Spartans captains lead 160-strong USC team30 June 2016
University of the Sunshine Coast students Angela Johnson and Yoel Jogiono have their eyes on the prize as they lead the USC Spartans into battle for the Northern Unigames from 3-7 July.
Local research has global impact30 June 2016
A free public seminar will showcase how research by the University of the Sunshine Coast is helping local, national and international athletes along the road to the Olympics and other elite level sport.
Seminar on perils of cybercrime30 June 2016
A world leader in identity and cyber security will provide important tips on ways to prevent and respond to cybercrime at a free public seminar at the University of the Sunshine Coast on Tuesday 12 July.
USC Gympie student shooting for Games glory30 June 2016
Gympie basketballer MiaRose Bennett will be aiming for gold and a chance for her team to qualify for a national tournament when she represents the University of the Sunshine Coast at the 2016 Northern Unigames next week (3-7 July).
USC gathers gamers for 48-hour Game Jam29 June 2016
It will be game on for creative types from around the Sunshine Coast when the University of the Sunshine Coast holds the region’s largest ever Game Jam from July 6 to 8.
New USC drama group to stage experimental works28 June 2016
Original, experimental theatrical works are to be staged at the University of the Sunshine Coast following the launch of a new student drama association.
Frogs find fervent friend in USC graduate27 June 2016
A fascination for frogs has turned into both a career and an environmental crusade for University of the Sunshine Coast science graduate Jono Hooper.
Dreamy exhibition of ink drawings to open at USC24 June 2016
A stunning exhibition of large-scale drawings by Buderim artist David Green will open at the University of the Sunshine Coast Gallery on Thursday 7 July at 6.30pm.
Science and tradition combine in island studies24 June 2016
An Indigenous elder will add a unique perspective to the University of the Sunshine Coast’s scientific studies of the rare sand formations and ecosystems of World Heritage-listed Fraser Island (K’gari).
Fraser Coast students compete for USC at Indigenous Unigames23 June 2016
Leilani Clarke of Hervey Bay will take to the field as part of the University of the Sunshine Coast’s first team at the Indigenous Unigames in Brisbane next week (26-30 June).
Mid-year entry open at USC23 June 2016
Sunshine Coast residents wanting to begin tertiary study this year can apply for mid-year entry in a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees at the University of the Sunshine Coast.
Award puts young Gympie men on path to uni23 June 2016
A pilot program has been created by the University of the Sunshine Coast to inspire and assist young men in the Gympie region to take steps towards higher education.
USC encourages girls to consider science careers22 June 2016
Four female high school students are this week experiencing what it is like to work as scientists at the University of the Sunshine Coast as part of a special program called ‘Growing Tall Poppies’.
USC fields first Indigenous Unigames team22 June 2016
The University of the Sunshine Coast will send its first team of student athletes to the Indigenous Unigames, to be held in Brisbane next week (26-30 June).
USC archer is Australia’s best at World Uni Games21 June 2016
A University of the Sunshine Coast graduate is on target to become one of Australia’s top archers following a strong performance at the recent World University Archery Championships in Mongolia’s capital city Ulaanbaatar.
Start studying sooner at USC Fraser Coast21 June 2016
Fraser Coast residents who are keen to begin their higher education journey this year can apply for mid-year entry at the University of the Sunshine Coast.
Swedish graduate gains medal and marketing role20 June 2016
A former Swedish backpacker is using her University of the Sunshine Coast degree to boost Australia’s tourism industry through her work at a business based at USC’s Innovation Centre at Sippy Downs.
Job success for Gympie’s first nursing graduates16 June 2016
Starting new jobs together at Gympie Hospital is not the only special connection shared by three graduate nurses from the University of the Sunshine Coast.
USC survey seeks insights into terrorism fears16 June 2016
A University of the Sunshine Coast study is seeking to determine what psychological factors intensify or reduce people’s fear of terrorism.
