Wishlist funding helps fight against chlamydia
31 August 2016 - A research project combining the expertise of the University of the Sunshine Coast and the Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service is working to better treat and prevent one of Australia’s most prevalent sexually transmitted infections in humans.
USC student’s story filmed for major festival
31 August 2016 - A story written by a 19-year-old Gympie student during her University of the Sunshine Coast degree has become the narration for a short film shot at Mooloolaba Beach and due to be performed at a major regional arts festival on Monday 5 September.
Paramedic students train on ‘Trauma Island’
30 August 2016 - A series of ‘real life’ accident scenarios on Fraser Island has tested the skills and the resourcefulness of Paramedic Science students from the University of the Sunshine Coast.
Geographer uncovers reason for Fiji’s ‘war towns’
29 August 2016 - A new publication by a University of the Sunshine Coast geographer has detailed ground-breaking discoveries about the historic impacts of sea level change, which could contain lessons for today.
Second novel for Doctor of Creative Arts graduate
29 August 2016 - An author and illustrator who studied the creative arts from undergraduate to doctoral level at the University of the Sunshine Coast in the past decade is celebrating a London publishing deal and the launch of his second novel about 1880s English serial killer Jack the Ripper.
USC top of the class for student experience
26 August 2016 - The University of the Sunshine Coast is top of the class for student experience – again, according to an annual guide for Australian universities.
New tourism and events degree for Fraser Coast
25 August 2016 - The University of the Sunshine Coast’s Fraser Coast campus is introducing a new Business degree designed for those planning to work in the dynamic, fast-paced industry of tourism, leisure and events.
Christine opens mind to study and gets results
25 August 2016 - A self-confessed underperformer at high school has achieved almost 100 percent in university bridging subjects at the University of the Sunshine Coast’s Gympie campus and is now planning to pursue a career as a psychologist.
USC property lecturer shares market insights
25 August 2016 - A University of the Sunshine Coast property expert will be among industry leaders sharing insights at the State of the Market public seminar on Tuesday 30 August at Maroochydore.
First USC students to compete at Snow Unigames
25 August 2016 - Three University of the Sunshine Coast business students from Switzerland will take their snow skills to Mt Buller next week to contest the winter sport version of the Unigames.
USC congratulates school team ‘best in the world’
25 August 2016 - The University of the Sunshine Coast is celebrating with a team of outstanding Pine Rivers State High School students who won an innovative global competition that encourages young people to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM).
Fraser Coast campus celebrates diversity
24 August 2016 - Creative cultural conversations were on the menu today (Wednesday 24 August) as the University of the Sunshine Coast’s Fraser Coast campus celebrated USC Diversity Week.
New degree on offer for outdoor enthusiasts
24 August 2016 - A new degree starting at the University of the Sunshine Coast in 2017 will enable students to turn their passion for the outdoors and an active lifestyle into a career.
Scholars boosting international agriculture
24 August 2016 - A University of the Sunshine Coast researcher who is defending vital food crops in Laos has been invited to present at next week’s annual conference of the Crawford Fund, a not-for-profit organisation that uses agricultural research to enhance international development.
New degree in Law and Environmental Management
23 August 2016 - Aspiring lawyers with a passion for the environment can now apply for a new combined degree in Law and Environmental Management at the University of the Sunshine Coast.
USC study calls for improved aged care education
23 August 2016 - A study by a University of the Sunshine Coast academic has found significant shortfalls in education programs for workers who provide the majority of care to the elderly in nursing homes.
USC scientist is a Women in Technology finalist
23 August 2016 - University of the Sunshine Coast researcher Joanne Macdonald has been named as a finalist in the prestigious 2016 Women in Technology (WiT) Awards.
USC partners on national ‘Respect. Now. Always.’ student survey
23 August 2016 - The University of the Sunshine Coast will partner with other universities across Australia in a ground-breaking national student survey on sexual assault and harassment that was officially launched today.
Engineering students to receive scholarships
23 August 2016 - More than $40,000 of bursaries, prizes and scholarships will be presented to some of the University of the Sunshine Coast’s best and brightest Engineering students at a special ceremony tomorrow (Wednesday, 24 August).
Australian novelists to inspire USC Master students
22 August 2016 - Australian author Patrick Holland, whose work has been recognised by the Miles Franklin Award, the Scott Prize and the Commonwealth Writers Prize, is set to inspire students and the public at the University of the Sunshine Coast on Wednesday 31 August.
Equity and diversity awards to be announced
21 August 2016 - An Australian-first para-athlete study program and a society for Law students will be announced as the winners of the University of the Sunshine Coast’s 2016 Equity and Diversity Awards on Monday 22 August.
Supermodel connection inspires events degree
19 August 2016 - The opportunity to work on a small product event for international supermodel Miranda Kerr’s skincare line was a defining moment for University of the Sunshine Coast student Kaitlin Greenough.
