Coach awarded swimming’s top honour
22 December 2015 - A high-performance swimming coach based at the University of the Sunshine Coast has become only the third woman in Australia to receive the sport’s highest coaching accolade.
PhD student joins world-first project
21 December 2015 - A world-first research project into how floating wetland systems can be used to improve water quality in residential developments has attracted a postgraduate student from Germany to the University of the Sunshine Coast.
Quidditch team pipped for ‘Golden Snitch’
21 December 2015 - Several University of the Sunshine Coast quidditch players are eyeing off spots in the national squad after the USC team made its successful debut at the Australian championships.
Graduate contributes to Indigenous health
18 December 2015 - University of the Sunshine Coast graduate Tahni Roberts is working to improve the health of Indigenous women after landing a professional role in Brisbane, supporting a nursing program.
USC staff donate to Salvos Christmas appeal
17 December 2015 - Staff from the University of the Sunshine Coast have helped local families have a happier Christmas with the donation of about 20 food and gift hampers to the Salvation Army.
Scholarship students set for international success
17 December 2015 - Two University of the Sunshine Coast students will help strengthen the region’s international ties after being awarded competitive scholarships to study overseas in 2016.
USC and IRT agree to research collaboration
17 December 2015 - The University of the Sunshine Coast (USC) and seniors' Lifestyle and Care provider, IRT Group, have answered the Prime Minister's call for more collaboration between researchers and industry, signing their first Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) today.
Russian doctor receives USC Faculty medal
16 December 2015 - To complete university with a near-perfect grade point average is no mean feat for any student – but University of the Sunshine Coast graduate Maria Vartanyan achieved it while also learning “Australian” English.
Student paramedics win statewide award
15 December 2015 - Four Paramedic Science students from the University of the Sunshine Coast have won a Paramedics Australasia Student Scientific Grant for their comprehensive research poster on seizure medications.
Puzzles and Quests course in 2016
15 December 2015 - Puzzles found in video games will be helping University of the Sunshine Coast students unlock the problem-solving skills needed to thrive in the digital workforce.
Award for teaching ‘future colleagues’
14 December 2015 - Games of wheelchair basketball, inspiring guest speakers and even ice baths are all part of the teaching process for one University of the Sunshine Coast senior academic.
USC’s world-first disease-detecting technology
14 December 2015 - University of the Sunshine Coast researchers have developed world-first technology that allows a simple numeric display to appear on a device that operates similarly to an at-home pregnancy test.
EMBA helps radiologist in business success
11 December 2015 - The challenges of managing one of Queensland’s largest privately-owned radiology services have inspired a leading medical specialist to pursue a postgraduate business degree at the University of the Sunshine Coast.
Sport scientists to share research insights
10 December 2015 - Researchers from the University of the Sunshine Coast will provide insights into the day-to-day life of a sport scientist at a free public lecture tomorrow, Friday 11 December.
Excitement for annual futsal challenge
10 December 2015 - Staff from the University of the Sunshine Coast and Chancellor State College will battle it out in their annual futsal challenge tomorrow, Friday 11 December.
Sun bear statue finds home at USC
8 December 2015 - The University of the Sunshine Coast campus will be home to a donation box with a difference after a presentation from Australian wildlife organisation Free the Bears (FTB).
Keiran’s degree is just what the doctor ordered
7 December 2015 - University of the Sunshine Coast student and former tradesperson Keiran Davis is one step closer to achieving his dream of becoming a doctor after receiving an offer to study medicine in 2016.
Science graduands offered competitive jobs
4 December 2015 - Four University of the Sunshine Coast graduands have used their knowledge of medical laboratory science to gain highly competitive jobs in the industry.
USC research quality ranking rises
4 December 2015 - A national report has today confirmed a significant improvement in the quality of research at the University of the Sunshine Coast, with 14 of USC’s 24 assessable fields rated at, above or well above world standard in 2015.
Eight outstanding staff awarded for excellence
4 December 2015 - The outstanding efforts of eight University of the Sunshine Coast staff in research, learning and teaching, engagement and service have been recognised with Vice-Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence.
Xena aims to use Health Promotion skills in PNG
3 December 2015 - A University of the Sunshine Coast student is planning to use the skills she’s gained from her Health Promotion degree to help some of Papua New Guinea’s most vulnerable children.
Arctic research is timely for climate summit
2 December 2015 - As world leaders meet in Paris for the 2015 United Nations climate talks, new research co-authored by a University of the Sunshine Coast academic has suggested they look to the Arctic for inspiration on how to best respond to climate change.
Killer collaboration for crime-writing graduate
2 December 2015 - A University of the Sunshine Coast graduate who is now an award-winning author is celebrating an upcoming collaboration with one of the world’s most popular crime writers.
USC leads sky-high research
1 December 2015 - A new sky-high structure on the grounds of the University of the Sunshine Coast could change the way buildings are designed in Australia, and even the world.
Ironman leads Science and Engineering
30 November 2015 - An award-winning researcher with a love for long-distance sporting events is the new Head of the School of Science and Engineering at the University of the Sunshine Coast.
Youth take stage at Futures Conference
26 November 2015 - The Sunshine Coast’s future leaders will be front and centre at a major economic forum at the University of the Sunshine Coast tomorrow (Friday 27 November).
Champions into Sports Hall of Fame
26 November 2015 - Two outstanding female sporting greats were inducted into the Sunshine Coast Sports Hall of Fame at a special ceremony at the University of the Sunshine Coast last night (Wednesday 25 November).
EMBA students talk business in China
26 November 2015 - Eye-opening insights into international business culture were on the itinerary for a group of postgraduate business students from the University of the Sunshine Coast during a recent study tour to China.
Domestic violence forum to talk ‘constructive conflict’
25 November 2015 - A University of the Sunshine Coast academic will highlight the benefits of ‘constructive conflict’ at a major domestic violence forum at the University of the Sunshine Coast on Wednesday 9 December.