USC.
USC offers bite of reality at writers’ festival16 October 2014
A multi-award-winning Brisbane novelist now studying a Master of Creative Arts at the University of the Sunshine Coast will be among USC’s literary contingent at the Reality Bites Festival from 23-26 October.
Adventure racing and pet ownership are good for you16 October 2014
The positive effects of adventure racing for people who have chronic illness or disability and the health benefits of pet ownership for older Australians are among the topics to be presented by USC students at an upcoming major conference in Noosa.
Accounting graduate gains near-perfect GPA15 October 2014
A woman who enrolled in Accounting at USC to lend a hand at her husband’s construction business has won a Faculty Medal for academic excellence – and a job with Kawana firm HBA Encompass.
Kangaroo research counts on local knowledge14 October 2014
USC scientists researching the effects of urbanisation on kangaroo populations in South-East Queensland are asking people across the community to share their knowledge.
Gympie graduate begins work on Fraser Island10 October 2014
Rebecca Wilson of Gympie has secured a dream job on Fraser Island after completing a Bachelor of Environmental Science at USC.
Scientists to outline urban evolution and new threat to trees9 October 2014
What can water dragons living in Brisbane’s CBD teach us about evolution and what is happening to many of our favourite native trees following the arrival of an exotic fungal disease?
Kallangur graduate’s career off to an eventful start9 October 2014
USC graduate Gemma Brooks of Kallangur landed her first job in events management while she was still completing her degree.
Honorary doctorate for comedian Bill Bailey9 October 2014
The University of the Sunshine Coast will present an honorary doctorate to internationally acclaimed British comedian, musician and actor Bill Bailey on Tuesday 14 October.
Gymnastics high-flyer lands USC medal8 October 2014
A Sunshine Coast Gymnastics Academy coach whose team members are benefiting from his Sport and Exercise Science studies at USC received a Faculty Medal for academic excellence when he graduated last week.
USC student researchers shine in Canberra8 October 2014
A USC student’s poster about his research into the effects of traumatic childbirth on the mental health of fathers has won a prestigious national university competition in Canberra.
National launch of USC researcher’s iDcare service7 October 2014
Commonwealth Minister for Justice Michael Keenan yesterday launched a national support centre for victims of identity crime called iDcare, founded by USC Senior Research Fellow Dr David Lacey.
USC claims three gold at Australian Uni Games7 October 2014
USC is celebrating its best ever performance at the Australian University Games, with its athletes winning three gold medals and a bronze.
Graduate and new mum awarded University Medal2 October 2014
New Bachelor of Communication graduate and new mum Jenna Harding was awarded a University Medal for academic excellence at USC's graduation ceremony this morning.
Find out about studying Law at USC in 20152 October 2014
People interested in studying Law at USC next year have been invited to a special information night on Wednesday 15 October.
USC to stage two graduation ceremonies1 October 2014
USC will stage two graduation ceremonies on Thursday 2 October at 11am and 5pm, with crowds totalling 1,400 people expected to attend.