School-age scientists to present research
18 August 2016 - The next generation of researchers will have the chance to show off their scientific skills at a special competition at the University of the Sunshine Coast this afternoon (Thursday 18 August).
Creative Excellence on show at USC Gallery
18 August 2016 - A stunning collection of visual art by regional secondary school students will open at the University of the Sunshine Coast Gallery on Thursday 25 August at 6.30pm.
Public invited to join in USC’s Diversity Week
18 August 2016 - The wide variety of people who make up the University of the Sunshine Coast community will be celebrated at USC Diversity Week from 22-26 August.
Lightning strikes on the Sunshine Coast
17 August 2016 - Australia’s newest sports franchise is set to strike into netball’s elite national competition in 2017 with the Sunshine Coast Lightning, to be based at USC, officially unveiled today.
USC introduces dedicated Midwifery degree
16 August 2016 - The University of the Sunshine Coast will offer a dedicated Bachelor of Midwifery, starting Semester 1, 2017.
Fraser Coast students take on ambassador roles
15 August 2016 - Hervey Bay’s Peta Reader has had many different experiences of university life and now wants to share what she knows to help other prospective students and their parents.
Three USC Spartans win Olympic medals
15 August 2016 - All three University of the Sunshine Coast swimmers competing for Australia at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro have now won medals.
Shariq finds success in the city at USC SouthBank
11 August 2016 - A random internet search has taken Shariq Ghaznavi from working as a junior accountant in Karachi, Pakistan, to a study adventure in the heart of Brisbane.
USC caters for 60% rise in students with disabilities
11 August 2016 - A 60 percent increase in the number of students with disabilities at the University of the Sunshine Coast since 2011 has prompted ongoing innovations to improve access for everyone seeking a USC degree.
Ex swim champ becomes paediatric dietitian
11 August 2016 - A Nutrition and Dietetics degree has enabled a University of the Sunshine Coast graduate and former Australian open water swimming champion to glide into a career helping sick children improve their health through diet.
New literary festival opens doors for USC writers
10 August 2016 - Four University of the Sunshine Coast Creative Writing students will be honing their craft and building contacts at a renowned cultural event in Bali after receiving $1,000 bursaries from a new locally-based literary festival.
USC students put hands up to help
9 August 2016 - While the rate of young adults volunteering is lower than most other age groups across Australia, an innovative campaign by the University of the Sunshine Coast could see this change significantly on the Fraser Coast.
WA’s Shark Bay dolphin samples analysed at USC
9 August 2016 - Researchers from the University of the Sunshine Coast and America’s Georgetown University have returned to USC’s Sippy Downs campus to analyse tissue samples taken during exciting fieldwork with bottlenose dolphins off the coast of Western Australia.
Elite para-athletes awarded USC scholarships
8 August 2016 - A talented wheelchair basketballer, a para-swimmer preparing for Rio and a dedicated coach have received the first para-athlete scholarships awarded by the University of the Sunshine Coast’s groundbreaking Sports Elite and Education Dual Stream (SEEDS) program
Drone research at two Coast beaches
8 August 2016 - From the air to the sea, Mooloolaba and Maroochydore beaches are this week in the sights of University of the Sunshine Coast researchers working in collaboration with Sunshine Coast Council on a project to map the ocean floor to improve coastal zone management.
Coast’s biggest superhero snap … plus some bam and kapow
5 August 2016 - Thousands of superheroes of all shapes and sizes will join forces at the University of the Sunshine Coast on Sunday 7 August for USC’s annual Imaginarium and Open Day.
USC courts new era in Sunshine Coast netball
5 August 2016 - The University of the Sunshine Coast has welcomed the exciting next step in attracting champion players to a new national netball team expected to be based at USC’s Sports Stadium at Sippy Downs in 2017.
Indigenous study asks ‘where are the children?’
4 August 2016 - A University of the Sunshine Coast research team is investigating the long-term benefits of a program conducted five years ago to raise the aspirations of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students in Fraser Coast high schools.
Great music line-up for USC’s Imaginarium
4 August 2016 - Music lovers are in for a real treat at the University of the Sunshine Coast’s massive free community festival, its annual Imaginarium and Open Day, on Sunday 7 August.
New degrees to be showcased at USC’s Open Day
4 August 2016 - New degrees will be among more than 120 programs to be showcased at the University of the Sunshine Coast’s 2016 Imaginarium and Open Day this Sunday 7 August on campus at Sippy Downs.
Ice bath research floats new approach to recovery
3 August 2016 - While taking a post-match ice bath has become a ritual for many elite sporting teams, a University of the Sunshine Coast researcher has found that unless the practice is personalised, it has the potential to do more harm than good.
USC athletes to make a splash in Rio
2 August 2016 - The University of the Sunshine Coast will have plenty of athletes to cheer for at the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro over the next two months.