Study of at-home medication errors gains grant15 June 2016
A University of the Sunshine Coast-led research team has won a $20,000 USC/Wishlist Collaborative Research Grant to try to reduce the number of older adults being admitted to hospital after making mistakes when taking their medications at home.
University medallist takes up study in Indonesia15 June 2016
High-flying University of the Sunshine Coast graduate Lachlan Haycock of Nambour has taken his passion for Indonesian culture to the next level by undertaking Honours research in Yogyakarta in central Java.
Science student earns 50,000 Euro scholarship14 June 2016
A University of the Sunshine Coast Science student is packing her bags for Europe after receiving a 50,000 Euro ($AUD76,000) scholarship to study in a competitive international Masters program.
Kenyan officials make connections at USC13 June 2016
University of the Sunshine Coast staff and students had the chance to exchange ideas and cultural insights with Kenyan government officials who made a special visit to USC recently.
Karate kicks put to the test in USC research9 June 2016
A University of the Sunshine Coast researcher with a black belt in karate has leapt from the dojo to a biomechanics lab for a new research project into martial arts techniques.
USC labs abuzz as students sample honey research9 June 2016
The University of the Sunshine Coast’s laboratories were a hive of activity recently when 60 high school students tried out cutting-edge techniques for the chemical analysis of honey.
New mental health care model inspires graduate8 June 2016
A University of the Sunshine Coast graduate is helping to provide a new concept of care for people dealing with mental health issues in Canberra.
Oyster researcher backs pearler of a project8 June 2016
A University of the Sunshine Coast oyster researcher is hoping to use aquaculture to improve the lives of people in some of the world’s poorest areas.
Worry Busters support group available to public7 June 2016
Adults who are persistently anxious can now seek help through a ‘Worry Busters’ support group offered by the University of the Sunshine Coast.
Horseriding and swimming all in a day’s work for OT7 June 2016
Occupational therapist Claire Maike has made a difference in the lives of hundreds of students with an intellectual disability since she graduated from the University of the Sunshine Coast two years ago.
Rio athlete awarded bursary by fellow student7 June 2016
A strength and conditioning coach inspired by his Sport and Exercise Science degree at the University of the Sunshine Coast has awarded his own $1,000 bursary to help another USC student follow a similar passion.
USC pre-driving research targets 15-year-olds6 June 2016
A new University of the Sunshine Coast study will examine how parents start preparing their 15-year-olds for driving, and how they follow through on this instruction when children get their learner’s licences at 16.
USC student selected for Rio paracycling team6 June 2016
The University of the Sunshine Coast Sportsperson of the Year Kyle Bridgwood has booked his place on the Rio Paralympics paracycling team.
Buderim student receives $32,000 scholarship2 June 2016
A Buderim student with a talent for mathematics and an interest in engineering has received a $32,000 Thompson Excellence Scholarship from the University of the Sunshine Coast.
Mapleton student awarded excellence scholarship2 June 2016
A high-achieving maths student from Mapleton who has decided to swap calculus for creative writing and algebra for advertising has received a $32,000 Thompson Excellence Scholarship from the University of the Sunshine Coast.
Biomedical science student wins major scholarship2 June 2016
A Woombye teenager’s first-year Biomedical Science studies at the University of the Sunshine Coast have received a $32,000 boost after she was awarded a Thompson Excellence Scholarship.
Nominate an outstanding USC graduate2 June 2016
The University of the Sunshine Coast is seeking nominations from across the community for its annual Outstanding Alumni of the Year Awards.
USC holds meeting for school principals1 June 2016
Raising the aspirations of school children on the Fraser Coast will be one of the topics covered at a special meeting of the region’s education leaders tomorrow (Thursday 2 June).
Best friends in science win University Medals1 June 2016
Two friends who met in an alternative entry program to the University of the Sunshine Coast five years ago and studied the same degree have graduated at the top of the class, gaining University Medals for their grade point averages of more than 6.8 out of a perfect 7.