Health researcher to receive Chancellor’s Medal
30 September 2015 - A German backpacker who fell in love with Australia and studied at USC for eight years will graduate on Thursday 1 October with her third degree – a PhD – and USC’s top student award, the Chancellor’s Medal.
Motivational speakers to address graduations
30 September 2015 - Two motivational speakers who have pursued dreams of sporting glory and adventure – while helping others along the way – are set to inspire hundreds of graduating students at the University of the Sunshine Coast on Thursday 1 October.
Justice McMurdo opens USC’s moot court
29 September 2015 - President of the Queensland Court of Appeal Justice Margaret McMurdo opened a purpose-built moot court on campus last week in front of members of the Sunshine Coast legal community, USC staff and Law students.
USC paper awarded at New York conference
28 September 2015 - A senior University of the Sunshine Coast academic has been recognised internationally for his research into how work-integrated learning (WIL) techniques, such as internships and study tours abroad, can help boost the career prospects of tertiary graduates.
USC to award Folk Festival leader
24 September 2015 - The man who for more than 30 years has led a team of staff and volunteers to deliver one of the world’s biggest folk festivals will become an Honorary Senior Fellow of the University of the Sunshine Coast.
Awards go to outstanding graduates
23 September 2015 - The University of the Sunshine Coast will celebrate the achievements of three remarkable graduates – Debbie Platz, Dr Chris Walker and Bill Darby – at its annual Outstanding Alumni of the Year Awards tomorrow night (Thursday 24 September).
Students amaze as business advisors
23 September 2015 - Small businesses rarely have dozens of strategic advisors on hand, but the directors of Buderim company, Amazing Oils, recently received an array of business development suggestions from 79 University of the Sunshine Coast students who were all eager to help secure the firm’s future growth.
USC to unveil $37m high-tech building
23 September 2015 - A $37.2 million purpose-built facility packed with world-class technology to transform student learning and staff teaching at the University of the Sunshine Coast will be officially opened on Friday 25 September.
Justice McMurdo to deliver Law Oration
22 September 2015 - The President of Queensland’s Court of Appeal, The Honourable Justice Margaret McMurdo AC, will deliver the University of the Sunshine Coast’s inaugural Law Oration tomorrow (Wednesday 23 September).
Students swim with whales in Tonga
22 September 2015 - An ex-Billabong surfer with a passion for sustainable tourism and a Young Australian of the Year finalist dedicated to humanitarian causes have enjoyed the study trip of a lifetime with the University of the Sunshine Coast.
Academics among Australia's best teachers
21 September 2015 - Five University of the Sunshine Coast experts in nursing, Indigenous studies, entrepreneurship, education leadership and town planning have won prestigious national awards for their outstanding contributions to the quality of student learning.
Choose your adventure in sporty degree
17 September 2015 - Sport fanatics now have the opportunity to turn their passion into a career with the University of the Sunshine Coast’s introducing a Bachelor of Sports Studies from 2016.
Criminology double degrees on offer
17 September 2015 - The study of Criminology has just become even more interesting, with the University of the Sunshine Coast launching a new range of double degrees in this discipline.
USC research to be shown at Royal Society
16 September 2015 - University of the Sunshine Coast researchers will follow in the footsteps of scientific giants during a presentation at the world’s oldest academic society today (Wednesday 16 September).
Research team marches to a global beat
16 September 2015 - A research team at the University of the Sunshine Coast that is investigating new therapies for vascular disease is starting to resemble the United Nations.
Vikings to clash at teaching showcase
15 September 2015 - A dramatic re-enactment of a clash between two medieval Vikings will bring history to life for students and staff at the University of the Sunshine Coast’s annual Learning and Teaching Week next week.
USC Tourism student lands five-star dream job
14 September 2015 - A University of the Sunshine Coast student has been snapped up by one of the world’s most prestigious hotel chains, even before receiving her degree.
USC celebrates teaching innovations
14 September 2015 - Whether it’s immersing design and paramedic science students in virtual realities, using Facebook to engage creative writers or simplifying biological psychology through water balloon displays, the University of the Sunshine Coast is celebrating the many innovative ways it encourages learning.
US expert to encourage ‘Strategic Doing’
11 September 2015 - An internationally recognised expert in regional economics and collaboration will visit the University of the Sunshine Coast next week (September 14-18).
Lecture to help handle game day pressure
10 September 2015 - A University of the Sunshine Coast sports psychologist will share techniques on how athletes can psych themselves up for major sporting events.
Game-changing degree to begin in 2016
10 September 2015 - Get ready to go up a level as the University of the Sunshine Coast offers Australia’s first Bachelor of Serious Games in 2016.
USC researchers to share aquaculture insights
10 September 2015 - The opportunities that aquaculture could bring to coastal communities across the Pacific islands will be highlighted at a free public lecture at the University of the Sunshine Coast on Wednesday 16 September.
Research details ancient memories
9 September 2015 - Aboriginal society has preserved memories of Australia’s coastline dating back more than 7,000 years.
USC launches new Health Science majors
9 September 2015 - Two new Bachelor of Health Science majors at the University of the Sunshine Coast will open up a range of exciting career pathways for graduates in the health sector.
USC to stage special event for R U OK? Day
9 September 2015 - The positive impact that face-to-face conversations can have on mental health will be highlighted when the University of the Sunshine Coast celebrates R U OK? Day tomorrow (Thursday 10 September).
USC student in national theatre program
9 September 2015 - A University of the Sunshine Coast Creative Industries student has been accepted into the prestigious National Studio playwriting program run by the Australian Theatre for Young People (ATYP).
USC collaboration boosts literacy levels
8 September 2015 - A University of the Sunshine Coast collaboration with The Smith Family is giving Bachelor of Education students’ hands-on teaching experiences and helping boost local literacy levels.
Police, science and business leaders awarded
8 September 2015 - A police chief superintendent who won a scholarship to Cambridge University, a senior environmental scientist focused on sustainable urban design and a business entrepreneur renowned for his tourism leadership have won the University of the Sunshine Coast’s Outstanding Alumni Awards for 2015.
Metaphysical Fishing and The Magi on show
8 September 2015 - Exhibitions celebrating the art of printmaking and mixed media painted works using old documents will open at the University of the Sunshine Coast Gallery on Thursday 17 September at 6.30pm.
Babies and books in new USC degrees
7 September 2015 - Two new postgraduate degrees will be offered by the University of the Sunshine Coast in 2016 – one focused on creative writing and the other on creating quality care for new mothers and their babies.
Young scientists impress at awards
7 September 2015 - Experiments on matters ranging from dog biscuits to gamma rays were on show at the University of the Sunshine Coast’s 2015 Science Research Awards recently.
Gympie students have Headstart opportunities
4 September 2015 - High school students in the Gympie area who are keen to start their tertiary studies early are invited to a special information session at the University of the Sunshine Coast’s Gympie campus on Tuesday 8 September from 5.30-6.30pm.
High school students get Headstart at USC
3 September 2015 - High school students who are champing at the bit to get into their university studies ahead of time are encouraged to attend a special information session at the University of the Sunshine Coast on Wednesday 9 September from 6pm.
Science the focus for ministerial visits
2 September 2015 - Science will be high on the agenda at the University of the Sunshine Coast tomorrow (Thursday 3 September) when the University hosts both the Australian and Queensland Science Ministers at two separate events.
New degree gets teachers outdoors
2 September 2015 - Aspiring physical education teachers with a passion for the outdoors can now pursue their career path in a brand new double degree at the University of the Sunshine Coast.