Coach awarded swimming’s top honour22 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 project21 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 health18 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 appeal17 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 success17 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 collaboration17 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 medal16 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 award15 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 201615 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 technology14 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 success11 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 insights10 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 challenge10 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 USC8 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 ordered7 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 jobs4 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 rises4 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 excellence4 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 PNG3 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 summit2 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 graduate2 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.
East Coast Encounter earns award2 December 2015
A national art exhibition co-curated by a University of the Sunshine Coast academic has been awarded Queensland’s highest industry accolade.