Comedian to lead laughter workshops for USC staff
31 March 2015 - It’s no joke – USC has invited renowned comedian Anthony Ackroyd to lead two uplifting staff development workshops for April Fools’ Day tomorrow.
Successful USC journalism graduate returns to teach
30 March 2015 - Nicola Ryan was still studying journalism at USC when she started working for Sea FM and Mix FM radio stations almost a decade ago.
Students delight in caring for sun bears in Borneo
26 March 2015 - Three USC Environmental Science students recently had the wildlife experience of a lifetime when they spent a month volunteering at the Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre in Malaysia as part of their studies.
Townsville lifesaver scoops new USC scholarship
26 March 2015 - Townsville Grammar School graduate Sally Watson received a welcome financial boost when she began a Bachelor of Paramedic Science at USC this month.
USC appoints leading cancer prevention expert
25 March 2015 - In a region that boasts some of the most popular beaches in Australia, it’s fitting that USC is turning its attention to the relationship between sun, skin and health.
Spectacular surf breaks on show at USC Gallery
25 March 2015 - If you want to catch some great waves but not get wet, come along to the official opening of a stunning photographic exhibition at USC Gallery tomorrow (Thursday 26 March) at 6.30pm.
USC rugby reps aim for World Uni Championships
25 March 2015 - Three USC students have put themselves in contention to represent Australia at next year’s World University Championships in Wales, following strong performances at the recent 2015 National Rugby Sevens tournament.
EMBA students to convert learning into local businesses
24 March 2015 - Two USC Executive Master of Business Administration students are on track to convert their learning experiences into successful Sunshine Coast-based businesses.
Kangaroo researcher calls for community help
23 March 2015 - A USC researcher is calling for greater community involvement and vigilance by motorists at Sippy Downs to help preserve the local kangaroo population.
USC Gympie offers Headstart to high school students
19 March 2015 - High school students in the Gympie area keen to start their tertiary studies early are invited to a special information session at USC's Gympie campus from 5.30-6.30pm on Thursday 26 March.
Accounting and financial planning students are networking to success
19 March 2015 - USC School of Business students this week had the opportunity to introduce themselves to accounting and finance industry leaders at the inaugural USC Accounting and Financial Planning Student Careers Expo.
Documentary to explore Mary Valley’s rural future
19 March 2015 - Agriculture’s role as the lifeblood of the Mary Valley will be put under the microscope when a new USC documentary screens at the Dagun Choo Choo Bar on Saturday 28 March at 6.30pm.
USC proud to do its bit to Close the Gap
18 March 2015 - USC will use National Close the Gap Day on Thursday 19 March to raise awareness of the inequalities faced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and to highlight some of the important work it is doing to address the disparity.
Top students receive new $32,000 scholarships
17 March 2015 - Four high-achieving students starting at USC this semester have received inaugural Thompson Excellence Scholarships, valued at $32,000 each.
USC athletes primed for national championships
17 March 2015 - Three USC sprinters look to be in fine form for the upcoming Australian Athletics Championships in Brisbane after strong performances at a recent national relay meet in Adelaide.
Waves and wisdom on show at USC Gallery
12 March 2015 - Two photographic exhibitions that look at human interaction in coastal environments will open at USC Gallery on Thursday 26 March at 6.30pm.
Harvey Norman boss to deliver memorial lecture
12 March 2015 - Tickets are selling fast for the 2015 Geoff Shadforth Memorial Lecture to be delivered by Gerry Harvey at USC on Thursday 19 March.
Research into alleviating stress faced by carers
12 March 2015 - A USC research project is aiming to help families cope with the ongoing stress that follows the placement of elderly loved ones into aged care facilities.
High school students can get a Headstart at USC
12 March 2015 - High school students keen to begin their tertiary studies early are invited to attend a special information session at USC from 6-7pm on Wednesday 25 March.
USC is boosting public health by degrees
10 March 2015 - A great job in health doesn’t just mean being a doctor or nurse – USC now has qualified graduates in a range of specialised careers in the ever-expanding health sector.
Graduate to work on global crop harvest research
9 March 2015 - A strong commitment to improving the livelihood of farmers in Australia and the South Pacific has led to an exciting career opportunity for an Environmental Science graduate from USC.
USC graduate joins the big league full time
5 March 2015 - With the first round of the National Rugby League season kicking off this week, a USC Sport and Exercise Science graduate will be right in the thick of it as a match official.
USC campus is home to rare, tiny spider
4 March 2015 - A keen wildlife photographer has snapped images of a rare, tiny spider on the USC campus that are putting arachnologists in a spin.
New computer game to teach an ancient art
3 March 2015 - A USC researcher is working on a novel way to make it easier for beginners to learn the ancient practice of mindfulness, a technique that reduces stress and fosters emotional wellbeing.